“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”

– Maya Angelou


“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”

– Martha Washington

“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”

– Groucho Marx

“Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!”

– Lawrence G. Lovasik


“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson


“Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.”

– Don Herold

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.”

– James Oppenheim

You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren’t happy in one place, chances are you won’t be happy anyplace.

-Ernie Banks


“If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.”

– Dalai Lama


With a new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

-Eleanor Roosevelt

It’s in the click of my heels, the bend of my hair, the palm of my hand, the need in my care; cause I’m a woman phenomenally, phenomenal woman, that’s me.

-Maya Angelou

Everyday is a blessing.

-Great Aunt Wilma


In the end, it’s not the years in your life that matter, it’s the life in your years.

-Abraham Lincoln


A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

-Phyllis Diller

If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be.

-Maya Angelo

With every rising sun, think of yourself as just begun.


Daily Quote – Having it all

“You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” — Oprah Winfrey


Daily Quote – Make others happy

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou


Daily Quote – Difficulty is a gift

“One of life’s greatest gifts is the fact that life is difficult.  Because in dealing with life’s difficulties, we build invaluable strength.  This strength enables us to successfully fulfill our deepest, most meaningful purposes.  It is precisely because life is difficult that we are able to make it great.  It is because life is difficult […]


Daily Quote – Stay Positive

“I wanted color. I wanted to soar with happiness even if it meant dealing with the weight of fear and guilt, too. I wanted to live.” ― Heather Anastasiu


Daily Quote – Keep aiming

An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.


Quote of the Day – It’s a beautiful day

There’s a bright golden haze on the meadow, There’s a bright golden haze on the meadow, The corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, An’ it looks like its climbin’ clear up to the sky. Chorus: Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day, I’ve got a wonderful feeling, Everything’s going my […]


Quote of the Day: Intelligence doesn’t equal happiness

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. – Ernest Hemingway


Quote of the Day – Sense of humor

A sense of humor is needed armor… Joy in ones heart and some laughter on ones lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life – Hugh Sidey


Quote of the Day – Celebrate Life

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


Quote of the Day – Think of others

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mahatma Gandhi


Quote of the Day – Let stand

“Muddy water, let stand, becomes clear.”― Lao Tzu


Quote of the Day – Body&Mind

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. ~Irene Claremont de Castillejo


Quote of the Day – Mistakes

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard


Quote of the Day – Change

All great changes are preceded by chaos. – Deepak Chopra


Quote of the Day – Take responsibility

In life, you can blame a lot of people and you can wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, ‘Listen, I have to be responsible for myself.’ – Howard Schultz


Quote of the Day – Dance in the rain

If you think sunshine brings you happiness, then you haven’t danced in the rain. – unknown    


Quote of the Day – Surrender

Surrendering means letting go of your resistance to the total openness of who you are. It means giving up the tension of the little vortex you believe yourself to be and realizing the deep power of the ocean you truly are. It means to open with no boundaries, emotional or physical, so you ease wide […]


Quote of the Day – Sleep

Sleep is the best meditation. – Dalai Lama


Quote of the Day – Spring!

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” — Robin Williams


Quote of the Day – Seeds

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson


Quote of the Day – Stop Waiting

“Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in right now.” -Unknown


Quote of the Day – Write

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. – Benjamin Franklin


Quote of the Day – Unplug you

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” ― Anne Lamott


Quote of the Day – Vacation

“A vacation is like love — anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.” ~Author Unknown “Every person needs to take one day away.  A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our […]


Quote of the Day – Fresh Air

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. – Laura Ingalls Wilder


Quote of the Day – Focus

“If you are interested in something, you will focus on it, and if you focus attention on anything, it is likely that you will become interested in it. Many of the things we find interesting are not so by nature, but because we took the trouble of paying attention to them.”  ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


Quote of the Day – Expectations

If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.  – Terrell Owens


Quote of the Day – Relax

Relax. Let every moment be what it’s going to be. What’s meant to be will come your way, what’s not will fade away.


Quote of the Day – Before you…

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


Quote of the Day – Laughter

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol


Quote of the Day – Savor the good ones

“Life is a bowl of cherries. Some cherries are rotten while others are good; its your job to throw out the rotten ones and forget about them while you enjoy eating the ones that are good! There are two kinds of people: those who choose to throw out the good cherries and wallow in all […]


Quote of the Day – reaching out

“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.”  ― Vera Nazarian


Quote of the Day – Optimism

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ― Winston S. Churchill


Quote of the Day – Chance the Rapids

Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tides. – Garth Brooks, The River


Quote of the Day – Joy

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” ― Mark Twain


Quotes of the Day – Try Something New

Do one thing every day that scares you. -Eleanor Roosevelt Everyone has a ‘risk muscle.’ You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don’t, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day. -Roger Von Oech There are only 7 days in the week & “someday” is not one of […]


Quote of the Day – Movement

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states. – Carol Welch


Quote of the Day – Happiness is…

Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is. – Mandy Hale


Quote of the Day – Wanting

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get ― W.P. Kinsella


Quote of the Day – Procrastination

Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder. – Mason Cooley  


Quote of the Day – Feel

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –  Maya Angelou


Quote of the Day – React

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” –Dennis Kimbro


Quote of the Day – Smile

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh  

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