5 Inspirational Videos that Will Motivate You

Jun 4, 2013

Image from Flickr user gtall1

Motivation is that inner drive that pushes you to move forward and persevere despite the odds. From a young girl attempting her first ski jump to the stories of champion female athletes who’ve reached the top of their game, the following collection of videos will fire you up and give you the boost to take that next leap.

1.
WE LIVE UNBOUND PART I
“There’s something inside of us. Blind to the forces that restrict our potential, it gives
us the gift of unlimited ability. We use it to rise above ourselves, to reach the
unreachable.”
These wise words open Live Unbound’s motivating video that reflects the
mission of the organization: to inspire people to remove all barriers that may hold them
back, and strive to reach their goals.

2.
NIKE: "VOICES"

This inspiring video from 
Nike shows the drive and determination of some of the most talented female athletes around. These ladies did not have it easy and have dealt with challenging odds to get to where they are today. Their focus and commitment to themselves and to their sport reinforces how important it is to never give up.

3.
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KID OF THE YEAR 2012
The Long brothers won the 2012 Sports Illustrated Kids SportKids of the Year.
Cayden, age 6, has cerebral palsy but his older brother Conner, age 9, does not see
that as stumbling block. In an inspirational move initiated by Conner, the boys compete
in triathlons together, always coming out winners. Their story will move you - it even
brought NBA superstar Lebron James to tears.

4.
GIRL’S FIRST SKI JUMP
Standing at the top of a ski jump, a 4th grade girl talks through her fears, contemplating
the challenge ahead. Faced with the choice of retreating or jumping, the sweet voiced ski
novice takes the plunge to victory.

5.
THE HOLSTEE MANIFESTO: LIFECYCLE VIDEO
This empowering video comes from the good folks at Holstee, a lifestyle goods online
shop that designs sustainable products.  The young company composed the Holstee
Manifesto - a declaration guiding its creators to incorporate passion into their lives.
Bicycles are used as a theme in the clip while valuable nuggets of wisdom from the Manifesto are interspersed, providing fodder for motivation and inspiration.  

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