The Journey begins…A journey to a New Beginning, a quest that started homeless, living in a vehicle- - driven searching for answers.He calls it his project and he wrote it out on a statement he calls … The Making of an American Success Story.
Excerpt from the Akron Beacon Journal, by Dave Scott
Jeremy’s story… “Body builder has Inner Strength”
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PICTURES FROM PROJECT
Finding Inner Strength
Creating The Vision
I believe in the power of a good story, and my passion is helping others write their ownsuccess stories so they can inspirechange in others.
“Just because someone stumbles and loses their way, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever. Sometimes we all need a little help.” – Dr. Xavier “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
Return Of Hope
FACTS & NUMBERSEmotional Health: A state of emotional and psychological well-being in which an individual is able to use his or her cognitive and emotional capabilities to function in society, and meet the ordinary demands of everyday life. Impact of Poor Emotional Health / Mental Illness in AmericaSerious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year. Depression is the thirdmost common cause of hospitalization in the U.S. for ages 18 to 44. Between 529,000 and 840,000 veterans are homeless at some time during the year due to mental and physical health.Veterans represent 20 percent of suicides nationally. Each day, about 22 veterans die from suicide.CREATING EMOTIONAL WELLNESS VIDEO(aka Inner Strength) Emotional Wellness: To live a full and creative life, sense of purpose, strong healthy relationships, and deal with conflict / stress in a positive way do to life’s inevitable challenges.
5-KEYS TO VICTORYKEY #1 STATE: Create Quality State of Mind to boost Self-Esteem by way of;•Mind- Develop a Victor’s Mental Attitude / Psychology to be Victorious •Body- Proper Nutrition and Exercise to Generate Peak Physical and Mental Well-being (Develop Outer and Inner strength) •Spiritual-The ability to Give Back creates “Wealth” & “Abundance”KEY #2 FOCUS: Create a Vision of What You Want, FOCUS on it and ACT!(Action Changes Things) KEY #3 MEANING / PURPOSE: Change meaning from Destructive to Productiveto discover PurposeKEY #4 ENVIRONMENT: We are a Product of Our Environment•Change the Environment- Clean, Organize, Create Support Groups •Change the Meaning- To serve in Building SuccessWhile each human being is unique, we also share nervous systems that function in the same way. There are also six fundamental needs that everyone has in common, and all behavior is simply an attempt to meet those six needs.KEY #5 STRATEGY: Create a MAP (Massive Action Plan) and ESTABLISH ways TOMEETTHE6HUMANNEEDStoServe:
SPONSORS / PARTNERSHIPS Get involved & Get active!Back in 2008 I set out to reinvent my life. As a personal trainer and life coach, in the making; I found a quote that best summed up my intent in the beginning of my fitness journey.
“The mediocre teacher tells.The good teacher explains.The superior teacher demonstrates.The Great Teacher Inspires!”- William Arthur Ward
Yes I have inspired many since the release of my story and even have a small fan club; however I can’t take the title of being a great teacher. I set out to become a great teacher and instead became a great student and learned my most valuable lessons- -the powers of sharing and forgiving. My journey has continued to self-realization, empowerment and healing.Made permanent lifestyle change for growth and enlightenmentChanged limited belief structures, became confident, and reclaimed my life as the victorI’m ready to share my story and lessons learned to inspire and Help Other People Excel by bringing back H.O.P.E. to them to discover who they are truly meant to be by starting a new beginning.Thank you for allowing me to share with you.
Jeremy SmithJeremy Smith CPT / Author / Owner of Body Elite Systems, LLC
Life Crisis (i.e. Cancer Survivor or Environmental Disasters)Under Employable or Economic DownturnsJob Extinction
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Certainty: assurance you can avoid pain and gain pleasure.
Uncertainty/Variety: the need for the unknown, change, new stimuli.
Significance: feeling unique, important, special or needed.
Connection/Love:a strong feeling of closeness or union with someone or something
Growth: an expansion of capacity, capability or understanding
Contribution:a sense of service and focus on helping, giving to and supporting others
We are all Affected and Together we can Make a Difference.Serious mental illness / poor emotional health costs America$193.2 billion in lost earnings per year.“The way we pay for mental health today is the most expensive way possible,” Insel says. “We don’t provide support early, so we end up paying for lifelong support.” -Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health. USA TODAY NEWS LIKE OR SHARE THE LOVE Use the power of social media to show your support and enlist others in our mission to Help Other People Excel by bringing back H.O.P.E. to them to discover the life they are truly meant to live…an Extraordinary Life! MAKE a DONATIONYou can support “Driven-New Beginnings” through a one-time donation. CORPORATE SPONSORIf you are part of an established corporate, private, or family foundation, you can join other generous granters and provide support for “Driven-New Beginnings”. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.orgSPONSORSHIPIn-Kind Donations and Monetary, contact email@example.com