Now, before we begin, let me be clear. I’m not suggesting you break the law. As if someone from Australia, a country built by criminals whose national hero is the outlaw Ned Kelly, would suggest that :)Read More
You can hear a pin drop in every audience I’m in front of when I tell them that living life with no legs is not a big deal…Read More
More often I’m being asked to teach people to become more resilient, and as I’ve said before, resilience is not something that can be learned.Read More
Let’s face it, sometimes, @*&$ just happens.Read More
I’m sure you heard the news last week about four Paralympian’s running a time fast enough to have gotten gold if they had been competing two weeks earlier at the Olympics.Read More
A few weeks ago I had the amazing opportunity to act as a mentor to a group of five teenagers with varying abilities as they learnt to scuba dive in the Cayman Islands.Read More
So the *$#& has just hit the fan and you need to be more resilient.Read More
Learning that is. We strive; we set goals. We use phrases like “I’m getting there” (or at least I do) to indicate our progress toward a set point; a destination.Read More
Resilience is a funny thing. We only need it when things go wrong. The rest of the time it’s something for others to worry about.Read More
You’ve heard the phrase “You get what you focus on”. Or in my words, “How you see is what you get”.Read More
After a year of rehab, I finally found out last week that the shoulder injury I’ve been dealing with isn’t really an injury. That is, it’s not something that can be fixed, with surgery or without, but is simply “worn out”.
With Halloween upon us, I thought you might appreciate this funny story from the archives of “weird stuff that happens when you have no legs…”Read More
Yesterday, while cycling up my favourite section of my favourite ride, it finally dawned on me why I enjoyed this section of the ride so much. I loved this part because I had cracked the code; but up until yesterday I couldn’t have put it in those words for you.Read More
It never ceases to amaze me how deep the rabbit hole goes when it comes to perception. To how, what and why we see what we see…Read More
I spent a few days in Toronto recently, and while I loved the energy of being in a big city, something interesting happened when I took a shortcut through a tiny park beside St James’ Church.