Tag: Featured

What's On The Other Side of Fear?

The end of the 2018 year was fast approaching when a friend contacted me and told me about this great new gym. She was excited to share this information knowing that I had just about given up on trying to find a place to…

Where Will Your Road to Recovery Lead

The Netflix Original; “Roll With Me” chronicling Gabriel Cordell’s trek across the United States is an absolute must-see documentary.  Rain or shine, he and a motley crew of seven traversed across the United States starting in California with the intention of reaching New York…

Para Swimmer & Change Maker

Mohammad “Shams Aalam” Shaikh; para swimmer has his sights set on the 2018 Asian Para Games. We have every confidence that Shams Aalam will be the emerging winner at this upcoming para event.  Why are we so sure?  In 2014, Shams set a world…

Blake The Bladerunner

I was introduced to Blake Leeper in November 2014, prior to writing for Refocused Lives, when he appeared as a guest speaker for Limb Loss Education Day in Palm Desert, California.  Prior to that day, I had no idea who Blake Leeper was nor…

Model, Athlete & Comedian

Gulfam Ahmed, is what we like to refer to as a “triple threat”.  He’s a model, an athlete and a stand up comedian with a bachelor degree in social work.  Handsome, smart, stylish and funny wrapped up into one package.  You can’t ask for…

Fueled By Faith

  My Triumph….         Throughout my eighteen years of life, I have always been very active, always involved with sports and anything that has to do with presence of speed. By the age of 18, I achieved two black belts. One…

Mckenzie The Lionhearted

McKenzie was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome and was missing her right foot and leg below the knee.  Also, she has her pinkies and thumbs but she was born with her fingers webbed together which had to be separated by surgery.  It was evident…