Quotes on Self-Care

Quotes on Self-Care

“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.”
~ Deborah Day

“Caring for your body, mind, and spirit is your greatest and grandest responsibility. It’s about listening to the needs of your soul and then honouring them.”
~ Kristi Ling

“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others. ”
~ Christopher Germer

“Our soul is like a soft and gentle flower, it needs to be nurtured, cared for, tended to, with sufficient sunlight, fresh air and freedom to bloom into its most precious and beautiful form. This, my friend, is self-love.”
~ Miya Yamanouchi

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. ”
~ Etty Hillesum

“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. ”
~ Steve Maraboli

“Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. ”
~ Lucille Ball

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ”
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

“You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy.”
~ unknown

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary. ”
~ Mandy Hale

“Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.”
~ Barbara De Angelis

“I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”
~ Madonna

“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”
~ Eleanor Brownn

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”
~ Jean Shinoda Bolen

“Carve out and claim the time to care for yourself and kindle your own fire.”
~ Amy Ippoliti

“As you consciously choose to give yourself the gifts of self-care, they become an integral part of your rhythm and the vital tools that you will tap into for the rest of your life.”
~ Miranda J. Barrett

“By honouring and responding to your natural and essential requirements for sleep, food, water and movement, you will rise out of the realm of survival into the world of fulfillment.”
― Miranda J. Barrett

“You only have one life to live. Make sure it’s yours.”
~ Eleanor Brownn

“For those of you who struggle with guilt regarding self-care, answer this question: What greater gift can you give to those you love than your own wholeness?”
~ Shannon Tanner

There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by my self.”
~ Brian Andreas

“When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.”
―  Benjamin Franklin

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. ”
~ Oscar Wilde

“The best health care plan is a self-care plan”
~ Nina Leavins

“Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin to take care of others.”
~ Bryant McGill

“When I am constantly running there is no time for being. When there is no time for being there is no time for listening.”
~ Madeleine L’Engle

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.”
~ Audre Lorde

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves but for the many others whose lives we touch.”
~ Parker J. Palmer

“The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.”
~ Bryant McGillns

“The greatest tool of self-love is self-awareness. Once you truly know yourself, love is the only option.”
~ Vironika Tugaleva

See also: Quotes on Self-LoveQuotes on Solitude, and Quotes on Letting Go


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