Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
May 27th, 2018 | 3 mins 48 secs
dress, inspirational, laurel, motivational, perspective, yanny
The Yanny or Laurel internet sensation was fascinating to me. The same audio was heard differently by each individual. What does this potentially mean for other things in life? I look at the situation as a matter of perspective.
May 20th, 2018 | 4 mins 20 secs
calm, coffee, inspirational, moment, motivational, peace, relax
As I’m sitting here, sipping my coffee that I got on my walk, it made me think about taking time to smell the coffee. Taking time to walk for coffee, and just be away.
May 13th, 2018 | 4 mins 34 secs
cooking, flair, inspirational, japanese steak house, motivational
This past week I ate at Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse. While I was there, I was mesmerized by the chef cooking the food in front of us. The whole time, I was just mesmerized by their cooking. An action we don’t typically see publicly at a restaurant, and it was amazing just to watch.
May 6th, 2018 | 3 mins 21 secs
anxiety, critics, inspirational, judges, motivational, worry
I was at a dance competition this past weekend. I performed my best, but only because I didn't think about the judges while I was dancing.
April 29th, 2018 | 15 mins 2 secs
chance, inspirational, journey, motivational, risks, success
This week I reflect on the risks that I have taken and how they have gotten me to where I’m at now. Each risk has added pieces to the puzzle of who I am.
April 22nd, 2018 | 10 mins 15 secs
bad news, control, imperfections, inspirational, motivational, negativity
It is easy for me to focus on imperfections and bad news. Things that I can't control. This week I want to look at that and how it can have a negative impact on me.
April 15th, 2018 | 5 mins 15 secs
difficult, inspirational, motivational, practice, skill
As we get better at things, we forget that it once was difficult. I reflect on some things that I once thought were difficult to do.
April 8th, 2018 | 4 mins 18 secs
anxiety, dread, fear, inspirational, motivational, worry
I am finishing up a course for college. I was dreading it beforehand, but now with a few assignments to go, why did I dread this course so much?
April 1st, 2018 | 4 mins 37 secs
belief, foolish, idea, inspirational, motivational, viruses
It is April Fools Day in the United States. This got me thinking about how am I being foolish in the ideas that I believe about myself.
March 25th, 2018 | 4 mins 10 secs
age, inspirational, motivational, old, young
I am turning 28 on Tuesday. This got me thinking about the idea of not being too old or too young to do something.
March 18th, 2018 | 4 mins 29 secs
anger, failure, inspirational, mistakes, motivational
There is a part of me that I am not proud of. A side of me, that sometimes lashes out in fear.
March 11th, 2018 | 28 mins 6 secs
creative process, creativity, inspirational, motivational, podcasting, writing
I sat down this week to talk with Brandon T. Blaylock about writing, and the creative process. I had a great time talking with him. We talked about some of the struggles of creative writing, and about sharing your voice.
March 4th, 2018 | 4 mins 34 secs
influence, inspirational, motivational, today
We are surrounded by people now that we can be an influence to. We don’t need to wait until later to make a difference.
February 25th, 2018 | 6 mins 3 secs
In our world, I find it is important to be a Light in the Darkness. I talked about being a Light, and how I keep my Light shining.
Episode 25: Impacting Someone Else’s Life - The Big and Small Things We Can Do To Positively Affect Another Person
February 18th, 2018 | 3 mins 56 secs
impact, influence, inspirational, kidney, motivational, transplant
I witnessed a kidney transplant last weekend. It got me thinking about how I can impact someone’s life in big and/or small ways.