Wellness Quotes to Inspire Your Journey

Updated: Apr 17

Starting a journey towards health and wellness is an exciting step, but it can also be filled with frustrations and setbacks. Working on your health can feel like a slow-moving process, but I promise it's worth it! Here are some motivational quotes to reference on those days when you're struggling. Save your favorites to your phone or write them down on some post-it notes to display around your home or office.


Inspirational Wellness Quotes


  • “There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going.” – Beverly Sills

  • “Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it” -Unknown

  • “Be happy with what you have while working toward better things” – Unknown

  • “Health is not just freedom from disease, but freedom from feeling too tired to do anything.”-Peter Jensen

  • “It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.” -Martha Stewart

  • “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” -World Health Organization

  • “To me, good health is more than just exercise and diet. It’s really a point of view and a mental attitude you have about yourself. ”— Albert Schweitzer

  • “Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” — Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu

  • “Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it.” - Heather Morgan

  • “There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” - Unknown

Which quote is your favorite?


Dr. Briana Rueda is a functional medicine doctor in Minnesota. Fill out a contact form for more information!