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Diary of a Shy Teen: My Teaser of a Short Film About Reclaiming Your Voice and Identity (for Youth Speaker University) & Inspiration from Emeli Sande’s Read All About It

I’ve always wanted to inspire youth as an actress🎭 but was always to shy and paralyzed by anxiety to try – not anymore! Here’s my debut starring role playing a teen girl in a *homemade* short film (made for a scholarship entry), based on a true story (my diaries and embarrassing stories as a teen, find out never -shared before 🔐 secrets like who I was crushing on at age 15;).

The Tyler Perry-inspired “Diary of a Sad Shy Teen” (“unfortunately” Madea couldn’t be in this one, halleluyer;) is playing in schools across the country in kids who don’t have a voice. My dream is to reach teens like me and creatively give them a light of hope.

After over 20 years of severe social anxiety and stage fright I’m finally living out my dream of shining inspiration by merging my passion for acting and singing in imaginative presentations.

Here’s a flashback into my tumultuous teenhood, inspired by Josh Shipp’s Youth Speaker University – an awesome opportunity for those with a passion for empowering young people and giving them a voice.

Emeli Sande’s song Read All About It is exactly the message that I’d like to share with the younger me and other people like me who feel like they don’t have a voice:

Emeli Sande’s song Read All About It Lyrics

You’ve got the words to change a nation
But you’re biting your tongue
You’ve spent a life time stuck in silence
afraid you’ll say something wrong
If no one ever hears it how we gonna learn your song?
So come on, come on
Come on, come on

You’ve got a heart as loud as lions
So why let your voice be tamed?
Baby we’re a little different
there’s no need to be ashamed
You’ve got the light to fight the shadows
so stop hiding it away
Come on, Come on

I wanna sing, I wanna shout
I wanna scream till the words dry out
so put it in all of the papers,
I’m not afraid
they can read all about it
read all about it oh
oh-oh-oh

At night we’re waking up the neighbors
while we sing away the blues
making sure that we remember yeah
cause we all matter too
if the truth has been forbidden
then we’re breaking all the rules
so come on, come on
come on, come on

lets get the TV and the radio
to play our tune again
its ’bout time we got some airplay of our version of events
there’s no need to be afraid
i will sing with you my friend
Come on, come on

I wanna sing, I wanna shout
I wanna scream till the words dry out
so put it in all of the papers,
I’m not afraid
they can read all about it
read all about it oh
oh-oh-oh

Yeah we’re all wonderful, wonderful people
so when did we all get so fearful?
Now we’re finally finding our voices
so take a chance, come help me sing this
Yeah we’re all wonderful, wonderful people
so when did we all get so fearful?
and now we’re finally finding our voices
so take a chance, come help me sing this

I wanna sing, I wanna shout
I wanna scream till the words dry out
so put it in all of the papers,
I’m not afraid
they can read all about it
read all about it oh
oh-oh-oh

I wanna sing, I wanna shout
I wanna scream till the words dry out
so put it in all of the papers,
I’m not afraid
they can read all about it
read all about it oh
Read more at http://www.lyrics.com/read-all-about-it-lyrics-emeli-sande.html#vqsiXFOSM7JQ3tpZ.99

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Your Dreams Were Made to Flourish: Live Out Your Beautiful Purpose

The beautiful thing about purpose is that everyone was born with it – the question is will you choose to fully embrace and move in it?

You’ve caught glimpses of it ever since you were a child, when your hope and wonder was still fresh and you explored the world with joy and wide-eyed awe. You’ve always imagined making an impact in the unique way you were created to – so what are you waiting for? You’ve already been chosen…

Deep down you know you weren’t made for the ordinary, you may have been rejected or always felt like a mis-fit – but it’s because you are from more royal origins. You were made to live out a story greater than your wildest dreams, grander than your highest hopes, to love boldly, sowing seeds of healing and setting others free.

This beautiful purpose crafted and written for you, and those you are connected to, is more captivating than any fairy-tale, more riveting than an epic legend or film…So why do we constantly seek outward, aimless distraction, yearning for merit-less validation, entertaining meaningless excuses and powerless foes like fear that dull and pull us away from our real-life reverie?

Below listen to my inspirational pep talk for you entering the New Year, “It’s Your Time to Flourish and Shine”

This year is ours to be found and to seek, to create, dance and play on purpose with childlike belief, to cultivate, thrive and flourish, to shine and savor the love we were made for and finally live out that dream courageously. This 2015 we’re waiting in eager anticipation for you to come awake and realize the truth of who you were always meant to be…free. ‪#‎ariseandshine‬ ‪#‎beYoutothefull‬ ‪#‎liveboldlyonPurpose‬ ‪#‎youareBeautiful‬ ‪#‎alwaysbelieve‬ ‪#‎youremadeformore‬

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It’s Your Time To Flourish and Shine

Every second of each day is precious! This is your time to flourish and shine – use it wisely and creatively! I spent some time planning and painting to kick off 2015…what are some steps you can take to get you closer to that vision in your heart?

A goal of mine is to share more of my original inspirational paintings with the world at Envibrance Dream Creations. I’ve decided to plan and work on this goal consistently to ensure that I keep up the traction.

Need a resource to help you keep track of your dreams? I love my Flourish Planner from Monica Lee at Smart Creative Women! It was one of the sparks that inspired me to get my watercolors out again – Monica’s painting on the cover is so inspiring as well as the quotes throughout! Find this planner, other designs and her amazing show where she interviews women in the business of creativity at SmartCreativeWomen.com!

Below listen to my inspirational pep talk for you entering the New Year “It’s Your Time to Flourish and Shine”

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Fear Not and Pursue Your Dreams: You Were Made to Be Extraordinary

A photo posted by Julene Fleurmond (@dreamfleur) on

Above: Flashback – Playing dress-up with friends – I love any excuse to because I do it anyways for fun! :D.

I’m no (Secret Agent;) Angel in real life but I do believe we’re each sent here with a message to share, a “secret” identity and a greater purpose for being here – impacting the lives of others…

You weren’t made to be ordinary but to live an extraordinary life through the power of the same love that made you. We’re not superheroes but your story and the hope that has allowed you to overcome is vital to share to impact and even save the lives of others. You never know what those around you are facing and you truly have the power to make a change simply by stepping out of your comfort zone, speaking truth, walking in love and deciding to kick fear in the face. You’ve got an extraordinary mission, don’t miss out on it by playing small!

– Julene

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Inspiration from Marie Forleo on Living Your Purpose and Winning a B-School Scholarship

A Must-See: Below watch my favorite interview from MarieTV that has inspired and encouraged me immensely where she interviews Mastin Kipp on Living Your Purpose


Marie Forleo is a creative force with a passionate heart for helping others that you can see in all she does. She’s been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey and Tony Robbins and is the founder of MarieTV and B-School that will both give you valuable information about building a business of your dreams, make you laugh out loud and touch your heart. I’ve been inspired by Marie’s work for years now and look up to her as a mentor, role model and fellow multi-passionate entrepreneur.

Recently I applied for a B-School scholarship and would love to have your support as I boldly am taking steps to help Dreamfleur and this community flourish so I can help women and youth discover and pursue their purpose and creative passions even more effectively. Watch the video above where I share my story and heart behind my dreams and and if you enjoy it leave a comment and like on Youtube to help spread the word, I appreciate your support!

Thank you Marie for sowing into my life so much already! Best wishes to anyone else who is applying for a B-School scholarship! To anyone else who sees this and has a business they would like to grow, check out B-School and find out how can help your dreams come to fruition: http://joinbschool.com

Why I’m Applying to B-School

Over the past few years I’ve overcome difficult circumstances and have gotten clarity on my purpose and dreams with the help of mentors. Now I’m ready to share what I’ve learned about following your calling with others and need expertise on how to reach those assigned to me!

When it comes to marketing I feel like I’m floundering instead of flourishing. I would love to glean from your wisdom on how to reach those I am meant to serve through creative branding and encouraging them to overcome their past and follow their dreams and cultivate their purpose by nourishing others with their stories.

After years of feeling isolated in my business it would also be a joy to be part of such a vibrant community of creative dreamers and doers (and will happily dance bomb and encourage others while I’m there, watch the video to see;). I love watching the other entries from everyone else who has applied, there are so many inspiring women in Marie’s community, click here to take a look!

To everyone here, continue following your dreams – they are there for a reason beyond what you can imagine or see…don’t let us miss out on seeing you come alive and being enriched by your story and beauty!

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Arise & Shine Dare Dreamer: Snippet of My Song’s Lyric Video

Is there a dream that you’ve buried because it’s seemed impossible or impractical? For the longest time I have done just this but as I encourage you to pursue your dreams even while you are afraid, I have to muster up the courage to do the same myself.

A while back I shared how I have been pursuing my dream of inspiring others through music. In the past few months I’ve been taking vocal lessons, doing songwriting sessions, setting up meetings with mentors, working on recordings and music video concepts and following this dream little by little, bit by bit.

Above is an animation showing a snippet of a lyric video for my first song “Arise and Shine (Dare Dreamer)” and a little venturing into stop-motion (I love trying new things this idea was sparked after I saw Moriah Peters’ music video for her song “Bloom.”) The lyrics in the clip above say:

“Arise and Shine, Dare Dreamer can’t you see you’re full of purpose and possibility! So arise and shine O Sleeper, don’t give up now dare, Dreamer, arise and shine Dear Dreamer come alive!” That’s my message to YOU today and everyday!

Stay tuned as I further share the journey of making this dream a reality, I’d love to hear how you are daring to live the life you’ve always dreamed!

We all suffer if you keep your dreams buried inside – Arise and Shine!

You can get various Arise and Shine T-shirt designs and more in my clothing Envibrance Dream Apparel by clicking here:
ariseandshinemugandmodel

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