Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
September 23rd, 2018 | 2 mins 45 secs
dancing, inspirational, motivational, performing, practice, repetition
While getting ready for the recent dance showcase, I realized how important it is to keep practicing. The more you practice, the more the activity becomes ingrained in your mind.
September 16th, 2018 | 2 mins 55 secs
failure, goals, inspirational, motivational, steps
I missed my step goal last Sunday. I look at my reaction to that, as well as what achieving my goal for 945 days in a row did for me.
September 9th, 2018 | 3 mins 16 secs
good intentions, healthy, inspirational, motivational
Fiber One Bars can be good for you, and they can be healthy. Just....not in all circumstances.
September 2nd, 2018 | 4 mins 27 secs
extraordinary, inspirational, motivational, ordinary, small, thankless jobs
One of my mentors, Jonathan Brush, told me the phrase "Be Extraordinary in the Ordinary" back in March. This has stuck with me. The importance of the small things, sometimes the things we overlook.
August 26th, 2018 | 4 mins 39 secs
Today is the day of the annual dance studio showcase. That means it has been almost 1 year of Be Great TODAY. I reflect on what that year has taught me regarding consistency, writer’s block, risks and the big picture.
August 19th, 2018 | 4 mins 26 secs
Having a creative outlet is a great way to feed your passion in something. I talk about why I believe having a creative outlet has been beneficial for me.
August 12th, 2018 | 5 mins 16 secs
experience, inspirational, motivational, practice, skill
What is the best way to get better at something? I found that I believe it is experience. Information and skill can only go so far, but it comes down to the practice of experience.
August 5th, 2018 | 4 mins 39 secs
imposter syndrome, inspirational, motivational, negativity
In everything I do, there is a voice that speaks to me. It tells me that I can’t do something, causes me to doubt my ability. As I’ve talked with friends and family, I feel this voice speaks to more people than just me.
July 29th, 2018 | 5 mins 29 secs
creativity, inspirational, motivational, perspective, podcast, viewpoint
You have a unique perspective on the world. I believe YOU should start a podcast! Starting a podcast is a great way to build your communication skills and your confidence. It also allows your voice to be heard by many people. This is based on the Persuasive Presentation I made for college.
July 22nd, 2018 | 4 mins 6 secs
experience, inspirational, motivational, podcasting, tirelessly, work
Dave Jackson and Scott Johnson are being inducted into the Acadamy of Podcasters Hall of Fame this year! Think about the MANY long nights they've had to work to get to this point. I want to encourage us to keep working those long nights.
July 15th, 2018 | 12 mins 30 secs
calling, career, inspirational, lessons, motivational, voice acting
What is it like to take on different characters? Become someone else? How can voice acting help if your current career is different? I interviewed Skune of Slackers Studio Podcast on what they have learned from their lifelong calling to be a voice actor.
July 8th, 2018 | 3 mins 18 secs
accountability, inspirational, motivational, sweets
I have been working to maintain my weight loss. One thing that has helped me avoid the sweets is asking for accountability from those around me. I need others to help me, I can’t do it by myself.