I realized they are the most important part of my life. Throughout the year I had many challenges, but my family were always there offering support and encouragement."
"There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend."
Katharine Butler Hathaway
"When we feel good about ourselves and embrace our talents and resources, we have taken the first steps toward realizing our full potential."
"If you want to dismiss a negative thought, the only way to do so is to think of something positive and constructive."
"Give children encouragement, they will gain confidence, they will perform better. "
M. K. Soni
"It's amazing what eliminating energy drains can do to our mood. Remember how good you felt when you finally went through your closet and cleaned out the old clothes that you were sure you'd wear again someday?"
"How often do we hesitate to pursuer our dreams because we feel deficient in talent, knowledge, or experience - the perceived roots of success. But chances are that we carry untapped strengths and abilities which, when enfolded within the mist of optimism, can conspire to accomplish marvelous things."
Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
"Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise."
"We do learn something about ourselves when we are up against the wall, and we do most certainly come out stronger."
Tina Sloan, Changing Shoes
"We don't have to wait for something nice to happen to us, we can be aggressive and do something nice for ourselves."
Joyce Meyer, eat the cookie. . .buy the shoes