Words of Wisdom: Quotes for 2018

inspiring quotes - words to live by from a life coach 

Here are the words that I am living by this year (and always).

Life Quotes

"There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world." (Robert Louis Stevenson)

"Sometimes we have to stop being scared and just go for it. Either it'll work or it won't. That is life." (Alex Elle)

"When things aren't adding up in your life, start subtracting." (Anonymous)

"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle." (Christian D. Larson)

"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling." (Margaret Lee Runbeck)

"Be happy with what you have while working for what you want." (Helen Keller)

"You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens." (Rumi)

"She turned her cant's into cans and her dreams into plans." (Kobi Yamada)

"If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives." (Lemony Snicket)

"Don't be afraid to give up the good and go for the great." (Steve Prefontaine)

"I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find that you are not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again." (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." (Anais Nin)

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." (Mahatma Gandhi)

"Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it." (Oprah Winfrey)

"Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give." (William A. Ward)

words of wisdom - inspiring quotes to live by this year

Boundaries & Self-Care Quotes

"It's not your job to be everything to everyone."

"There are many ways to claim a negative energy without suppressing or fighting it. You recognize it, you smile to it, and you invite something nicer to come up and replace it; you read some inspiring words, you listen to a piece of beautiful music, you go somewhere in nature, or you do some walking meditation." (Thich Nhat Hanh)

"There is no companion so companionable as Solitude." (Henry David Thoreau)

"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do." (Brene Brown)

"I encourage people to remember that 'No' is a complete sentence." (Gavin de Becker)

"Honoring your own boundaries is the clearest message to others to honor them, too." (Gina Greenlee)

"Every woman that finally figured out her worth has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change." (Shannon L. Alder)

"Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others." (Christopher Germer)

"Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. " (Lucille Ball)

Money Quotes

"Money ebbs and flows in our lives. What should remain constant is our realization that abundance is our spiritual birthright." (Sarah Ban Breathnach)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." (Benjamin Franklin)

"What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us." (Julia Cameron)

"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

"You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you." (Maya Angelou)

"If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it. " (Kim Garst)

What are the quotes that are inspiring you this year?