Amanda Sullivan | How to Become Your Own Hero

Presented by Spartan Training®

She was run over TWICE & still runs with a smile, Amanda Sullivan will teach you to be the candle that banishes darkness. Amanda is someone who runs into the fire, she has worked with little girls who have been sex trafficked, orphans and refugees from areas of natural disaster and conflict, and was hit by a car...twice. Her previous experiences fortified her with a remarkably resilient baseline, her infectious smile and enthusiasm reminds us to “be the hero you're waiting for,” and that we all must rise above our circumstances and reignite our inner flames.

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LESSONS: Stop waiting be be rescued, rescue yourself! Don’t live in the glory days of the past, be present Live on your own terms You are in control of your attitude and what you fuel your mind/ body/ soul with Fight back again adversity Rise above your circumstances Ignite your inner flame, fight the darkness You’re capable of far more than you think Train your soul by training your mind

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TIME STAMPS: 0:00 Hosts intro 1:45 Being run over 3:00 Contemplating suicide 4:45 Living on her own terms 5:45 Signing up for a 5k 6:40 Teeter Break 9:00 Two accidents not one 10:30 Feeling desperate 11:00 Mom as her hero 11:55 You’re in control, fight back against adversity 13:00 Life is hard, when you accept that it becomes easier 14:00 Caretaking for her mother: through dying showed her how to live 15:45 Being capable of far more than you think- train your soul 16:20 Sefra, Johnny, Col. Nye and Joe De Sena discuss the interview

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Spartan Up! is a weekly audio/video podcast; a Spartan Race for the mind. The show focuses on the Spartan mindset and how we define and achieve success in all walks of life.


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CREDITS Producer - Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc. Hosts - Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra Alexandra, & Col. Tim Nye Synopsis - Matt Baatz