Swapping Adventures Part 4 by Emmanuel Lopez
This is a
big THANK YOU to every single person that helped and
quest for a new home. Despite the tight budget and
deadline, I am
happy to say I found a peaceful new apartment with a
and a caring landlord.
During this adventure, I really came to appreciate the power of community and how willing people are to aid others experiencing financial crisis and isolation. I experienced the magic of Swapsity members when they were quick to provide apartment leads and encouragement after reading my blog post. Some even used Facebook to share the post on their own walls!
I also received personal messages of gratitude because they found my apartment quest inspirational. Those who were also going through difficult times said my story helped them to stay positive, persevere and ask for the help they need. In the end, my apartment search was all about inspiring others who find themselves in the same boat. My message to anyone feeling stuck in a crisis is this: Identify what you need, Find the courage to ask for help, and Believe in the power of community. Remember, you are not alone. There are good-hearted people waiting to help you in your time of need!
Emmanuel Lopez a.k.a. Motivatorman is a social media consultant, speaker and an award-winning illustrator and movie blogger. He helps people identify and communicate their greatness! The New York Times and The Washington Post have featured Emmanuel's blog called, Movies That Motivate. Emmanuel has also owned a successful illustration business, written a column for Zoomer Magazine and provided motivational talks for: TD Canada Trust, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario Ministry of Finance, Lululemon Athletica, Schulich School of Business and The Art Institute of Boston. You can connect with Emmanuel on Swapsity.