Happy Today!!

It is hard to believe we are almost half through 2023.  This year has flown by or maybe that’s my perspective.  

This is graduation season.  A time when some are celebrating the end of their educational journey.  At least that may be what they think right now.  Real life is a life long journey of learning, growing, graduating and starting the cycle again.

While a few months have passed, there is still time to make 2023 the year for you to be anything you want to be. 

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

23 Quotes About Being Who You Choose to Be

1. “Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.” – Marcus Aurelius

2. “The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday. You do that by focusing on what you can do today to improve and grow.” – John Maxwell

3. Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland

4.  “You are valuable just because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are.” – Max Lucado

5. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich

6.  “Instead of focusing on all the reasons you can’t do something, you need to focus on all the reasons you can do something.” – Matt McLeod

7. “Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere.” – Sasha Cohen

8. “I want to change the way that I live. I want to be better for my children and for my family.  This last year has shown us all that taking care of yourself should be a priority.” – James Corden

9.”Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brene Brown

10. “A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama

11. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” – Venus Williams

12. “Stop talking. Start doing.” – Walt Disney

13. “Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual by far because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting that context, for the rest of your day.” – Eben Pagan

14. “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good.” – Jerry West

15. “Just because something works doesn’t mean that it cannot be improved.” – Shuri, Black Panther

16. “I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, “I’m not afraid of anybody.” And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.” – Priyanka Chopra

“Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual by far because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting that context, for the rest of your day.”

17. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earheart

18.  “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

19. “It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

20. “Show them who you are.” – Queen Ramonda, Black Panther

21. “When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” – Henry J. Kaiser

22. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

23.  “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas A. Edison

Til next time,

“Putting yourself first is not selfish. Quite the opposite. You must put your happiness and health first before you can be of help to anyone else.” – Simon Sinek

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