Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be”, and I have to agree! There’s nothing more satisfying that spending time with someone who pushes you to be the best version of yourself.
That’s the inspiration for this post today–I’ve surveyed the Twittersphere for tweets of encouragement that inspire me to be my best self, even when I don’t feel like it. As you navigate what can feel like 4 treacherous years of high school, hold onto these words of encouragement to keep your head up throughout the process, face challenges as they come your way, and grow into your best self. Good luck!
A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat. pic.twitter.com/fMAtHlMy
— Paulo Coelho (@paulocoelho) November 28, 2012
The measure of how together you are as an individual is easily taken by looking at how often you laugh at what is going on around you.
— BrianTracy (@BrianTracy) November 17, 2014
One of the most important truths of life is that doing things you don't want to do is the only way to get to what you do want.
— Dr. Henry Cloud (@DrHenryCloud) November 2, 2014
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) June 16, 2014
The quality of our actions, whether they are positive or negative, depends on our motivation. This is why we have to transform our minds.
— Dalai Lama (@DalaiLama) June 12, 2014
(And of course, I had to include a tweet from Magoosh!)
— Magoosh (@magoosh) June 20, 2014
Have you spotted a tweet that you think should have made it onto this list? Please comment it below, and I just might add it to my list! 🙂
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Ronke helps Magoosh build relationships with anyone and everyone in the education space. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies and a minor in Math and Science Education. The way to her heart is a good Chuck Norris joke or two, along with a homemade meal of Korean or Cajun goodness.
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