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Confessions of a Facebook addict: Part 1

My name is Kristy and I am a Facebook-o-holic. *gulp

At the time of writing, I am 20 days Facey (or Fancy!) free.

Maybe you’ve noticed (or not!), over the past year I have committed a significant chunk of my spare time to Taekwondo blogging and building a buzzing community around that blog.

The miracle of social media, or my particular brand of poison – Facebook – has been a massively valuable tool in finding the right audience. People just like you to connect with, bounce off and share my later-in-life journey into the martial arts with.

It’s been exhilarating.

But it’s also been exhausting. Continue Reading »

From giving up on life to eyes on Black Belt

Do you remember the story of brave Anaya in a previous blog article? She’s the young woman from India I introduced as my inspiration for the whole concept of Pink Belt Scholarships.

Last year she was forced to quit Taekwondo because she could no longer afford the fees after escaping a violent marriage and living on her own.

Her spirit crushed, she felt utterly worthless and close to giving up on life. Continue Reading »




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