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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Who Said That?

From the old wives tales that our grandparents taught us, to a business mantra that is tossed around the boardroom, we all know one or two quotes that have inspired us.


For me, a motivational quote can be used to boost my own self esteem, or passed on to one of my holistic clients.  Enhancing well-being and inspiring someone to succeed can be as simple as passing on a brief sentence.

We all know that words can harm or heal, I choose to live my life on the healing path and as such I pass on the inspirational quotes and mantras that I've collected over the years.


 
Thanks to Weight Watchers for this one
I wanted to share some of my favourite affirmations with you.  I hope you like them as much as I do and can use them to fill your day with a sense of purpose, a smile or to feel uplifted.  Enjoy x

"Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and slavery.  It is we who control these, not another" - Richard Bach





"Knowing is not enough, we must apply.  Willing is not enough, we must do" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures" - H.Jackson Brown

"Dream It, Live It, Become It" - Shelley Wilson

"Act as if it were impossible to fail" - James K van Fleet

"Action conquers fear" - Peter Zarlenga

"Opportunities pass, they don't pause" - Anon

"Sometimes you just have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down" - Kobi Yamada

"Thoughts become things, pick good ones" - taken from 'The Secret'

"You can't live forever, but show up, let people know who you are, leave your clear footprints in the sand" - Hafsat Abiola-Costello




Do you have a favourite quote or mantra?


8 comments:

  1. Lots to inspire here, thank you. I have that Goethe quote in my office.

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    1. Thanks Julia, Goethe' s quote is a good one. It was very hard to only list a few, I could probably wallpaper my house with the amount I have collected ;-)

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  2. Interestingly the quotes you have picked have been the ones I have been chucking Ian's way for his new journey in Monday. :-) At this rate I might get the support from him to open a coffee shop if his job his well. ;-) Keep inspiring xx

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    1. Thanks Caroline and I'm keeping everything crossed for that coffee shop ;-)

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  3. What an inspiring post Shelly. I've just read your fabulous book How I Changed My Life. Wonderfully humorous, easy to read, and again so inspiring.

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    1. Thank you so much Sue for your message and wonderful feedback. I'm really pleased you enjoyed my book, it was a fun (and busy) year! :-)

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  4. Thank you for RT my blog on Twitter! Love your positive energy and I can how it helps others....well done Shelley!

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    1. Thank you for your lovely comment Michael :-)

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