77 Motivational Quotes For A Healthy Life

Words of motivation for whenever you need that extra support.

 

There is nothing more important in life than your health and wellbeing, but sometimes we all need words of inspiration, aka, a motivational quote.

It’s great to have people around us saying these things, however, it can be a different form of inspiration to hear great words from someone who inspires you.

Check out these 77 motivation quotes comprising 7 quotes from 7 wellbeing areas. Simply for that extra inspiration that you might need, whenever you might need it.

‘Health Over Illness’ Quotes

  1. “Prevention is better than cure.” – Desiderius Erasmus
  2. “The greatest wealth is health.” – Virgil
  3. “Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
  4. “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  5. “Sickness comes on horseback, but departs on foot” – Dutch Proverb
  6. “To heal our wounds, we need courage to face them.” – Paulo Coelho
  7. “Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” – Lao-Tzu

 

‘Caring For Your Physical Body’ Quotes

  1. “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” – Plato
  2. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn
  3. “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley
  4. “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” – Hippocrates
  5. “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha
  6. “Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.” – Bella Bleue
  7. “If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end.” – Julius Erving

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‘Love Is The Greatest Healer’ Quotes

  1. “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you truly love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi
  2. “Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.” – Sai Baba
  3. “Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.” – Gary Zukav
  4. “The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.” – Dalai Lama
  5. “As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else.” – Maya Angelou
  6. “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” – Proverbs 16:23-25
  7. “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”- Mark Twain

‘Healthy Eating’ Quotes

  1. “Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” – Hippocrates
  2. “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison
  3. “The more you eat, the less flavour; the less you eat, the more flavour.” – Chinese Proverb
  4. “If you feed your mind as often as you feed your stomach, then you’ll never have to worry about feeding your stomach or a roof over your head or clothes on your back.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich
  6. “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” – Ayurvedic Proverb
  7. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” – Proverb

 

 

‘Power Of Habits’ Quotes

  1. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10000 times.” – Bruce Lee
  2. “Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do.” – Sean Covey
  3. “Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do.” -William Makepeace Thackeray
  4. “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln
  5. “Nothing is Stronger than habit” (“Nil Adsuetudine Maius”) – Ovid
  6. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle
  7. “‘Tis easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” – Benjamin Franklin

‘Mind, Body, Spirit’ Quotes

  1. “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.” – B.K.S. Iyengar
  2. “Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.” ― Kung Fu Panda
  3. “Every experience no matter how bad it seems holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it.” – Buddha
  4. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  5. “The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually.” – Greg Anderson
  6. “Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.” – J. Standord
  7. “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” – Josh Billings

‘Motivational Mindset’ Quotes

  1. “Courage is not having the strength to go on; It is going on when you don’t have the strength.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  2. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  3. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” — Napoleon Hill
  4. “It’s hard to beat a guy when he’s got his mind made up that he’s going to win.” – Muhammad Ali
  5. “To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.” – Giorgio Armani
  6. “If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.” – Kobe Bryant
  7. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” – Zig Ziglar

 

Motivation to Change Your Life

6 tips to help you get moving

 

It can be challenging to get going on a new habit or change your life. Your routine is often the biggest obstacle in your way, so how do you break out of your comfort zone? How do you motivate yourself to make these changes and create a new life for yourself?

Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to help you get moving without effort.

In this blog post, we’ll explore some helpful tips and tricks that will help you take any step towards changing your life for the better!

Make a plan and be accountable

If you’re looking to make important changes in your life, it’s a good idea to plan ahead. You’ll need to set goals and come up with a plan to get from where you are now to where you want to be.

Also, remember to take responsibility for yourself. Even on chilly, dark mornings, find the determination to get out of bed and start your day. Just like you have to motivate yourself to stick to your plan when other things come up in life.

But you don’t have to do everything by yourself. In fact, if you find a friend or partner who can help you stay accountable and you can do the same for them, it’s a great way to stay on track and make sure you don’t forget about your goals.

Find activities you enjoy

Many people find that just by changing the things they do, they find themselves with new benefits. Find an activity that you enjoy and add more variety to your routine. For example, if you love going to the gym and running, try mixing it up with some classes or volleyball. If you usually love sitting down at the computer, try adding more movement while you’re working.

You can also experiment with switching up your days or weeks so that you’re always doing something different. This will keep your body and mind from feeling like they’ve become stuck in a rut.

Engaging in enjoyable and entertaining activities increases the likelihood of maintaining them – even if it is something new!

Change your environment

Your environment has a huge impact on your habits. So, if you change your environment so it is more conducive to your goals, you can change your habits. Remove all distractions, remove clutter, and keep the place clean, or even change how your environment looks.

Your environment is only a small part of the picture as even if you move to a new place, you’ll still be surrounded by the same people, cars, and structures. It will still be your home, so change the way you live. This could mean picking up some new decor or decorating your home with more vibrant colours. It could also mean making some changes to what you eat, like adding more veggies or fruits to your meals and snacks.

Always remember that you can’t change your entire environment in one day, but if you pick out a few small changes, you can make a big impact that is much easier to maintain. For example, switching off the TV during dinner time or taking a walk outside after dinner. These changes will make the rest of your life seem a little more vivid, and they can help you stay motivated.

Set mini goals to build momentum

While it is great to set a long-term goal that you’ll be working towards for years, you do need to have something to work towards where you can see visible results quicker. By setting mini-goals that you can work towards every day, you can build momentum toward your long-term goals. For example, you could set a goal to run once a week or to complete a certain number of push-ups.

You can have mini-goals related to anything, but if they connect to your bigger goal, then you will find the bigger or long-term goal much easier to reach. For example, if you want to lose weight, you could set a goal of jogging for 30 seconds longer each run you go on.

To top it off, mini-goals help you remember what your overall goals are and make it more enjoyable to work towards them.

Keep a journal of your progress

Keeping a journal can help you stay motivated and to track your progress, which is great for your own accountability. Whether you use your phone or a notebook, you can literally journal about anything – your thoughts, feelings, problems you are facing, solutions from past situations, or purely to keep a log of what you achieved.

You could also be struggling to get to the gym or find yourself having negative feelings about your goals or your progress. Having a journal can create a safe space where you can share those feelings or frustrations rather than bottle them up inside.

If you are feeling unmotivated or in need of a boost of inspiration, your journal can be the boost you need. It really can be your ‘go-to’ tool to help you stay motivated and keep moving forward.

Give yourself a break

This tip might sound a bit corny, but it’s true. Sometimes, we all get caught up in the highs of our new life that we forget to slow down and take a step back. You can’t go from 0 to 100 in one day and keep doing it every day, so take a couple of days off each week, and a week off when you feel like you need to take a break (roughly every quarter of the year). Give yourself the break that you deserve so that you can get back on track and continue your change.

It can also be tough to stay motivated when you don’t feel like it, so look for inspiration in other places. Create a vision board, have a journal, or find inspiration from others who are changing their lives for the better. You can always get back on track if you need to take a break and allow yourself the chance to recharge.

After a break, pick a day when there are no distractions in your life to reconnect to your goals and the reminder of why you want to change your life.

Conclusion

Change can seem daunting, and starting a new habit can be challenging, especially if you’re not sure where to begin. You can’t just will yourself into being happier and healthier. You have to put in the work and find ways to stay motivated. Make a plan, find activities you enjoy, change your environment, and set mini-goals to help build momentum.

These changes won’t happen overnight, so be patient and persistent. Once you start down the path toward a healthier and happier life, you’ll be amazed at how easy it can be!