9 Cliché but True Mantras to Get You Through the Day

For when you just can't deal

We know, we know: Inspirational quotes have a tendency to feel kind of eye roll-y most of the time. But other times, when we’re lacking motivation or having a bad day, repeating a mantra really does help. Here, nine slightly cliché sayings (perfect for your secret Pinterest board) that will give you a little perspective when you need it most.

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Be the person your dog thinks you are. 

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Beyoncé wasn't built in a day. 

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Surround yourself with people who get you. 

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Stop wishing. Start doing. 

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Good things come to those who work for it. 

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Another woman's success is not a measure of your failure. 

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Wake up. Drink coffee. Kick ass. Repeat. 

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Life is short. Buy the good wine. 

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You got this. 

sarah stiefvater

Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...