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Inspiration…what is stopping you today?

18/05/2010

We all have reasons or excuses why we can’t do something.  Sometimes it is because we don’t have enough time, or it is too difficult, or we have forgotten our trainers today, or we’re feeling a bit hungover after last night.

But watch and read this short news story here about a group of wounded former and serving British soldiers who are in training to trek to the north pole next year.  Their injuries include paralysed arms and amputated legs and any psychological traumas that accompany them.

Walking With The Wounded

Walking With The Wounded

Yet they are managing to do something that most of us would barely contemplate!

Click here for the Walking With The Wounded webpage to find out more and be inspired.

Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner

Also, do you know about the reporter in the story, Frank Gardner?  He was shot 6 times and paralysed while reporting in Saudi Arabia.  But he was back in work 10 months later.  I remember seeing him back on the tv and thinking about what had happened to him and asking myself…

“So what can I do that comes even close to that?”

Click here to read what happened to him, and ask yourself the same question.

We humans are amazing creatures, capable of virtually anything!  All it takes is the will to take a tiny step in the right direction…and another, and another, and another…

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