We asked folks to tell us about their favorite quote or affirmation and to tell us what it means to them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Kolin Durrant | Dr. Kolin Durrant, DACM, L.Ac.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; Read more>>

Trevor Coopersmith | Artist

My favorite quote is from a 20th Century American painter named Edward Hopper. “If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” This has always resonated with me because it reaffirms my belief that painting is a translation of experience. Painting has always been a healing process for me, one to help me reflect while creatively producing something positive. The work I create often ends up in a place for people to enjoy and can help transition someone’s house into an ecclectic home. Read more>>

Cynthia Reynoso | Neuropsychologist & Psychotherapist

¨The person that I want to become, is beyond my fears¨¨ I like this quote so much, because for me, it shows this amazing capability of challenging ourselves to grow, and to move away from our comfort zones. As human beings, we all have different kinds of fears, but what makes the difference, is when we decide to confront those fears and to become a better version of ourselves. Read more>>

Jess Murphy | Owner of Kryder + Harr Veterinary Clinic

“Only 1 bad day in a row!” Written: August 8th, 2019 in my personal journal, during my colon rectal cancer trajectory. Google asked me for a title for this “new page.” Without thinking or maybe I’ve thought too much I wrote “not sure where I am going.” And honestly that is the case. Something is happening, something is changing and I don’t know where I I am going. Read more>>