It is an unavoidable fact of life: some days will be better than others. Whether you’re enduring a patch of bad luck, made a mistake at work or home, or simply failed to wake up on the right side of the bed this morning, bad days can happen for all kinds of reasons. However, bad days don’t have to wreck your mental health. Sometimes all it takes is a simple phrase or quote to remind you of better days yet to come. Here are 4 quotes we believe may inspire you to be happier and more productive today.
“We either make ourselves miserable or make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” —Carlos Castenada
American author Carlos Castenada knew that making self-improvements required plenty of work and that working to make yourself miserable was just as tiresome as working to make yourself stronger. Which approach will you take?
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” —E. M. Forster
A lot of us hold preconceived notions of how our lives should go. However, the truth is that our lives rarely go according to plan – and that’s what makes life worth living. To live your best life, drop your expectations, and allow yourself to just live, through bad days and good.
“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt knew a thing or two about learning from others. As one of the most famous First Ladies and activists in history, she constantly absorbed information from her high-profile friends and family members. Follow her lead and allow others’ mistakes to inform your journey.
“Not every day is good but there is something good in every day.” — Alice Morse Earl
Who could disagree with Alice Morse Earl’s statement? Remember that, even in your darkest days, there is still something good to be enjoyed – even if it’s something as small as a hot cup of coffee on a cold day.
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