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.

Daniel Blunck | Screenwriter/Director

Probably my favorite quote is one from F. Scott Fitzgerald: “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” To me, its a reminder to avoid being like the masses who desperately cling to one narrative about any particular topic and cannot fathom the possibility that the viewpoint of another could have merit. Read more>>

Rahel Molaligne | Gelaye Collection Founder & CEO

My favorite affirmation is BE HERE NOW! Being in the moment is a discipline and requires practice. Carving out a few minutes of your day to be in the present moment will enhance your Gelaye experience. Our body scrubs and body polish as well as face care products are infused with luxurious essential oils, exotic plant extracts, and superfoods like blue-green algae to give your skin exactly what it craves and turn your bathroom into an oasis. These products give you a daily dose of self-love and self-care as well as nourish your skin, calm your mind, and leave you feeling fresh, rejuvenated, and glowing from the inside out. Read more>>

Deborah Phillips | Executive Director

Do something for someone other than yourself. It is just that easy. When we think of others and consider the needs of others it brings about a balance in our lives. Don’t do it for the gram, the loves, the likes, or for selfish reasons. Do something for someone else because it is the right thing to do. Read more>>

Adrian J | Michelada Guy

“Life is what you make of it. Don’t make excuses, make it happen.” -Chamillionaire There are so many things in life that can bring you down, break your confidence, or simply distract you from what you’re trying to achieve. Some of these things, we have no control of, but what we can control is how we, as individuals, react and respond to these things; how and in what ways do we let it affect us. We have the power to make life what we want it to be. That’s the mindset I keep, just trying to make it happen. Read more>>