One might say that experiencing the Olympic games is a dream come true and indeed it was. Every moment leading up to the games was spent carefully preparing and anticipating for such a historical and important moment in my career and life. People who know me were proud of the fact that I had qualified for the games because they knew that I had worked extremely hard to get the opportunity running for a country who is not known for distance, but more so sprinting.
Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement – is the most sacred day in the entire Jewish calendar. It’s a day summarized in reflecting on the past year and asking for God’s forgiveness for any sins, which witnesses the entire Jewish community worldwide intensely fasting for 25 hours.
To coincide with Yom Kippur, 3-time Award-winning In-spire LS Magazine spotlights the inspirational The Daughter of a Holocaust Survivor Pnina Freidberg to share her inspirational parents triumphant and unique story of surviving and thriving in life after adversity. The very candid The Daughter of a Holocaust Survivor special will inspire, uplift and motivate millions around the world to truly live each and every day like it is their last.
My name is Jordan Speed and I’m a work of art. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing though. I’m a work of art. Some people may not understand me, that’s okay. But the people who do, they’ll never forget the picture I’ve painted within their mind. The intent of this article wasn’t developed to entertain you, nor is it to teach you. The intent of this article is to show you some ideas and beliefs I bestow in my life that have helped me conceive and achieve everything I have up to this point. I cannot make you learn, digest, and utilize these ideas and beliefs; I can only allow you to think for yourself.
Sasha Shantel Bennett initially and cordially reached out to me in March 2012 to become a contributor for In-spire LS Magazine after we randomly engaged via Twitter and I was very optimistic, truly humbled and honored in working with 3-time Award-winning In-spire LS Magazine publication until a series of less than inspiring events transpired in my life where I needed to get certain people out of my life forever and refocus and rededicate myself professionally and personally as others were seemingly dictating my life.
A wise woman once said “if your dreams don’t scare you, you’re not dreaming big enough.” If there’s something you know you need to do to get to the next level in your life but you’re scared to get out of your comfort zone to go for it, this episode will give you the strategies to get out of your own way and just Go For It! Watch as I share my simple and proven strategies to developing a habit of stepping outside of my comfort zone with confidence.
In remembrance of the September 11th attacks, and it being the 15th year anniversary; I can no doubt say that this day was the most emotional day in American history. I originally come from London, UK—but I did live in America for a vital part of my childhood—I went to school, experienced the culture and ideally got very used to the lifestyle.
Whatever it may be. A new job. Moving away. Studying. Re-studying. Purchasing those FABULOUS new heels. Whatever it is, don’t worry. It’s NEVER TOO LATE TO START SOMETHING NEW. Try not to look for the things that could go wrong. Start looking for the things that could go beautifully right!
Through all of the trials and tribulations that you have experienced in life thus far, have you ever sat down in your quiet time and questioned why you went through them? Or even better yet, how you were able to get through? You need to be encouraged today that all of the hardships that you were in were not just for you, but you went through them so you have enough experience for whoever you were meant to become in your present life.