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Empowerment Quotes



Who doesn't love a good empowerment quote? Sometimes we read one by accident and it's just the pep talk that we need.


Below are some of our favourite quotes of all time:


“A man is at his worst when he does not understand himself. He will work to accumulate external securities rather than do the inner work that will bring true security and rootedness. So cultivate and school yourself.” Bruce Lee


“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” Thich Nhat Hanh


“Be you, love you. All ways, always.” Alexandra Elle


“Lasting change is a series of compromises. And compromise is all right, as long as your values don’t change.” Jane Goodall


“You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written behind your silence and your suffering.” Anne Rice


What is the difference between “I like you” and “I love you”? When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily. One who understands this, understands life. Buddha


“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso


“Find those who will grow with you, even when the skies are gloomy and grey.” Christine Bergsma


“To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.” The Alchemist


“Self-help with fluff is the same as single-use plastic: it serves a purpose for the moment without adding any lasting value.” Christine Bergsma


“Your problems matter. It is not small or insignificant. You are the ONLY person who truly knows how it feels to be you. Your sorrows or joys are not comparable to anyone else’s, and that doesn’t make theirs less intense than yours.” Christine Bergsma


“I need help” is as important to self-care as “I can do this”. Christine Bergsma


“Healing starts when we trust that the answers are in the process.” Christine Bergsma


“Quotes tell us about the goal, guided journaling shows us how to achieve that goal.” Christine Bergsma


“I followed the crowd once and got lost, so I found a tribe instead.” Christine Bergsma


“There is a vast freedom that comes from transforming into a higher version of yourself.” Christine Bergsma


“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” Ludwig van Beethoven


“When we know what we want, it’s easier to see the signs along the way that point us in the directions of our dreams.” Christine Bergsma


“Guided journaling is a reflective mirror that shows us the strength of our inner magic.” Christine Bergsma


“The more we let go of things, ideas, images and circumstances that are outside of our control, the more expansive our energy becomes.” Christine Bergsma


“My choices reflect my state of mind.” Christine Bergsma


“I define myself by the lessons learned, not by perceived failures.” Christine Bergsma


“Make choices to empower yourself.” Dean Ornish


“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” Khalil Gibran


“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” Leonardo da Vinci


“Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.” Josh Billings


“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” Paulo Coelho


“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” Willa Cather


“Life is measured in love, positive contributions and moments of grace.” Carly Fiorina


“Stand in your own power today.” Christine Bergsma


“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” Mark Twain


“The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you’ve come.” Ian Knabel


“Guided journaling is for reflection, answers, enlightenment and a part of ourselves that seemed forever broken.” Christine Bergsma


“If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air.” Nayyirah Waheed


“Just find what works for you, what style suits you best, and just be confident enough to rock it.” Odell Beckham, Jr.


“Journaling does for the soul what rest does for the body.” Christine Bergsma


“Our energy today will impact our manifestations tomorrow.” Christine Bergsma


“Our commitment to self-improvement harvest the fruits of self-love.” Christine Bergsma


“Anchor daily to your purpose, passion and ambition as a celebration of self-care.” Christine Bergsma


“When energies combine for the greater good, the impact is unstoppable.” Christine Bergsma


“Compassionate understanding of our own energy is the first step to self-awareness.” Christine Bergsma


“Pure joy is an instant energy booster.” Christine Bergsma


“Energy is currency, guided journaling is the ATM.” Christine Bergsma


“Healthy rituals can help us stay grounded.” Christine Bergsma


“Journaling is about talking to yourself. It is comforting, yet uncomfortable the deeper you delve into your own truth. Facing that fear and overcoming it in a positive way is the first step to healing.” Christine Bergsma


“Speaking your truth is hard, but it gets easier with practice.” Christine Bergsma


“Kindness warms the heart.” Christine Bergsma


“When I am sad, I write humour. When I am joyful, I write tragedy. The quest for balance is constant.” Christine Bergsma


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu


“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Warren Buffet


“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” Wayne Dyer


“If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” Jesse Jackson


“Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Anatole France


“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Aldous Huxley