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Amanda shares her expertise in of Men’s Health Mag
Why don’t people know their own strength?

“It’s simply awareness,” says sports kinesiologist Amanda Campbell, of Bend Like Bamboo. “Strength isn’t only physical but also mental. What you actually believe about yourself can either align or not align with what you want.”

Choosing to focus on what she wanted, instead of what she didn’t, was the attitude that helped Amanda Campbell come out on top in her recovery from a debilitating MS attack. In 2009, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) left Amanda Campbell with severe paralysis. She lost her job, her partner and her independence. “I would stare at the ceiling wondering what had just happened when moments ago I was living my life, building my business, out with friends,” she says. “I was
Amanda Campbell personifies the term ‘entrepreneur’. Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at age 24, it wasn’t until she turned 29 and had an MS attack that left her paralysed, that she began to redefine who she was and live life on her own terms. Since then she has launched a number of successful businesses, all with the mission of helping others live full and healthy lives. She is an avid learner, having completed a number of degrees and working as an accredited
Amanda had a fast paced, high profile professional career in the fashion industry, when this multi-talented young woman’s life changed tune. During 2009 at the age of twenty nine it took just ten days for this dynamic young woman’s body to almost completely shut down. Left-sided paralysis left this normally very focused and independent young woman, scared and without the ability to lift her left arm and leg. Admission to hospital followed by two months of rehabilitation led Amanda to
Why You Should Avoid All Nighters “You need to give your body the right environment to repair and thrive” By Amanda Campbell Sleep is critical in helping the body and mind repair. You can add more stress on the body if you pull an all nighter, as the body responds in an alarmed state leading to inflammation and stress. Try getting 7-9 hours per night in a dark room try reading the books you love before bed because this also saturates your mind with inspiration on
Muzzle the bite of vet bills with pet insurance Amanda Campbell loves her dogs, but one of them, Henry, is a six-year-old pug, a particularly expensive breed. Vet visits include the once-a-year vaccinations and to have Henry’s nails clipped, but there have also been plenty of unscheduled visits. Henry once ate chocolate, has had ear infections, and once tore a ligament in his knee. Luckily, she has pet insurance for Henry. The 36-year-old from Melbourne’s Richmond, runs a small business,
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Diagnosed with MS at age 24, Amanda Campbell credits this unusual treatment for her recovery. I’ve been aware of autoimmune disorders since my twin sister Nicole was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when we were 11. She eventually recovered and went into remission at age 19. At around the same time, I started to experience pins and needles and numbness in the left hand side of face and my left hand. I thought nothing of it, but did go to the doctors eventually
‘I had no choice but to succeed’: How a woman left PARALYSED by multiple sclerosis aged 29 beat the odds to run again in just eight weeks An Australian woman who was was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)  when she was 24 was told there was a 50 per cent chance she would walk again. Amanda Campbell, 37, had an MS attack when she was 29 which paralysed the left hand side of her body. ‘There was a period of
Amanda was holidaying with friends when she thought she’d had a stroke It started with pins and needles, as well as numbness. Amanda Campbell was 24 and working her dream job in fashion in Melbourne when her life came crashing down. It was 2004 and the young woman eventually had trouble balancing, felt weak on her left side and developed a noticeable limp. What followed was pins and needles as well as numbness, balance issues and weakness on the left