Life had gifted me a second chance, but after so many years of addiction, I had no idea how to live in the real world. With that, I began to develop what I called a ‘Programme for Life,’ a framework that would help me to master my mental, emotional, and external world.
It worked, helping me to become a doctor of psychology, a neuroscientist, a published author, a lecturer at the top two universities in Ireland, and a coach to some of Ireland’s most influential leaders. Most importantly, I now have a beautiful relationship with anxiety, helping me to live life in an energetic, emboldened, and carefree way.
A new purpose
Now that I’d conquered my own struggles, I wanted to share my programme with others who might need it. I began speaking in schools, and after one talk in 2016, a 14-year-old kid approached me after a talk. With incredible enthusiasm and energy, he told me “I’m going to do this. I’m going to do everything you said.” This sparked something visceral inside of me. I’d never felt so alive. With fire in my belly and a mission to share what I’d learned, I began refining my Programme for Life (link to PFL page), creating my own business called Change is Possible. Through this company, I deliver workshops and keynote talks to some of the world’s largest organisations. But I never forgot my roots, and I provide mentorship programmes, talks, and workshops to schools and prisons around Ireland.