Losing sight does not stop you from dreaming big

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She is truly an inspiration.  She has proven that losing her sight does not mean she cannot dream big.  She made her dream happen!

Hopefully, she can be an inspiration especially to those who are limited by circumstances.

With strong determination, you can make your dreams come true and overcome all odds.

To read more, click here.

16 years old girl poised to become the youngest Nobel Peace laureate

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She believes in the importance of education and supports strongly for women rights. In spite of the limitations of her environment and young age, she speaks clearly about what she thinks and responds to situations that leave people in admiration.

You are never too young to speak up. Speak with clarity and purpose. Stand up for a good cause.

You will realise how meaningful life can be in the long run.

To catch her video interview that left Jon Stewart (US TV host) speechless, click here.

Go ignite the fuel!

A strong passion is what will keep you going in whatever circumstances that you are in. So go ignite the fuel in what you truly love to do!
Learn more from the story behind the famous comic strip of Calvin and Hobbes –> http://zenpencils.com/comic/128-bill-watterson-a-cartoonists-advice/

Life is not about what you couldn’t do so far, it’s about what you can still do

I was being shouted at and had been thrown out of the class a few times in my life. I had been called stupid at times back in  in my early years.  I had been mocked by people who did not believe in my dreams.  And that people of my kind are more known to be playing around and just dream.

However, these did not stop me from chasing after my dreams of wanting to be a scientist and work around the world.

“I see these as blocks that I should climb over. Once I could climb over, it is a step closer to my dream. ” – Eulyn K.

Eulyn K. Image taken in Toyota Museum, Nagoya when she was working in Japan.

Eulyn K. Image taken in Toyota Museum, Nagoya when she was working in Japan.

Here, I would like to share with you some of the successful people that we are familiar with. Even they too, do have their own struggles.

“There are many such people who struggled.. Life is not about what you couldn’t do so far, it’s about what you can still do. NEVER GIVE UP!”

Lionel Messi

To know more about Lionel Messi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Messi

To know more about Lionel Messi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Messi

“I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training” – Lionel Messi

At age 25, Messi became the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals.

Bill Gates

To know more about Bill Gates:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates

To know more about Bill Gates:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates

“I didn’t even complete my university education” – Bill Gates

He is an American business magnate, investor, programmer,inventor and philanthropist. He is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company

Oprah Winfrey

To know more about Oprah Winfrey: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey

To know more about Oprah Winfrey: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey

“I was raped at the age of 9 “- Oprah Winfrey

She is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century and the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She is also one of the most influential women in the world.

Steve Jobs

To know more about Steve Jobs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

To know more about Steve Jobs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

“I used to sleep on the floor in friends’ rooms,returning Coke bottles for food, money, and getting weekly free meals at a local temple” -Steve Jobs

He was an American entrepreneur,marketer and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.

Ben Carson

To know more about Ben Carson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Carson

To know more about Ben Carson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Carson

“I struggled academically throughout elementary school” – Dr Ben Carson

He is a retired American neurosurgeon. Among other surgical innovations, Carson did pioneering work on the successful separation of conjoined twins joined at the head. He was awarded thePresidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, by President George W. Bush in 2008.

Tony Blair

To know more about Tony Blair: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Blair

To know more about Tony Blair: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Blair

“My teachers used to call me a failure” – Tony Blair

He was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

Nelson Mandela

To know more about Nelson Mandela:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela

To know more about Nelson Mandela:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela

“I was in prison for 27 years”- Retired President Nelson Mandela

He was the first black South African to hold the office as a president and the first elected in a fully representative, multiracial election.

This is how we should view Failure

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You have worked very hard but things did not work out.

You thought that you had everything all planned out but unexpected things happen.

You were soo confident that you can make it but you did not.

This is a powerful image that I would like share with you. It has a wide range of refreshing perspectives on failure. When I am bogged down and get stuck in the rut, I like to look at this. Somehow, it helps. I hope it will help you too.

-Eulyn K-

Cheers to Make Good Art!

Here’s a good video to those who inspire and have a strong passion for a creative life!

“The one thing you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. The moment that you feel that just possibly you are walking down the street naked…that’s the moment you may be starting to get it right.” – Neil Gaiman

 

5 important points as said by Neil Gaiman:

1. When you start out on a career in the arts you have no idea what you are doing. This is great. People who know what they are doing know the rules, and know what is possible and impossible. You do not. And you should not.…

2. If you have an idea of what you want to make, what you were put here to do, then just go and do that. And that’s much harder than it sounds and, sometimes in the end, so much easier than you might imagine.…I learned to write by writing. I tended to do anything as long as it felt like an adventure, and to stop when it felt like work, which meant that life did not feel like work.

3. When you start off, you have to deal with the problems of failure. You need to be thickskinned, to learn that not every project will survive.…The problems of failure are problems of discouragement, of hopelessness, of hunger. You want everything to happen and you want it now, and things go wrong.…

4. I hope you’ll make mistakes. If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something. And the mistakes in themselves can be useful.…Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all the other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do: Make good art. Make it on the good days too.

5. Do the stuff that only you can do. The urge, starting out, is to copy. And that’s not a bad thing. Most of us only find our own voices after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people. But the one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.…We’re in a transitional world right now, if you’re in any kind of artistic field, because the nature of distribution is changing, the models by which creators got their work out into the world, and got to keep a roof over their heads and buy sandwiches while they did that, are all changing.…The rules, the assumptions, the now-we’re supposed to’s of how you get your work seen, and what you do then, are breaking down. The gatekeepers are leaving their gates.…The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.

“And now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art!” -Neil Gaiman