From Amy Purdy’s TEDxOrangeCoast talk, "Living beyond limits.” Amy is a professional snowboarder who lost her legs at age 19 due to bacterial meningitis. In her TEDx talk, she describes how she dealt with this loss, and encourages us to take control of our lives — and our limits.
Watch Amy’s entire talk below, and learn more about Amy and her non-profit Adaptive Action Sports, dedicated to introducing people with physical challenges to action sports at her website.
i was making a lot of mistakes and then my archery instructor said:
“you make mistakes because you’re focusing on the target and not on your actions”
and i was like woah
thanks for giving me the best life advice i’ve ever gotten
So simple yet so profound!
"One is you should never never give up. Two is you are never too old to chase your dreams. And three is it looks like a solitary sport but it takes a team."
-Those were the three messages 64-year-old Diana Nyad said to the crowd after finishing the historic swim from Cuba to Key West.
Hey everyone! I’m looking for a little help here.
My friend designs and creates original handmade clothes and accessories for babies and little girls. The picture you see above is one of my favorite pieces that falls right in line with the fall spirit :)
My friend and I are working really hard to get her business out there, so it’d be awesome if you all could spread word about her Etsy shop to everyone you know who has a special little princess in their life! I’m positive that they will fall in love with what they see :)
Signal boosts are appreciated!
When Stephanie Smith made her boyfriend Eric a sandwich, instead of saying thank you he announced “Honey, you’re 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring!” Some women would have grabbed their things and stomped out the door.
omfg god this is made 1000% worse by the fact that she is a black woman/WOC and he’s a gross ass vampire-looking motherfucking white boy. someone’s hand in marriage isn’t supposed to be “EARNED” through the amount of SERVICES THEY PROVIDE YOU, but you know, like out of LOVE and RESPECT and shit? and the message that WOC are here to serve white men and this is how we earn white people’s love? ughhh. just so many….ughhhhhhhhhs.
I’mma need my fellow sistahs to have better taste in men…ANY MEN.
is he wearing a lace wig?
I’ve been horrified by this all day. And she’s a black woman! We don’t do this!!