Our top pick of inspirational phrases to give you a boost
It’s normal to feel sad, dissatisfied, anxious and generally low sometimes. But, you’d be surprised how powerful a simple quote can be to alleviate bad feelings and remind you of the good things in life, as well as your worth and capabilities. With that in mind, we’ve selected seven quotes to give you a dose of motivation and optimism whenever you’re down in the dumps. Enjoy!
1 Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for – Immanuel Kant
2 Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is an opportunity for me to rise – Kobe Bryant
3 Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears – John Lennon
4 If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath – Amit Ray
5 Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today – Aldous Huxley
6 Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts – Winston Churchill
7 Joy does not simply happen to us. You have to choose joy and keep on choosing it – Henri Nouwen
Extracted from I want to be happy by Harriet Griffey (£7.99, Hardie Grant Books)
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