You’ve heard it before… “Don’t worry. Be happy.”

But sometimes the daily demands placed on working moms, and the many roles we play, can tempt to pull us downward into a negative spiral.Without knowing, our negative thoughts can quickly become negative attitudes which can unknowingly affect those around us.

Whether you work from home, in your own brick and mortar business, or in a corporate job, we all can use some inspiration from time to time. In fact, we should make it a habit to gather and spread joy.

So why not choose to be inspired and work happy every day?

It’s said that it takes 21 days to create a habit, so here are 21 days of inspiration to help you start the habit of working happy every day. Read one each day and post it where it can inspire you.

Day 1

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

Day 2

“My life is my message.” – Gandhi

Day 3

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you’ll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Day 4

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

Day 5

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” – John Mason

Day 6

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.” – Bill Cosby

Day 7

“This above all, to thine own self be true.” – William Shakespeare

Day 8

“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

Day 9

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton

Day 10

“The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you somebody else.” – E.E. Cummings

Day 11

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” – Sir Winston Churchill

Day 12

“Don’t undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special.” – Brian Dyson

Day 13

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

Day 14

“Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.” – Uta Hagen

Day 15

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson

Day 16

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi

Day 17

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did the best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” – John R. Wooden

Day 18

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey

Day 19

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Day 20

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Day 21

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.” – Albert Einstein

Your turn: What is your favorite quote or affirmation that inspires you?