“Your body hears everything your mind says.”
~ Naomi Judd,
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist,
Author & Motivational Speaker
“I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture,
I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.”
a.k.a. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, & Actor
“You must love and care for yourself,
because that’s when the best comes out.”
~ Tina Turner,
Recording Artist, Dancer, Actress & Author,
“Even now, at 82 years old, if I don’t learn something every day,
you know what I think? It’s a day lost.”
~ B. B. King,
a.k.a. Riley Benjamin King
Blues Singer, Electric Guitarist,
Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist,
Co-Founder – Foundation for the Advancement of Inmate Rehabilitation and Recreation
“Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy.
And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.”
~ Susan L. Taylor,
Editor, Writer & Journalist
“In matters of healing the body or the mind,
vacation is a true genius!”
~ Mehmet Murat Ildan,
Author, Playwright & Novelist
“I was a little fat pudgy kid with big thick glasses,
and I was quiet and never said a word, you know –
teachers loved me, straight-A student.
Growing up in Texas, you were either pretty or smart.
Smart didn’t get you very far, because there weren’t
too many job opportunities for women.
I wondered why you couldn’t be both.
~ Morgan Fairchild
a.k.a Patsy Ann McClenny,
Actress & SAG-AFTRA Board
“A victorious life begins in your mind.”
~ Joel Osteen,
Pastor of Lakewood Church, Motivational Speaker & Author
“Loving oneself isn’t hard, when you understand who and what ‘yourself’ is.
It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes,
the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes.
It’s so beyond all of those things
and it’s what gives life to everything about you.
Your own self is such a treasure.”
~ Phylicia Rashad,
Actress, Singer, Stage Director, NAACP Image Award,
Tony Award (2004) & Drama Desk Award
“Memories are the most beautiful pictures our mind can paint
and nothing can ever erase them..”
~ AUTHOR UNKNOWN,
“Challenges make you discover things
about yourself that you never really knew.”
~ Cicely Tyson
Actress, Fashion Model, Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play (2013),
BFCA and SAG Awards (The Help, 2011), SAG Award nominations (4x, The Help, 2011)
NAACP’s Spingarn Medal (2010), Primetime Emmy Awards nominee (12x)
Drama Desk Award & Outer Critics Circle Award – Outstanding Actress in a Play
Academy & Golden Globe Awards – Best Actress nominee (Sounder, 1972), Continue reading “Our Challenges’ Discoveries”
“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t
live between your own two ears.”
~ Laird Hamilton ,
Surfer, Co-Inventor of Tow-In Surfing,
Fashion Model & Action-Sports Model
“I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability,
it was my mental ability.”
~ Bruce Jenner,
Olympic Gold Medalist Decathlete & Actor
“Clean out a corner of your mind
and creativity will instantly fill it.”
~ Dee Ward Hock,
Founder & former CEO of Visa
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled,
but a fire to be kindled.”
a.k.a ucius Mestrius Plutarchus,
Historian, Priest, Ambassador, Magistrate, Biographer & Essayist
“The single most powerful asset we have is our mind.
If trained well, it can create enormous wealth.”
~ Robert Toru Kiyosaki,
Investor, Businessman, Author, Speaker,
Financial Literacy Activist & Commentator
“You have to love yourself. That’s the single most powerful thing.
Out of that springs: How are you eating? How are you exercising? How are you resting?”
~ Nia Peeples
a.k.a. Virenia Gwendolyn Peeples,
Owner/Partner of Beautiful by Nia
“Cynicism is a choice. Optimism is a better choice. ”
~ Shonda Rhimes,
Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Creator & Executive Producer Grey’s Anatomy & Private Practice.
“Thoughts are real, physical things that occupy mental real estate.
Moment by moment, every day, you are changing the structure of your brain through your thinking.
When we hope, it is an activity of the mind that changes the structure of our brain in a positive and normal direction.”
~ Caroline Leaf,
Cognitive Neuroscientist & Author
“Our entire biological system, the brain, and the Earth itself,
work on the same frequencies.”
~ Nikola Tesla,
Inventor, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer,
Physicist, and Futurist
“Believe that you are special. Believe that you are worthy.
Believe that you are here for beautiful-things.
Exude positive energy and positive energy will, in turn, surround you..”
~ Codie Surratt,
“Your body is not in control of your mind — your mind is in control of your body,
and your mind is stronger than your body.
Mind certainly is over matter.”
~ Caroline Leaf,
Cognitive Neuroscientist & Author
“When you make a decision to forgive, it’s a decision that you have to make intellectually.”
~ T. D. Jakes, Sr.,
Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House,
Author & Filmmaker
“God will give you new pictures.
Instead of going back into your memory,
let God move you into your future
through your imagination.
Your Memory Replays Your Past;
Your Imagination Pre-plays Your Future.”
~ Michael Dean Murdock,
Author, Speaker, Pastor & Pianist
“Patience and persistence are vital qualities
in the ultimate successful accomplishment
of any worthwhile endeavor.”
~ Joseph Pilates,
Author & Inventor of Pilates
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