“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”– Thomas A. Edison
We often hear or read real-life stories and admire those people. We appreciate their hard work and attitude towards life.
Sometimes we noticed that many people have been through similar or maybe harder struggles but they achieved their goal. This might help you to concentrate and understand that what you want is within your reach, no matter how difficult the situation is.
So here we have compiled a few such real-life stories from the Updeed app to give you the inspiration that you need.
She is a 16- year old who bakes and sells her sweet treats. With the money earned, she gives back to society by helping the underprivileged with essential items such as food and hygiene products. She has an Instagram and Facebook page called “Renaye’s bakesale”. As a kid, she used to see her mother bake cookies and cakes. As she grew up she developed an interest too and at 10 she started baking for her friends and family. Eventually, they started paying her for it.
Many times she saw children studying on the streets and wondered why they couldn’t go to school like her. That’s when she decided to give back to society by helping those poor kids. The targeted people for charity are children and aged people. Seeing the joy on the children’s faces motivated her to take this endeavor of hers more seriously. Renaye strongly believes that every child should have a right to education. She has been doing this for 5 years and plans on doing much more in the years to come.
A student who had always felt a natural disposition towards paintings. Even when after her 10th standard, she had to choose academics over it, she always had her love for colors in her soul. She decided to be a Radio Jockey and worked for 2.5 years in this field. But as she wanted to get self-employed she switched her profession into an artist. She has a creative mind & always explores different forms of art. In her words, Nature is what incredibly inspires her when it comes to painting. Artists are blessed with painting a different world on their canvas full of their imaginations and creativity. No limitations or boundaries can prison their art!
Her life changed when she, at the age of 22, attended an art workshop of a 19-year-old girl who inspired her a lot. She solely managed to organize her 1st painting workshop and wasn’t expecting any participant but she was dumbfounded to see 12 people showing up at her first workshop. She is a self-made & self -learned artist & has conducted numerous workshops in collaboration with famous venues. Now, all she wants is to build her studio where she can encourage people to try out art to find their peace – a rare gem of today’s chaotic world.
He was magnificently fascinated by art since the age of 14. Art was his passion and a purpose of life for which he wakes up every day with a spirit. But due to family pressure, he could not pursue the arts field and was pushed to pursue computer application. But he didn’t feel a tad of motivation to move out of his bed for doing something which he never wanted to. Depression was covering his life until his friend encouraged him to drop out and pursue his passion. So, he decided to opt for architecture to express his love for art. Later on, he cleared NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) and is now pursuing his dreams. All he wants to convey is that if you love doing your passion then without wasting a second go for it that will make you feel alive and will motivate you.
The fascination for art started at the age of 10. During his college time, A friend familiarized him with photoshop which opened up the pool of creativity in him, and through that software, he kept experimenting with different color combinations all by himself and mastered it. His passion for art didn’t halt even when he was pursuing his master’s degree in the United Kingdom. In between this process, he also got passionate about photography and started capturing his emotions and feelings in different things. But as his family follows an orthodox approach, education was their topmost priority. Notwithstanding this fact, he decided to live with his passion as he believes more in soul satisfaction rather than financial fillings.
Once he went to Kumbh Fair, held in Ujjain, for photography. He wanted to click the picture of Naga Sadhu but got trapped by an imposter who asked for money for giving Sai the right to click his picture. Later when Sai was going back home with disappointment, he met real Naga sadhu who allowed Sai to take a picture of him and that picture made him the NatGeo Award Winner 2018! He always believes in living for a purpose not for money and today with this optimistic attitude he has his studio!
He is an entrepreneur who runs a big media agency. He started his career in 2013 by being a part of the core team of Sunburn fest. His hustle started at a very early age of 17 where he promoted underground music, parties and got the golden chance to work with international artists as well. His never-giving-up attitude has manifested his whole journey from being a part of the Sunburn fest core team to the founder of his company. He emphasized providing quality service to his client to build his brand reputation.
He’s out of box thinking and Unflinching resolve to achieve his goals guided him to stand out from the whole event industry. This pandemic has proven as a turnaround for his company. He collaborated with Chris Gayle for his new music video and shot it during lockdown with the help of his team and Gayle’s positive support and involvement. The video turned out to be outstanding work. Milan’s positive outlook towards life and resolve to perform better every day drove him to fulfill every single goal and pushed him to move ahead gallantly with every upcoming single event of his life.
We hope that these real-life inspirational stories encourage you to keep going even in unfortunate circumstances. If you like these stories and if you get inspired after reading this, don’t forget to appreciate these real-life heroes. Join the Updeed app and connect with these changemakers directly. Appreciate their efforts and you can share your story too.