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What Does It Take To Be Inspirational?

How Can I Be Inspirational to Myself?

What does it take to be an inspirational person? Is it someone who has lived through adversity and then come through their life with an amazing accomplishment? Is it someone who has had tragic circumstances rob them of a “normal” childhood? Or is it just someone who stands up more times than they have fallen down? Read More

Human Spirit

Are You At Peace With Yourself?

Human Spirit. What does this mean to you? Is it “ordinary people doing extraordinary things?” Is it “finding the strength to carry on when times are tough?” Whatever the definition by words, I have witnessed an amazing wave of human spirit throughout our State in the past few weeks.

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Celebration of My Life

Celebration of My Life

This month is a time of celebration for me. It’s not my birthday, or a wedding anniversary. It is even better than that! 12 months ago, I was diagnosed with a melanoma. Read More

Never Give Up in Life

Never Give Up in Life

A couple of days ago on the Mind Recipe’s face book page, I posted a video of a gentleman who gave his honest and often confronting view about his life, and his contribution to the world. Nick Vuijicic is an amazing man who has a “Never Give Up in Life” philosophy, and I couldn’t help but become overwhelmed with emotion as I watched his story. Read More

How to be Inspirational

How To Be Inspirational

After my post yesterday, I was asked how could the “normal, average person” be inspirational? The most common question I received was “How can I be an inspiration to myself?” My question is “How can you not be, if you make that choice?” Read More

Inspirational People

Inspirational People

I have just spent a few hours with some very inspirational people. They have just left my house, and I can’t help but be excited and impressed by their drive and enthusiasm for life, their family and their future. Read More

Turning Failure Into Success

Turning Failure Into Success

Do you remember the titles bestowed upon your friends and fellow students during your last weeks of school? One Most Likely to Succeed, Best Sportsman, Humanitarian, Awards for Science, Languages or History or any other official or unofficial tag. Read More

What is a Disability?

What is a Disability?

Can you imagine life without sight and  hearing? The story of Helen Keller is truly inspirational. Helen lost her hearing and sight at 19 months of age after a childhood illness.  Read More