23 ways to keep calm and be optimistic

As long as the power of ,, Keep calm '' is on  I challenge you today to keep calm , be optimistic and take a look at the quotes below . Pick one and use it as a mantra by repeating it to yourself every time you feel negativity creeping up.
  1. If the grass looks greener on the other side…  Stop staring.  Stop comparing.  Stop complaining and start watering the grass you’re standing on.
  2. Satisfaction is not always the fulfillment of what you want; it is the realization of how blessed you are for what you have.
  3. Sometimes you just have to look back at your past and smile about how far you’ve come.
  4. Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.
  5. For everything you’ve lost, you’ve gained something else.  Appreciate what you have today.  Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
  6. Just because you are struggling does NOT mean you are failing.  Every great success requires some kind of struggle to get there.
  7. You cannot expect victory while planning for defeat.
  8. Even though you cannot control everything that happens, you can control your attitude toward what happens.  And in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
  9. Use your struggles and frustrations today to motivate you rather than annoy you.  You are in control of the way you look at life.
  10. Stop beating yourself up.  You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.
  11. Sometimes things must change so you can grow.  Sometimes you must break a little so you can get a peek inside to see what an awesome power you are.  Sometimes mistakes must be made so wisdom can be earned.  Sometimes you must overcome heartache so you can begin to follow your heart again.
  12. The true measure of your success is how many times you can get back on your feet from failure.
  13. Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.  To be creative in life, you must first lose your resistance to being wrong.
  14. When you are no longer able to change a situation, you are challenged to change yourself.
  15. If you feel like your ship is sinking, it might be a good time to throw out the unnecessary stuff that’s been weighing it down. 
  16. The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you accept that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.
  17. Yes, it takes hard work to let go and refocus your life, but it’s worth every bit of effort you can muster.
  18. Head up, heart open.  Better days are coming!
  19. Don’t sit around.  Start moving!  In the beginning you may not go in the direction you dream, but as long as you’re moving, you’re creating possibilities.
  20. You may be the only person left who believes in you, but that’s enough.  It takes the glimmer of just one star to pierce a universe of darkness.  Never give up on yourself.
  21. When things are tough, you must be tougher.  Don’t pray for an easy life.  Pray for the strength to endure a tough one that leads to success.
  22. If you want to be happy and bright, let go of your need to always be right.
  23. In life, you usually get what you ask for, eventually, and it rarely comes in the package you think it’s supposed to come in.