Many people kw Harry O'Brien as a star defender for the Collingwood AFL club. Fewer realise that he has overcome great obstacles in his personal life and that this has made him a passionate advocate for improving the lives of others. In It's Cool to be Conscious, Harry shares how he stays level-headed amidst the hectic world of professional sport, and how the techniques that have worked for him can be applied to benefit anyone, irrespective of their age, background or work situation. Harry's honest and engaging tale is the perfect read for anyone who wants to follow their dreams, forge their own path and take advantage of all that life has to offer!
Harry O'Brien is one of the Australian Football League's most recognisable players. Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1986 to a Brazilian mother and a Congolese father, Harry moved to Australia when he was three, spending most of his childhood in Perth. Aside from his outstanding on-field performances, Harry is also involved in many community projects and charities.