Inspirational Recovery Quotes: Self-Empowerment
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Taking back our power means deciding who we are, and who we wish to be. This is only possible when we no longer make our past or other people’s opinions “about us.”
Melanie Tonia Evans
You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Norman Vincent Peale
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair,but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
Remove those 'I want you to like me' stickers from your forehead and, instead, place them where they truly will do the most good --on your mirror!
You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
Louise L. Hay
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have.The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you,not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world dis-empower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation / it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
If we say it long enough eventually we're going to reap a harvest. We're going to get exactly what we're saying.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in that gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.
Mary Kay Ash
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we are not really living. Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.
When I'm trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily… often miraculously.
Life is not what it’s supposed to be. Its what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs. So how do we change? The most effective way is to get your brain to associate massive pain to the old belief. You must feel deep in your gut that not only has this belief cost you pain in the past, but it's costing you in the present and, ultimately, can only bring you pain in the future. Then you must associate tremendous pleasure to the idea of adopting a new, empowering belief.
To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
When you replace Rejection of Self for Acceptance and Fascination of Self you've turned a very big corner.
Melanie Tonia Evans
Dreams are journeys that take one far from familiar shores, strengthening the heart, empowering the soul.
A woman is the full circle.Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
You can change your beliefs so they empower your dreams and desires. Create a strong belief in yourself and what you want.
We search for perfection because we believe we are entitled to the best — even if perfection is an illusion foisted on us by an abundance of possibilities.
Hara Estroff Marano
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
First master the fundamentals.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.
We must become the change we want to see.
You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them, but confront them. Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you; grasp it boldly, and its spines crumble.
William S. Halsey
When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Within each of us is a hidden store of energy. Energy we can release to compete in the marathon of life. Within each of us is a hidden store of courage, courage to give us the strength to face any challenge. Within each of us is a hidden store of determination…determination to keep us in the race when all seems lost.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Harold Thurman Whitman
Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you.
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Each choice we make causes a ripple effect in our lives. When things happen to us, it is the reaction we choose that can create the difference between the sorrows of our past and the joy in our future.
Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves.We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
Authentic empowerment is the knowing that you are on purpose, doing God's work, peacefully and harmoniously.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life; love heals it. Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Pamela Vaull Starr
The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.
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