We asked folks to tell us about their favorite quote or affirmation and to tell us what it means to them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Mari’yam Arielee | Artist & Entrepreneur

“I’ll find a way or make one!” This is the epitome of my cadence. This resonates so deeply with me because it is a testament to my resilience and the relentlessness I have in ensuring my business is successful. My Grandmother used to tell me, “The worst thing someone can say to you is ‘No’ & that’s if you accept it!” I think it is important to always go after what you want in life and never stop at a ‘No’. Read more>>

Aerial Dorsey | Lifestyle blogger & Educator

I have a favorite bible verse, that I turned into a favorite affirmation. “I can do all things through Christ that gives me strength. Philippians 4:13″ I turned it into the affirmation”I can do hard things.” Truly in life we are faced with various difficult challenges, I have to remind myself daily that though it seems hard I can do it. As long as I keep God rooted in whatever challenge I may face, I can do it. Read more>>

Kimorie Shearman | Personal trainer & track athlete

Later most often equates to never, do it now. To me this quote mean that you should make that bold move to accomplish your goal even though it may be scary. If you focus too much on putting it off for a next day, you may end up never doing anything. So that is why you have to make that move now. Read more>>