Happy Hump Day! If you are anything like me, you have been praying for Friday since Monday. And look, we almost there! Staying motivated is a daily challenge for me. Unfortunately I’m a little pessimistic so I have to make it a habit to look on the bright side. Realistically we all have different journeys, but I know everyone can benefit from positivity. Just in case your day, week or whatever has been rough here is a list of motivational quotes to get you back on track! I also want to encourage you to write or speak positive affirmations so there is always a reminder you more good than bad in your life.

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ―Oprah Winfrey

“My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.“  ―Denzel Washington

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ―Maya Angelou

“If we say it long enough eventually we’re going to reap a harvest. We’re going to get exactly what we’re saying.” ―Joel Osteen

“Imagine what kind of existence we can have if we honor inevitable death of self, appreciate the privilege of life and marvel at what comes next. Simple awareness is where it begins.” ―Thandie Newton

“I can’t just say one time of the year I’m going to do something different. I have to commit to a lifestyle behavioral change and just try to be a little bit better today than I was yesterday.”  ― Gabrielle Union
“‎In every crisis there is a message. Crises are nature’s way of forcing change – breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.” ―Susan L Taylor

“Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities. Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action. Race balls-out toward the extraordinary life that you’ve always dreamed of, or still haven’t had time to dream up. And prepare to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way.” ―Sophia Amoruso

“There’s nothing wrong with being driven. And there’s nothing wrong with putting yourself first to reach your goals. The other stuff still happens.”―Shonda Rhimes

“I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.”― Tracee Ellis Ross

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” ― Toni Morrison

“…If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.” ― Malcolm Gladwell

“I discovered that joy is not the negation of pain, but rather acknowledging the presence of pain and feeling happiness in spite of it.” –Lupita Nyongo

“Self-love is really a foundation for everything, and however you practice or express that is so, so important.” –Solange

“If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking.” -T.D. Jakes
“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” –Joyce Meyer

“It’s not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you’re grateful, you can find happiness in everything.” –Pharrell Williams


I hope this helps!




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