3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing

3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing

Jared Talavera 

Whilst things like eating well and regular physical activity are important, the quality but not necessarily the quantity of the people in your life also contribute significantly to your health. Continue reading “3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing”

What 2018 City2Surf competitor Stephanie Bendixsen learned about love from her mum with dementia

What 2018 City2Surf competitor Stephanie Bendixsen learned about love from her mum with dementia

Stephanie Bendixsen, or ‘Hex’ as she is known in the gaming industry, turned her childhood love of video games into a career as an Australian television presenter. However, whilst her career was taking off her mum’s health was deteriorating with dementia. I spoke with Steph about her career as well as how she is channelling the emotions from the loss of her mum into raising awareness and funds for dementia in the 2018 City2Surf.
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4-year old ‘Mighty Miss Maya’ made her dream come true of being able to walk

4-year old ‘Mighty Miss Maya’ made her dream come true of being able to walk

From “hello” to “I will never be the same without you,” the Tisdale family from Michigan have watched their 4-year old ‘Mighty Miss Maya’ born with cerebral palsy take her first steps after a special surgical procedure. Continue reading “4-year old ‘Mighty Miss Maya’ made her dream come true of being able to walk”

How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation

How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation

Zaidee Turner, a 7-year old from Shepparton, Victoria, is the youngest organ and tissue donor in Australia’s history. Now more than a decade later she has the nation talking about the life-saving qualities of transplants through Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation. Continue reading “How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation”

Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness

Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness

Coss Marte is proof that second chances in life are possible. He went from being imprisoned for dealing drugs to starting his own fitness company, ConBody, in New York City inspired by the workout regime he developed when he did his time. Continue reading “Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness”