Some tips to stay positive for a blind person
Chances of being depressed and low when you have a disability are high. It can be even more for a blind or visually impaired person. But with the right attitude and positive outlook, a person with disability can become successful and happy. It is important to look at the brighter side and the many opportunities that you have whether you have a disability or not.
When you have a disability, chances of becoming low or depressed in life are high. For people who became blind later in life, it can be even more difficult. Life is all about handling adversities and making the best out of everything around you. Life also gives you plenty of opportunities to stay happy and positive regardless of whether you have a disability or not.
Simran Chawla, who is visually impaired, is a beauty pageant winner. Talking to this young girl can light up a person, thanks to her positive outlook towards life.
Doing things that I love makes me happy, and it includes spending time with family and friends. I’am someone who loves talking to people. I believe that your attitude towards life and thinking matters a lot. Every coin has two sides which is positive and negative. Take things as they are and look at how you can make the best out of things. Keep smiling because there is nothing that a smile cannot cure-Simran Chawla.
Here are some tips to stay positive when you are blind
- Accept your disability– For people who became blind later on in life, accepting your disability can be difficult. You might even have to change your life goals and make newer ones. It is important to understand that being blind is not end of the tunnel. There are so many things to explore in the world. But for that, accept your disability and make the best out of life. Re-invent yourself, re-define your goals and start dreaming all over again.
- Think positive– When you have a disability, there are many people around you might come to you with negative advice and thoughts. It is important to stay tough during those times. Being blind does not ruin a person’s life. It only opens doors to newer opportunities for you to explore.
- Take care of yourself– In the long run, you are the only person who can help yourself. It is important to take care of your physical and mental health. Do things that you love. Make sure that you eat healthy foods and do physical exercises. Engage in activities that you enjoy. Sleep well and ensure to manage stress.
- Spend time with your loved ones– Spending time with family and friends can be of much help. When you engage in conversations with your loved ones, you feel happy and positive. Family and friends are the people who understands you the most. They will also help you to look at the brighter side of life./li>
Penav Mota, a law student, lost his eye sight almost eight years ago. “Staying positive is very important, especially to those who have become blind later on in life. When I became blind, I lost my friends and they never used to talk to me. This had depressed me a lot but my parents started spending more time with me. They helped me come out of the bad times. I used to hear a lot of motivational videos and used to read quotes from renowned personalities. I also listened to positive songs”, says Penav Mota.