We asked the community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us. Check some of those out below.

Dr. Ghoncheh Ayazi | Holistic Women’s Hormone & Fertility Specialist | Golden Source Wellness

My favorite quote of all time is by Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary. In a 2001 speech he said, “It always seems impossible until it’s done”. I find this quote so inspiring because it speaks to the human tendency to want to give up right before the finish line – the inclination to quit in despair before the results of hard work become visibly apparent. My favorite coffee mug has this quote etched into it, and it was this simple daily reminder that helped get me through my licensing exams during all those times I felt like I was getting nowhere with my studies and goals. This quote reminds me of the times I felt like I couldn’t do something and the fact that I actually DID those things – even though at the time it felt beyond reach. Mandela’s quote inspires me to keep going even when the fruits of my labor are not yet visible. Read more>>

Michael Tanaka | Videographer & Photographer

The quote I live by is from the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” When I saw the movie for the first time, the quote stuck with me making me think, life’s fast, why not do something you love then regret it later for not taking the chance. So why not do my passion? That is why I’m a videographer/photographer, doing what I love. Read more>>

Nayeli-Milemny Gutierrez | Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Clinical Herbalist, & Mother of 3

‘Build It and they’ll come’ This is my favorite quote / affirmation I say to myself daily that my partner reassured me with when I first started my entrepreneurial journey. When I was about to finish my Holistic Health Practitioner certification I started creating oil Infusions & various tinctures for myself and my family. Read more>>