Posts tagged: inspiration

8 great quotes for Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela Day, July 18, was designated by the UN General Assembly in 2008 as a call to action to make the world a better place. An unarguably worthy pursuit.

At Unstuck, we believe that pursuit starts with ourselves. As we each strive, individually, to be more patient, understanding, and open, as well as less critical, prideful, and resistant, we can’t help but contribute to a better world.  

In celebration of Mr. Mandela, and all of us who seek to be our best selves, we offer eight inspiring Mandela quotes, paired with some actionable Unstuck advice.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

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Instant Insight: Mindset for a journey

For those of us who may nurture an obsession with plans and long-term goals, we know the feeling of unease and worry when things don’t unfold as we imagined they would. But disruptions in our journey are impossible to avoid. In fact, the only thing truly within our control is how we shape the events around us through our actions and reactions. That’s a grandiose way of saying this: Be flexible and have faith.

With that inspiration in mind, we offer this week’s Instant Insight:

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