The London 2012 Paralympics demonstrate that a disability does not have to disable life.
Victoria Oruwari, a classical singer from Nigeria living in London, lost her sight at the age of seven but enjoys life to the fullest.
Whilst romantic couples exchange roses and gifts in the hub of Piccadilly Circus, another group of people celebrate Valentine’s Day with a different display of affection.
“I do not personally know of anyone more worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize than this gentle Buddhist monk from Vietnam,” said Martin Luther King, Jr speaking of Thich Nhat Hanh, the most influential Zen Buddhist of our time, alongside the Dalai Lama.
WRITER’S BLOCK IS A condition that can become a frustrating obstacle for anyone who attempts to write. In fact, many writers have been known to abandon their craft for years, or even put an end to their careers altogether.
THE NEXT TIME YOU FEEL like complaining about waking up early in the morning and going to work, the number of bills that just fell onto your doormat, why you can’t be thinner, prettier or wealthier, just remember that some people are grateful for the simplest things in life that we may not even realise are there. Such as the sound of their own voice.