E-Community Activity: Affirming Success

Send this message to the e-community of protégés and mentors.

Subject: Affirming success

Some affirmations (positive statements) from successful people with disabilities are listed below. Read each statement and think about whether it applies to you now.

  • I know what success means to me.
  • I use my own definition of success to measure my achievements.
  • I can achieve success.
  • I am self-determined.
  • I have a positive attitude.
  • I have a sense of purpose in my life.
  • I have a sense of humor.
  • I have control over the most important aspects of my life.
  • I can make friends, and I value my friendships.
  • I am sensitive to the needs of others.

Select one of these statements. Tell us what you can do and how others could help you make this statement stronger in your life.