We all need a word of encouragement now and then. And we should all be able to support a loved one when going through a rough patch. The good news is that now you don’t have to spend hours looking for just the right words to express your compassion. Check out these encouragement messages and find what you want to say.
Are you looking for messages and captions for Instagram? You’ve come to the right place! Encouragement messages and captions can make all the difference for you and your friends and followers.
Inspirational Encouraging Messages
The world told her, “Be Invisible.” She heard, “Be Invincible.”
All you need to reach your goals is already available for you.
Be gentle to yourself. Sometimes, the words in our heads make all the difference, not what others are saying.
You so got this.
Do good, and goodwill comes to you.
Be yourself. You’re so darn good at it!
Be Strong. Be Wise. And, be You!
You only fail when you stop trying.
Today is not just another day. It is the best day to change your life for the better.
Funny Encouraging Messages
Slay all day.
Believe in your inner Beyonce.
When life throws you lemons, throw them back and ask for cookies.
I know you can get through this. Take my example. I’ve never done it, but I’m very wise!
Not everybody can be as good as I am at everything, but you are a close second.
Let’s change perspective. You have so many things others are only dreaming of: good health, beauty, wits, and a lovely family. You only lack a sense of humor, but it’s hard to be down for too long with these qualities.
You’re not as young as you used to be and certainly not as bright as me. But you’re amazing, and you’ll get through whatever life throws your way.
Ok, so the elevator to what you wanted to get was out of order. Try the stairs instead. You’ll get there fit and fierce!
Knock, knock/Who’s there?/ Broken pencil./ Broken pencil who?/ Never mind, it’s pointless to worry about the little problems in life.
Good Encouragement Words
Let no one tell you who you are.
It’s time to be outrageously happy again.
Forgive yesterday, live today, have hope for tomorrow.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
With each new day comes new strength. And new opportunities.
Stay strong for yourself and the ones who love you.
The best is yet to be.
It’s never too early or too late to change something in your life. Please take this opportunity and make the best of it.
Sometimes, hard times are just a blessing in disguise. Find the silver lining and start from there.
Just be the best person you can be today and consider it your job for the day. Tomorrow, do the same. And you’ll see that hard times become just a distant memory.
Closed doors are just the universe telling you to try a new approach.
Positivity always wins!
Happy thoughts, good vibes.
Embrace your pain and use it as fuel for your next adventure.
Embark on a new journey; you deserve it.
Be as nice to yourself as you are to everyone else.
If you believe you can, the job is half done.
One day at a time.
Encouraging Words of Wisdom
To find your purpose, you must first look for it. Don’t stand too still for too long. This is just an event in your life, not your whole life. Years from now, it will be just a blurry memory.
The biggest mistake you can make is to fear making mistakes constantly.
Live. Enjoy life. This is the ultimate revenge.
Take a deep breath and get back on that horse!
It takes time and effort to find a place where you can feel good. And there are no guarantees. You should learn to create this place where you are—every single day.
You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can constantly adjust the sails.
When you feel like there is no hope, open your eyes, and you’ll see the sun, a loved one, your dog, cat, a flower. And you’ll understand that there is always hope.
When you want something, the whole Universe is working to make your wish come true.
You can see only the things you believe in. Believe, and you will see.
Always believe in yourself. And avoid people who make you doubt.
Encouragement Messages for a Friend
You won’t be able to become the master of your world overnight. Relax and take it one day at a time. Be the master of your life TODAY. Own it. And keep doing it day after day after day.
Don’t let a bad situation get the best of you. Stay positive and be the strong person I know you are.
You’re the most talented, kind, and special person I know. I can see you becoming everything you’ve ever wanted to be, and this is amazing. Being your friend is a blessing.
Keep your head up. And put a smile on that beautiful face. When you smile, it’s like you’re glowing from within. For this reason alone, it is worth smiling as much as possible.
The hard times are already behind you. Soon you’ll remember just bits and pieces, even if these things are weighing you down now. Smile for the future. Smile for today.
A strong woman doesn’t dwell in fear. She lives in faith. Have faith in yourself and what you can do. I know I have.
Hold your head high. Sometimes people leave our lives to make room for other people. Better people.
Encouragement Messages before the Surgery
You’re in good hands, so no need to worry. Keep a positive attitude, be patient, and you’ll be ok in no time!
The surgery is necessary to regain your health. Everything will be fine; we are all praying for things to go smoothly and painlessly for you.
It is only natural to experience a certain degree of doubt and fear before surgery, but this time tomorrow, you’ll be glad you did it.
You are strong and fierce, and I know a little knife won’t scare you. Good luck with the surgery, and come back home soon!
We just wanted you to know that you are always in our prayers, and we are thinking of you and your surgery. We’re sending positive, healing vibes for a speedy recovery.
Encouragement Messages for Kids
These encouragement messages work great for students.
I am so proud of you! No matter what happens during the day, I want you to know that I couldn’t be any prouder than I am now!
It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you don’t stop.
Don’t let others change how you see and feel about yourself. You’re amazing just the way you are. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
Competition is not always about winners and losers. Sometimes it’s just about learning a lesson, making friends in the most challenging circumstances, and even having fun doing something you like.
With your kindness and talent, I know you’ll bring a positive contribution wherever you go.
Maybe you lost one game, but you never quit. This makes you a winner.
It’s ok to feel hurt, upset, afraid, disappointed, or whatever you’re feeling right now. It might seem impossible, but you won’t always feel like this. Better days are coming. Meanwhile, I’m here for you.
I want you to know that deep down in my heart; I know you are the kindest person that God put on this earth. You can be everything you want to be. And you will be.
When Things Get Hard Video
- Hang in there.
- Embrace the glorious mess that you are.
- Peace begins with a smile.
- Don’t give up!
- Be a little more you, and a lot less them.
- You can do it!
- You decide you vibe.
- Keep pushing!
- Shine like the universe is yours.
- Don’t let go!
- Keep fighting!
- Keep up the good work!
- Be Thankful.
- Stay strong!
- Never give up!
- I admire you!
Encouraging Captions for Instagram
- Don’t try to fit in. Stand out!
- Take a deep breath. It’s a bad day, not a bad life.
- You can count on me!
- You are loved!
- Let your smile change the world.
- If you run into a wall, look for a loose brick.
- I believe in you!
- Inhale confidence; exhale doubt.
- You are kind!
- Beauty is an attitude.
- I have faith in you!
- You are enough!
Inspirational quotes from authors and poets
Not all those who wander are lost.
It matters not what someone is born but what they grow to be.
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Zora Neale Hurston
The best teacher is experienced and not through someone’s distorted point of view.
Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then.
And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
Everything is hard before it is easy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
See more Encouraging Quotes.
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, or the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”
“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”
“For God gave us a spirit, not of fear but power and love and self-control.”
“He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might, he increases strength.”
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”
By Anne Matea
When Anne isn’t writing, she’s traveling, baking cakes, or hitting the gym to keep in shape (so many cakes!); discovering new places, trying new activities, and meeting new people are just some of the things that make her happy.
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