Monday Motivation: The Hunger Games

Happy Monday–or not so happy Monday if you’re a Pats fan. Being from the great state of Massachusetts I was rooting for the boys in blue and red last night (even though I’m not a football fan). But you gotta loose sometimes. It’s a super sleepy Monday for me, and while I’m not ready to get in gear I gotta. This week’s quote is from the beloved Hunger Games. Let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments!

“Destroying things is much easier than making them.”

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Monday Motivation: An Ember in the Ashes

Hey everyone! As you may have noticed I️ was on a bit of a mini hiatus the last one or two weeks. But as of yesterday (and today) I’m back at it, which I’m definitely going to need some motivation for. This quote is from Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes. Let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments.

“Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to define every second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage, of strength.”

Monday Motivation: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Hey everyone! Unfortunately I’m stuck going to work on this holiday—while my boyfriend and roommates are all warm and cozy at home. But must push on and all that. This week’s quote is from Mackenzi Lee’s The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. I’ve heard such good things and this is on my list to read asap. Make sure to let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments

“We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with laquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved.”

Monday Motivation: Once Upon a Dream

Hey everyone, happy Monday! We had some major snow here in Massachusetts last week, so I spent a couple of days working from home and holed up in my apartment, but now it’s back to reality. Getting through this week after having a supper short one the week before is going to be hard, but I’m pushing through. Let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments! The quote below is from Liz Braswell’s Sleeping Beauty retelling Once Upon a Dream.

“It’s not bravery if you don’t feel fear, right? If you’re not afraid, then you’re not really forcing yourself to do something brave.”

Monday Motivation: The Reader

It’s New Year’s Day! And I’m starting 2018 off right with some Monday Motivation—but for reals I need it, because unfortunately tomorrow is my first day back at work since the 22nd. This quote is from Traci Chee’s The Reader and just seemed super appropriate to kick off the New Year. Let me know what goals or upcoming things you need motivation for in the comments!

“Once there was, and one day there will be. This is the beginning of every story. “Once”

Monday Motivation: My True Love Gave to Me

Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates! My family has been in total Christmas panic the past couple days when it comes to cooking, cleaning, and wrapping presents. I love my family but todays gonna be an event and I don’t think I’m ready. This quote is from Kiersten White’s story in the anthology My True Love Gave to Me. This is a super cute holiday collection. Let me know what you need motivation for in the comments!

“But people don’t need to remember how it felt to be happy and safe in the past. They need to have hope that they can get there again in the future.”

Monday Motivation: Fireblood

Like usual, I stayed up way way way too late last night and am paying for it this morning. Not the best way to start the week. But I’m just going to try my best to power through. But I have some exciting stuff coming up this week to look forward to anyway. My boyfriend is temporarily moving in for a couple days sometime this week, before for real/permanently moving in after the holidays. So that’ll be fun. And I have some holiday parties coming up. The quote this week is from Elly Blake’s Fireblood, and I absolutely love this series. Let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments!

“You are a flame…and fire can either be free or it will be smothered.”

Monday Motivation: Crewel

Hey everyone! I had a bit of a rough weekend, where Sunday just ended up in an exhausted tired washout of a day. So, I’m excited for it to be over but also sad that I didn’t really have too much time to relax and enjoy. Because of that, this quote from Gennifer Albin’s Crewel seems super fitting. Let me know what you need motivation for this week in the comments!

“Take the happiness you can, even if it’s only a little.”