Sep 13, 2012

Life Quotes to Live By

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It's funny that a lot of these favorite quotes about health that I try to live by may look like those kinds of pep talks about motivating one to exercise. But when you get down to thinking about it, these are more than just motivational quotes for one to get moving...they are actually about life. And isn't it the reason why we try to be healthy? It's for us to live quality lives, live longer so we can do our purposes in life.



First on my list is the principle of doing things one step at a time. See?  I even got it there on the title header.



                                                                                          Source: 10000steps.tumblr.com via Dana on Pinterest



Oh, I've got all the excuses I could think about, really.  I realized though, that it's all just in my mind  most times.  Willpower after all requires effort, right?  Like breaking out from one's inertia...it's always tougher at the start, whether it's pulling yourself up from that bed or couch, or starting out a new life.


                                                                                      Source: fromflabbytofit.tumblr.com via Christa on Pinterest



Oftentimes, we tend to look around, comparing ourselves to others that we fail to see ahead and move forward.  Most times, our greatest enemy is ourselves.  In running, as in life, we look forward and carry on in our own pacing until we reach the finish line. Trying to outdo others for mere show is really not a good idea.

                                                                                           Source: runners-high.tumblr.com via Karen on Pinterest


Most of us want to live as long as we can right?  That's why we strive to be healthy.  But living longer is more meaningful if we live for what matters most in life.  It should not be just about longevity but living a life with a purpose. It's also about seeing that the journey is as important as reaching the goal.


                                                                                                            Source: aliedwards.com via Liz on Pinterest




And finally, my life verse:  " Be still and know that I am God."  It's been a life of turmoil for most of us, but I have learned  and still learning to be still in spirit, and not just on the outside, but more so on the inside.  I know I can go on with life no matter what happens, knowing that I have a great God. 


                                                                                           Source: a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net via Dana on Pinterest


Strength is not only in doing those squats, or running a marathon...it's also about a quiet spirit, and a heart that beats strong because it doesn't get bothered easily.  Peace comes in knowing who to put your faith into, and it's a stronghold that nothing could beat.  And then, again, what you see on the outside, is a reflection of what's inside.


PS...

Many thanks to Rochelle who's hosting this week's BC Bloggers' Meme.  Do visit her at My Not So Secret Diary



36 comments:

  1. wow! you got nice quotes here. so inspiring! :>


    visiting from BC Bloggers meme :) here's mine:


    http://tetslittlefinds.blogspot.com/2012/09/bc-bloggers-meme-5-inspirational-quotes.html

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  2. I have missed Blog Memes na. Anyway, I love all your quotes and I really love quotes talaga. That's why I have my daily inspiration quotes :) By the way, thank you again for the Versatile Blogger Award!


    Mommy Maye

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  3. I like the first and last quote the most! I was not able to join meme. I thought I could pero naging busy. Super inspiring quotes sis!

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  4. inspiring! this reminds me na hindi pa ako kagawa ng entry ko hehehe.. later sana makahabol..:)

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  5. Oo nga you have inspiring quotes series...daily nga ba yun? I think so :-)

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  6. That first quote touched me. My fitness goal isn't progressing at all and I blamed it to a lot of things that's been happening around me lately but mostly I blame myself too much for so many things. I want result when I havnt been really doing much. So thanks for this quote I'm going to just shut up and give myself some slack and just DO IT.

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  7. One step at a time. I have big goals but I broke it up into tiny bits that I can consistently do. No point in overwhelming myself hehehe. You go at your own pace sis...the important thing is you're taking steps, no matter how small.

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  8. I love the second to the last quote. Continue living life to the fullest A.

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  9. I love all the quotes! It's very motivating and somehow suits on my feelings and tracks right now! Thank you for sharing! :)

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  10. Like the fact that when we feel like drowning in life, God never leaves us. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Now, I am more inspired to be healthy and to go on with my life with my game face on. :)

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  12. Wonderful quotes you have here! I love the last one the most. But of course!
    Anyway, I just did my first BC blogger meme. Tee hee! You are all inspiring bloggers!

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  13. hi sis, i was here..i love the last quote..it just proves that one needs to be a fighter :)

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  14. ang nice naman ng mga quotes mo, puro about healthy lifestyle! :) kahit hindi naq nakasama sa links ng bc blogger meme this week ill still post mine when my free time naq :) thanks for sharing sis

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  15. I am really inspired with all the quotations in this post especially the "stop beating yourself up! .. " one step at a time.. true!

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  16. Thanks for sharing all those quotes. They remind me to strive for a purpose-driven life.

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  17. God is always there for us.. very inspiring..:)




    Hope you can check out my share here.

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  18. Yup! We have to live longer. :)


    That last quote made me smile. It was such a great assurance for us from HIM! :)

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  19. Inspiring! You're right, those quotes aren't just about health, they're about life.

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  20. These are all great inspiring quotes to live by. Really motivates us to go further! Thanks for sharing your favorite quotes Aileen. :)

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  21. I like the last quotes thanks for sharing...

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  22. I love that quote by Diane Ackerman :)

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  23. I'm now walking in a path of maintaining a healthy life and these quotes are very inspiring to live by.

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  24. Michelle Villarta-CabanasSeptember 16, 2012 at 2:54 PM

    I'm now trying to keep up with my daily exercise and these are great quotes for motivation. :-)

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  25. Khimbyrlee EerlrybmihkSeptember 16, 2012 at 11:34 PM

    Like you quotes!


    It talks more about life, and that's the good thing about it. It makes us inspired.

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  27. these are good quotes! very inspiring... :-)


    -promding chamimay

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  28. these are rousing quotes...

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  29. Farida Jane TiongsonSeptember 19, 2012 at 2:25 PM

    I love the second photos! Look at those abs! I wish mine were like hers.... this reminds me to be more dedicated in losing those seemingly few pounds :D

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  30. I know! I still haven't seen my abs...but I feel they're just there underneath the flabs lol!

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  31. Those are simply nice messages that we should look forward too. I missed this meme.

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  32. Love what you wrote about re: the strength found in the quiet spirit.

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  33. The last one was really nice. We must have faith and belive in HIM.
    -visit from BCB

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  34. The second quote/photo hits me up. Thanks for motivating me. Gotta push more harder!

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  35. I love the second one too... but all these quotes are perfect. They all have different deep meanings... you are awesome you found them all.

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  36. I love the last sentence, Peace comes in knowing who to put your faith into, and it's a stronghold that nothing could beat. This is very true. We can only have peace if we know that everything is under control of the mighty one.

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