No matter who you are, what kind of day you’re having, or how fulfilling your lunch break was, these Disney quotes apply to you in this very moment. Take a quick pause to fill yourself with some wisdom and inspiration from your old friends:
“It doesn’t matter. It’s in the past.” – Rafiki, The Lion King
If it already happened and it stressed you out, remind yourself that you can’t change it. You can only change what you do going forward, so focus your abundant talents on planning something great.
“Hang in there, Joan.” – Anna, Frozen
No matter what’s going on today, embody Joan—be Joan—and hang in there, too.
“Beauty is found within.” – Enchantress, Beauty and the Beast
You’re born with your appearance, but you can choose how you treat people. Make sure you’re focusing on radiating the kind of beauty that matters.
“The thing is, I’m not scared anymore.” – Rapunzel, Tangled
Fear and doubts will slow you down; you don’t need them to make good decisions and be the best version of yourself.
“This isn’t flying, this is falling with style!” – Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story
Today is a good day to give yourself a break from self-imposed pressure to act like you have it all figured out. Falling with style is just as good as flying, so embrace your excellent form.
“The seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake.” – Sebastian, The Little Mermaid
If a little crab can understand that jealousy is a frustrating waste of time, so can you. You’ve got this!
“I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine.” – Bruce, Finding Nemo
You are not bound by what everyone else thinks of you. You can choose to be a nice shark.
“Adventure is out there!” – Muntz, Up
Imagination is a powerful tool, because that’s where you get your ideas for dreams. Know that if you’re not where you want to be right in this instant, you’re still in the middle of an important step in your adventure.
“Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it.” – Merida, Brave
Believing that you’re stuck with what you have is kind of an easy out. It takes bravery to own your fate, which brings us to this next quote …
“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christoper Robin, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
You won’t know the boundaries of your own abilities unless you test them, so act as if you’re capable of anything. (Because you are.)
“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.” – Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Remind yourself that there are treasures in your life, and take a moment to be grateful for them.
“Like so many things, it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” – Merchant, Aladdin
Don’t be deceived by appearances, and we mean more than just physical beauty. Remember that first impressions are only impressions, and giving people the benefit of the doubt will only save you stress.
“Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” – Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas
Stay curious, stay childlike, and keep on dreaming of new and wild things. It takes creativity to shake things up.
“A single grain of rice can tip the scale.” – Emperor, Mulan
If you tell yourself that it takes dramatic shifts to cause change, the discouragement you feel from that may prevent you from making any moves at all. Every small step is a step towards something.
“Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.” – Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas
You have the intelligence to know the difference, and the heart to follow the right path.
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