The words “New Year” are synonymous with shiny new gym memberships and the standard resolutions to read more, unplug more, travel more, drink less, spend less, etc. All fine and dandy, but let’s be honest: that membership can lose its luster pretty quick, and those other mini-tweaks tend to mysteriously evaporate by February.
Besides, what we’re truly after is to feel happier and more fulfilled in our lives, right? Right. Translation: there’s no better time to zoom out and see the bigger picture. To make meaningful changes by asking ourselves the hard questions. Are we following our dreams? Are we living the one life we’ve got as fully as possible? Are we becoming the best version of ourselves? Are we doing the things we love?
Out with the auld lang syne, it’s time to carpe the snot out of this diem. We’ve selected seven quotes to inspire mega motivation and supercharge your will power in… 3… 2… 1… Happy New You!
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw
“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” ~Oprah Winfrey
“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days waiting for better ones ahead.” ~Marjorie Pay Hinckley
“Life is a helluva lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.” ~Richard Branson
“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” ~Charles Buxton
“Begin doing what you want to do now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.” ~Marie Ray
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ~Mother Teresa