Like that one friend on Facebook who won't stop posting them, these inspirational quotes need a healthy dose of reality.
Listen, everyone could use a few words of encouragement from time to time and sometimes these quotes and their inspirational imagery provide a much-needed mental pick-me-up. But it's also important to be realistic. Life isn't all about yoga poses, intricate hedge mazes or a single rose sticking triumphantly out of a field of daisies.
It's time to decode exactly what these inspirational quotes are saying, if we're being honest about them.
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