We love ourselves a good quote and so we asked our community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us and we’ve highlighted some below.

Sariyah Benoit | painter, muralist, film photographer, visual art enthusiast

“Life is a vacation, during which I take the occasional time out to make a living.” My grandfather says this often and it encourages me to maintain a mindset focused on pleasure #UsesOfTheErotic #AudreLorde. Gpa always reminds me that I am entitled to a life filled with peace, joy, and luxury–and not the capitalistic kind. Read more>>

JeQuita Zachary | Authorprenuer

My favorite quote comes from Psalms 139:14, “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are thy works and that my soul knoweth right well”. This reminds me that God formed me to be just as I am and look the way I am and be who I am. Many times, the world will try to compare you and make you feel less than. With this, I am reminded that wonderfully made by God the Creator and I praise Him for that. This is why my book I Am Pretty is so near and dear to my heart. It celebrates and acknowledges who we are and celebrates the beauty that is you. Read more>>

Liesa Hess | Mom to 3 amazing kids & womens boutique owner

Age is irrelevant. Ask me how many trips I’ve taken, sunsets I’ve seen, laughs I’ve shared, concerts I’ve been to, bedtime stories I’ve red, and people I’ve loved. Thats how old I am. I love this because I genuinely love life and enjoy moments more than things. Simple things like watching the sun go down and staring at a beautiful sky at night. I love the now and am constantly seeking adventure and things that make me smile and laugh. The best gift anyone can give me is time. Read more>>