On Friday I had the honour of being part of a panel discussing the impact of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on communities across Britain. Before I give a short overview of the conversation, I want to ask you a few questions… What are your thoughts on the socio-cultural impact of the Olympic Games? How… Continue reading Creating Our Future: Olympic Legacy Debate
Long ago, Aristotle identified two key factors determining the positive psychology of happiness. These are:  fulfillment and  contentment. I think he’s hit the nail on the head there. I mean, he was a pretty wise guy wasn't he?! Living Fulfilled Yesterday I felt fulfillment volunteering at my local athletics club, Oldham and Royton Harriers.… Continue reading Two Ingredients for a Happy Life
Do you ever have those times when you stop and you’re like, “Silly Jesus, you know exactly what you’re doing here don’t you?” (My mom thinks saying things like “silly Jesus” is bad but I think he’s totally okay with it. I like to believe Jesus likes to have fun and tell jokes too). So, […]… Continue reading Repost: Uplifting, Wisdom-Filled Blog Post
Powerful thought process behind this awesome story. Just what I love to read about for inspiration, encouragement and a reminder that life is meant for LIVING....NO MATTER WHAT!
From a fellow athlete in Phoenix, Arizona and beautiful-spirited friend. She's also on a Paralympic Games Road to Rio 2016 mission!
"Life is 'give and take.'. Give thanks and take nothing for granted."
Church followed by ‘football’ is a typical American Sunday. That’s what I‘ve been told anyway. And that is also my experience so far. Last night was a fabulous novelty for me. I felt like such an American – I have an actual ‘football’ team to support – the Arizona Cardinals. And I watched and enjoyed… Continue reading An NFL Sunday – ‘football’ through the eyes of a newbie