Inspiration to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet from Miss Universe Contestants
12 Jan 2017

Inspiration to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet from Miss Universe Contestants

Inspiration to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

One of the best ways to start a New Year is outlining the goals you’d like to achieve in the next 12 months. Write them down, make a list and put it somewhere you’ll see it everyday!


Need a little inspiration to achieve your goals and be your best self in 2017? We asked this year’s Miss Universe contestants what “words of wisdom” they live by. Check out some of their favorite inspirational mantras below and feel free to adopt one as your own!

Miss Universe Belize 2016 Rebecca Rath: “You have to do something you have never done to get results you have never gotten.”

Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 Kiran Jassal: “You can’t score without goals.”

Miss Universe Finland 2016 Shirly Karvinen: “My mother has always told me that my dreams are not going to come and get me from the sofa. If I want to accomplish something I must get up and work for it.”

Miss Universe Curacao 2016 Chanelle de Lau: "You owe it to yourself to be the best version you can be!"

Miss Universe Singapore 2016 Cheryl Chou: “Always be positive and never back down from any obstacle that you face in life. Every experience is a stepping stone towards greater things in life, and any setbacks or failures is a way for you to learn and shape the person that you are to be in the future.”

Miss Universe Canada 2016 Siera Bearchell: “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take.”

Miss Universe Denmark 2016 Christina Mikkelsen: “Be thankful for struggles you go through. They make you stronger. Don’t let them break you, let them make you.”

Miss Universe Nicaragua 2016 Marina Jacoby: “A dream without acting on it is just an illusion.”

Miss Universe Germany 2016 Johanna Acs: “Go to bed with a dream, wake up with a purpose.”

Miss Universe Great Britain 2016 Jaime-Lee Faulkner: “If at first you don't succeed....try again! The miracle isn't that you finished, it's that you had the courage to start.”

Miss Universe Myanmar 2016 Htet Htet Htun: “Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.”

Miss Universe Czech Republic 2016 Andrea Bezdekova: Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously

Miss Universe Aruba 2016 Charlene Leslie: “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

Miss Universe France 2016 Iris Mittenaere: “With a brave heart nothing is impossible, because if you are courageous and you want to make it deeply with your heart, you can achieve anything, go threw many obstacles but you’re sure to finish the race cause nothing is impossible.”

Miss Universe Hungary 2016 Veronika Bódizs: “You become what you think about most of the time. What you give you get back. Life is what you make it. The most important value is love.”

Miss Universe Australia 2016 Caris Tiivel: “Always treat others how you would like to be treated.”

Miss Universe Iceland 2016 Hildur Maria: “Everything you need for a happy life is within yourself.”

Miss US Virgin Islands 2016 Carolyn Carter: “Follow your heart and trust your instincts.”

Miss Universe Perú 2016 Valeria Piazza: “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Miss Universe Venezuela 2016 Mariam Habach: “The work, discipline and effort required to participate in the contest is enormous. Every day there are classes, training and activities that demand total delivery and teach you that to achieve the goals you must fight for them.”

Miss Universe Kenya 2016 Mary Esther Were: “NEVER GIVE UP!”

Miss Universe India 2016 Roshmitha Harimurthy: "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." -Maria Robinson