All tagged Life Design

Adele Hauwai - Forgiving My Abuser

Adele Hauwai’s life was one of abuse and trauma right from the beginning. She experienced things that no one should have to go through. This abuse led on to further difficulties, and then to an extreme case of epilepsy. Adele saw the seizures as a punishment for her actions and blamed herself for everything that was taking place. Later in life, it all came to a head, where she confronted her past head on and learned how forgiveness was the key to moving forward.

Bryan Falchuk - Do a Day

It was early on in life that Bryan Falchuk’s world spiralled out of control. Food became the one thing that relieved his anxiety, soothed his pain and gave him a sense of control. Except there was no control, and very quickly he became unhappy and obese.

He remained obese and living the standard American life for many many years, and then his wife got sick. Really sick. And he could see how his lifestyle wasn’t helping. It was then that he decided to give up mediocracy, and unhappiness, as he began to pursue a life he could design.

Abby Hanneman - Suicide, Scars and Surfing

Abby Hannerman tried to commit suicide 4 times. Each time it didn’t go to plan. And after the fourth attempt, she made a deal with her life. A deal that was to last 6 months, and yet here she is sharing her journey many many years later! Today, Abby is a Transformational Coach, and is helping others who are going through tough times, and helping them to navigate suicidal thoughts.

Ben Clench - Becoming Ben Again

In 2010, Ben Clench and his girlfriend, Jazz were hit by a car whilst on holiday in the Dominican Republic. Jazz was killed instantly and Ben was left to start a completely different life. One which would include a severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and one which would lead to Ben remembering nothing about his former life.

Chris Moss - Hope Over Anxiety

Anxiety is no stranger to Chris Moss. At the age of 10, Chris convinced himself that his innocent actions had killed his baby brother; an event which opened to the door to guilt and anxiety. Years later, he was held up in a traumatic shop robbery; an event he wondered if he would ever get over.

Amy McAuley - The Pursuit of Happiness

Amy McAuley has experienced rock bottom.  A rock bottom where she has personally faced many challenges – from bulimia to post-natal depression to reliance on alcohol and cigarettes, and then leaving family and friends behind when migrating to the other side of the world.  However...Amy has also experienced how positivity, drive and self-love can lead to profound personal improvement.

Daniel Burgess

At the age of 20 years old, Daniel survived a car accident which would change him forever.  It left him with a shattered spine, broken bones and paralysis from his chest down. He was told he might never walk again, but proved medical staff wrong by walking out of hospital just 6 weeks later