Whats your favorite montra or saying? - page 2

What keeps you going? I carry a copy of the little engine that could in my back pack. I think I can, I think I can Another I like Just keep swimming , swimming What are yours?... Read More

  1. Visit  sueall profile page
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    "Where ever you go, there you are."
    GrnTea, DawnJ, somenurse, and 1 other like this.
  2. Visit  kogafietsen profile page
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    The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues.
    -Marcus Aurelius
  3. Visit  ImKosher profile page
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    Living the Dream. Fighting! (It's a Korean thing). Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.
  4. Visit  amoLucia profile page
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    There are some really terrific phrases here. I have 2 to add ---

    for work - when in doubt, err on the SAFE side. Has guided me well during my career.

    for life in general - life's too short, so eat dessert first.
    Jennybrie likes this.
  5. Visit  Kimynurse profile page
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    Another I like
    If you can dream it, you can do it!
    somenurse likes this.
  6. Visit  Momofzra profile page
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    We have this one on our wall and surround it with all of our accomplishments in frames. Our kids (and their friends!) take pride in getting something "On the wall".

    "Whether you think you can or you can't, either way you are right"- Henry Ford
    motay68, ShaynaSmart, and somenurse like this.
  7. Visit  PurplePRN profile page
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    I am never alone.
    God's will, not mine.

    Singing "You Are My All in All" helps too.

    I kinda let my focus drift from God that last week and I had a meltdown yesterday. This thread is well timed for me.

    OP, I love the "just keep swimming" mantra too.
    futuresctRN and CareQueen like this.
  8. Visit  danielle5454 profile page
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    My Mantra: everything happens for a reason and everything is in God's hand... since there are things that are beyond our control, it's easier for me to accept both negative and positive things!
    CareQueen and PurplePRN like this.
  9. Visit  emtb2rn profile page
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    "Some days you're the dog and some days you're the hydrant"

    "Can't cure stupid". Yeah, you're gonna see this one a lot.
    Jennybrie likes this.
  10. Visit  WoundedBird profile page
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    "If not me, then who..." 1st Lt. Travis Manion, USMC

    I heard this over the summer while on staff with a youth baseball leadership camp at the Naval Academy and I feel it applies to many aspects of the profession - the 'shortage', patient care / advocacy, etc. This was also the closing line of my personal statement essay in my application.
    chare and somenurse like this.
  11. Visit  imintrouble profile page
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    "Stand up for what is right even if you're standing alone". I try.

    My mantra at work: I can do anything for 12 hrs.
    ShaynaSmart, WantToBeMidwife, DawnJ, and 1 other like this.
  12. Visit  i♥words profile page
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    "The minute you think of giving up, think of the reason why you held on so long."

    "Listen more, talk less."

    "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." Dr. Seuss

    "Always be a little kinder than necessary." J.M. Barrie

    "No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." Charles Dickens

    "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." Bill Cosby

    "Do what you feel in your heart to be right--for you'll be criticized anyway." Eleanor Roosevelt

    "Don't stumble over something behind you."

    I know that's a lot, but sometimes you need a different one for each day.
  13. Visit  loveoutloud profile page
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    hakuna matata
    and

    Smile though your heart is aching
    Smile even though it's breaking.
    When there are clouds in the sky
    you'll get by.
    If you smile through your fear and sorrow
    Smile and maybe tomorrow
    You'll see the sun come shining through
    For you.
    Light up your face with gladness,
    Hide every trace of sadness.
    Although a tear may be ever so near
    That's the time you must keep on trying
    Smile, what's the use of crying.
    You'll find that life is still worthwhile-
    If you just smile
    somenurse likes this.

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