We asked folks to tell us about their favorite quote or affirmation and to tell us what it means to them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Andrew Burns | Berkshire Hathaway Realtor

One of my favorite quotes I’ve heard is “The two best times to plant a tree is 2 years ago, and today.” That quote speaks volumes to me because in life I think sometimes you look back and wish you had done something sooner when in reality at times you just have to trust you gut, and take the plunge. Read more>>

Toni Tea” Thompson | Public Health Practitioner & Birth Worker”

Absolutely! My favorite quote is attributed to my favorite author, Dr. Maya Angelou. Read more>>

Gia Ashley | Co-Founder

Our slogan/affirmation we live by at Let It Out is to be a “gym for your mind”. Our mission is to encourage our clients to not feel ashamed to work on their mental health. To change the perspective around mental health and the negative dissociation that comes with it. Read more>>

Xiantra Edgerton | Entrepreneur

My all time favorite quote is “Where there’s a will there’s a way”. I’ve always been a true believer of if he brought you to it, he’ll bring you through it! You may go through different struggles and obstacles, but the storm does not last always. Read more>>

Alexis Kay | Pastry Chef

My favorite quote that I came up with during a battle with my mental health for the first time was “Are you going to pass or fail”. This quote has been with me for many years. I used to get very overwhelmed with things and God testing my faith. Read more>>

C.J. Riggs | Actor, Writer & Producer

I actually have two quotes that I try my best to live by everyday. “Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.” This was said by Marianne Williamson and those words still push me to do/be better in every aspect of my life. Read more>>

Zana Prator | Braider & Sisterlocks Trainee

My favorite quote is the quote is use for my braiding business. “Life isn’t perfect but your braids can be” I remember going through a tough time in my life in 2020. I didn’t know how to live or even be normal. Read more>>

 Janae Aiken | English Teacher, Published Author, and Creative

One of my favorite quotes that I use as a daily affirmation is, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” written by T.S.Eliot. You can only make things happen and test your limits when you take risks. Playing it safe, staying comfortable, and dwelling in a familiar environment isn’t a risk to me. Stepping out of your comfort zone into the unknown is when you can really see what you are capable of. Read more>>

Ana Lilia Preciado | CLC, Cultural Practitioner of Ancestral Healing Ways

My favorite affirmation is “everything always works out for me”. This has become a very powerful affirmation in my life. Every time I feel nervous or anxious, I simply repeat this affirmation over and over and over until I start feeling at ease. You know when you wake up in the middle of the night and your mind wants to go over all the things that worry you, I will repeat this affirmation over and over and I will feel this comfort come over me and fall right to sleep. Read more>>

Rachel Wilson | Multi-Award Winning Recording Artist/Psalmist

One of my favorite quotes/affirmations is, I am Unapologetically Blessed. I came from poverty and not having a father which led to not having a lot of privileges others may have had at a young age. I have been dreaming and working towards my dreams for a long time. Read more>>