10 Words Of Wisdom From Top Life Coaches

January 18, 2016  |  
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We can all use some words of wisdom and encouragement when it comes to everything from building our brand to nurturing our talents, navigating personal and professional relationships, nourishing our spirit, or simply making it through a tough day.  May the following select quotes from respected life coaches and self-help gurus inspire you to live more abundantly.

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Lisa Nichols

Life coach and bestselling author of several books including “No Matter What,” Nichols asserts:  “We’re all designed for greatness.  No excuses.  No apologies.”  Want more?  “You are the designer of your destiny. You are the author of your story.”

Isaac Sterling, Hay House Inc.

Isaac Sterling, Hay House Inc.

Iyanla Vanzant

The “Fix My Life” maven, bestselling author and queen of empowerment has made it her life’s mission to serve others.  Here’s but a sampling of her words of wisdom: “Comparisons are a form of violence.  When you believe you are not good enough, you will compare yourself to others.”

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Image: Hope For Women

Doreen Rainey

Spelman grad and founder of RADICAL Success Institute Doreen Rainey is the VP of Operations for Steve Harvey’s Act Like A Success.  She defines a radical life as: “…having the ability to define success for yourself regardless of what society, and past experiences tell you. The second part of a radical life is to have the guts to go after success and the life you truly want.”

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Image: The Chopra Center

Deepak Chopra

Meditation, alternative medicine, spirituality – Deepak Chopra is the anti-guru’s guru of health and well-being. With 80 books to his credit, it’s impossible to convey Chopra’s knowledge in just one quote, but let the following be of inspiration: “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.”

Valorie Burton

Valorie Burton

Author and founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute (CaPP), Valorie Burton says: “Be discerning and courageous about who plays a role in your life. Not everyone has earned the right to be in your inner circle.”

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Oprah

She might not don the title “life coach,” but Oprah Winfrey can certainly be considered one when it comes to her commitment to nurturing mind, body and soul.  One of her many great, inspirational quotes?  “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

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Image: CCG

LC Coleman

Creator of the blog Colored Girl Confidential, LC Coleman is an expert when it comes to brand building.  She reminds us that, “Our accomplishments and accolades don’t make us unique. What makes you unique are the things about your personality or experience or background that influence how you see the world. It’s what you bring to the table that no one else has.”

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Image: Dr Wayne Dyer.com

Wayne Dyer

Author of more than 40 books, the late Dr.Dyer, lovingly nicknamed the “father of motivation,” said, “We are not our bodies, our possessions, or our careers.  Who we are is divine love and that is infinite.”

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Image: Danielle-Dowling.com

Danielle Dowling

Focused on helping people create lives they love living, Dr. Dowling is a life coach who regularly contributes to Make The World Move, where she had this to say about being in transition: “The ‘in between?’  That’s where communion happens.  This is where bright lighted particles of creativity + awareness meet integrity + truth.  It is holy + fertile ground for new consciousness. And it should not be rushed.”

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Image: Tumblr

K. Neycha Herford

Founder and CEO of The Remixed Life, Herford uses what she calls The Crossfade method to help people remix (aka transform) their lives.  In one of the regular columns she writes for Essence.com, Neycha doles these precious words: “When you consistently doubt and suppress your intuitive voice in favor of the thoughtless approval of the masses, you no longer belong to yourself.”

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