Words of wisdom on how to attract joy, let go of stress and make choices that reflect who you really are.



“There's a place in you that you must keep inviolate. You must keep it pristine. Clean. So that nobody has a right to curse you or treat you badly. Nobody. No mother, father, no wife, no husband, no­­­ -- nobody. You have to have a place where you say: 'Stop it. Back up. Don't you know I'm a child of God?'”
-- Dr. Maya Angelou

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“Share with people who've earned the right to hear your story.”
-- Dr. Brené Brown




“Look at the sky: that is for you. Look at each person's face as you pass on the street: those faces are for you. ... Remember this when you wake up in the morning and think you have nothing.”
-- Miranda July

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“The more room you give yourself to express your true thoughts and feelings, the more room there is for your wisdom to emerge.”
-- Marianne Williamson




“Whatever you do in life, remember: Think higher and feel deeper. It cannot be bad if you do that.”
-- Elie Wiesel

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“Perhaps the noblest private act is the unheralded effort to ... open our hearts once they've closed, to open our souls once they've shied away.”
-- Mark Nepo




“Most unhappy people need to learn just one lesson: how to see themselves through the lens of genuine compassion and treat themselves accordingly.”
-- Martha Beck

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“No one feels strong when she examines her own weakness. But in facing weakness, you learn how much there is in you, and you find real strength.”
-- Pat Summitt




“Love liberates. Love -- not sentimentality, not mush -- but true love gives you enough courage that you can say to somebody, 'Don't do that, baby.' And the person will know you're not preaching but teaching.” -- Dr. Maya Angelou
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