23 Inspiring Quotes To Boost Your Mood



These 23 inspiring quotes to boost your mood represent for me, the power of words and what they can do for us all.

We all have super challenging days and moments in life when we feel low. All the feelings of  stress and anxiety can take over with that over whelming kinda feeling, to the point where all we want to do is stay in bed and avoid facing the day ahead.

Don’t get me wrong I say, as i’m hoping I am not coming across overly self righteous and preachy. As, I am the last kind of person who appreciates being peached at. However, I have found reading inspirational quotes can be that gentle push in the right direction towards a gentle reminder of :

  1. My blessings
  2. Gratitude
  3. The positivities that help me refocus and get back on track

I wanted to share 23 of my favourites inspirational quotes to boost your mood with you. So, I will just simply let these words of wisdom do the talking.



My mission in life is not to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with passion, compassion, some humour, and some style.

Maya Angelou



Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience.

Author Unknown



Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

 Omar Kayyam



Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.

Kenneth Branagh





If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be

Maya Angelou



“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”

Dalai Lama



The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton



Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Albert Schweitzer





You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.




Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

Bruce Lee



It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. 

Madeleine Albright





The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey



Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

 Norman Peale



Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

John Lennon



You cannot change the people around you, but you can change the people you choose to be around. 






I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.

Emma Stone



No matter what the situation, remind yourself “I have a choice.

 Deepak Chopra



We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde



Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.

Maya Angelou






Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

Oprah Winfrey



Just think happy thoughts and you’ll fly.

Peter Pan



Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.

C.S. Lewis



You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…

Dr Seuss





Sending love,

Dana xx

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  1. Karen Dennis
    May 16, 2021 / 9:08 am

    The sunset in your photo certainly lifted my mood#mischiefandmemories@_karendennis

    • amamanistalife
      May 16, 2021 / 1:21 pm

      Thank you xx

  2. May 17, 2021 / 3:09 pm

    Mine is: it will be alright in the end. And if itโ€™s not alright – itโ€™s not the end. Xx #KCACOLS

    • amamanistalife
      May 17, 2021 / 3:29 pm

      That’s a good one thanks for sharing xx

  3. thisiswhereitisat
    May 19, 2021 / 9:56 am

    Can’t beat a good quote to life your mood x #kcacols

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:56 pm

      Absolutely agree xx

  4. May 19, 2021 / 12:01 pm

    Love these quotes – it’s good to listen to the wise words of others sometimes ๐Ÿ™‚ #fortheloveofblog

    • May 19, 2021 / 1:32 pm

      Popping over from #KCACOLS too ๐Ÿ™‚

      • amamanistalife
        May 21, 2021 / 4:55 pm

        Thanks again!

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:55 pm

      Thank you and yes I agree especially the positive ones xx

  5. May 20, 2021 / 12:44 pm

    Aw love these! Especially love that Maya Angelou quote which is so beautifully uplifting. Thanks for linking up to #ForTheLoveofBlog x

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:09 pm

      Thank you, Maya sure has a truly inspiring way with words xx

  6. May 20, 2021 / 1:01 pm

    I love a good quote – some great ones here. Thank you #KCACOLS

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:08 pm

      Thank you Jo, me too xx

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:07 pm

      Thank you Jeremy xx

  7. May 21, 2021 / 3:05 pm

    These are SO lovely. I had a bit of exhale moment just then…. it’s amazing how powerful words can be. This is one of my favourites – If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be – Maya Angelou. Thank you for joining us for #mischiefandmemories xxx

    • amamanistalife
      May 21, 2021 / 4:07 pm

      Thank you so much Annette and I totally agree with you. Maya’s words have certainly got me through some challenging times xx

  8. May 22, 2021 / 9:21 am

    Some very wise words here. I love the focus on being true to yourself and looking for the positives. Thanks for linking up with #MischiefAndMemories

    • amamanistalife
      May 22, 2021 / 1:21 pm

      Thank you Laura xx

  9. May 22, 2021 / 6:35 pm

    I absolutely love a positive quote. They do genuinely affect the way I feel on a slightly rubbish day. Love this collection #MischiefandMemories

  10. May 22, 2021 / 9:51 pm

    I’m an absolute sucker for inspirational quotes as well as funny memes – these are a great collection! #fortheloveofblog

  11. May 23, 2021 / 7:51 am

    Love the one about bad days giving experience – that’s a good way of looking at it #mischiefandmemories

  12. May 24, 2021 / 9:09 pm

    I love that Dolly Parton quote. She is an inspiration #KCACOLS

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