12 Thumb-Stopping Quotes to Make You Feel Better

The perk-me-up you need, thanks to the Internet

There are good days, bad days, and really bad days. When I was going through a bad breakup, life definitely felt like an endless string of the latter. I found solace in a copy of Paulo Coelho’s Warrior of the Light, which I would open to a random page and feel that the words were written specifically for me and what I was going through right that minute.

There are dozens of websites and social media accounts dedicated to inspirational quotes that serve the same purpose. Running into one of these quotes in your feed will often make you stop, smile, and feel that somehow, this one little quote will turn your day (and maybe even your life) around.

So we did our own scrolling and found these 12 quotes that could help make you feel better about work, matters of the heart, or just life in general. If you’re down, cheer up! Better days are ahead!

THE SCENE: You’re toasting to the promotion of yet another friend who’s moving quickly up the corporate ladder. You, on the other hand, are…

Reeling from your latest screw-up at work.

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So tired that you’re tempted to say “Pwede na ‘yan!” to everything.

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Feeling the pressure to be perfect. Bawal magkamali!

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Losing sleep over tomorrow’s to-do list.

THE SCENE: You’re checking your calendar and it’s filled with weddings, baptisms, and kiddie parties. All of your friends are getting married and having kids. You, on the other hand, are…

Still waiting for “The One.”

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Trapped in a toxic relationship.

Desperately trying to move on.

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(Maybe) ready to find new love.

THE SCENE: It’s just one of those days when nothing seems to be going right, and you just find yourself asking, “Who am I and what am I doing with my life?” Perhaps it’s time to…

Do a Life Clean-up™.

Stop comparing yourself to others.

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Have a different perspective on rejection.

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Adopt a new attitude toward The Struggle.

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