Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: Motivation

Amanda Boxtel, Motivational speaker

Brooks International presents Amanda Boxtel.

After severe injury, ex-firefighter longs to help others

Growing up in Southern California, Tom Hampton excelled at the sports that would ultimately shape his life – snow skiing, water skiing and surfing....

Pushing the Brain to Find New Pathways

Until recently, scientists believed that, following a stroke, a patient had about six months to regain any lost function. After that, patients would be...

‘I never danced before this’

Wheelchair troupe helps performers with disabilities gain self-esteem and grace, even as they get their first paid gig - and dream of taking a...

Life; Paralyzed Exhibit

Christina Symanski is a painter. She has an exhibit going on right now at Kean University in New Jersey. I’m happy to report that...

Facing life’s challenges: Travis Roy to speak in Lincoln

Travis Roy has always set goals for himself. Growing up the son of a rink manager in Yarmouth, Maine, Roy might as well have been...

‘Rolling pilot’ overcame spinal cord injury

Michael Glen took his first hot-air balloon flight when he was 2 weeks old. Growing up in a ballooning family, he never had any doubts...

The Back-Up Trust – Matt’s Story

The Back-Up Trust is a dynamic national charity that runs a range of services for people with spinal cord injury

‘You’ve got to keep going’

Jill Mason embodies challenges, successes of people living with spinal-cord injuries One of the annoying things about life with two paralyzed legs is time, Jill...

Chair challenge helps people in wheelchairs

Rick Hansen event funds work in Stouffville No one can fully comprehend what it's like to live life with a spinal cord injury or be...