These Author Quotes Will Help You Stay on Track with All New Year's Resolutions!
Beginning is always the toughest part and the same thing can be said about New Year's Resolutions.
But have no fear! We've compiled inspirational quotes from some of our favorite authors to help us with each of our resolutions for the New Year. This list takes the most popular choices for resolutions and pairs it with a few inspiring quotes.
We hope these aid you in your life-changing journey through 2019 and all the years to follow.
Whether it's for weight-loss, a particular goal in fitness, or just for the sake of health, many people are picking up gym subscriptions with the intention of exercising more.
It can be rough to stick to a regimen if you're not used to working out, but don't give up, it'll be worth it in the end! Just hear out these authors.
“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“When people tell me they can’t afford to join a gym, I tell them to go outside; planet Earth is a gym and we’re already members. Run, climb, sweat, and enjoy all of the natural wonder that is available to you.”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
And to those of you who choose not to workout at all...
“So your desire is to do nothing? Well, you shall not have a week, a day, an hour, free from oppression. You shall not be able to lift anything without agony. Every passing minute will make your muscles crack. What is feather to others will be a rock to you. The simplest things will become difficult. Life will become monstrous about you. To come, to go, to breathe, will be so many terrible tasks for you. Your lungs will feel like a hundred-pound weight.”
― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
For some, the previous year ended with some serious advice from the doctor, that being: weight-loss.
Whether through exercise, eating healthier, or a mix of the two, it can be tough to stick to whatever your weight-loss plan may be.
“Being overweight does not diminish your worth, but it takes a helluva toll on your sense of worth.”
― Toni Sorenson
“Take the admission to the gym to avoid the admission to the hospital.”
― Amit Kalantri
“Weight loss is about learning to let go. Let go of the unhealthy food, the unproductive habits, the worn routines, and even the people that want to hold you down. You weren’t born to stay in one place. You were born to move. So, let go of anyone and anything that wants to stop you.”
― Toni Sorenson
There are so many reasons for you to have a healthier diet!
Every food has its benefits, and if you're lacking in energy, eye-sight, muscle strength, etc., there's particular food you will want to eat above other foods.
That being said, if you have health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, and even depression, there are foods you should avoid!
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own
Take Better Care Of Health/Personal Well-Being
There are many different ways to take care of oneself. Whatever way you feel you ought to take care of yourself you have to do it!
“Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.”
― Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love
“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.”
― Herophilus (Greek Philosopher)
“Be you, love you. All ways, always.”
― Alexandra Elle
Spend More Time With Family and Friends
“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
“Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we're related for better or for worse...and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.”
― Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters
“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
― Mark Twain
“A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.”
― Ann Dillard
Save More Money/Spend Less Money
While money can never buy happiness, it's definitely important for everyday living. If you had struggles with not having enough money or your big plan for the year is to save up for a vacation or buying something needed for the house, it's high time to put together a financial plan of savings!
And think, with all the money saved, you can buy books from these authors!
“Money may not buy happiness, but I'd rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.”
― Françoise Sagan
“Money is a great servant but a bad master.”
― Francis Bacon
Get a New Job
We all have that boiling point where the job we hate becomes the job we cannot do anymore. Though not everyone may know what they want to do with their life, there's a better job for anyone willing to put themselves out there and try something new.
“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
― Criss Jami, Killosophy
Enjoy Life To The Fullest
Sometimes, you get stuck in a rut. Opportunities missed, chances not taken. The enjoyment of life, non-existing. Life should be an adventure, so to the best of your ability, live while you can.
“Dare to Be
When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.
When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.
When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.
When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.
When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.
When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.
When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.
When times are tough, dare to be tougher.
When love hurts you, dare to love again.
When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.
When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.
When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.
When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.
When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.
When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.
Dare to be the best you can –
At all times, Dare to be!”
― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
A bit of a long quote, but it says it all. Living life to the fullest means something different for everyone, but one key thing to keep in mind is, as Maraboli says, "dare to be."
Yes, what we're all on this Earth for, right? Of course it is!
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
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