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Victim? Not me! I refuse to be

I refuse to be a victim.   I will not be defined by domestic violence.   So when I heard this I thought: ‘Wow!’   Just one word.  Wow.   That’s how I’d describe this powerful Ted Talk.  It hit a n...

If I had a tattoo, what would it be?

I had one of those endless nights last night where I just couldn’t sleep.  By 2am my mind wandered into the bizarre and wondered: If I got a tattoo, what tattoo would that be? Let me clarify this in the clear light...

Why I say yes to everything!

I say yes to everything!   You want to know why? I was once producing a television series on conspiracy theories.  A colleague came to me and said I should consider a comedy writer, Danny Wallace as the presenter.    He...

A guy who cut off his own arm changed my life

I once sent a text to my sister, when I was at one of my lowest points in life.  She kept it.  She told me: ‘One day I am going to show this to you again.  To show you how far you will have come, when you have foun...

We ask our kids the same 3 questions every night

Source: We Ask Our Kids The Same 3 Questions Every Night | Huffington Post This couple asks their children three questions every day: How were you brave today?  How were you kind?  How did you fail?  What a beautiful, si...

Greg Louganis & Me

I remember when Greg Louganis, the greatest diver of all time crashed his head onto the springboard with a thud.   It was the 1988 Olympics’ Final Qualifying round.  Greg Louganis flopped backwards, limp into the w...