Episode 12: Find a Way, Not an Excuse with Evie Toombes

“Find a way, not an excuse.”

This is the motto of Evie Toombes of the United Kingdom. She is the recent winner of the Well Child Inspirational Young Person Award.

Evie battles serious health conditions as a result of spina bifida, a birth defect that impacts the spine.

Yet, Evie lives fully and serves her community and country in beautiful ways—an elegant example of rising up over challenge and adversity.

In this episode, Evie shares with us her family life, health, work, her passion as an equestrian, and her recent meeting with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

To learn more about Evie and The Evie Toombes Foundation, visit evietoombespararider.com.

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The Greater Than Activity for Episode 12

Journal on connecting to the one thing. That one thing for you that Evie spoke about in our interview. That one thing that keeps you going through adversity and those tougher days.

I’d love to know your thoughts so please let me know how this journaling goes for you.

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I hope you’ll join me next time on The Greater Than Podcast.


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