Uplifting Quotes List 2016The start of each New Year promises change for us all thanks to resolutions and/or lists of aims; some of which are kept as part of our routines and others that fade out.  With this in mind, it's usually around mid-way through January that lists packed with tips on 'dealing with failed resolutions' or similar start appearing both online and in print.  In a year comprising fifty-two weeks, it seems unfair to declare failure just two weeks in!  So, instead, I've pulled together some positive quotes that aim to encourage, as opposed to guilt-trip. After all, there's no limit to the amount of times you can pick yourself up and dust yourself off again, right?  Step outside of the January hysteria for a moment and you'll notice we're only a couple of weeks into the year - January is the baby of the bunch!  We've got this...

Mia Felce Trio of Notebooks
Mia Felce Design Notebooks 2016


Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking 
- Marcus Aurelius

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Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose
- Lyndon B. Johnson

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Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts
- Winston Churchill

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Life isn't about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself
- George Bernard Shaw

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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love
- Marcus Aurelius

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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on
- Robert Frost

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If you don't like something, change it.  If you can't change it, change your attitude
- Maya Angelou

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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


inspirational quotes for 2016
Stack of Elle Magazines BlogIf you're anything like me and love jotting down the quotes that 'stick' with you, you'll be able to relate to my joy at adding this stylish printed A5 notebook set c/o by Mia Felce to my collection.  Mia Felce's new collection is coming out in March, though if you can't wait until then, use code GABRIELLE for 10% off this colourful trio of notebooks - enjoy!

With love,

Gabrielle x