Perspective on Individual Strengths

Sometimes, we look at others and feel bad if we can’t do what they do.

Life in the wild is a vast canvas of variety, with every creature equipped to tackle its unique challenges, from the elephant to the squirrel to the bird.

Elephants, with their large bodies and strong trunks, can push over trees to feed on leaves that smaller animals can’t reach.

Squirrels, with their agile bodies and sharp claws, can climb trees and find food sources that larger animals can’t.

Birds, with their wings and light bodies, can soar high and spot opportunities from a vantage point that ground inhabitants can’t.

They each face and solve their ‘elephant problems’ using their unique abilities.

This diverse wildlife is a lot like us humans. We too have different skills and talents, and we use them to solve our unique problems, our ‘elephant problems.’

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

Think about Albert Einstein and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Einstein, like an eagle soaring high, saw the universe from a unique vantage point and helped us understand it better.

Like a nightingale, Beethoven created beautiful music that has echoed through the centuries.

They each had different talents and used them to solve different problems.

Let’s bring it a bit closer to home. Maybe you have a friend who is great at using computers, much like a squirrel is great at navigating trees.

You, on the other hand, might be a fantastic cook, creating delicious meals.

Each of you, like the animals in the wild, has your own skills and problems to tackle.

Sometimes, we look at others and feel bad if we can’t do what they do.

It’s like a squirrel feeling bad for not being able to push over trees like an elephant.

But remember, what’s easy for one person might be hard for another. But, I am sure it goes both ways.

Everyone has their own skills and challenges.

We should celebrate our unique strengths.

Everyone is good at something – be it writing, singing, fixing things, or cooking a great meal. These differences make our world as interesting and diverse as the animal kingdom.

So next time you feel down because you can’t do something like someone else, remember — you have your own ‘elephant problems’ to tackle. And just like the creatures in the wild, you’re perfectly equipped for it.

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Garv Chawla
Garv Chawla
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