The other day I was in a video to help spread the word about BEYOND LIMITS and was asked why am I a member. I think it’s hard to sum up in 30 seconds why I’m a member of BL so I thought I’d write a blog post to elaborate.
I often wonder what it is that makes individuals think they can’t. Why is it that they doubt themselves? When in our lives do we learn to be embarrassed and decide not to try something new? As children we are instinctively born with natural curiosity to explore. What happens to that flame? Why does itRead More
Hello again everyone. Has it already been a whole week? It seems that time goes by faster and faster and we don’t even see it. I think that’s what they mean about life being precious. I mean, we are only given a very finite amount of time to do something good in this world. WhatRead More
My name is Garrett DeLong and I am a second-year student at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. About one year ago, I became aware of the organization BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken Your Potential. As I researched BEYOND LIMITS, I gradually became more aware of what the group’s mission was all about: inspiring people toRead More
Hello, everyone! My name is Erin and I’m a member of BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken Your Potential. I didn’t join for the sake of joining, though. Neither did I join for someone else or their opinion. I joined because I have lived a life plagued with “can’t.” Growing up, I always had a little voice inRead More
My name is Brandy Smith and I am a member of BEYOND LIMITS. I just got involved this fall and am already immersed in the project. Hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience that many people take advantage of to find themselves. So I caught myself thinking, who needs to find themselves most?
Time. It’s a funny thing really. We all have the same amount of it: yet some of us seem to have too much of it and others don’t seem to have enough. I fall into the latter category. I’m constantly one step ahead of where I am, planning, figuring, creating and playing out the nextRead More
Hi, my name is Tong Liu. I am an international student at UMPI. I come from Beijing. I am now an Oakley spokesperson of China because of my snowboarding. I am also a member of BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken You Potential. Have you ever devoted yourself to a charity or cause you would like to supportRead More
Hi, my name is Meghan Legassie and I am a third year student at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. I am majoring in professional communication and journalism. I have always loved writing, so why not pick a major that includes what I love and find myself doing in my spare time?
My name is Monica Hewitt. I am a junior at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, and I am involved in the nonprofit program, BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken Your Potential. We are committed to helping all people recognize that if they persevere, they can accomplish amazing things.