We asked folks to tell us about their favorite quote or affirmation and to tell us what it means to them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Margaret Apostol | MD, Integrative and Functional Medicine Physician

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food,” says the proverb. Hippocrates was a Greek physician who lived in the 4th century BC. Throughout my medical career, this remark rang true with me and served as a reminder of what was lacking in current medical methods. It’s something I try to live by every day, and it serves as a reminder of the healing power of food. Read more>>

Brandon Styll | Podcast Host

Whether you think you can do a thing, or whether you think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.. Henry Ford Maintaining a positive, can do attitude is something that you have to have as an entrepreneur. Too many people tell you you can’t, it’s too hard, and that what you are doing will never work. Entrepreneurs work right through some of their toughest critics. As long as that critic isn’t yourself. If you believe in yourself, and you know your product or service will solve a problem, or that it will work, the only person you need to listen to is yourself. Read more>>

Cierra Brackens | Certified Personal Trainer & Corrective Exercise Specialist

Yes, my favorite quote would have to be “Let God do his job”. This isn’t a famous quote by a well known individual, but something my client and good friend said to me just recently. I struggle with completely surrendering my life to God. I consider myself to be extremely independent and capable of doing any and everything alone. Sometimes to the point of being disobedient to what God has told me to do. I am also impatient (I know right, I’m just a hot mess!) Independence, apart from God, and impatience coupled together will have me doing what I want and on my own time. Read more>>