Inspiring Quotes


You’re not perfect and that’s okay! 11 Inspiring quotes about imperfection

The word ‘Imperfect’ actually spells ‘I’m perfect’ because everyone is perfect in their own imperfect ways. (unknown)

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. (Amy Bloom)

You were born to be real, not perfect. (unknown)

Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical, person that you are. (Mandy Hale)

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. (Alden Nowlan)

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly. (Robert Schuller)

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. (Anna Quindlen)

There is a crack in everything. That’s now the light gets in. (Leonard Cohen)

A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections. (Chinese Proverb)

Stop trying to fix yourself; you’re not broken. You are perfectly imperfect and powerful beyond measure. (Steve Maraboli)

The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows. (Brené Brown, from “The Gifts of Imperfection”)

How do YOU deal with imperfection? Please comment!

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Fit in or stand out?

Before you can develop your brand, you need to develop your state of mind!

Branding happens from the inside out. It is very much a product of who YOU are and how you got to where you are today. What other skills do you bring in to the picture? Why do  you do what you do? How do you do what you do? What bugs you about how everyone else in your profession does things and what do you do differently?

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Ramesh Balsekar said that “Self-Realization is effortless. What you are trying to find is what you already are.”

That’s why it’s effortless: you don’t have to DO anything. Just relax and BE yourSelf.

What are YOU looking for that you think you don’t have? What do you admire in others? Look inside now. What you admire in others you recognize because it is in you, too. That’s why you are able to notice it! The people in your life are simply mirrors to enable you to see yourself. Sit quietly for a moment, right now, and congratulate yourself on something. (Be specific!)

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Business inspiration: 7 quotes from Steve Jobs

Quotes from Steve Jobs stand by themselves, totally brilliant as is (like YOU!). So here are 7 of my favorites:

“You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”

“We’re gambling on our vision, and we would rather do that than make “me too” products.”

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ArleneBusiness inspiration: 7 quotes from Steve Jobs

Are you flowing or fighting?

“Presence is a riverbed permitting water to flow gently downhill. The mind is the team of squabbling engineers trying to divert the water uphill while taking legal action against the law of gravity.”

Marcus Anthony said that in his book “Discovering your Soul Template” and as soon as I read it, I knew I wanted to share it.

Presence is simply paying attention to what is happening NOW: not the past, not the future.

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Ready, aim, fire: are you aiming your marketing efforts?

“The odds of hitting your target go up dramatically when you aim at it.” (Mal Pancoast)

Does your marketing  have a target? So many wellness professionals, with their huge hearts, really want to help everyone! And in many cases, their service could, indeed, help a wide variety of people.  So why restrict? Because it works.

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ArleneReady, aim, fire: are you aiming your marketing efforts?