Bumblebees are lovely little creatures whose bright stripes and gentle buzzes bring colour and sound to summer gardens. They are regarded as social insects belonging to the bee family. There’s so much awareness about the honey bees but very little is known about the bumble bees. Compared to the honey bees, they have broader bodies and do not stockpile honey, so they are not useful as honey producers.
In their own right, they are considered indispensable not only because they help the pollination of wildflowers and are reared commercially to pollinate tomatoes grown in greenhouses but also because they are the only bees that visit the red clover plant as other bees cannot reach the nectar.
“According to the laws of aerodynamics the bumble bee should be incapable of flight.”
If The Bees Did It, You Can Too!
According to the laws of aerodynamics, the bumblebee should be incapable of flight. This is because it does not have the capacity in terms of wing size or beats per second to achieve flight with the degree of wing loading necessary. By taking its weight and wing area into account, it was then concluded that the wings wouldn’t produce enough lift to hold the bee up and so their flight would be impossible. Even though, by their natural design (big body, small wings) they are not expected to fly around doing all the buzzing and pollinating like they do today. But hello, the bumble bees have chosen to defy the laws of aerodynamics. They chose to succeed regardless of their limitations. They chose to be indispensable in their own field of specialization. They chose to disregard the word impossible. They chose to negate mathematical calculations on why they shouldn’t be able to fly.
“But hello, the bumble bees have chosen to defy the laws of aerodynamics. They chose to succeed regardless of their limitations.”
Your Limitations Are Unreal, They Are Only A Mirage.
What limitations have you placed on yourself? What kind of labels have others tagged you with that you have accepted as your reality? What hurdles have you been tolerating at the expense of a good life? It’s time to learn a lesson from the bumble bees and defy every limitation on your path to success.
Every day, I make this bold declaration as an affirmation of my conviction “I’m an unstoppable force because no barriers can limit me. No individual, organisation, institution, government or system can stop me from shining.” It’s time to rise up above every challenge and setback so you can achieve the greatness that lies within you. Andrey Hepburn quoted, “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.”
Have you risen above a challenge to achieve your desired goal? Let’s hear how you did that in the comments below.
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