We cannot expect anyone to love us more than we are willing to love ourselves. We cannot expect anyone to respect us more than we are willing to respect ourselves. We cannot expect anyone to have more confidence in us than we have in ourselves!


Today, repeat, “I love, respect, and believe in Me.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019




Guilt is a useless sentiment unless we use it to not do something we might regret. After the fact, it can’t bring any goodness to anyone—not ourselves, and not the people or circumstances we feel guilty about. Instead, we can choose to manipulate that guilt energy into useful service and atonement. From this moment forward,


“I am influencing lives in a profound and beautiful way!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

We don’t have to look very far for the reasons we feel imbalanced, uneasy, and not in alignment with our desires. The answers are found here—in our current state of mind and being and in what we are experiencing at this moment. We need to ask ourselves, “Am I imagining what I want or what I don’t want? Am I envisioning where I want to go or where I don’t want to go?” Our ‘now’ moment is all we need to change every moment thereafter.


“I am balanced, at peace, and in

alignment with my goals.”




We don’t have to run away from negative emotions; we can heal from them. We don’t have to sit with negative thoughts; we can manipulate out of them. We don’t have to wait for life to happen to us; we can make it happen for us! When it comes to our feelings, whether we decide to heal, manipulate, or let them go, we are “Always able to take control!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

To have a positive impact on others, we would need to maintain a positive state of being. Instead of allowing negative thoughts and emotions to persist, we can use powerful affirmations  to manipulate out of whatever keeps us imbalanced and restless. This makes the influence we have on everyone as positive as it can be.


                “Radiating Peace.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019



My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

“Knowing the truth brings inner power and strength,

making denial no

longer necessary.” 


Building walls around our hearts will work well to keep the hurt out, but that also keeps the love from coming in.

It helps to remember that being afraid and closed off makes us weak, while love and vulnerability create great strength. So loving more, not less, will keep us protected. 

“Love flowing in; Love flowing out.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

An intense feeling we are experiencing may not be caused by our present circumstances. We can get to the root of our emotions and thoughts by asking ourselves, “Is this feeling stemming from this current situation, or is it coming from some time ago?” Doing this exercise will help us move forward with clarity.



“Healing from my past; excited about my future; making the most of this day.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019


My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Yes, there is strength in numbers, but when in doubt that each of us can’t single-heartedly have a positive impact on this world, let’s remember:










"One is a number too.”



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Agonizing or complaining about where we are in our lives will keep us stuck exactly where we don’t want to be in our lives! Acceptance of and appreciation for where we are now and

for how far we have already come—now that will prompt

forward movement!  Aspire to go further;

have the willingness to do what it takes.

Each morning, repeat:  “I’m stepping

into my life on purpose today, 

willing to be the best

I can be!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Peace does have a price, and it’s called “Surrender.” When we are existing in a state of turmoil and everything we do is still not enough, we need to put our troubles “up”. Whether it is a Higher Power we send them to or our own Higher Knowing, we never have to work hard at bringing Love and Grace into a situation.


“Surrendering to All Things Good.”








If we want to show and tell the world how powerful we really are, we need to approach life with our most positive and powerful attitude. Then, we have to walk that internal talk, or

no one will listen.

“I am a walking/talking billboard of my

beliefs and passions.” 

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Where I am going,

           only eagles can fly!

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Arrogance is a state of mind, while confidence is a state of being. Arrogance is a learned trait, but confidence is an earned trait. One creates boundaries and blocks, while the other helps us push through them. Let’s be confident knowing that no amount of arrogance will ever take us where we want to go. Let’s remain open and willing to be


“Gifted by each other’s Grace.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019




We don’t have to regret our past in order to learn from it. We don't have to categorize the road we are on as right or wrong or good or bad. Instead, we can just declare that the direction we are heading in will take us exactly where we need and want to go. 

“All the roads I choose lead to 

success and happiness.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Be amazed by nature because the more beauty we find in our surroundings, the more beauty we see in our lives.


“Seeing the beauty; feeling the joy!”







Science says that we are always more clear-headed and energetically powerful when we are connected to nature.

So, today, find a garden to sit in, a tree to stand under, an ocean to wade in; even a grass patch will do. Then, while bare-footed, connect with the ground and repeat,

“Earth, energize me!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Life doesn’t just happen; we walk down the paths our minds (thoughts) and hearts (emotions) bring into existence. Our feelings will create our best future or prevent us from realizing it. So, it’s important to remain mentally and emotionally clear about what we want. 


“Walking into the future I have been preparing for.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019





What would this day be like if we started acknowledging our courage instead of our sorrows? Let’s find out!

“Making all woes into wows!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019


What we are capable of doing will only become apparent when we are fed up with mediocrity.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

"Facing the challenge.

Rising in excellence!"


The most powerful insult any one of us usually has to handle in a day is from our own mind, not from another's mouth!

“Making all my self-talk into motivational magic.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019

Each of us possesses the mental and emotional tools needed to successfully handle and produce everything we need and want. Sometimes, though, we need to be reminded of that. In order to succeed at any endeavor, we would have to take ourselves out of survival mode and into thrival mode.



“Thriving through today!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras ©2019








Profound achievement occurs the moment we change our ‘what if’

into ‘why not!’ 

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

Whatever there is in this universe that isn’t explainable—that is where Soul lives!
Trust the small voice.

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Your mind is constantly being inspired by higher knowing to transcend human tendencies, needs, and wants

to do what is right and good. 


Your heart aspires to love unconditionally and

boundlessly with ultimate forgiveness. 


Your gut motivates you to strive to be the best

human being you can possibly be. 


 Inspiration,  Aspiration, 

and Motivation, makes you

Soul Power personified!

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras



The more willing we

are to give out what we want to receive, the more our lives will become what we want them

to be. 

©My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras


We don’t have to know how to get to our best life;

we just have to want it and be willing to step into it.

Thereafter, the right path will become obvious.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras
We are all,
each and every one of us,
every single day,
always just one decision away from our greatest potential.
My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras
We are all,
each and every one of us,
every single day,
always just one decision away from our greatest potential.







Positive Manipulation® is a process we can use to convert any perceived negative into a positive.

It is how we can reach our highest physical, mental, and emotional potential.

It is the way we say "No!" to our ego and "Yes!" to our Soul.

How do we start this process?

By making the decision to be the best we can be.

How do we keep it going?

The same exact way.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras
To thine own self be true; but, unless we ask, how can we be sure what our true self really wants?

“I am listening.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras




"We cannot expect anyone to treat us better than we are willing to treat ourselves. We cannot expect anyone to take care of us better than we are willing to take care of ourselves. And we cannot expect anyone to love us more than we are willing to love ourselves."

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras


Someone else’s perception of us is their reality, and we may have to deal with their reality, but we don’t have to own it.

Our Mantra:

“I am the only one who can define Me.”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

Unless I have poured love and goodness on a situation, 
prayed about it, meditated, and asked for the truth to be shown to me irrespective of my fear of facing it, then I haven’t done all I can to heal it.

Donna Martini






Timing may be everything to us as humans,

but to our souls, it is the space in between our hope, belief, and readiness. 

Donna Martini

Agonizing over yesterday or being anxious about tomorrow are sure signs we have no connection to today.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

"Staying present in the present."


Let Love pour from your heart like a stream. 

Let it have a direction all its own. 

Let it find its way to where it needs to go. 

Trust that what it cannot go through, it will go around. 

Just keep love flowing; let it abound.


When you are ready, pray for help with its course.

Ask for strength and brawn, then ready yourself for more,

Because this effort will reap an even greater reward! 

With Divine power, love swells into a river that meanders, 

Able to break its way through all the hate and all the anger.


Know that there is nothing more ideal than a combined stream,

Since there is nothing Divine Love cannot heal or redeem.

Without you, though, to funnel through,

This Love cannot become what it needs to.

The truth is when you will the stream, you take the lead.

It becomes YOU by which this river needs to feed.

Donna Martini








I had to learn the hard way that I cannot 

help someone who isn't asking for it or

isn't willing to help themselves. And that is 

no matter how much I think they may need it.

"It's like filling up buckets with holes in them," 

my coach once told me, "and leaky

buckets," he said, "never get full!"


That was over two decades ago, and ever 

since then, I ask for soulful guidance before offering my help or my time to anyone.

When my answer is no, I pray for them instead.


This is not a selfish thing; it is common sense.

The truth is when we pour our love and energy onto someone who will not

accept it, we forcefully drain them,

and needlessly drain ourselves.

Donna Martini

If you want to measure your success, don't count

your money.  

Count your blessings.

Donna Martini

Instead of protecting one another, most people go into

self-protection mode when they argue with a loved one.

They don't pull together to divide and conquer the issue; 

they pull apart and divide and conquer each other.

Next time you are fighting 

with your loved one, take yourself out of the situation

for a second. Imagine he/she

is having this argument with someone else. Would you quickly come to their defense, or would you quickly defend

their opponent?

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras






Compromise is not about winning or losing.

It's deciding that the other person

has just as much right to be happy with

the outcome as you do.

Donna Martini

It doesn't matter how different our viewpoints

and opinions are.

If we make a heartfelt

commitment to honor 

and respect each other's differences, we can still

live peacefully and harmoniously,

side by side.








Compromise is not about losing.

It's deciding that your fellow Americans have just as much right to be happy with the outcome as you do.





It can be said that every time we speak, we validate who we are, or we lie about who we are.
And depending on how discerning our listener is,
we do both.


"...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one."

Albert Einstein 

After sixty years on this earth,
I can honestly say that our job here may not be to keep striving to live in the soul all the time, in as much as it is to be living in ego less and less. 
Donna Martini










The Law of Distraction 

We will not realize what we cannot visualize;

we will not receive what we cannot perceive;

we will not obtain a dream we cannot mentally sustain. 


To get what we want and need, we have to concentrate

on THAT, and not on what we don't want.


Then we have to feel what it is like to already have it,

be living it, and or doing it. We keep this up until it becomes our reality. Our mantra...

“I see it; I feel it; I’m living it!”

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

"I love you!"


"I love you  more!"

"I love you to the south pole and back."

"Well, I love you more than squid!"

"And I love you!"

"I love you even more."

"I love you to the north pole and back!"


Okay, you win."

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My morning prayer:

"Push me past any and all anxiety, fear, and anger...

I am willing, ready and able to hear the truth,

to speak love, and to be the best I can be. 

I'm stepping into my life on purpose

and with purpose today!"

Sometimes the toughest challenges
will bring out our greatest growth.
My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras







When we listen with only our head,

what we hear forms our opinion.

When just our heart is engaged,

what is said conjures our emotion.

If only our gut were allowed to tune in,

that would produce our reaction. But

when we purposefully and lovingly

bring all three of these human

gifts together to hear, we create

our soulful understanding. 

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

"Listening with Soul."

The more I give

credit to the

Powers that be,

the more those

Powers speak to me.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras







Soul/Ego, Ego/Soul…

What if we don’t deny one or the other; 

what if we just

incorporate both?

What if we smile more at the drama our ego causes and let our Souls be our only bosses?

Allowing them to

lead our way...

what would our lives be

like if we just did that

every single day? 

Donna Martini

When we think we can't, we never will.
When we think we can,

we will at least try.
When we know we will,

it is already done.

Donna Martini






When we adopt a

wait-and-see attitude,

we can expect a

come-what-may outcome.

My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras

You can complain about your job, relationship, life... whatever... but that will keep you walking into the same day, day after day.

Instead, envision what you want with full belief that it is yours.

Everything is out there, after all, so, see it, feel it, and you will touch it!


Have gratitude for what you have now and all that is coming in and BAM!

It meets you halfway.

Donna Martini







No one, no scientist, doctor, teacher, or human knows what you are capable of, not even you!
Ask me to help you realize your innate power.
 Together. we can be all we can be...
all we are meant to be in this lifetime.
My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras
A message from your Soul

Anxiety, anger, resentment, guilt, fear... sometimes you just have to face feelings head on and with no mercy.

Unproductive thoughts and emotions can be manipulated into meaningful, soulful exchanges by declaring, "Enough!"

When Soul gets that message,

it's all truth, healing, and growth from there.

Donna Martini





The energy our earth vehicle will be operating on today is being generated by

your mind and your heart.

It will help to do a little check and balance before embarking on our journey.

A message from your Soul

then this is my reality:

"I am the hope; I am the change!"

When this is is my prayer:

"Make me the hope; make me the change."

and this is my mantra:

"Be the hope; be the change."

Donna Martini

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DM Enterprises, LLC is solely owned by Donna Martini and is a for-profit company, although she uses the profits obtained from her speaking events and the sale of MantraMouse® posters, merchandise, and books to fund the production, promotion, and implementation of school and workplace wellness programs, educational workshops and seminars, videos, short films and public awareness videos, music, books, cartoons, websites, radio, merchandise and book giveaways, and social media ads. Her goal is to help implement school and workplace wellness programs which promote personal responsibility, healthy environment and lifestyle practices, love, compassion, tolerance, goodness, forgiveness, and the unity of human spirit.