The Supposed Impossible Becomes Possible For Diana Nyad

The open water swimming world is still amazed at the heroic efforts of Diana Nyad, and her historic swim this week from Cuba to Key West, on the coast of Florida. Diana was well prepared - mentally, physically and emotionally as she sought to achieve her dream on her fifth attempt at crossing the jellyfish and shark popular 110 mile stretch of open water. "Remember when they said they couldn't land a man on the moon? Remember when they said no man could run a sub-4 minute mile? Remember when they said no man could climb Mt Everest? Remember when they said no am could swim the English Channel? And again... Until 3rd September ... Remember when they said no one, could swim solo … [Read more...]

Diana Nyad Makes History Completing Dream Swim At 64 Years Of Age

Diana Nyad completes her dream swim from Cuba To Florida on her 5th attempt at 64 years of age. Never give up, says Nyad, and you're never too old to chase your dreams. The open water swimming world is abuzz with the news that Diana Nyad has completed her epic marathon swim from Cuba to Key West on the coast of Florida today. The 64 year old endurance marathon open water swimmer completed the swim, covering 110 miles (approximately 177 kms) in just over 53 hours, and made history as the first person to complete the swim without a shark cage. This was Nyad's fifth attempt to complete the approximately 177-kilometre swim. She tried three times in 2011 and 2012, with her first being … [Read more...]

It Is Time To Be Happy

"I'd say that I think the most revolutionary act that you can commit in our society today is to be happy." - Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams     . … [Read more...]

How to Love the Skin You’re In!

I am still gutted by the tragic death of Australia's youngest female to suicide at 13yrs young on 25th April in New South Wales. And with rumours circulating that bullying by fellow teenage girls at the "all girls high school" played a major part... I felt compelled to source role models for all women of all ages... To encourage us to support each other and our unique differences. How can we develop to find our inner strength and learn to be comfortable within ourselves and love ourselves in return? Alanis Morissette show's us what it is to love ourselves! She's an inspiration and role model for all women. Follow her lead and love yourself fully today :lol: [Read the full … [Read more...]

Reinventing Your Champion Spirit

The most profound influence from the "outer world" is most certainly OTHER PEOPLE. One key for improving your income, career, health, fitness and happiness in life is to check your associations. The people you allow into your life and who you spend the most time with, are the greatest external factors to the direction your life will take. Yes, external influences are that powerful. [trafficplayer_skin padding: 16px 0 0 15px; margin: 0 auto; width: 514px; height: 341px; background: url( no-repeat top left; text-align: left;][trafficplayer_youtube_video width="500" height="325" … [Read more...]

High Self-esteem vs. “Fragile” High Self-esteem

Everybody has moments where in their confidence is not at it's peak. However, here is an interesting article regarding indications on healthy Self-esteem vs. "Fragile" High Self-esteem.Beware That Some Self - esteem Is Not Self - esteem At AllAthens, Ga. - Oscar Levant, a mid-century pianist, film star and wit, once watched noted keyboardist and composer George Gershwin spend an evening playing his own music at a party and clearly having a great time."Tell me, George," Levant said, somewhat jealously, "if you have it to do all over again would you still fall in love with yourself?"Increasingly, psychologists are looking at such behavior and saying out loud what may go against the grain of … [Read more...]

Love Yourself Before You Love Someone Else

Seeing Things In A Clearer Perspective You love yourself enough to know what makes you happy, to know you respect yourself enough to know you deserve a certain kind of love. It's always nice to watch movies and animations about love and all it's greatness. It is a recreational moment that allows us to hope, to inspire for love and all it reigns. However, in real life, there is no such thing as perfect. We need to see things the way they are. The good and the bad and how it affects you.     Keith: Love yourself before your significant other - University Daily Kansan Keith: Love yourself before your significant otherUniversity Daily KansanSince … [Read more...]

Mindset For Success

Reminder For Success There are times when we wake up in the morning and feel so energized to start the day. We know what we want, we want to get what we want and we know it's possible. This can go on for days. Until, you stumble on one of those days when it seems that nothing is really happening. You would feel resentful and your day would go on a downward spiral. Then we forget why we even went on in the first place.  And in this situation, we need to be reminded. Tips For A Success Mindset There are six keys to a having a mindset for succes and these are discussed in this article below: 1. Stay Positive The first ingredient to success is maintaining and emanating strong positive … [Read more...]

Self-love & A Happy Life

LOVE Is You They say that once you give yourself valuable worth, you start to live a happy life: That the need for love becomes minimal as love becomes YOU. A Positive Sense Of One's Own Worth Self-esteem – n. Belief in oneself; self-respect. A positive sense of one’s own worth. Webster’s definition, although accurate, leaves out volumes of meaning. Self-esteem means being in touch with your true inner self, honoring your own needs, strengths and beliefs even when they are in opposition to those of the people around you. Self-esteem may be the single most important possession a traveler needs along life’s pathways. It is more important than money or love or even health, because it … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Not Lose Yourself In Love

Losing Yourself In Love Have you ever noticed that in your single life, you would tend to focus on yourself more? Often you would pamper yourself and think of ways to improve yourself while you're single. You are more attentive to friends and widening your circle, doing the things you love and all that tends to nurture your being. But then something happens... you fall in love. All of a sudden, your world turns upside down. You tend to forget the routines you used to make for yourself so you can adjust to the person you fell for. You have adjusted so much in your life that when you look at the mirror, you can't recognize yourself. You unknowingly take your friends for granted, then you … [Read more...]