We push, and strive, and struggle, and succeed, and then want more of that. More of people approving of us. More of people expecting things from us, and us proving that we can deliver. We consent to play the game, to be our best or die trying. What would happen, though, if we decided to stop playing?
He has ALS with severely limited mobility and expression, but screenwriter Scott Lew still does what he loves, creating stories and bringing them to life. He may have lost the use of most his muscles, but he can still access the most powerful one: his heart.
Each day consists of 86,400 seconds, each one containing countless options, possibilities, and decisions, of which only one can emerge. 86,400 seconds. This is one of them.
What do you believe about yourself, how does it keep you stuck, and how high could you fly if you finally let it go? Poignant, beautiful, and moving, this short film brought me to tears. It’s a story that reminds us that anything is possible, if only we believe it.
Sixty-one. That’s how long Porchon Lynch has been teaching yoga. And now in her nineties, she’s still at it, still inspiring others to live healthy, happy lives. If you’ve ever wondered whether you’re too old to get up and make this day count, this short video may change your perception of what’s possible for you.
I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve watched this video. It’s impossible to watch this and not smile!
As someone who’s from Boston and has been visiting this past month, I’m proud. I’m proud of the way the community has come together, offering their hearts, homes, and hospitality to others in need.
I’m proud of the way survivors are channeling gratitude for living through the tragedy, even while they begin the process of healing physically and emotionally.
And I’m proud of the many efforts people are taking around the country to help those directly affected as they adjust to their new realities and learn how to not just survive, but thrive.
“We stand with you.” That’s the message we’re sending as a collective, and it’s the heart of this inspiring video with words of wisdom from wounded veterans. Despite their injuries, they still live bold, passionate, engaged lives, and they want anyone who fears that might not be an option to know just how much is possible.