What keeps you in the game when facing challenges? Strong positive emotions! Unfortunately, when we encounter challenges our feelings become weak and negative by default. In these times, we can adopt the strong beliefs of the most inspiring individuals on earth in order to keep us strong. I’ve collected 11 of the best empowering quotes that will give you drive and motivation to move toward your goals and dreams. These empowering quotes have helped me to overcome every challenge so far, and I hope they can do the same for you.
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Empowering Quotes as InCANtation
The five following empowering quotes can become your most powerful inCANtations. InCANtations are sentences that you repeat over and over again in order to condition your mind. When doing so, it is important to use strong emotions and a powerful body language. Repeating them with a monotone voice and having a weak body posture will have no effect. Your brain will understand that you are simply trying to fool it, and as a result it won’t change your inner beliefs.
So, say the empowering quotes out loud and mean them with all your heart!
Some of these quotes are not written in the first person. However, when you want to use them as an inCANtation, put them into the first person. This has the effect of you feeling more connected to this belief and your brain has a chance to adopt it.
“I am nature’s greatest miracle. I am not on this earth by chance. I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply all my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.” – Og Mandino
“What lies before us, what lies behind us, is nothing compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
This quote transferred into a powerful inCANtation could sound like the following: ‘What lies before me, what lies behind me, is nothing compared to what lies within me! I have everything I need to succeed within me!’
“Now I am the voice. I will lead, not follow. I will believe, not doubt. I will create, not destroy. I am a force for good. I am a leader.” – Tony Robbins
“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” – T. Harv Eker
If you want to use this quote as your inCANtation, it could look like this: ‘I want to make permanent changes! So I stop focusing on the size of my lousy problems and start focusing on the size of me! I am bold!’
“I will persist until I succeed. I was not delivered unto this world in defeat, nor does failure course in my veins. I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd. I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep. I will hear not those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious. Let them join the sheep. The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny. I will persist until I succeed.” – Og Mandino
Empowering Quotes as Food for Thought to Persevere
“We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.” – Steve Maraboli
“The prices of life are at the end of each journey, not near the beginning; and it is not given to me to know how many steps are necessary in order to reach my goal. Failure I may still encounter at the thousandth step, yet success hides behind the next bend in the road. Never will I know how close it lies unless I turn the corner. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult.” – Og Mandino
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” – Henry Ford
“Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.” – Joel Osteen
Implant These Empowering Quotes Into Your Belief System
Don’t wait until the challenge hits you, but condition your mind with these empowering beliefs upfront by repeating them daily. Your journey will be much easier with a strong belief system than with a lousy one. In order to condition yourself and implant these empowering quotes into your belief system you could do the following.
Which of these empowering quotes resonated with you the most? Take your favorite and do a 30-Day challenge. Every day, for 30 consecutive days, repeat the empowering belief 5 times in a row, twice a day. Do that with strong positive emotions and physical dedication, and it will soon be part of you.
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