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Do the current challenging times have you feeling uninspired? Are you feeling a lack of inspiration in your life? Are you challenged to find reasons why you should get out of bed in the morning? Is a lack of inspiration zapping you of all your energy, creativity, and motivation?

close-up photography of black roseIf so, you’re not alone. Many people feel that they are living without inspiration, but they don’t have to. There are many things around us that can inspire us all to live a better and more positive life.

What are these things? Unfortunately, there is not a “one size fits all” answer to finding your inspiration because it’s different for every person. We are perfectly imperfect human beings, and inspiration may reach us in perfectly imperfect ways – but being open to it and willing to look for and accept it is the first step.

Even though your perfect inspiration may be unique, I’ve compiled a list of some helpful tips to help you find your muse.

Inspirational Sayings Can Motivate You

Have you ever heard something nice and instantly felt a fire ignite inside ofbunch of pink tulips flower you? This is called inspiration and it comes in many forms. Inspirational sayings can help us remember why we need to get out of bed in the morning and why we should be grateful for the lives that we have.

These inspirational sayings can arrive in the form of cards, emails, thoughtful words from friends, and other things of this nature. They can come from songs and music, or from artistic pursuits like movies or theatre.

  • You don’t have to rely on someone else to remind you why you are important and passionate. You can have your own sayings to repeat to yourself every day.

Find Inspiration with Affirmations

A collection of affirmations can act as your inspirational guide. Affirmations are not just generic sayings or flowery statements like you would read in a greeting card. Instead, they are concise, positive statements to help you instantly feel better about your life.

  • Affirmations help you reprogram your mind and alter the course of your life.

You are reaffirming the statement and making it part of who you are every time you say an affirmation aloud. The positive thoughts in the affirmation replace negative or uninspiring ones that run through your mind.

  • Affirmations are amazingly effective tools for finding encouragement.

Are you looking for some sayings to affirm the positive in your life? It’s easier than you think. Many people have a whole list of affirmations that they repeat to themselves every day. Other people keep the sayings taped to their bathroom mirror, so they see them in the morning. Others use them as screensavers or wallpapers at work. You can also add them to your smartphone, so they’ll be right at hand no matter where you are.

  • Incorporating affirmations into your everyday life is easy and gives you a continuing source of inspiration.

You can use affirmations whenever you need them. You may find it helpfulround black and brown analog clock to start out saying them in the morning to set a positive tone for your day. You can also recite them when you are feeling in need of some motivation. You can also use them at night to set a positive tone for your sleeping time and to “program” your dreams.

In one of those moments where you may need a little push, for example, you could say something like, “My life is full of peace and happiness,” or “As I let go of dissatisfaction, I feel happiness within my life.” Simple statements like these can rekindle the inspiration in your life.

Affirmations work because they can be personalized to speak to your heart, mind, and soul. They will give you the inspiration you need to be the best person you can be.

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About the Author Dianne Daniels

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and currently residing in Norwich, Connecticut, Dianne M. Daniels' mission is to empower women 50+ to Amplify their Self-Confidence, Deepen their Self-Knowledge, Inspire Creativity, and Glide into the next phase of their lives with the Power of Journaling, Affirmations, and Assessments.

You can learn how to use these time-tested, proven practices to create and manifest the life you want (and deserve) to live.

Dianne is an ordained Unitarian Universalist Minister with a Master of Divinity degree from Starr King School for the Ministry. She's an avid reader, a lover of old houses (she renovated an 1850s vintage Greek Revival home with her family) and has been journaling since the age of 9.

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