Less is More or Mindre är mer or Meno è meglio

Capable, compassionate and caring for others, is how Lena describes herself. However, I have learned something even greater about Lena; this extraordinary person can also practice how to keep from getting exhausted by saying “no” and not being shy about asking for help when she needs it! Recently retired, Lena is changing her life. She […]

Posted On: 2018-09-06

To be an Aging Adventurist – The Strong, Smart, and Bold Crutcher

Cris Rowan is known to some as an FFG. That’s right, a ‘Fabulous Fun Girl’, ready to act on an urge to do wild and wonderful things that are both spontaneous and fun. But, I think Cris is more of an SSB girl – ‘Strong, Smart and Bold’. She takes adventures and challenges head on, […]

Posted On: 2018-08-03

Hugh’s Guide to Freedom and Accessibility

There is no doubt Hugh Hamilton is one positive guy. At the core of this positive mind-set, is Hugh’s ability to act and live life the way he wants – with “Freedom”. Freedom to choose a way to actively seek out and reclaim his basic right to stay mobile. Freedom to advocate; freedom to explore […]

Posted On: 2018-06-26

Why Climbing is the New Grounded – Life after Amputation

Anna described the year that followed her accident as feeling “like five years”. In this slow-motion time warp, as the emotional turmoil settled within her, Anna discovered unexpected strength, deep gratitude and also an amazing clarity about the really important things in her life. Anna is a scientist, a climber and now an amputee. She […]

Posted On: 2018-05-15

Antibiotics Stole Her Mobility – Why She’s Lucky in Life

I took to them like ducks to water. “I’m so lucky” wouldn’t be the first thing I expected to hear from Mirjana, now living with pain and mobility challenges secondary to an adverse reaction to her antibiotics. I interviewed Mirjana as she sat with serene beauty, in front of one of her numerous large paintings of […]

Posted On: 2018-04-23

How One Woman is Braving the Wilderness – Susannah’s Story

Navigating this wilderness. I believe one of the hardest challenges an athlete can face is recovering from a serious sports injury. Susannah Lawson, an outdoor enthusiast and athlete, was forced to do just that; she needed to face the challenge of returning to the mountains for solace, by thinking outside the box. Susannah’s unconventional solution […]

Posted On: 2018-03-28