Twenty quotes from life coach and author Lisa Nichols that will change your life.

Nicole Marie Melton
Sep, 20, 2011

At this year's ESSENCE Music Festival, Lisa Nichols, "The Breakthrough Specialist," blessed the packed crowd at the ESSENCE Live stage with her inspirational words of wisdom.

The best-selling author of "No Matter What!" and powerful public speaker elevated the audience, and left us all walking away just a little better -- thanks to her brilliance and insight.

Here are 20 mantras we collected from her hour-long talk. Read, listen and live...