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Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
Take time to look around, it is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to laugh, it is the music of the soul.
Author Unknown, Take Time
We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed.
We are perplexed, but not driven to despair.
We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked
down, but we are not destroyed.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (NLT)
Encouraging Bible Verses
If you shed tears when you miss the sun, you also miss the stars.
Funny Quotes about Life
After three decades of sharing ideas with others, I am still astounded by
the remarkable power of well spoken words.
My own life was completely transformed because of the
inspiring and encouraging words of one man who saw in me more
than I was then able to see in myself.
Jim Rohn, The Treasury of Quotes
You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be
hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.
William W. Purkey
How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels.
However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish.
What's more encouraging than achieving the success you desire?
Ray Divine, Encouragement: Not Just What You Want To Hear; But Also What You Must Hear
. . . the best encouragement comes from the heart of
God through the pages of His Word.
Warren W. Wiersbe, The Bumps Are What You Climb On: Encouragement for Difficult Days
Quotes about God
"Encouragement" came into the English language through old French.
It means to put courage into someone, and courage came from
the Latin word for heart. It means more than to make someone feel
better about themselves and their situation, and includes the
idea of inspiring someone to action.
David Packer, Encouragement
If you want your children to improve,
let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
Whatever your station in life, permit me to plant this important instruction
as a seed in your heart: embrace and cherish a public spirit.
Serve your generation. Live not for yourselves but for the public.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what
we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would
It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome,
failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
A gift that costs no money but one that costs time and your attention
is giving someone words of encouragement.
Winners who have been there, done that, are standing by to help when you need help,
to push when you want pushing, to restrain when you get ahead of yourself, to encourage when you meet setbacks, and to celebrate when you too become a Winner!
Kris Deva North, A Winners Alphabet: An A thru Z of Inspiration on How To Get What You Want
Words of encouragement are more than words - they are thoughts
and direction written by a host of people who either have had to
own personal issues or concerns, or by those who know first hand
from their professional experiences what it takes to move forward in life.
Byron Pulsifer, Words that Encourage
Quotes about Overcoming
Those who compete in the Invictus Games are very different.
Who wins which medal is almost irrelevant. Itís not the finish line
which counts, it's the start line.
Even to get to that start line after what these people have been
through is a triumph in itself.
Boris Starling, Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit
. . . if you are engaged in a conversation with someone and negative
thoughts starts to enter your mind, switch your focus immediately
to something good, you can do this by giving them a compliment
or simply by giving them a nice genuine smile.
Ronald Valentino, Habits
If we aim to love ourselves, and practice to love ourselves, then not only do we live a positive life full of happiness,
but also shine more love and happiness onto other beings.
Florence Stone, Buddha quotes and thoughts
When trying to achieve your goals, there will always
be times that you drag your feet to the extent that you just feel
like giving up. You may not always have the willpower or confidence
to overcome these feelings. Positive people around you can help reinstate
Sam Davis, Stop Procrastination
Never Quit Quotes
Your faith can encourage you, give you strength, help you in hard times and give you hope.
If you want love then show love. If you want encouragement then
encourage others. You will attract what you give and it will compound
as you continually apply it in your life.
David Khalil, Principle 7: The Power of Giving (When All Else Fails, Succeed!)
Poems about Life
Expect and prepare for criticism, discouragement, and sabotage from others.
Laugh them off, avoid them, and take counter-measures as needed.
Mike Buffington, Hacking Laziness
To remember what you've learned about God, you need to keep a journal. Then, you can look back and remember what
God taught you so you can be encouraged in the dark times of your life and know that God is still working for your good.
Therefore, the idea of setting up a goal is to reverse-engineer
from the outcome,
but I encourage you to take a step back and consider
it from the perspective of: how can
I minimize my time and energy to get to my next step.
Lisa Kardos, Success Blueprint: Get Out of Survival Mode, Regain Control of Your Life, and Get Ahead at Work and in Life
The reason a smile attracts people in a social gathering is that
they encourage positive response.
Genevieve Amor, Self Esteem
Listening is a means to an end. We want to listen so we can connect
with others and get things done.
We want to be effective in our interpersonal relationships.
We don't want poor listening to cause disagreements and fights.
Marc Wong, Thank You for Listening: Gain Influence & Improve Relationships, Better Listening Skills in 8 Steps
Though many are the forces threatening our Christian family unity,
we must encourage one another and build each other up
Priscilla Doremus, Focused: A Daily Devotional
Nutritious foods and beverages encourage the body to release serotonin,
which boosts your mood. When you feel positive, you become more
motivated and inspired to go for your dreams and become successful.
Gabor Cadman, Confidence: Easy Steps to Attain Super Confidence
The goal then is to pay that forward and encourage others
to do the same while leading a righteous life by example, always striving
to forgive the trespasses of others and forgive yourself as well.
Chris Johnston, Joel Osteen: 50 Best Life Lessons, Teachings And Quotes
The right way is the "Jesus" way and he will help and
encourage you to be the best that you can be for him.
Brian R Murphy, Fear Not
The middle of the road is a poor place to walk. It is a poor place to drive.
It is a poor place to live.
I can last two months on a good compliment.
Funny Inspirational Quotes
When you are around people that have the same mindset as you do,
it helps encourage you to work towards your goals even more.
Michael Henson, Morning Routine
While I encourage my friends in their goals and point out their
strengths even when they fail, it's a lot harder to show myself
the same level of understanding.
Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
When you are whole, you offer a whole load more to any relationship
that you form and are much more likely to encourage the right kind
of people into your life because you won't accept less.
Joanna Jackson, Self Help
People are basically more willing to work together,
when the atmosphere encourages it.
Adam Burns And Sandra Banks, Leadership Basics
Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be.
Make the most of it!
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Oprah Winfrey Quotes
. . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions
who will encourage you to be more positive.
Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.
Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.
And we'll change the world.
Give children encouragement, they will gain
confidence, they will perform better.
M. K. Soni
New research shows we can take control of our capacity to learn.
We can all get to be better learners.
Eimantas Gabalis, How To Get Smarter: How To Increase Your Brain Power And Intelligence
There's much you can't change, but there's something important you
can change: you.
At the heart of honorable behavior is a simple concept: character. It turns out that character and performance are strongly intertwined.
Bruce Weinstein, The Good Ones: Ten Crucial Qualities of High-Character Employees
But if from life you take the best. . . No matter how the years go by, no matter how the birthdays fly, you are not old.
Edward Tuck, The Passing Years
To belittle, you have to be little.
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
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It seems that success is not acquired by doing what we want to
do but doing the tasks necessary to make it happen.
Joe Allen and David Donaldson, How to be Successful
Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often
a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.
If you want to dismiss a negative thought, the only way to do so is to
think of something positive and constructive.
How To Recognize A Negative Attitude
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.
If we are sowing spiritual seeds by doing the right thing, then
we will reap the blessed results of that as well. The seeds we are sowing
today will be reaped in the years to come.
Humor is an important part of our lives, and one of the primary emotions that drive us on a daily basis. It enhances many aspects of our lives,
while also serving as an important coping mechanism to make other parts bearable.
Patrick King, Laugh Tactics: Master Conversational Humor and Be Funny On Command - Think Quickly On Your Feet
Being genuine doesn't mean residing perfect. It indicates doing
our best to connect like real people.
Yhan Lingad, The Benefits Of Aptitude
I've moved more couches and spent more time making gifts for friends than
I thought possible, all to make sure that others whose friendships
I valued knew I appreciated what they had done for me and, in so doing,
kept those bonds from fraying down the line. Compassion is similar.
It moves many people to give money, time, or emotional support to
others in need. It encourages an altruism that ensures efforts will be
returned for our kind acts when we need them.
David DeSteno, Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride
Most people claim that they feel like they're trapped in a rat race,
without an exit.
While we can all feel this way from time to time, it's important to
know that there is a way out.
Debeena Harris, Mindfulness
Top Ten Quotes about Perseverance
Encourage team members to share the mantle of leadership,
along with some of your responsibilities. Encourage them to take initiative
and make decisions without your input, whenever possible.
Jeffrey Morales, Leadership: 33 Lessons on How to Become A Proactive Leader and Successfully Build A Phenomenal
Some children feel that their place among their siblings is lesser
for one reason or another and the result of this is jealousy, encouraging
equality among every child in the home is the best way to avoid this type
of acting out.
Sophie Banks, On Children and Jealousy: Helping Children Cope With Jealousy and Boosting Their Confidence
The more you smile and love your neighbors, the more love will spread.
Mother Teresa Quotes
Printing out motivational sayings is one of my favorites
and it helps to encourage me as I move throughout my home.
Louise R Allen, Confidence
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Reaching your potential is not a journey you can take all by yourself.
At many points in your career, you will need the assistance of others.
Robert Kaplan, What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
"If you set your goals, you are setting expectations for yourself.
Improving, learning, and encouraging your own self.
Rather than staying where you are, your goals are the encouragement,
the motivation, and the sense of purpose that will propel you to success!
When working as a promoter on South Beach, I learned a valuable
lesson: always send a text message that encourages the recipient to respond.
Joe Casanova, Socially Accepted
The soul is different from body. Though the soul is immortal,
violence is not encouraged but once the war is declared the violence
is not discouraged either as it is the need of it. The need of violence
must be justified in terms of sanction of the Lord.
Anuragam Vatsa, Listen to Heart
Family members can give you encouragement, support and advice
that can significantly reduce the effects that might arise from chronic stress.
Gerry Marrs, How to Achieve Anything You Want
Much like Thomas Edison had his mom to encourage him,
you need a support team to guide you and give you encouragement.
Scott Carty; Paul Durso, Retire with Confidence
Thomas Edison Quotes
Coming into contact and cooperating with adult role models,
adult role models can encourage teenagers to see life differently
and put their individual family values into a wider context.
Dan Miller, Self Confidence for Teens
You can play a major role in helping your loved one, friend, coworker,
or community member cope with illness and death.
Your presence and support can guide and lead them through this
Robbie Miller Kaplan, How to Say It When You Don't Know What to Say: Illness & Death
Personal qualities are important because we take them with us
everywhere we go. These qualities are a deep part of who you are.
I. C. Robledo, The Secret Principles of Genius: The Key to Unlocking Your Hidden Genius Potential
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say "I don't know."
W. Somerset Maugham
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