We love ourselves a good quote and so we asked our community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us and we’ve highlighted some below.

Sarah Beranek | Wedding + Lifestyle Photographer

Be afraid and do it anyway. As a general rule, I have not been a huge risk taker in the past, I have always been a little bit of a chicken. But since starting this business, I have been so much more on board with taking the risks – leaving the steady paying 9-5, networking with others in the wedding industry (where are my fellow introverts at?!), saying yes to so many things that I never thought I would and being me in the midst of it all. Read more>>

Mark Youngquist | Transformation coach, Brewer, Brewery Owner,

Favorite quote: “Do or do not, there is no try”. Yoda There is great power in commitment, and virtually none in anything less. Many people say they are committed, just as many people say they Want. As in “I want to lose weight, I want a better relationship, I want to start my own business”. What separates the want and the creation of a new reality is willingness. We all want things we aren’t willing to create, because willing means 100% commitment, and that scares the bejesus out of us. Read more>>

Emily Sanders LMT | Licensed Massage Therapist, Owner of Ilaria Salon and Med Spa

Throughout the duration of being quarantined during the pandemic in 2020, I had deep life realizations that there were “bucket list” dreams that I wanted to pursue but never did. When you get into your late 40’s, you tend to feel as though some dreams are seemingly unreachable. I decided no matter how unattainable they may seem, I wanted to pursue them. So, I came up with my new favorite quote and affirmation – “that ship has not yet sailed, especially when you haven’t even launched it”. What followed in the months and year to come has changed my life. Read more>>