As leaders wielding influence over other people, it’s important to bring a positive energy to our work. We’ve pulled together our favourite 10 happiness quotes for female leaders to remind you to celebrate, appreciate the little things, and not take life so seriously. Try saving these quote images to your phone or laptop to look back on whenever you need a little mood boost, then go out and kick those goals!

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At LH Agenda, self-care is something we not only recommend, but deem essential. As such, we have compiled a great selection of our favourite positive quotes about self-care! Use them as a reminder that you deserve and need to prioritise things that are good for your wellbeing.

PS – screenshot your favourite quote cards to an album on your phone and read them anytime you need a blast of motivation.

1. “When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” – Paulo Coehlo

2. “The best health care plan is a self-care plan.” – Nina Leavins

3. “Taking care of yourself isn’t about trying to become perfect. It’s about realizing and honouring, in every moment, that you already are.” – Vironika Tugaleva

4. “Sometimes self-care is exercising and eating right. Sometimes it’s spending time with loved ones or taking a nap. And sometimes it’s watching an entire series of television in one weekend while you lounge around in your pyjamas. Whatever soothes your soul.”

5. “Self-care is not a luxury. Indeed not. It allows us to show up in this tumultuous world as the best versions of ourselves.”

6. “Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” – Eleanor Brownn

7. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

8. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott

9. “If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don’t, you’re simply ducking your responsibilities.” – Ann Richards

10. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts… good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful.” – Michelle Obama

What are your favourite positive quotes about self-care? Let us know in the comment section below.

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There are so many wonderful leaders, past and present, that we can learn from for our own journeys. As such, we have compiled a great selection of our favourite inspirational quotes for leaders like you! Use them when you need a little extra pep, you’re feeling unmotivated or you just need a friendly reminder that your goals are amazing and achievable.

PS – save your favourite quote cards to an album on your phone and read them anytime you need a blast of motivation.

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Passionate leaders are making their mark and changing the world. Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Pharrell Williams, Richard Branson, the list goes on. They make things happen. They think big. They inspire others. They are my mentors.

Before they got where they are now, people thought they were crazy, or arrogant, or weird. They didn’t fit. During an interview with Pharrell Williams on a radio one of the listeners called and said that he went with Pharrell to the same school at Virginia Beach and he remembered how annoying Pharrell was when he was constantly playing drums. “I’m glad you did,” he said now.

So how all these leaders do what they do. Passion is key.

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