“I try to do things that doctors say are not possible.” – David Blaine
“If something is done by one person it can be done by others.” – David Blaine
Watch the video below of magician David Blaine talking about how he beat the world record for holding his breath under water. Then ask yourselfwhat would he do if he was diagnosed with MS? Would he accept the story that MS is incurabletake the drugs offered to him and pray nightly that they will slow the progression of his inevitable demise? Or would he approach MS the David Blaine waythe way of the magicianoperating as if NOTHING is impossiblenever accepting defeatstudyingresearchingexperimentingfailingtrying againneverever believing for a moment that his goal is impossibleand thentriumphantlydefiantly succeeding?
David Blaine was buried alive in a coffin for a weekliving there with nothing but water. He froze himself in a block of ice for three days and three nights. He stood on top of a hundred foot pillar for 36 hours. He lived in a glass box for 44 days with nothing but water. He earned the world record for holding his breath underwater for 17 minutes and 4 1/2 seconds.
What will it take to make you believe like David Blaine? To operate under the assumptions that David Blaine operatesstubbornly believing to your core that nothing is impossibleand going out and taking action as he doesnever quitting until he gets his intended result? David said“As a magician I try to show things to people that seem impossible. And I think magic – whether I’m holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards – is pretty simple. It’s practiceit’s trainingand experimenting while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be. That’s what magic is to me.”
What will it take to make you believe that you can be symptom free? What will it take to make you believe in magic?