These amazing quotes, about the power of our minds, will inspire and motivate you.
What we think, what we say, and what we believe, we become. Life’s successes, failures, and challenges are often mental. It’s important to check in to see whether we are focusing on the positive or the negative, to assess where we are directing our attention, because that is likely where we are focusing our energy.
Invest in thoughts and behaviors that will bring you happiness, success, and wellness. Invest in the development of self-discipline, healthy habits, and relaxation to shed the effects of stress on your mind and body. Create a mindset of empowerment, one that allows you to prioritize self-care, and relay your wants, needs, and beliefs.
Sources of Empowerment and Motivation
Many people have a favorite quote, or a quote that gives them strength when they need it most.
Like a mantra, affirmation, or power song, a quote can hold an idea, feeling, or be a reminder. Mantras are often used during meditation, or while running, because they tend to be short and sweet, “I can, I will”. Many repeat affirmations that remind them of their strength and worth, “I am beautiful, inside and out.” Music affects our minds and bodies, it can be used to relax, or to rev us up. A good power song can give someone the strength to keep moving forward even though they feel their energy is completely spent, or help them muster the courage to face their fears.
Quotes about the Power of Our Minds Reveal, and Remind Us of, Our Potential
Quotes are a source of motivation, inspiration, relaxation, contemplation, and also courage. They can be held in one’s memory, or placed somewhere they’ll be seen regularly. Sometimes people put quotes on their bathroom mirror or fridge, others frame them and give them a home on work desks or walls. A good quote can help someone through emotional turbulence or support them as they push toward their physical limits. Perhaps, most importantly, quotes express complex messages, universal truths, and deep emotions, clearly and simply, in ways that resonate and move us.
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”
“You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.”
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In stopping to think through the meaning of what I have learned, there is much that I believe intensely, much I am unsure of. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”
Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.
“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”
“Empowerment is the acceptance of personal authority. It derives from the capacity to choose the direction and execution of one’s own energies.”
“I was set free, because my greatest fear had already been realized, and I was still alive, and I still had a daughter whom I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”
“When I let go of what I am I become what i might be.”
“The inspiration you seek is already inside you, be silent and listen”
“To find yourself, think for yourself.”
“Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. You will never be the same.”
P.S. If I missed your favorite quotes about the power of our minds, leave it in the comments below!