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Rachel Hollis Quotes

Rachel Hollis

Rachel Hollis quotes: self-helpery by riggidy Rachel.

“You, and only you, are ultimately responsible for who you become and how happy you are.”

“I recognized a great truth: if I wanted a better life than the one I’d been born into, it was up to me to create it.”

“Stop waiting on someone else to fix your life.”

“It starts with finding the direction you want to go in and then figuring out how to build the habits that will get you there.”

“If you’re not able to value yourself, no one else will either.”

“Other people don’t get to tell you what you can have! Someone else doesn’t get to tell you who you can be! The world doesn’t get to decide what you can try. You are the only one who can make that decision.”

“Who you are is defined by the next decision you make, not the last one.”

“Having something to work toward gives us purpose. Achieving new milestones, even little ones, gives us a sense of accomplishment and pride.”

“Whatever standard you’ve set for yourself is where you’ll end up… unless you fight through your instinct and change your pattern.”

“A goal is a dream with its work boots on. A goal is a dream you’ve decided to make real. A goal is a destination you’re working toward instead of an idea you’re only considering or hoping for. Hope is a beautiful thing and an incredibly valuable tool to help keep us motivated and inspired about the possibility for the future. But let’s be very clear on this point: hope is not a strategy.”

“Ambition looks like you living in a way others won’t so you will have a life others can’t.”

“Your dream is worth fighting for, and while you’re not in control of what life throws at you, you are in control of the fight.”

“They’re your dreams, and you are allowed to chase them—not because you are more special or talented or well-connected, but because you are worthy of wanting something more.”

“Don’t tell me you don’t have it in you to want something more for your life. Don’t tell me you have to give up because it’s difficult. This is life or death too. This is the difference between living a life you always dreamed of or sitting alongside the death of the person you were meant to become.”

“In fact, when you understand that you don’t have to justify your dreams to anyone else for any reason, that’s the day you truly begin to step into who you’re meant to be.”

“You’ve got to plan for your success. You’ve got to be intentional, and you’ve got to decide right now that you can be whoever you want to be and achieve whatever you want to achieve. You’ve got to believe it.”

“I am successful because I refused to take no for an answer. I am successful because I have never once believed my dreams were someone else’s to manage. That’s the incredible part about your dreams: nobody gets to tell you how big they can be. When it comes to your dreams, no is not an answer. The word no is not a reason to stop. Instead, think of it as a detour or a yield sign. No means merge with caution. No reminds you to slow down—to re-evaluate where you are and to judge how the new position you’re in can better prepare you for your destination. In other words, if you can’t get through the front door, try the side window. If the window is locked, maybe you slide down the chimney. No doesn’t mean that you stop; it simply means that you change course in order to make it to your destination.”

“Failure means that you’re living. Failure means you’re trying.”

“Don’t be afraid of failure. Be afraid of never achieving anything at all because you were too afraid of what others might think of you for trying.”

“Only commit to things you know you can accomplish because they’re incredibly important to you. Otherwise, you set yourself up for continued failure.”

“Our words have power, but our actions shape our lives.”

“Maybe the hardest part of life is just having the courage to try.”

“The only thing worse than giving up is wishing that you hadn’t.”

“When you really want something, you will find a way. When you don’t really want something, you’ll find an excuse.”

“Decide that you care more about creating your magic and pushing it out into the world than you do about how it will be received.”

“Leaders are encouraging. Leaders share information. Leaders hold up a light to show you the way. Leaders hold your hand when it gets hard. True leaders are just as excited for your success as they are for their own, because they know that when one of us does well, all of us come up. When one of us succeeds, all of us succeed.”

“Friends, it’s not about the goal or the dream you have. It’s about who you become on your way to that goal.”

“Our society makes plenty of room for complacency or laziness; we’re rarely surrounded by accountability. We’re also rarely surrounded by sugar-free vanilla lattes, but when I really want one, I somehow find a way to get one.”

“As an artist or a creator, you have to decide. You have to choose a path or live the rest of your life slowly killing your ability to do great work for fear of what others will think. You have to decide that you care more about creating your magic and pushing it out into the world than you do about how it will be received.”

“Comparison is the death of joy, and the only person you need to be better than is the one you were yesterday.”

“If you’re going to blame your hard times for all the things that are wrong in your life, you better also blame them for the good stuff too!”

“Embracing chaos might be the journey we take to finding peace. The difficult seasons we walk through are how we learn to build up strength to manage any situation.”

“Not having the knowledge just makes you teachable, not stupid. Not being in shape just makes you moldable, not lazy. Not having the experience just makes you eager, not ignorant. Flip the script and force yourself to see the positive where you’ve only seen the negative.”

“You become who you surround yourself with. You become what you consume. If you find yourself in a slump or feel as though you’re living in a negative space, take a good hard look at who and what you see every day.’’

“You need to be healthy. You don’t need to be thin. You don’t need to be a certain size or shape or look good in a bikini. You need to be able to run without feeling like you’re going to puke. You need to be able to walk up a flight of stairs without getting winded. You need to drink half your body weight in ounces of water every single day. You need to stretch and get good sleep and stop medicating every ache and pain. You need to stop filling your body with garbage like Diet Coke and fast food and lattes that are a million and a half calories. You need to take in fuel for you body that hasn’t been processed and fuel for you mind that is positive and encouraging. You need to get up off the sofa or out of the bed and move around. Get out of the fog that you have been living in and see your life for what it is.”

‘’Is it going to be hard? Absolutely! But taking the easy way out is how you end up on the sofa, 50 pounds overweight, while life passes you by. Will change happen overnight? No way! This is a lifelong process.’’

“If you wait until the last minute, you are not likely to achieve anything. You want to accomplish a healthier life? Map out how you’ll get there.”

“You are allowed to want more for yourself for no other reason than because it makes your heart happy. You don’t need anyone’s permission, and you certainly shouldn’t have to rely on anyone’s support as the catalyst to get you there.”

“Your life is supposed to be a journey from one unique place to another; it’s not supposed to be a merry-go-round that brings you back to the same spot over and over again.”

“Life is not supposed to overwhelm you at all times. Life isn’t meant to be merely survived—it’s meant to be lived.”

“Know this one great truth: you are in control of your own life. You get one and only one chance to live, and life is passing you by. Stop beating yourself up, and dang it, stop letting others do it too. Stop accepting less than you deserve. Stop buying things you can’t afford to impress people you don’t even really like. Stop eating your feelings instead of working through them. Stop buying your kids’ love with food, or toys, or friendship because it’s easier than parenting. Stop abusing your body and your mind. Stop! Just get off the never-ending track.”

“God has perfect timing, and it’s highly possible that by not being where you thought you should be, you will end up exactly where you’re meant to go.”

“Nothing that lasts is accomplished quickly. Nobody’s entire legacy is based on a single moment, but rather the collection of one’s experiences. If you’re lucky, your legacy will be a lifetime in the making.”

“You must choose to be happy, grateful and fulfilled. If you make that choice every single day, regardless of where you are or what’s happening, you will be happy.”

“This is your story, you are meant to be the hero of your own story.”

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