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Turning Disability Into The Biggest Strength

Delhi | August 2018

Dessidre Fleming

Writer, Editor,Schoowhoop Media

Dessidre Fleming

Writer, Editor,Schoowhoop Media

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People with disability are often looked down with pity and commiseration. Dessidre Fleming chose to believe that her disability was her biggest strength. And today she is the trends editor for ScoopWhoop, one of the leading media companies of India.

In this Josh Talk ‘Turning Disability Into Ability And Making It The Biggest Strength ‘, Dessidre Fleming tell how she stood tall despite her physical disability and exemplifies that limitations should never handicap your mental capacity to love yourself. Rather than staying stuck with ‘what people will say’ or ‘Kya kahenge log’, Dessidre believes that you should love yourself unconditionally. If ever in self-doubt, there is one self-love motivation she says always helped her- believe in yourself, even with all your scars, blemishes, disabilities, you are the perfect version of yourself.
Dessidre Fleming is an editor and a writer. She has worked in print and online media. Dessidre has worked with big names like MensXp, PopXO, and is currently working with ScoopWhoop. She comes from a middle-class family from Bihar and has shifted to Delhi. Dessidre Fleming deals with a deformity of hearing named ‘microtia’, where a person can only hear from one ear, due to which she faced discrimination and rejection from her own family and the society. But Dessidre Fleming had dreams and aspirations to live and succeed. In this Josh Talk, Dessidre provides self-love motivation and tells to change your life by positive thinking and mind power. She could never settle for the 9 to 5 job but always thought of a bigger picture, of how to love yourself and not be limited by the conventional social norms.