Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
November 18th, 2018 | 3 mins 43 secs
creativity, failure, inspirational, motivational
Pedro Seminario, the Sound Supervisor at Blizzard, mentioned the phrase "Willingness to Fail" at a sound design panel at BlizzCon 2018. This phrase has stuck with me, as it embodies so much about creativity. That ability to risk failing, to hopefully achieve something better.
November 11th, 2018 | 4 mins 14 secs
inspirational, motivational, overthinking, stressing
There are times I overthink. This is when I'm thinking about something so much that I think over it so much. That is what happens when I overthink.
November 4th, 2018 | 4 mins 20 secs
bravery, fear, inspirational, motivational, singing
I attended a Drama Club performance a week ago. What amazed me most was the bravery of the kids to sing their hearts out. They did not let fear stop them.
October 28th, 2018 | 3 mins 33 secs
frustration, inspirational, learning, motivational, obbstacles, opportunities, problem solving
Every problem can be met with frustration, or it can be an opportunity for learning. I find this is so true in my life.
October 21st, 2018 | 3 mins 54 secs
inspirational, memories, moments, motivational, reunions
Thinking back on reunions and trying to revisit earlier moments in our lives. We can't go back, we can only move forward with what we gained from those experiences.
October 14th, 2018 | 2 mins 22 secs
inspirational, legacy, motivational, tradition
In 1932, Zedo Ishikawa's accidental death inspiried the tradition of "Carry on". This is a powerful tradition and legacy that has brought together generations of students at Mesa High.
October 7th, 2018 | 3 mins 39 secs
hydration, inspirational, motivational, self-care
With how busy we can get, it is important to take care of ourselves. In this episode, I talk about hydration and how it can be something that can be overlooked in my life, and the consequences of that.
September 30th, 2018 | 3 mins 54 secs
inspirational, journey, motivational, refinement, starting
Everything requires constant refinement. We could wait to start until we have it all figured out, but then we may never begin. It’s about improving ON the journey.
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.