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3 Inspirational Quotes to MOTIVATE you in every season

3 Inspirational Quotes to MOTIVATE you in every season. I am not really one for New Years resolutions but goals I can do. Most years I try to set small goals for myself (weekly, monthly, quarterly) but honestly this year I just decided I was going to do some self encouragement and motivation instead. I hear so much these days, more so in the blogging world and entrepreneur world, but it definitely slips into the everyday mama world too - its just so hard to watch others, progressing, doing things we aren't, gaining success. While we are sitting wondering why its not happening for us too. COMPARISON IS A BEAST. Everyone is walking their journeys, living their stories. IF we start to base our happiness off whether or not we have what others do we lose the gift of passion. We lose the thing that is given to each of us so uniquely and individually. You don't know the true life trials someone on the other side of the squares goes through. You don't know how much time and effort that person has made to make connections, networking and everything behind the scenes. DO YOU. We can be inspired by others, attracted to their passions and creativity. Use that inspiration to fuel your passion, to fuel your own fire. You don't HAVE to do things EXACTLY the same way as everyone else. Or even one person for that matter. SO LETS SET OURSELVES UP FOR OUR SUCCESS. Lets concentrate on what WE need to do, and ways to keep us focused. I've curated this list to start you on the right … [Read More...]

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