Unfortunately, there’s no way around the fact that life can be challenging. Whether you’ve had a rough day or you’ve been feeling down for a while, we could all use a bit of motivation every now and then. Remember that life will never be perfect, but you can persevere anyway. I’ve collected this list of quotes to help you find a message to lift your spirits no matter what you may be facing. Find something to inspire you to keep moving forward, and come back to this list whenever you need a good motivational push.
1Do It Anyway
Sometimes fear can get in the way of our goals. It’s good to remember that you can be afraid and still achieve your dreams anyway.
2Appreciate Where You Are
It’s easy to get caught up in thinking about the future. Especially if you’re not where you want to be. Remember that where you are now is where you are supposed to be.
All we can really control is how we live today. Remember to look at your actions today and see if they will help you meet your goals tomorrow.
4Be That Girl
Even in the face of the impossible, you can decide to push forward anyway. Just decide to be the person that doesn’t give up, and embody that person in your actions and thoughts.
5Once A Beginner
When you’re at the beginning of your journey, it’s easy to get discouraged by how far you have to go. Remember that even the experts in your field were once beginners too.
6A Better Me
It’s easy to lose sight of what you are aiming for sometimes. If you have a hard time envisioning your goals, just focus on becoming a better you. The rest will fall into place.
7The Biggest Step
Some steps feel small and slow. Just be patient and remember that even the smallest step can end up being the biggest turning point in your story.
8Change the World
Some of us dream big and want to change the world. Sometimes showing up as your authentic self can spark the biggest changes of all.
9Closer Than Yesterday
If you get discouraged and feel like you didn’t achieve much today, follow that thought up with this quote. Even if you only made one tiny step, you’re still closer to your goal than you were yesterday.
Setbacks can leave you feeling defeated, but usually, setbacks propel us into comebacks. Even though it is frustrating, maybe the comeback is what you needed to truly begin to grow.
Growing pains are all too real, but most of us need to grow to get where we want to go in life. A little discomfort will be worth it in the long run when you see how far you’ve come.
If you feel stuck in a rut, remember not to be too hard on yourself. If you can’t get motivated, at least give yourself some credit for how far you’ve already come.
13Do What You Have To
Even people like Oprah have a story of struggle before achieving great things. When it feels tough, just remember you’re doing what you have to do now so you can get where you want to be.
14It Doesn’t Matter
Motivation doesn’t have to mean you are going full speed ahead. Even if you feel like you’re moving in slow motion, you’re still moving forward and that’s what counts.
15Feed it Love
If you’re feeling unmotivated, chances are you are thinking negative thoughts. Try telling your mind positive things and see if you feel a shift in your attitude.
16If You Want to Fly
When we are weighed down with thoughts, feelings, and limiting beliefs about ourselves, we are holding ourselves back. Removing those things leaves you feeling lighter, so you have more energy to accomplish your goals.
Maybe everyone around you has told you you can’t achieve something. Just remember, you are doing this for yourself, and you can progress no matter what anyone says.
18Set Yourself Free
Sometimes we let our fears hold us back. If we decided not to pay so much attention to fear, we might finally feel free to achieve our goals.
Feeling like you’ve fallen behind can be frustrating. Just worry about taking small steps to get started, and before you know it you’ll be back on track.
20Slow and Steady
When the future is a mystery, getting motivated can be difficult. Just try to enjoy the process and celebrate your growth, no matter how slow it may feel.
21Hang in There
24A Stubborn Heart
25Your Only Limit
27Try Something New
32Progress Not Perfection
33How to Rise
36Life is Tough
38The Best View
39Your Highest Self
40Watch My Rising
No matter what life throws at you, some good motivation can always help you shift to a more positive mindset. This list of quotes is packed full of motivation for any situation. You’re sure to find something here to put a bit of pep in your step or remind you to keep moving forward.
Some of these quotes remind you to celebrate progress, no matter how small it may seem. Even if your journey feels painfully slow, take time to appreciate how far you’ve come. It’ll help you feel better about being in the middle of the process.
A few quotes remind you to have faith in yourself, even if you’re the only one who does. At the end of the day, you are growing so that you can be happier. This process is for you and no one else.
Some quotes address the frustration you may feel before you get where you want to be. Just remember that your dreams are big for a reason. You know you can achieve them, so work hard knowing that you’ll get there soon enough.
Some of the most important quotes here remind you to be happy and thankful for where you are. Even if you feel impossibly far from your goals, each stage of the journey is crucial for getting to the next step.
Even if you can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel, there are quotes here to remind you to have faith anyway. Your thoughts can completely change your outlook on whatever situation you may be facing.
Use these quotes to help you switch to more positive thoughts. It’ll make all the difference when you begin to feel more motivated once again!