Give Up or Stand Up!

If you are complaining about what life is doing to you, the current situation that you are in, feeling down or depressed over what had just happened to you, I think you should watch this.

This is the power of our incredible mind at work! When something bad or unimaginable happened to you, there are always 2 clear options that you can take:

1) Give up and let the bad incident overwhelm you and take you down forever!

2) Stand up, do something that the normal person never thought is possible and earn the utmost respect of everyone else and inspire others!

Before you give me an answer to the choice that you will make, I want you to watch this video first:

So, do you want to give up or stand up to your current situation?

Here is the story of the 2 Chinese dancers featured in the video above:

What you have seen is a footage at a Chinese modern dance competition broadcasted on one of the China’s TV stations.

One couple won one of the top prizes. The lady has one only arm and the guy has one only leg. In spite of their own limitation, they performed gracefully and beautifully.

The lady in her 30s was a dancer and was trained as one since she was a little girl.

Later in her life, she got into an accident and lost her entire left arm. She was depressed for a few years from then on.

One day, someone invited her to coach a Children’s dancing group. From that point on, she realised she could not forget dancing. She still loved to dance. She wanted to dance again. So she started to do some of her old routines.

But because of the loss of her arm, she also lost her balance. It took a while before she could even make simple turns and spins without falling. Eventually she got it.

Then she heard that a guy in his 20s had lost a leg in an accident. This guy also fell into the same state of denial, depression and an emotional roller coaster of anger.

She looked him up and persuaded him to dance with her. He had never danced before.

“Dance with one leg? Are you joking with me? No way!” But she did not give up.

Finally, he reluctantly agreed. “I have nothing else to do anyway.” So, she started to teach him dancing.

The two broke up a few times because the guy had no concept of using his muscles, controlling his body, and a few other basic things about dancing.

When she became frustrated and lost patience with him, he would walk out.

Subsequently they came back together again and started training. They also hired a dance choreographer to design new dance routines for them. She would fly high (held by him) with both arms (a sleeve for an arm) flying in the air. He could bend horizontally supported by one leg and she leaning on him, etc. They danced beautifully and they legitimately beat others in the dancing competition.

This is one of the most magnificent and touching performance one can ever see! And it is a living proof that an unbreakable spirit or mind can conquer any physical limitations and make the impossible become possible!

If you think you can, you can.

If you think you can’t, you can’t!

Either way, you ARE RIGHT!

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