A Lesson In Teamwork

I’m not a surfer. I like the ocean and I like to swim. But surfing is something I watch. I’m amazed by a surfer’s athleticism. In the following, under one minute Vimeo video, two surfers give me a lesson on teamwork. We need each other if we are to make it through the tough times. They inspired me to always offer a hand and to accept one as well.


<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/85587335″>Sharing is caring</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/garethsheehan”>Gareth Sheehan</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

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Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

Have you ever been knocked down? Knocked flat on your back? There is only one option, get back up and get going. It’s hard, really hard. And, at times, seemingly impossible. When we get up off the mat, rise, and begin again, it is a personal triumph. The following  short YouTube video tells one man’s story of getting up and going on. Get Inspired by his story.

Our Attitude Makes All The Difference

Life isn’t easy. Some days it takes heaps of courage just to get out of bed. If you’re having a tough day, you’re not alone. Every person who has lived, is living, or will live has rough, really rough moments. The attitude we take to life’s rough moments can make all the difference in how we work our way through them. The right attitude will transform tragedy’s into triumphs. The following short YouTube video presents a short story using metaphors to illustrate the importance of cultivating the right attitude.

One Ordinary Woman – Unstoppable

Do you think you are only one person? Do you often say, “What can I do?” “How can I make a difference?” All it takes is one person, with a courageous heart. One person who sees injustice, evil, or a person who needs healing and acts. It takes persistence and an indomitable spirit. Are you that person? Irena Sendler was that person. Watch the 2 minute YouTube video and you’ll discover what one ordinary person did that was by any measure extraordinary. I know she inspired me. I hope she will touch your heart.

Light The Fire

I’m hoping you have a passion to use the awesome gift that is within you. Don’t know what it is? Make a decision, go for it. What do you have to lose? The following YouTube video contains the narration of a poem that was read on a Netflix Tony Robbins special. I found it inspiring. Let’s light the fire, fan the flames, and reach down deep to pull it off.

What Do I Want To Change?

There is one true thing about change, the only person we can change is our self. Once we decide to change, we can ask, what is it I want to change? Change, if it will make you a better person. One who loves more deeply. One who is grounded in timeless values. One that brings out the best in you. Start with small incremental change. Don’t give up if you slip, you’re human. Have the guts to get up and start again. The following YouTube video will inspire you to change for the better. Let’s get going. 

Too Tough, Too Stubborn To Quit

Setbacks happen. Failure happens. Each time they happen let’s say thank you for what we learned and for the courage we had not to give up. That’s right, say thank you for the lesson learned. We won’t repeat the same mistake, we’re stronger, tougher, smarter, and we won’t quit. We’re too tough, too ornery, too stubborn to quit. Get inspired to fight on with this brief YouTube video.

The Greatest Defeat Can Be Turned Into Victory

Every once in a while, a hero knocks on my door. Today it happened when I searched for an inspiring video to post on this blog. No pity parties, no feeling sorry for himself, not this hero. He has a a tank full of courage. A heart bursting with gratitude, and an attitude I want to emulate. He was knocked down but not knocked out. He is an inspiration to all who watch the following Vimeo video. I know you will be inspired as much as me.

TOUCH THE SKY from tim hahne on Vimeo.

Fight On! You’ll Make It

Struggling to catch your dream? Fighting your way through writer’s block? Wondering if anyone but the person who loves you most will appreciate your talent? Join the club. It’s part of the initiation process to see if you and I are worthy to reach the dream. Fight on. Don’t quit. Okay, discouragement happens. It’s one of the club’s perquisites. Fight on. This short video will inspire you to fight on and help you to understand why you MUST persevere. 

 

THE GAP by Ira Glass from Daniel Sax on Vimeo.

The Secret To Succeeding

Feeling tired of the struggle? Not seeing results? Starting to think your goal is beyond reach? There’s a secret to overcoming all of the negative thinking. It’s simple, it works, and it is tested. Are you intrigued? Watch the following YouTube video to learn the secret and make it work in every part of your life.