A post shared by Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) on

Gina Rodriquez
The actor and activist posted an action shot of herself, writing: "No pain, no Muay Thai. I came here to transform. I came here to face my demons and bad habits.... Everyday I want to grow stronger, I may fail but I will try. Everyday I want to grow wiser, I may fail but I will try."

A post shared by Amy Tan (@amytanwriter) on

Amy Tan
Posting about her love of balancing rocks on Instagram and Facebook, the Joy Luck Club author wrote: "While it seems impossible at first, you soon recognize that with everything there is a point of balance and you just have to find it."

Drew Barrymore
In Barrymore's first exercise session of the week, she posted on Instagram: "Every Monday I work out with my girlfriends," adding that, in the words of writer Isak Dinesen, "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea."

Christy Turlington
The supermodel, activist and mom shared on Instagram: "I was asked what I would tell my 15 year old self and I said, be present, slow down. What would I tell my 47 year old self today? Be present, slow down."

Misty Copeland
The ballerina told O magazine about her go-to way to escape: cooking. "It's a way to be creative and experimental without being extremely physical, which is what I'm used to. And it's mentally relaxing. There's nothing like zoning out and chopping onions."

A post shared by SJP (@sarahjessicaparker) on

Sarah Jessica Parker
Parker shared a pic of her latest read, The Nix by Nathan Hill, with the caption: "Finding a spot to read makes waiting a treat... Everything else I have to do that doesn't involve reading this book is a nuisance and distraction!"

A post shared by Marie Forleo (@marieforleo) on

Marie Forleo
Take time to stop and smell the... jasmine? It works for the motivational speaker, who posted on her Instagram: "I'm obsessed with the sweet, narcotic perfume of blooming Jasmine... Walking around town, I will gleefully stick my face in a huge swath of it anytime I see it. Which is a GREAT, near-instant way for me to get out of my sometimes crazy-making head and back into the moment, into my body and into my heart."


Next Story