One of the biggest lessons I had to learn in life living with psoriatic arthritis was that I had to be happy myself to be my best self. How can I be an inspiration to anyone if I'm not living my life to the fullest? I was told years ago that if you want to be successful then live your life as a successful person. This is one of the best lessons I could have been taught. Over the years I have used several mantras to encourage others while keeping my mind on what was at the end of this journey for me. Here are some of them.