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Driving Forwards: A Journey of Resilience and Empowerment After Life-Changing Injury

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 15 Nov 2022

On the precipice of starting the life she had always dreamed of, Sophie Morgan was the victim of a tragic accident at eighteen that left her paralysed. Over the years, medical setbacks would level the fragile life she had begun to build; each time challenging her mental health and resilience. Yet each time she struggled through, determined to channel her adversity into opportunity, to see her challenges as a unique chance for creativity and fuel this into becoming an agent for change.
Part memoir, part coping strategy for how to cope with the unforeseen, Starting Over looks at adversity, change and resilience - the anger at the tumultuous change of fortunes, but that as arbitrary and frightening as these changes may be, some things will always remain, like the beauty of our landscape and the strength of our community, and it is as much up to you what you choose to let go, as it is what fate may take from you.

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ISBN-13: 9780751582246
ISBN-10: 0751582247
Pagini: 304
Dimensiuni: 156 x 240 x 22 mm
Editura: SPHERE

Notă biografică

Sophie is an award-winning disability advocate, inclusion consultant and one of the first, and only, female disabled television hosts in the world.

Sophie is determined to channel her adversity into opportunity and she sees her challenges as a unique chance for creativity, she has become the ultimate agent for change, voted in the Top 10 most influential people with a disability in the UK three years in a row.

She is best known for her role as one of the lead presenters of the Paralympic Games (Channel 4) for nearly a decade. In addition to sports broadcasting, she fronts her own travel series (Living Wild), consumer and current affairs documentaries (Dispatches & Unreported World) and is a well-known television personality (ITV's 'Loose Women').

Sophie is Global Ambassador for brands such as Toyota and Can-Am, and has consulted for international companies such as Target, Virgin Media, Air BnB, John Lewis and more. She is also patron of several charities (Scope, Back Up), Global Ambassador for Women's Rights and Inclusive Education for Leonard Cheshire and on the Special Advisory Committee for Human Rights Watch, on behalf of whom she spoke at the United Nations.