Who inspires you?

"Embrace that moments in your life that scare you. Because in those moments you will grow the most."


 

One of the most powerful things anyone has ever said to me was to embrace the moments in your life that scare you. Because in those moments you will grow the most.

A professor told me this during my last year of university and accompanied it with a story about his own personal struggle and how challenging life can be for all of us. This man has inspired me from the day I met him. He has been a mentor, a leader, and a great friend. During moments in my life where I felt scared, lost, or just didn't know who I was anymore, he brought me back. He pushed me to be better and to do things that I wouldn't normally do.

He challenged me to be true to myself even if that meant being rejected by some. He told me to accept fear and embrace it as a welcome part of my own growth. He taught me what it meant to lead an integrated life and always be true to the things you believe no matter where you are or who you are with.

Any success I might have in my life has not been achieved alone. It comes from daily inspiration. For me, I often think of the professor who continues to be my biggest cheerleader.

Who is it for you?

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