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Author: Neil Thrussell

Love Who You are and What You're Doing with your Life

My 1/2 Marathon Experience

On Oct 1, 2016 I will be running my second 1/2 marathon race. Just an FYI for you, a half marathon is 21.1 km or 13 miles! On Sept 11, 2016 I successfully ran in in my first ever 1/2 marathon race.  It was slower than I trained for.  Due to a comedy of errors on…
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September 26, 2016 0

Don’t Look For A Princess In Need Of Saving.

Don’t look for a princess in the need of saving.  Search for a queen willing to fight by your side. -Being Caballero


September 14, 2016 0

A Road – A Metaphor For Life

Video by L. Neil Thrussell – A Road – A Metaphor For Life. One of my mentors Satyen Raja inspired my thought process on my walk today.  He once said, “If you look closely enough everything can be used as a metaphor for life.”


August 18, 2016 0

You Are Stronger

You are stronger than you think!


August 16, 2016 0

Dr. Maya Angelou

aya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards…
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August 15, 2016 0

J.K. Rowling

he woman behind the popular Harry Potter series was a single mother living on welfare when she wrote the first book of the series. She was rejected by 12 different publishers before selling her book for a measly $4000. The work was an international hit and Rowling went on to write 6 more books for…
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August 10, 2016 0

4 Things I say to myself

Four things I say to myself every morning: Today is my day. I can do it! The Universe has my back. Just go do it!


August 8, 2016 0

Malala Yousafzai

alala Yousafzai is a Pakistani advocate for girls education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. In 2009, when Malala was just eleven she began blogging about life under the Taliban, speaking out directly against their threats to close girls’ schools. (Pakistan has the second highest number of children out of school and two-thirds of them are female.) The…
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August 5, 2016 0

10 Years Ago

I can’t believe next month it will be 10 years since myself and a group of family and friends went to Sri Lanka to rebuild houses after the 2005 tsunami. It was an emotional, heat breaking and heartwarming trip!


July 27, 2016 0

Unexpected Kindness

Unexpected kindness is the most powerful least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.


July 26, 2016 0