The saying goes, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with” and if you’re spending a lot of your time on social media (which let’s face it, most of us are these days) then the people/influencers you follow are going to shape and reflect your way of thinking. And if you’re playing the comparison game on social media, then chances are it’s affecting your mental health in a negative way; but here’s the good news, you are in control of who you follow! So let’s do some spring cleaning and start hitting the unfollow button on any account that makes you feel constantly bad about yourself and start following these next five inspiring entrepreneurs for daily inspiration, real talk and plenty of shared wisdom.
Described as “the thought leader for our next generation” by Oprah Winfrey (yes she is Oprah endorsed!) Marie Forleo is a writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and creator of the successful online business training program B-School. Known for her Tweetable quotes and sense of humor, this Jersey girl’s Instagram account is made up of video snippets of her award-winning show MarieTV (game changer) and drops of knowledge that will make you feel like you can do anything, or better yet, believing you can!
Spiritually awakened boss babe, Gabby Bernstein, is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and your ticket to living a better life via her universal lessons, empowering messages and all things spiritual. This self-proclaimed #SpiritJunkie was named “a new role model” by the New York Times and knows just what to post to change your outlook on life and bring you that peace of mind you may have been searching for. Also, I really enjoy her Spirit Junkie app, which provides you with daily affirmations.
Mel Robbins is one of the most booked motivational speakers in the world and she has the views and best-selling book to prove it. Her TEDx talk, “How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over” has received over 13 million views on YouTube, and her book The 5 Second Rule is an international best-seller. Follow her on the gram for some serious life-changing strategies and daily next-level inspo you can apply to your life immediately.
Take a page or two from Gary Vaynerchuck’s playbook and Instagram account. He’s the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency serving fortune 500 clients and is also an investor in Twitter and Snapchat. This entrepreneur’s daily dose of truth bombs are definitely not sugar coated but they are every bit of necessary realness you need to motivate you into full gear to get sh*t done.
As a seasoned vet in transforming people’s lives through his strategies and techniques, Tony Robbins takes motivation to a whole new level! This is not your typical curated Instagram account, his document style approach takes us along as he travels the world sharing his gift of helping others improve their lives while giving his 3.9 million followers “aha” moments along the way. You won’t be disappointed by the lack of “quote of the day” posts, promise!