We love ourselves a good quote and so we asked our community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us and we’ve highlighted some below.

David Raftery | Owner and Education Director, The Bridge Improv Theater

My favorite quote is from Robin Williams, “The world is open for play, that everything and everybody is mockable, in a wonderful way.” To me, it means we need to remember to not take life so seriously, to find joy in the mundane and appreciate the world around us. Play invites collaboration, positivity and creativity. Read more>>

Jenn Hanson | Candle Maker

My favorite affirmation is, “I choose the thoughts that create my future.” It is from a meditation app by Louise Hay that I use when practicing mindfulness and self-care. Although I cannot control things that happen to me, the affirmation reminds me that I do have control over my personal outlook and perspective. Choosing positivity influences the way I perceive those events. It is helpful when I feel overwhelmed. Read more>>

Caitlyn Capulong | Graphic Designer & Artist

“Prove Yourself Wrong.” This year has been a big shift in my life. I have changed mentally, physically, and spiritually. The changes I made in my life have made a huge impact on me. Bigger than I thought it could. My whole life I have been living in fear of myself, too scared to step out of my comfort zone, even in art. Wondering what would happen if I did this or that. Being too afraid to even get to know myself on a deeper level. But this year I made the change to go for it. I made the change to shift my mentality and look at life positively by not being afraid of making mistakes. Not caring about what people will think of me or most importantly what I think of myself. Read more>>