386: Listen for instant motivation

Over the last 10 years, we’ve found so much value in motivational quotes and sayings. They’ve been our go-to during tough times, and they have truly helped boost our self-confidence. We’re big believers in the impact words can have!

During this episode, we go through a bunch of amazing quotes and discuss them. We have no doubt that once you’ve tuned in to this episode you will feel instant motivation to step towards your goal! 

This is what we spoke about during the episode

  • “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” — Vincent Van Gogh
  • It’s easy to forget that the small things are important as well. Focus on that single first step and the next step feels so much more achievable.
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill
  • It’s the journey that counts, not the destination.
  • “The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates
  • Visualise what we wish and what we desire to welcome into our life, it’s more likely to become a reality.
  • “All great things begin with a vision; a dream.” — Estée Lauder
  • “Be strong. Be confident. Be the star of your own life.” — Estée Lauder
  • “I didn’t get there by wishing for it, but by working for it.” — Estée Lauder
  • “If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.” ―Wayne Dyer
  • Failure is when you decide to stop.
  • “Nothing will work unless you do.” ―Maya Angelou
  • “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ―Maya Angelou
  • “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison
  • Be prepared to do the work, it’s not always fun but a lot of the time it is! 
  • “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” ― Louise Hay
  • “Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ― Louise L. Hay
  • Changing the way that you think about yourself will shift all of your actions. And therefore your life!
  • “Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did.” — Mark Twain
  • “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
  • Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. — Joseph Campbell
  • Take that first step, and then things start flowing your way and opportunities arise.
  • “Done is better than perfect.” ― Sheryl Sandberg
  • “Motivation comes from working on things we care about.” ― Sheryl Sandberg
  • “When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself: Where is the hidden gift? Where is the positive in this?” ― Sara Blakely
  • “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” — Dolly Parton
  • “The key to success is to start before you are ready.” ― Marie Forleo
  • We’re never going to feel ready because we’re stepping into the unknown.

Was there a favourite quote that stood out for you?

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Always merrymaking,
Emma + Carla

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