For business owners, at times like this, sometimes it can be tough to simply find the motivation and encouragement to keep going at it. Long days turn into even longer nights and your purpose as to why you started your entrepreneurship journey becomes a little hazy.
At times, we could use a few pick-me-ups and daily affirmations of encouragement to simply help keep us going on a steadfast path. Words are known to have such a strong power that can either build or destroy you, and with a simple phrase—a heart can instantly transform, and that can truly make all the difference.
We know it can get tough throughout the journey of entrepreneurship, so we’re giving you ten powerful, inspirational and motivational phrases from women that will inspire you and keep you afloat along your journey.
10 Powerful Phrases by Black Women for All Women
“It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, I actually started to own, accept and love what I had.” – Tracee Ellis Ross
“Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us.” – Angela Bassett
“If you prioritize yourself, you are going to save yourself.” – Gabrielle Union
“It is so liberating to really know what I want, what truly makes me happy, what I will not tolerate. I have learned that it is no one else’s job to take care of me but me.” – Beyonce Knowles
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou
“I thrive on obstacles. If I’m told that it can’t be told, then I push harder.” – Issa Rae
“I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.” – Rihanna
“Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable. I didn’t have to become perfect because I’ve learned throughout my journey that perfection is the enemy of greatness.” – Janelle Monae
“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Michelle Obama
“When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.” – Solange Knowles
These simple yet 10 powerful phrases are affirmations that can simply help and inspire you to #keepongoing through those tough times! No what where you are in life, take the time to feed and guide your soul with daily affirmations to help you get your day started and keep you on track!