Clare Sultmann is a mother, wife, trauma survivor, author, motivational speaker and lawyer. In the year 2000 Clare, when going for her usual 6 mile morning jog was struck down on a pedestrian crossing by a 10 tonne garbage truck. Trapped under the truck for 37 horrific minutes and conscious the whole time, Clare nearly died. Told she would likely lose both legs and never walk again, Clare's story defies all odds. Over the coming months she battled, not only to stay alive, but to save her legs and walk again on her own two feet. Although the physical and mental obstacles she faced were overwhelming, her strength and determination was unwavering. Undergoing thirty-seven operations and years of rehabilitation; she is a true representation of resilience, and literally a walking example of what overcoming obstacles and setting goals can achieve.
Over 18 years on from the accident and Clare is a published author of her memoirs “Standing on my own two feet” and a nationally accredited mediator. Clare was admitted as a barrister at law in 2008 and practiced law for a few years before she had children. In November 2017 she launched the website www.dearmolly.com which is a network to connect, inspire and empower women. She is also a Board Director of the national Australian charity Youngcare.com
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS