1. Happiness and success come from living in the present, not from existing in the past.

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  2. Smile at strangers and you just might change a life.

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  3. Stop believing and start knowing. Trust in you. Trust in truth.

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  4. Relax. Refresh. Renew. Play. Sing. Laugh. Enjoy. Forgive. Dance. Love. Hug. Share. Kiss. Create. Explore. Hope. Listen. Dare. Trust. Dream. Learn. TODAY!

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  5. Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness.

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  6. Happiness is not the absence of problems; it’s the ability to deal with them.

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  7. Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding.

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  8. You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.

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  9. My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.

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  10. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life.

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  11. Don’t be one of those who don’t want others to be empowered. Share information. Try to make the next person, smarter.

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  12. Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.

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  13. I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.

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  14. With one kind gesture you can change a life. One person at a time you can change the world. One day at a time we can change everything.

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  15. Don’t wait for other people to be loving, giving, compassionate, grateful, forgiving, generous, or friendly... lead the way!

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  16. I am so grateful for my troubles. As I reflect back on my life, I have come to realize that my greatest triumphs have been born of my greatest troubles.

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  17. It is when we hurt that we learn.

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  18. As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.

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  19. Don’t question your ability. You were created to succeed and live a life of purpose. Don’t you dare put a question-mark where God put a period!

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  20. There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.

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  21. The very thing that is causing you pain is building you up.

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  22. You are what you are because it’s what you have chosen to be. If you’re unhappy, YOU MUST CHANGE FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

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  23. If you look back on the times you’ve failed and the times that hurt the most, you’ll recognize that your intent and your actions weren’t in alignment. So you were saying a prayer nobody heard.

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  24. Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.

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  25. Accept yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, your truths, and know what tools you have to fulfill your purpose.

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  26. This universe is balanced. God made it that way. There is always plenty to be worried and sad about, but there is equally plenty to be happy and at peace with. The choice is yours.

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  27. Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.

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  28. You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you’re still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory.

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  29. True friendship is rare. Don’t let a little dispute ruin a friendship.

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  30. It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.

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  31. Let the glow in your heart reflect in your soul.

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  32. It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world.  It is only these two blessed things that can begin to heal all the broken hearts.

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  33. It is those of us who have been broken that become experts at mending.

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  34. At any given moment the choice to be happy is present – we just have to choose to be happy.

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  35. Forgiveness is a reflection of loving yourself enough to move on.

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  36. Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow - you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.

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  37. It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. We should all smile more often.

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  38. The universe is so well balanced that the mere fact that you have a problem also serves as a sign that there is a solution.

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  39. You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it fearlessly.

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  40. In this busy world, we should never be a stranger to love and compassion. It is the fertile soil in the garden of peace.

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  41. You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying. You are beautiful.

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  42. Your life begins to change the day you take responsibility for it.

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  43. It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.

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  44. A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.

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  45. You sing the song in your heart and the people it resonates with are going to dance to it.

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  46. Life is a balanced system of learning and evolution. Whether pleasure or pain; every situation in your life serves a purpose. It is up to us to recognize what that purpose could be.

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  47. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people... but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.

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  48. Don’t give up! It’s not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.

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  49. Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.

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  50. We need to learn and embrace patience. Patience is a holy key that will unlock the door to a more fulfilling life. Behind the blessed door of patience are found better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, wise masters, and a more compassionate world.

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