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850 Inspirational Self-Care Quotes: Reminders To Love Yourself

1. “Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self-care for the betterment of others is good.” ~ Richie Norton


2. “Self-care is an attitude that says, ‘I am responsible for myself.” Melody Beattie


3. “Self-care isn’t selfish.”


4. “Self-care is a deliberate choice to gift yourself with people, places, things, events, and opportunities that recharge our personal battery and promote whole health: body, mind, and spirit.” – Laurie Buchanan, PhD


5. “An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.”


6. “Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self-care for the betterment of others is good.”


7. “Me. Setting boundaries. Self-care. Rest days.” – Smith and Saint


8. “By making time for self-care, you prepare yourself to be your best so you can share your gifts with the world. Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. Self-care isn’t selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” ~ Eleanor Brownn


9. “Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” Katie Reed


10. “Each positive thought, every vibrant attitude, all purposeful activities water the seeds for success along your path. You will encounter many seeds for success today. Pay attention to these and feed them appropriately. Then maintain their beautiful growth through conscious self-care.” ― Rebecca Gordon


11. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” ~ Mark Twain


12. “Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.”


13. “Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color – it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.” – Roberta Gately


14. “With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side.” — Susan Weiss Berry


15. “In my own deepening understanding of myself I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self


16. “Focus on the good and the good gets better.”


17. “Every mom is going through a hard time. Every mom needs those self-care breaks. You are not alone in this.” -Sammy Tanks


18. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” – The Red Pyramid


19. “If you don’t love yourself, how the hell you gon’ love somebody else?”


20. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake


21. “Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” Barbra Streisand


22. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


24. “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” –