From the Netherlands to Canada – His ‘Secret Sauce’ of Life

The end of a cross-country tour of Canada I stopped in my tracks when I saw Peter leaping out of his RV with his SideStix. He and his wife were visiting us at the end of a cross- country tour of Canada and he bounded forward with enthusiastic, almost palpable energy. Peter’s ability to maneuver […]

Posted On: 2018-02-21

Why We Confuse Myalgic Encephalomyelitis – Its more than Chronic Fatigue

Sometimes life is really about getting knocked down and having to start over, one step at a time. Anyone who has had to visit a physiotherapist on a daily basis can attest to this. CJ has one of these stories. She went from having a dream life, living abroad, partying, and scuba diving daily, to […]

Posted On: 2018-01-04

Just Pause – Soak up the whole experience

Take your time. Pause. Six weeks was all John Manning was given. Life was going to change drastically for him. John was facing a life threatening diagnosis. The cancer would spread. A forthcoming radical amputation of the entire leg was the only option on the table, if he was to extend his life. Very few […]

Posted On: 2017-12-20

How To Make Wheelchairs Fun – Let’s Talk WCMX

WCMX is like BMX for wheelchairs. I knew before I met Katherine Beattie, that she possessed a rare kind of mental fortitude. Her determination to nail a WCMX backwards wheelchair flip is impressive to watch, to say the least. Part of the awe is seeing the athleticism in the feat, but what I found even more […]

Posted On: 2017-11-23

When You’re in the Middle of a F***ed-up Situation

“The only way I’m going to get through this crazy situation is to face my fear head on.” I stand frozen on a narrow ridge at 16,000 feet above sea level. On either side of this narrow heel to toe pathway, is a 1,000ft drop off into a clouded abyss. Descending the W. ridge of […]

Posted On: 2017-10-26

How to Dodge Satan – A Special Forces Veteran Talks Luck & Attitude

When you dodge multiple bombings, beat cancer three times, and conquer mountains… We’d have to say, “Yeah Mr. Laurie, you really are giving Satan a run for his money!”. When we asked David what his secret power was, he told us it’s all in his head! His power is a positive mental attitude. How did […]

Posted On: 2017-10-05