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I have been published by Runway Girl Network, APEX Media, Disability Horizons and Liability Magazine. All articles have copyright to Mary Doyle and are not to be copied or used without permission. All rights reserved. Please contact me if you would like to discuss a writing commission.

The Power of Not Yet

Big Up Your Growth Mindset with neuroscience.

Making airports accessible for all

As the demand for air travel continues to grow, Chloe Greenbank (with Rocket Girl Coach) explores how airports are catering for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility. Look at pages 30 -32.

Rock your difference

Confidence is believing in yourself and knowing that you have the skills and ability to do what you set out to do. It’s being yourself and being completely comfortable with it, owning it and rocking it.

Mary campaigns for Flying Disabled on live BBC TV and radio

Government announces new aviation passenger charter to improve flying experience for disabled people

Mary is named in Daily Mail Britain’s 50 most remarkable women

The most fabulous FEMAILS: To mark 50 years of Femail, a celebration of how Britain’s 50 most remarkable women made it big.

Mary holds a Guinness World Record for towing a Dreamliner

World record set as 100 people in wheelchairs pull British Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow.

Be the best witch you can be

Being a witch is not an annual event for Halloween, live like a witch every day and promote the excellent attributes and values often overlooked by the people who would like to control, drown or burn wonderful modern-day witches like me and you.

Disabled Passenger’s Bill Of Rights?

Proposed U.K. regulation seeks to make flying easier

St Albans woman named in the Top 100 influential disabled people

Mary Doyle, from St Albans, Herts who is a Personal/Executive Coach, STEM/Accessible Aviation Advocate and CEO Rocket Girl Coaching was announced as one of the top 100 most influential people with a disability in the UK.

Heading Beyond Accessibility

British Airways Staff Magazine, Up To Speed, September 2018.

The Heading Beyond Accessibility issue speaks to Rocket Girl Coach about the customer’s perspective of travelling by air as a wheelchair user.

Wheelchairs-in-the-cabin advocates optimistic about campaign progress

Recently invited to meet with EASA officials in Cologne to discuss the regulatory and certification considerations for allowing disabled passengers to remain in their wheelchairs in-flight, Flying Disabled founder and disability rights activist Chris Wood is optimistic that his campaign is gaining momentum.

Regrets Are So Yesterday

Everyone on the planet has likely felt the pain or heavy, dull ache of regret. It is possible to transform regret into wisdom and action.

Small Talk With A Big Heart.

How to navigate any event with style and grace and not hide in the bathroom. Make a big impact for all of the right reasons and be a champion of small talk.

Failure Is A Bruise, Not A Tattoo.

How to build your resilience muscle. Get into good shape to survive and thrive.

Adulting Is Hard, Stay Kind.

In February 2018, the nonprofit privacy advocacy organisation Electronic Frontier Foundation announced the death of its founder, John Perry Barlow, aged 70. He also created the Principles of Adult Behaviour.

MyPlus is know yourself, own yourself, be yourself and help others do the same.

Being a wheelchair user has given me the drive for disability to be normalised in business.

Taking  Action on Distractions

Look up more. Your digital detox is not a quick diet, it’s a lifestyle change for the better.

Screw Resolutions, The Only Time To Look Back Is Now

It’s the time of the year where many people are constantly questioning who and where they are. And I don’t mean that in a ‘I’m looking into the fridge again’ kind of way. I mean it in a ‘How did I get here?’ by Talking Heads, kind of way.

Why coaching is massively beneficial for disabled people

To some, the idea of coaching might seem daunting, unnecessary or even a little ‘hippy’. But it can be an incredibly useful tool to help you build your confidence and achieve what you want in life. Read on to find out how coaching changed the life of Mary Doyle, who is now a coach herself, and how it could be massively beneficial for you too. 

A Johnny Cash Christmas Remix

A version of this article was first published last year, and it is still very relevant for each Christmas holiday period, with some current link updates.

I hope these few paragraphs will help you successfully navigate the Christmas holidays and any period where you may find yourself home alone.

APEX Experience Travelogue – Human First

From humanoid customer service bots to crewmember skills and tools of the trade, we bring you the December/January issue of APEX Experience magazine. In it you’ll find the ultimate passenger experience care package – complete with a wheelchair user’s firsthand account of her air travel experiences.

Warm up, Rocket Girl aka coach Mary Doyle, wants you to punch fear in the face with a notebook.

Fear Is A Four Letter Word

Warm up, Rocket Girl aka coach Mary Doyle, wants you to punch fear in the face with a notebook.

The power of inclusion in travel, tech and life

Pressure is mounting for industry to do more to accommodate disabled passengers, including exploring the possibility of enabling them to stay in their own wheelchairs when they fly. Among the powerhouse individuals getting the word out about the so-called Flying Disabled campaign is “Rocket Girl” Mary Doyle, a wheelchair user, coach and disability awareness trainer.

In this interview with Runway Girl Network, Mary explains why she is passionate about the customer experience, inclusion, human potential and technology, and she brings us up to speed on the important work being done by Flying Disabled.

Dreaming It Real

Be a kid, Rocket Girl aka coach Mary Doyle, wants you to imagine your best self.

I’m going to share an approach from an Australian coach called Blair Robinson….

Exercise Your Want Muscle

Know Thyself, Rocket Girl aka coach Mary Doyle wants you to have it all, even if that all is actually nothing. Deep.

I write a lot about bravery being a muscle, which I believe it is, and that you need to exercise it regularly so that it grows….

Op-Ed: Disabled passengers deserve better accommodation

Rocket Girl, aka coach Mary Doyle is spreading the word about a new UK campaign aimed at bringing equality to wheelchair users in aircraft cabins….

A Ticket To Fly In Comfort

Something great is coming to The Base at Virgin Atlantic on 22nd September 2017. Being held near London Gatwick Airport, is the inaugural Wheelchair in the Cabin Symposium…

What Would Wonder Woman Do

The new Wonder Woman film is pretty spectacular and apart from the staggeringly beautiful Gal Gadot, has many messages in doing the things that are important to you and not taking a set back as the en

Love Over Gold

Anaesthetist and former Army Major Dr Jen Warren represented the United Kingdom in the Invictus Games, in Orlando, Florida in May 2016. Jen competed in her racing wheelchair on the track, hand bike for the road…

Stereotypes Are Fatal

Sue Austin is a pioneering artist who is challenging how disabled people are perceived through the use of live art installations, performance and any media necessary to share her message. As Artistic Director a

Resolutions for People Who Don’t Do Resolutions

Before the barrage of new year, new me, bullshit kicks off. Please consider: Rather than thinking what can you give up, how about what you can give? A kind word to others and yourself more frequently, a..

A Johnny Cash Christmas

Christmas is simply not a jolly, magical time for everybody, however much we try and force it down their necks.  I hope these few paragraphs will help you successfully navigate the Christmas holidays and any pe

Disabled Aviation

Author: Mary Doyle. Human doing, full time geek and wheelchair user, road tripper, aspiring writer, student pilot, space cadet, quaintrelle, Will work for cake. This article will be a whirlwind introduction