Written by Ann Brennan Life is short. We all realize this but once in a while, just so we don’t forget we are given a reminder. For Chris Haley the reminder came in the form of a prostate cancer diagnosis just as he was considering what he would do with his life after retirement. But Haley is not one to… Read more →
I am a fitness writer. As such I receive very little in the way of financial compensation. Very few writers write for the money. Instead I receive dozens of emails a week from readers who have run 5ks, marathons and even Ironman triathlons. So often these messages are meant as a way to thank me for giving them the motivation… Read more →
We are faced with fears everyday. Some of them silly fears left over from our childhoods – fear of the dark, fear of spiders, fear of clowns. But many of the fears we face each day stop us from achieving those goals we would most like to achieve. Whether it is a fear of disappointing someone in our lives, the… Read more →
My wife and I were on the bike trainer watching the DVD of the 1995 Hawaii Ironman as Paula Newby Fraser set out on her last Ironman. She had declared this would be her last Ironman. She had won six and on this day she had a ten minute lead on the run on her way to her seventh. But… Read more →
In the past year I have come to know some incredible adventurers, explorers and athletes. Each has their own unique take on the world but what they all have in common is a desire to commit completely to the event that they love. These young men are no exception. At Beyond Limits Magazine, we are looking forward to hearing more from them.
In this TED Talk by Ric Elias, Elias relates the three things he learned as he plane was crash landing. In the same situation, what would be important to you? What would matter? Can you change your life today based on that knowledge or does it take a near disaster to make this discovery?
I followed the usual path – school, gap year, university and then London. I had the perfect house with two of my closest girlfriends. I had a great job in Mayfair working as a financial head hunter. I had a hot boyfriend. Life was good. Or at least on paper. But I just couldn’t settle. I couldn’t enjoy the London lifestyle. I felt like I was wishing away the minutes to get to the weekend. It was New Years Eve and I suddenly realised I hated my job and wanted to do something different so I walked into my office on the 2nd January 2009 and handed in my notice.