Suria Sparks is the founder and creator of Soul of Success. She is widely known as an Inspiring Force for Women Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship supporting the underserved, such as retrenched workers and single mothers with Entrepreneurship skills for survival. Suria was also listed one of The Top 20 Game Changers in Wall Street Journal and was awarded with the Mentorship Award at the Harvard Business Expert Forum, Harvard University. Another speech about her Journey in entrepreneurship was held at the United Nations. She has been invited to closed door events with Sir Richard Branson and has spoken at TEDx events.
Suria shares how making space to have her inner me time has helped her build her confidence back up and help her live her best life while empowering others to do the same. She also shares her tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.
Suria Sparks is the founder and creator of Soul of Success.
Suria is of Indian, Malaysian and Singaporean descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Have a why that makes you cry and you will find a way that makes you fly. Before you fly, first love yourself.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is being in love with yourself for who you really are.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Suria has gone through from many phases of confidence and has experience different incidents from sexual and physical abuse to losing her sense of self identity. She was hanging onto the next big thing that can fill her up, and pursued everything in all aspects of her life but kept asking whats next? She felt like was crumbling on the inside even though on the outside it looked like she was living a perfect life.
The “AHA” Moment
After Suria’s 2nd marriage went down the drain, she said enough is enough and went to the mountains for some inner me time. Then in Singapore, she started a workshop and did it as a calling. She had no idea what was going to happen but it felt good. This is when she started Soul of Success and was healing herself in the process. She started picking up herself while helping others pick themselves up.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Suria is living her best life and is not affected by others opinions. She is taking 100% responsibility for every aspect of her life.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Love yourself first, set boundaries for yourself, and keep your garden/space that is sacred to you.