Quotes from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

Jen Sincero ·  256 pages

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“If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“You are responsible for what you say and do. You are not responsible for whether or not people freak out about it.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or that its rapids are too rapid. Says who? You’re on a journey with no defined beginning, middle or end. There are no wrong twists and turns. There is just being. And your job is to be as you as you can be. This is why you’re here. To shy away from who you truly are would leave the world you-less. You are the only you there is and ever will be. I repeat, you are the only you there is and ever will be. Do not deny the world its one and only chance to bask in your brilliance.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“You are loved. Massively. Ferociously. Unconditionally. The Universe is totally freaking out about how awesome you are. It’s got you wrapped in a warm gorilla hug of adoration. It wants to give you everything you desire. It wants you to be happy. It wants you to see what it sees in you.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“What other people think about you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life



“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“It never ceases to amaze me the precious time we spend chasing the squirrels around our brains, playing out our dramas, worrying about unwanted facial hair, seeking adoration, justifying our actions, complaining about slow Internet connections, dissecting the lives of idiots, when we are sitting in the middle of a full-blown miracle that is happening right here, right now.
We're on a planet that somehow knows how to rotate on its axis and follow a defined path while it hurtles through space! Our hearts beat! We can see! We have love, laughter, language, living rooms, computers, compassion, cars, fire, fingernails, flowers, music, medicine, mountains, muffins!”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“There’s nothing as unstoppable as a freight train full of fuck-yeah.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Because if you base your self-worth on what everyone else thinks of you, you hand all your power over to other people and become dependent on a source outside of yourself for validation. Then you wind up chasing after something you have no control over, and should that something suddenly place its focus somewhere else, or change its mind and decide you’re no longer very interesting, you end up with a full-blown identity crisis.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Imagine what our world would be like if everyone loved themselves so much that they weren’t threatened by other people’s opinions or skin colors or sexual preferences or talents or education or possessions or lack of possessions or religious beliefs or customs or their general tendency to just be whoever the hell they are.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life



“So often, we pretend we’ve made a decision, when what we’ve really done is signed up to try until it gets too uncomfortable.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Never apologize for who you are. It lets the whole world down.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Nobody who ever accomplished anything big or new or worth raising a celebratory fist in the air did it from their comfort zone. They risked ridicule and failure and sometimes even death.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“We only get to be in our bodies for a limited time, why not celebrate the journey instead of merely riding it out until it’s over?”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“maybe, if you put your disbelief aside, roll up your sleeves, take some risks, and totally go for it, you’ll wake up one day and realize you’re living the kind of life you used to be jealous”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life



“We are all perfect in our own, magnificent, fucked-up ways. Laugh at yourself. Love yourself and others. Rejoice in the cosmic ridiculousness.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Holding on to my bad feelings about this is doing nothing but harming me, and everyone else, and preventing me from enjoying my life fully. I am an awesome person. I choose to enjoy my life. I choose to let this go.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Your life is your party. You get to choose how you invite people and experiences and things into it.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Hang out with people who are living on purpose, who meet their challenges with a step aside, suckers attitude, who are dating super awesome people, making exactly the kind of money they want to be making (or working toward it) or taking the kinds of vacations they, and you, want to be taking, and you’ll not only see what’s possible for you,”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Follow what feels good in the moment, every moment, and it will lead you through a most excellent life.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life



“Say nice things about your body, dress it up, and take it out. Give it hot sex, luxurious baths, and massages. Move it, stretch it, nourish it, hydrate it, pay attention to it—The better our bodies feel, the happier and more productive we are.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“The only failure is quitting. Everything else is just gathering information.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“When you are consistently in a state of gratitude, and aware of all the awesomeness that already exists, it, among many other things, makes it much easier for you to believe that there’s more awesomeness where that came from, and that this yet-to-be-manifested awesomeness is also available to you. You’ve received awesomeness before, so of course, you can receive awesomeness again. This is how gratitude strengthens your faith. And having strong faith is a major key in transforming your life.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“We are so unbelievably blessed to have all the things we have, all the opportunities and ideas and people and tasks and interests and experiences and responsibilities - choosing to freak out about it all, rather than enjoying the living of our lives, is like throwing pearls before swine. Such a waste of such a glorious gift.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life



“Surrendering is the free-falling backwards into the unknown and trusting that The Universe will catch you.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“In order to kick ass you must first lift up your foot.     —Jen Sincero; author, coach, self-quoter”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“Because so often when we say we’re unqualified for something, what we’re really saying is that we’re too scared to try it, not that we can’t do it.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


“DO NOT WASTE YOUR PRECIOUS TIME GIVING ONE SINGLE CRAP ABOUT WHAT ANYBODY ELSE THINKS OF YOU.”
― Jen Sincero, quote from You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life


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