Quotes For When You Need A Pick Me Up

Amy Pilkington 5 Feb 2020

After spending 2017 hoping 2018 would be better, and then 2018 hoping 2019 would be better, and then hoping that maybe the new decade would be better, I think we can all agree the world is a little bit cruddy right now.

You may use stronger language to describe what the world feels like right now, but I'm trying to keep things PG here.

Are inspirational quotes a little bit woo-woo sometimes?

Yes, but while just reading a bunch of them in a row won't change your life on their own, they can be a mental breather.

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A lot of the time, we get stuck in a cycle of negativity and need a quick reset.


Even if the quote is trite or unrealistic, it can remind you to stop and interrogate your reaction to the quote, prompting future change.

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That future change doesn't need to be big.

We're not changing the world here.

If reading one silly quote about loving yourself gives you the strength to say no to that person that keeps taking advantage of your generosity, then it was worth it!

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