32 Strength Quotes About Starting Over When You're Ending A Relationship Or Following A New Life Path

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32 Strength Quotes About Starting Over When You're Ending A Relationship Or Following A New Life Path
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We are all guilty of staying around in something that was really meant to end. Maybe you spent a few months too many in a toxic romantic relationship. Or maybe you moved back home with your parents after college and just found yourself stuck there after a few years. Maybe you are at a dead end point in your career and need a fresh start. Maybe you are having a bad week.

Whatever the case is, learning how to acknowledge the past but move on into the future is one of the hardest tasks anyone can overcome. We are all creatures of habit in some respect. Wanting things to stay the same is a natural response to the fear that it brought up from the idea of things changing. We are here to remind you that change is a good thing!

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Taking a leap of faith in a new place or finally calling it quits in your relationship can feel liberating at the moment. But once the adrenaline fades, we all need a little helping hand to keep us on the path to success. Once the clock strikes one in the morning and you are alone in your bed, you feel the weight of your decisions. Sure, you know it was in your best interests but having so much change around you can be incredibly jarring for anyone to take in.

Journaling is an incredibly useful tool. Writing out everything you are thinking and feeling can be your ticket to a clear head and a light heart. Remember that in transitional times, such as these, being honest with yourself and your needs should be at the forefront of your mind. Put yourself first after a time where others were putting you last.

So, when you find yourself deep in your feels about whatever has got you down and you need a friendly remind of the fierce boss that you are, turn to this list of strength quotes about starting over. In no time, you’ll be back on your A-game and ready to take this new chapter of your life by the horns.

1. Don't be afraid to jump ship.

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” —Warren Buffett

2. Keep your eyes on the horizon.

“The life in front of you is far more important than the life behind you.” — Joel Osteen

3. Give your best roar to what's ahead.

“Start over, my darling. Be brave enough to find the life you want and courageous enough to chase it.” — Madalyn Beck

4. You have to give a little to get a lot.

“If you want to fly no the sky, you need to leave the Earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go of the past that drags you down.” — Amit Rao

5. Don't get too distracted by the pressure. Good things are coming.

“Life tried to crush her, but only succeeded in creating a diamond.” — John Green

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6. Remember your worth, honey!

“You don’t lose a good man. You lose a man who’s not good for you.” — Steve Harvey

7. Leave the past in the past.

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” — C.S. Lewis

8. Stop questioning, start living.

“There is no need to know the reason for why everything happens the way it does. We never question the good, so we mustn't question the bad. Just trust that what is meant to happen did, for a reason, and keep moving on.” — Kylie Francis

9. Let your inner 12-year-old hear Zayn's words of wisdom

“There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.” — Zayn Malik

10. Know when you are only helping others.

“You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them… but still, move on without them.” — Mandy Hale

11. Don't get stuck in "What could have been..."

“It is better to end something and start another than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.” — Unknown

12. Fearing failure is not a real fear.

“Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.” — Rae Smith

13. Let your light shine brightly, where ever you go!

“Now she’s finally free, setting out on a new trajectory. Heading for a place where her shine won’t be stolen.” — John Green

14. Be your own gardener.

“Cry. Forgive Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” — Steve Maraboli

15. Show them what they are missing!

“Choke them on the ashes of the dreams they burned.” — Unknown

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16. Do it for yourself.

“Starting over is not a sign of failure, but a mark of courage-- a willingness to give yourself and your life another chance.” — Scott Stabile

17. Make the active choice to keep on going.

"We got turned down, we failed, had setbacks, had to start over a lot of times. But we kept going at it. In anybody’s case, that’s always the distinguishing factor.” — Nipsey Hussle

18. Eyes on the prize, sweetie!

“Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.” — Unknown

19. Be brave and be bold.

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” — Oprah Winfrey

20. You can't wait around for your life to begin.

“The key to success is to start before you are ready.” — Marie Forleo

21. The world is your oyster.

“What we have to remember is that we can still do anything. We can change our minds. We can start over.” — Marina Keegan

22. Remember who you are fighting for.

“You can give them another chance, or you can forgive, let go, and give yourself a better chance.” — Unknown

23. It doesn't have to end on a bad note to end.

“You really don’t have to burn any bridges to let go… you don’t have to destroy anything. You can just decide to cross over and move on.” — Marta Mrotek

24. Self-care queen!

“Sometimes, caring for yourself means letting go and starting over.” — Brigitte Nicole

25. Say it loud, and say it proud!

“At some point in your life, you’re going to have to start demanding what you deserve and be willing to walk away if what you require can’t be provided.” — R.H. Sin

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26. Be a fire-breathing woman.

“I am fire— if you want something salty and sweet, with no opinion, I am not the woman for you. I spit flames, often.” — Janne Robinson

27. In case you were wondering...

"Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.” — Steve Maraboli

28. You control the outcome.

“The past has no power over the present moment.” — Eckhart Tolle

29. Don't fear that you will hurt forever. Time heals all wounds.

“Pain will leave you when you let go.” — Jeremy Aldana

30. Never settle, but appreciate where you are at the moment.

“Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.” — Helen Keller

31. Don't sell yourself short.

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — A.A. Milne

32. Remember these parting words:

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” — Guy Finley

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Madison Kerth is a writer who writes about love, relationships, self-care, spirituality and astrology.