Friday, 13 December 2013

Sammy and John's Vids That Make You Go Hmm. . .

Category: Inspirational
Theme: Motivation


"Rise and Shine" (YouTube- http://youtu.be/hbkZrOU1Zag)
 
 
VS.
 
"The Man Who Never Gave Up"  (YouTube- http://youtu.be/bg1cll2wcSw)
 
 
 
What motivates you to push yourself to success?

11 comments:

Sierra Hill said...

I liked the second one because it showed that this man had a main goal and worked hard to achieve it! I like these types of stories because it shows people that you truly have to work hard for goals not everything will be handed out on a silver platter! It also shows how you have to keep working at it and not quit! Quitting is the easiest option in the world, but could make you so unhappy when it comes to your dreams! What motivates me is the end goal! Picturing myself in that position and just being happy doing my dream motivates me the most!

Jade Whittington said...

I like the first video better because I learned a lot of things about how to push yourself to success. I learned that nobody is really stopping you except for yourself and all the negative thoughts that you get you can get rid of just by telling yourself to get up and don't look back. I learned that your body can achieve anything you want it to. The things that motivate me to success is up beat music and when I have positive people surrounding me it is easy to achieve success.

Selena Dyck said...

The second video won for two reasons: a) I prefer hearing personal stories over generalized motivational speeches and b) I really liked the first one until it was revealed at the end that THE WHOLE THING WAS A NIKE AD. That annoys me a little because while it's great that Nike is trying to motivate people like this, in the end they're only doing it because they know it'll make you buy their product.

What motivates me to push for success is usually the exhilaration of working hard at something I love. If I don't have passion for something, it's really difficult for me to motivate myself to do it, but if I love it, it doesn't even feel like work.
Also, to motivate myself I try to turn things into a game where I bet against myself knowing I'll work as hard as I can out of defiance. Sounds a little self-defeatist, but it works for me.

Amelia Duncan said...

i liked the first video more because that feels like everyday of my life. there hasn't been a day in the last 3 months that I haven't woken up sore or in pain from what I've done the day before. I'm taking this video very literally because I can, I related very well to it and it makes me feel like the goal can be a bit farther away but it's always achievable.
I am motivated not by the final goal but the dozens of mini goals I've set along the way. If I reach one them I know that I'm that much closer to my final goal. Also people who don't believe in the goal or my ability to achieve it help as well. I feel like there's even more to prove and there's that much more pressure on me but it pushes me to prove everyone wrong, that I can do anything and that there isn't one thing that can stop me.

James Cowdery said...

As much as the second video was inspirational, it was however not the winner for me, I looked down when the first movie came on but within seconds trained my eyes to the screen and let the message sink in, the core of my body sped up and chills snaked through my spine.

My motivation to push the impossible force of the world's weight out of the way to get to my goal sources itself in my family and friends, but mainly with my parents. My parents have always been a big reason for my "get up and go" ever since I was born, a plate both to jump from and to jump to, the ropes that kept me from falling and the safety net for when it was inevitable. My motivation to help people, to sacrifice myself so that others may have so I can see their reactions and joy is what motivates me!

maddie swidnicki said...

i like the second one, this man defines dedication and he was clearly fixed on losing weight and he definetely did. very inspiring to know that even that man could dedicate himself to achieving his goal and he never quit. what motivates me is what ive been through with my family watching what happened right infront and motivates me to be the best i can be and love every minute of it no matterwhat , and to achieve success you gotta believe in yourself and have faith in what your capable of.

Cheyenne Vermette said...

The first video won to me, although the second video shared an extrememly inspring story, to never give up. I like the fisrt one more because it reminded me how the right or best choice, might not always be the easiest choice. And that you have to push yourself to acieve greatness.
When I do certain things, what motivates me is thinking about my future, how one day it will be better and I just have to work towards it and that one day I will hopefully have my own family that I will have to provide for.

Braxton Anderson said...

The second video was defiantly the winner for me, because his story is not only really inspiring it's a goal I can relate to a lot. Also we can see where he starts from the beginning and see his progress. And even though some people including self say he should just give up. He refuses and keep moving forward until he succeeds.
What motivates me to push myself to success is the mentality of "One step at a time". Too many times I have tried "running up the flights of stairs" and falling on my face or even worse. Seeing what looks like a infinite amount of stairs bring me a to frozen halt. So want I do now is "One step" at a time, then another step, and another. Until I finally reach the top.

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cindy moar said...

the second video wins because it showed the process of his sucess and how he felt so confident in himself and knew what he wanted.

what pushes me to motivate myself are giving back to all the good people in my life that deserve the world , also maybe pushing myself to get my dream body by working out and maintaining a healthy diet.