Inspiring Quotes to Live By

Whether it’s a bad day, a bad year (looking at you, 2020), or you’re just trying to get out of a funk, a little motivation can make a big difference. These inspiring quotes can make your day a bit brighter!

If you’re struggling with depression or another mental health condition, little moments of joy like these can offer a brief respite. But working with a trained professional will make a much bigger difference—check out a program like Talkspace or K Health’s mental health plan to find a treatment option that works for you. 

“Hakuna Matata”

Hakuna Matata - The Lion King


“What’s a motto?”

“Nothin’, what’s a motto with you?”

This one is a given.  It means no worries for the rest of your days…. Easier said than done perhaps, but inspiring nevertheless.

Want a tangible reminder to embrace the spirit hakuna matata? get yourself some lion king merch from the disney store!

“It’s okay to be a glowstick; sometimes we need to break before we shine.”

Glow Stick Inspiring Quotes

Remember the excitement of getting a glowstick as a kid?  Channel that excitement in your everyday.

“She remembered who she was and the game changed.”

She remembered who she was and the game changed. - Lalah Delia

A modern adaptation of “to thine own self be true,” without Polonius’ rambling to detract from its sentiment. Figure out exactly who you are and remember it through thick and thin.

This is something I’m working on myself in 2021–“authenticity” is one my words of the year!

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.”

“It’s not selfish... It’s necessary.” - Mandy Hale

Make self-care a priority, not just something you squeeze in once in a while. Perhaps with one of my favourite self-care movies?

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face - Roald Dahl

Beauty is so much more than skin-deep. Let your inner glow shine through!

“Be the person your dog thinks you are.”

Be the person your dog thinks you are - JW Stephens

Or cat, bird, reptile, fish… No other motivation needed—though you might want to surprise them with something from Chewy in exchange.

What are your go-to inspiring quotes?