20 Life-Changing Mantras from Lisa Nichols

20 Life-Changing Mantras from Lisa Nichols
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 08, 2011

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“Sometimes you have to be willing to walk by yourself for a minute. Sometimes your homegirl or homeboy, your mama or daddy, your woman or your man won’t get your vision. But if no one else gets your vision, that’s okay because God didn’t give your vision to them. God gave your vision to YOU.”

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“So often we take care of everybody and the whole time we’re putting ourselves on the back burner. This is the season for you to ‘do you’ first.”

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“The first person who had to get out of the way of me letting my light shine was me. This is the season for me to allow my light to shine and not dim it for anyone!”

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“I’m not going to ask the world if I can be great, I’m going to give the world notice that I will be great.”

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“While you’re walking on your journey, your God’s calling, your passion, or your purpose, some days you’re going to have to take that walk alone.”

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“We’re designed for greatness. No excuses. No apologies.”

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“I came to talk about possibility. What can I create? If you knew that the inventions that would come out in five years hadn’t even been thought of yet, you’d realize the power of the mind. Twenty years ago we didn’t know that cell phones would exist. So what’s in your mind to create?”

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“Sometimes the day makes you forget about the possibility. Don’t look down so much. Some days you have to raise your head and look up at the greater later.”

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“Sometimes you have to be willing to let go of something old to grab onto something new. You have to be willing to let a part of you die that you used to be comfortable with in order for another part of you to be born.”

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“The number one question I get is ‘How did you do it, Lisa? How did you go from having nothing to traveling the world?’ I was willing to let go of anything that didn’t support me. I let go of being the victim so I could be the creator. I got out of my own way so God could use me in a mighty way.”

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“Are you willing to invest in the 2020 version of yourself? Don’t look at 2011, but look at 2020. If you do that, you won’t hold on to the small stuff as much. You’ll agree to be in harmony.”

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“What is your goal? You need to get busy every day to get started. You should do three steps per day to get to your goal, or else it’s just talk!”

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“Don’t just pray. Pray and then get up and get busy. And stay busy when no one else is busy. Be willing to do what you have to do to get what you have to get.”

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“Prepare for greatness every day!”

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“Are you making sure that your story is going to be a good tell? There is power in standing in your truth!”

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“If you’re not pushing me to be a better me then I can’t hang with you. You’re letting me live in my bio, and I want to live in my future. It’s time to do something new!”

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“Get someone who can coach you to your greatness. When I got a coach, I grew my company 208%. Many of you have taken yourself as far as you can take yourself.”

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“We tend to shrink ourselves so people around us can feel comfortable with our fabulosity. I choose not to apologize for my greatness.”

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“A lot of the things that are not working for you are not about what you’re doing. It’s about your mindset. Change your thoughts to change your life!”

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“Yes! Yes!”

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