Are you a sucker for a good motivational quote? #same.
As much as I love to write, when I'm faced with a challenge it can be hard to find the words to articulate my feelings. I recently started a morning meditation and have found mantras to be an amazing way for me to connect with myself and set intentions for the day.
I've created a list of declarations that ignite my soul and reflect the mama and person I want to be.
Here are a list of my personal mantras / intentions that help ground me in parenthood, partnership and my profession:
I speak from the heart to nurture honest, joyful relationships.
I listen without judgement, and seek to understand.
I acknowledge and challenge bias in myself and my community.
I offer praise in moments big and small.
I lead by example, empowering others and bringing them along.
I create collaboratively, because creativity loves to be shared.
I prioritize with purpose, and release what no longer serves me.
I am open, ready and willing to give and receive love.
I am happy in my body, it is strong and beautiful.
I have everything I need to live abundantly.
I pause and reflect so that I can nurture my inner peace.
I give voice to my dreams, and celebrate those of others.
I acknowledge effort, and inspire persistence.
I look for the lesson in hardship, and grow from challenges.
I seek progress over perfection.
I am the architect of my life.
I am courageous and I stand up for myself and others.
I am grateful for the present moment.
I am exactly where I am meant to be.
I am the best mama for my family.
Do you have a personal mantra that you incorporate into your daily routines or mindfulness practice?
Quick plug: If you're looking for some guidance, I recommend checking out the stoic app. It's a great resource for guiding a mindfulness practice and offers some ideas on affirmations and journaling prompts.