“Wearing confidence in every part of your life can completely transform your character and surroundings.  If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will.”

In light of starting off the upcoming week fresh, I’m sharing my top ten quotes to change the way you live and think.  It’s distinguishable that we all experience ups and downs, life doesn’t always go as planned, and it often times leaves us devising a plan for how to change.  Change has many negative connotations, but it doesn’t need to be viewed in poor light.  There are a number of occurrences that I have undergone in my life, believe it or not, but it’s the perception of how I handled each situation that allowed me to keep pushing.  
Therefore, here are some of my favorite motivational and inspirational quotes to change your thoughts and life.  I hope you enjoy!

Often times we are afraid to take a risk or change an aspect of our lives, but don’t realize that new opportunities and experiences lie on the other side.
Wearing confidence in every part of your life can completely transform your character and surroundings.  If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will.

I continually tell my family and friends how important positivity is, and the power of instilling good energy throughout your life.  The best course of action is to put positive thoughts out into the world, and good things will come to you.  

It’s easy to start something and never finish it, but it takes strength and hard work to keep it in motion.  Whether it be a relationship, a job, losing weight, or moving on to bigger and better things, life is constantly in motion and it’s important to keep pushing through.  Don’t stop just because you hit a fork in the road.

You’re bound to meet confrontation in the face at some point, but it’s how you react to situations that control your way of thinking.  Nobody can make you feel inferior unless you allow them to.  Stand up for yourself and what you believe in, with no fear.

As human beings, it’s only natural that we tend to hold on to people, places or things that we believe identify who we are.  If you believe that something or someone is holding you back from accomplishing your dreams, let it go.  You are capable of what your mind allows you to.

Girls or women often feel self-conscience about appearance, relationships, or life in general.  Don’t let one failure keep you from trying new experiences or moving forward in your life.  One downfall doesn’t rule your existence, it makes you stronger.

Don’t expect a magical fairy to come along and change your life or suddenly give you everything you’ve ever wanted.  If you want something, go out and get it.  Don’t sit around waiting for life to happen to you.

Each person is a unique character, and owning who you are is what makes you special.  When you stop caring about what other people think of you, or block out the negative parts in your life, you’ll be surprised how much your life will change.

A good friend of mine once told me “only you can change your world” when I was going through a terrible moment in my life, and it resonated with me.  You have control over your mind, body, and surroundings.  If you allow something or someone to abuse you or control your thoughts, you have given them power over you.  Live your life for you, and nobody else.