For those of you that may need a little uplift or would like some inspiration to help tackle something you are struggling with, here are some quotes and sayings that I like, and that I hope may help you or just brighten your day. 

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go;
they just determine where we start.
— Multiple attributions

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
— Attributed to Budda

Sometimes when I say “I’m okay”, I want someone to look me in the eyes,
hug me tight and say, “I know you are not”.
— Unknown

Healing doesn’t mean that the damage never existed,
it means the damage no longer controls your life.
— Multiple attributions

What we see, depends mainly on what we look for.
— John Lubbock.

Just because the process hurts, doesn’t mean the results won’t be healing.
— Unknown

It’s our differences that make us individual and individually beautiful.
— Katie Checkley

You are whoever you want to be, you just have to decide to be it.
— Unknown