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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.” – William Faulkner


25. “Self-care is a priority and necessity – not a luxury – in the work that we do.”


26. “Skin care is like dieting. You have to invest time and effort. There is no instant miracle cure.“ – Karen Grant


27. “Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha


28. “Take time for self. It is a source of empowerment.” – Dixie L. Nichols


29. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey


30. “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” – Sydney J. Harris


31. “Self-care is non-negotiable. That’s the thing that you have to do. And beauty is the thing that can be the benefit of self-care. Beauty is not the point. Beauty is just a cute side-effect from self-care.” — Jonathan Van Ness


32. “I love myself for I am a beloved child of the universe and the universe lovingly takes care of me now.”


33. “I make it a point to practice self-care. I make an appointment with myself.” —Manisha Singal, MD, internal medicine physician on the frontlines of the battle against Covid-19


34. “Self-care means considering yourself a worthwhile person and presenting yourself as valuable, capable, and deserving. In other words, self-care seeks to redress an imbalance that develops when you don’t take proper care of yourself, whether by inattention or by choice.” ~ Arin Murphy-Hiscock


35. Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. — Eleanor Roosevelt


36. “Self-care: doing the things that make you feel more like yourself.” – Robyn Conley Downs


37. “As a therapist who specializes in treating trauma, it is extremely important that I take care of myself so that I can continue to effectively serve those who are in need of help,” says Janika Joyner, licensed clinical social worker, owner of Higher Elevation Psychosocial Services in Chesapeake, Virginia, for whom this quote is a mantra. “Most helping professionals are genuinely concerned with the well-being of others and tend to focus on ensuring that everyone else is okay. I say that by taking care of myself and being replenished I am still showing concern for those that I serve.” (Learn how to make self-care a health priority through the dimensions of wellness.)


38. “You aren’t doing “nothing” when you choose to put your well-being first. In fact, this is the key to having everything.”


39. “Don’t worry about those who talk behind your back. They are behind you for a reason.”


40. “People who love themselves come across as loving, generous, and kind; they express their self-confidence through humility, forgiveness, and inclusiveness.” — Sanaya Roman


41. Be kinder to yourself and then let your kindness flood the world. Pema Chodron


42. “Learning to love yourself is like learning to walk—essential, life-changing, and the only way to stand tall.” Vironika Tugaleva


43. “Maybe we’re not just ‘tired.’ Maybe we’re spiritually malnourished and emotionally drained. Today I commit to feeding my soul.”


44. “As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, self-care, and sleep.” – Akiroq Brost


45. “Life's too short to spend it at war with yourself.” – Unknown


46. “You can’t build joy on a feeling of self-loathing.”


47. “True self-care is no bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Brianna Wiest


48. “Keep taking time for yourself until you're you again.”


49. “No one can rescue me. I know because I’ve already tried to get them to do it. It doesn’t work. This is all on me.” – Michelle D’Avella


50. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” – William S Burroughs


51. “Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn’t last, but meditating every day does.” ~ Carrie-Anne Moss


52. “Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” ~ Jackie Viramontez


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


54. “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” ― Andrew Matthews


55. COOK SOMETHING NEW IN THE KITCHEN


56. “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” ~ Dolly Parton


57. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” —Maya Angelou


58. “Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.” ― Pema Chodron


59. ‘That feeling of being scared’ is all too familiar, and I find it only fades or evolves, rather than disappears, the deeper into university you go.


60. “Self-care means considering yourself a worthwhile person and presenting yourself as valuable, capable, and deserving. In other words, self-care seeks to redress an imbalance that develops when you don’t take proper care of yourself, whether by inattention or by choice.” – Arin Murphy-Hiscock


61. “You are not your mistakes. They are what you did. Not who you are.” – Lisa Lieberman-Wang


62. “Compassion is essential, but it’s not a substitute for self


63. “Self-care is a fancy word for self-indulgence — massages, mani-pedis, facials… I don’t have the time or the money for that.”


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


65. By taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than I do when I am running on empty. — Ali Washington


66. “If we don’t take care of ourselves, if we don’t put on the oxygen mask first, we don’t have the capacity to help those people we care so much about.” – Megan McCormick


67. “Self-care is taking all the pressures you are facing right now, and deciding to which you will respond, and how.” ― Imani Shola


68. “No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers


69. “Be kind to your body, gentle with your mind and patient with your heart. Stay true to your spirit, cherish your soul and never doubt yourself. You are still becoming, my love, and there is no one more deserving of the nurturing grace of your love.”


70. ‘When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they?’ – Virginia Woolf


71. “The perfect man of old looked after himself first before looking to help others.” ~ Chuang Tzu


72. “Teach your kids good self-care by modeling it for them. They will learn to honor and respect themselves, and prioritize their health because you prioritize yours.” – Hayley Gallagher


73. “A person who is humble would never be abusive or selfish; so don't abuse yourself or withhold self-love or self-care.” – Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life


74. “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.”


75. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” – Charles Bukwoski


76. “Self-care has become a new priority – the revelation that it's perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs.” – Frances Ryan


77. “You can't really be present for the people in your life if you aren't taking care of yourself.” – Kerry Washington


78. “If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day, that´s the most beautiful thing.” – Amaury Nolasco


79. “No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”


80. “Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are.”


81. “Self-care is for fluffy types.”


82. “Unconditional self love is all the really matters in life. It’s where real life begins.” – Anonymous


83. “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


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


85. “It takes courage to say yes to rest and play in a culture where exhaustion is seen as a status symbol.”


86. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.”


87. “Mind. Body. Soul. These are the three things self-care is all about.” – Kathy Sledge


88. “She was sad, he was with her. She was mad, he was with her. She was happy, he was with her. Who was he? Boyfriend, best friend? Nah, brother…” – Mohit, The Writer´s Saying


89. “Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.” – Suzie Huitt


90. “Whenever you feel like you are failing, look in the eyes of your child, and know your value.”


91. “I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong.” ~ Barbara Bush


92. “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


93. “Beauty is what you feel about yourself, not what you see in the mirror.” – Unknown


94. “Some days I amaze myself. Other days I look for my phone while I’m talking on it”


95. “When you start to see your worth, you’ll find it harder to spend time with people who don’t see it, too.”


96. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Deliah


97. #4 “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott


98. “If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.” – Vironika Tugaleva


99. “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”— Dolly Parton


100. “There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you’ve had enough.”


101. “I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.” Robert Downey, Jr.


102. “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


103. “Sometimes you have to be apart from the people you love, but that doesn´t make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.” – Nicholas Spark


104. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.” — Alice Walker


105. “Real beauty is not about symmetry or weight or makeup: it is about looking life right in the face and seeing all its magnificence reflected in your own.” – Valerie Monroe.


106. “We must treat ourselves with care, respect and compassion before we can effectively extend these things to others.”


107. Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.


108. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” Robert H. Schuller


109. “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 Brown


110. “Self-care has become a new priority – the revelation that it’s perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs.”


111. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.”


112. “Self-care when you feel overwhelmed: Get some fresh air; Say no to something; Take a nap; Brain dump your thoughts; Meditate on the truth; Talk to a friend; Take a break; Ask for help.”


113. “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones.” – John Lennon


114. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.”


115. “Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.” Karl Lagerfeld


116. “Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” – William Shakespeare


117. “You’re doing a great job, mom, even when you don’t feel like it.”


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


119. “You are worth the quiet moment. You are worth the deeper breaths and you are worth the time it takes to slow down, be still, and rest.” – Morgan Harper Nichols


120. ¨ I said I’m selfish, I’m a liar and I’m broken. Shit runs through my head every day that I would never tell anyone. You’re just like me. The only difference is that I’m honest enough to scream my flaws in the lines of this song¨ – Real Friends Dirty Water


121. “I also learned what I and many other wives were doing wrong. We were neglecting ourselves. We were born women yet were taking care of our roles as mom, employee or wife before we took care of ourselves. But in order to adequately fulfill those roles, we have to put ourselves first.” — Elona Washington


122. “When life gets hard and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody and that somebody calls you mom.” - Unknown


123. Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again. — Lalah Delia


124. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”


125. To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life. — Jill Bolte Taylor


126. “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” - Chinese Proverb


127. “Being a mother is being there through the tantrums, the milestones, and the tears. Being a parent means that you love that little person, which you created, more than you could love yourself, or anybody else. Being a mother – it’s loving somebody else wholeheartedly and unconditionally for eternity. Being a mother to your child is a privilege, cherish it.”


128. Do something every day that is loving towards your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.


129. “Being a mom means you are going to need a break every single day. But somehow, we just keep moving on.” -Beth Ann Johnson


130. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”– Anne Lamott


131. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz


132. “The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” – Steven Furtick


133. “Self-care is one of the active ways that I love myself. When you can and as you can, in ways that feel loving, make time and space for yourself.”


134. “Great parenting happens when you start controlling yourself and stop controlling your child.”


135. “Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.” – Carrie Fisher


136. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”


137. “Mama, it’s okay to ask for help, to break down or not be okay. You are still a good mom.”


138. “Self love is never selfish.”


139. “Self-care tip: While social media can be completely awesome, it’s also important to unplug every now and then.”


140. “Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too.”


141. “You have a little brother,”she reminded him.“I know,”answered Yard Ape,”but we just keep him for a pet.” -” Beverly Clearly, Ramona´s World


142. “Take some time to rest and recover. You don’t always have to be so busy, pushing yourself so hard. Step back and take care of yourself. Those moments of self-care will add value, energy, purpose, and creativity to everything you do. Find a healthy balance and enjoy your life.”


143. “Too many people value what they are not and undervalue what they are. ” -Malcolm S. Forbes


144. “Realize that your #1 job as a parent is providing physical and emotional safety, and that includes managing your own emotions.” – Dr. Laura Markham


145. “Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn't last, but meditating every day does.” – Carrie-Anne Moss


146. “Mindfulness not only makes it possible to survey our internal landscape with compassion and curiosity but can also actively steer us in the right direction for self-care.” – Bessel van der Kolk


147. “MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN ARE IN A CATEGORY ALL THEIR OWN. THERE’S NO BOND SO STRONG IN THE ENTIRE WORLD. NO LOVE SO INSTANTANEOUS AND FORGIVING.” GAIL TSUKIYAMA


148. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Joshua 1:9


149. ¨ The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds some important benefit. ¨- Ralph Waldo Emerson


150. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”— Sir Edmund Hillary


151. “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” – Bob Moawad


152. “When we self-regulate well, we are better able to control the trajectory of our emotional lives and resulting actions based on our values and sense of purpose.”


153. “The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.” Michelangelo


154. “The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, I assure you it will start to feel like one.”


155. “The pandemic has threatened the mental and physical well-being of each and every one of us. Stay-at-home orders and social distancing have increased isolation,” says Wayne Jonas, MD, family physician, expert on integrative health, and executive director of Samueli Integrative Health Programs, in Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. Jonas notes the instinct to manage stress through self-care is not only natural but healthy.


156. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.” – Andrea Dykstra


157. “Self-care should include the cold shower as well as the scented tub.” – Mary Catherine Bateson


158. ¨ Selfishness, control, and fear will break almost any relationship. Generosity, freedom, and love will create the most beautiful relationship: an ongoing romance. ¨ – Don Miguel Ruiz


159. “For all those who longed to find a best friend and found it in themselves” – Sandra Kring


160. “With every act of self


161. “Self-Care Tips For Anxiety: Identify and manage your worries. Engage in breathing exercises. Care for your physical health. Talk to someone you trust.”


162. “A brother is a friend given by nature.” – Jean Baptiste Legouve


163. “Be kind. You never know how many times a mom got up last night.” -Unknown


164. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock


165. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” -Zoe Kravitz


166. “Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” – Jackie Viramontez


167. “Nurture your spark. Find your uniqueness. Know how much you matter.”


168. If you don't love yourself, you will always be chasing after people who don't love you either.


169. “When you love people, you are curious about who they are, what they think, and how they feel. You watch them closely, wondering about their experience and what you can do to make it more enjoyable. You feel compassion for their pain and seek to make it more bearable. You are eager to learn the unique language of their existence. You want to under-stand them, inspire them, heal them. What if you could look at yourself this way?”


170. “My loyalty to my brother is how I measure myself.” – Reggie Kray, Legend


171. “Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.” – Steve Jobs


172. “Be kind to your body, gentle with your mind and patient with your heart. Stay true to your spirit, cherish your soul and never doubt yourself. You are still becoming, my love, and there is no one more deserving of the nurturing grace of your love.” – Becca Lee


173. “I make it a point to practice self-care. I make an appointment with myself.” Manisha Singal


174. “You can’t really be present for the people in your life if you aren’t taking care of yourself.” Kerry Washington


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


176. “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self-care.” – Sara Gottfried


177. ¨ It is impossible to be both selfish and happy. ¨ – Dark Angel


178. “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them.” – Unknown


179. “Technology tries to prevent us from asking deeper questions. The megatechnology society believes that there is a technological solution to every problem. This would be correct only if the world were a machine.” – Stephanie Mills


180. “If you’re not taking care of yourself, you won’t be in the position to take care of others. Be selfish with yourself.”


181. It’s when the well runs dry we appreciate the worth of water. Don’t let your well run dry.


182. “Of all the haunting moments in motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughters mom.”


183. “No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale


184. Caring for myself is not self


185. “I’m coming to believe that my worth isn’t based on my productivity. My worth is inherent


186. “Your finest work, your best movements, your joy, peace, and healing come when you love yourself.”


187. “If we truly loved ourselves, we'd never harm another. That is a truly revolutionary, celebratory mode of self-care.” – Sharon Salzberg


188. “Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” – Louise L. Hay


189. “Motherhood is amazing and so incredibly brave.” - Unknown


190. Fall in love with taking care of yourself: mind, body and soul. There is only one of you. You are truly once in a lifetime. LaTisha Cotto


191. “Self-care is essential. Put your oxygen mask on first.”


192. ¨ Love is the most ethically consistent experience, because selfishness and altruism no longer seem opposed or in conflict. ¨- Peter Breggin


193. “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


194. Put yourself on the top of your to


195. “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.”


196. “Motherhood: Being proud, tired, happy, and grateful all at once.” -Unknown


197. “There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you’ll miss by not filling yourself up.” — Jennifer Williamson


198. “To be a good parent, you need to take care of yourself so that you can have the physical and emotional energy to take care of your family.”


199. “Dedicating some time to meditation is a meaningful expression of caring for yourself that can help you move through the mire of feeling unworthy of recovery. As your mind grows quieter and more spacious, you can begin to see self-defeating thought patterns for what they are, and open up to other, more positive options.” — Sharon Salzberg


200. Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. Edward Stanley


201. “Honestly, self-care is not fluffy. It’s something we should take seriously.” ~ Kris Carr


202. “My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.” – Francine Jay


203. You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. — Louise L. Hay


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


205. “Doing something nice for myself is not selfish.”― Christine Morgan


206. “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn


207. “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


208. ¨ By nice women . . . you probably mean selfish women who have no more thought for the underprivileged, overworked women than a pussycat in a sunny window for the starving kitten in the street. Now in that sense, I am not a nice woman, for I do care. ¨ – Nellie L. McClung


209. “The only person


210. “You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


211. “Inner peace beings the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” – Pema Chodron


212. “Think of many things; do one.” – Portuguese proverb


213. “How do you define ‘taking care of yourself’? Create a new self-care practice today. Observe your comfort level when it comes to being good to yourself. Discomfort is a wise teacher.”– Caroline Myss and Peter Occhiogrosso


214. “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. ”


215. MAKE A SCHEDULE THAT INCLUDES SELF CARE


216. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi


217. “Grab a coffee. Journal your intentions. Get to work. Create miracles.”— Elyse Santilli


218. “Self-care has become a new priority – the revelation that it’s perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs.” – Frances Ryan


219. “You only have one life to live. Make sure it's yours.” – Eleanor Brownn


220. #34 “I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.”- Tony Robbins


221. “In my own deepening understanding of myself I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.” — Mary Anne Radmacher


222. “It is only when we feel deprived that we resent giving to others. Self-care does not mean you stop caring about others; it just means you start caring more about you. Start thinking about yourself more and others less. Since you have a choice between taking care of someone else, or giving to yourself, try choosing yourself sometimes.” ― Beverly Engel


223. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” Banksy


224. “Self-Care: Taking care of your mind and thoughts; Taking care of your physical health and body; Increasing your own well-being through self-care behaviors. Taking care of your spiritual health; Taking care of your emotions.”


225. “We must take care of our minds because we cannot benefit from beauty when our brains are missing.” – Euripides


226. “Take responsibility for your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.” – Roy T. Bennett


227. “Today I refuse to stress myself out about things I cannot control or change.”


228. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”


229. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.” ~ Alice Walker


230. “Self-care is the delicate balance between selfishness and self-sacrifice.” – Elayna Fernandez


231. “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”


232. “Nothing is really lost until mom can’t find it.”


233. “Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.” -Stephanie Lahart


234. “Every day may not be good. But, there is something good in every day.” -unknown


235. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ― Jack Kornfield


236. “It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.” -Lena Horne


237. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morely


238. “Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause.” – Cecillia Tran


239. “The love between a brother and sister just over a year apart in age held fast. It wasn´t twinship, and it wasn´t romance, but it was more like a passionate loyalty to a dying brand.” Meg Wolitzer


240. “To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend.” – Sade Adu


241. “Take time off. The world will not fall apart without you.” – Malebo Sephodi


242. GET THAT SWEET TREAT


243. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” – Hermann Hesse


244. “I am thankful for all the difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.”


245. “True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Brianna Wiest


246. “Self-care is non-negotiable. That’s the thing that you have to do. And beauty is the thing that can be the benefit of self-care. Beauty is not the point. Beauty is just a cute side-effect from self-care.”


247. “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” – Kim McMilllen


248. “We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others, but we cannot accept and love ourselves. The more self-love we have, the less we will experience self-abuse. Self-abuse comes from self-rejection, and self-rejection comes from having an image of what it means to be perfect and never measuring up to that ideal.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


249. “How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em.” – Shel Silverstein


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


251. “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?”


252. “To me, self


253. #29 “The Universe will never require you to set yourself on fire to provide heat for others.” – Clyde Lee Dennis


254. “Self love, self respect, self worth: there’s a reason they all start with ‘self’ – you can’t find them in anyone else.”


255. “Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


256. “There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you'll miss by not filling yourself up.” – Jennifer Williamson


257. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”


258. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman


259. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.”


260. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”


261. “I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.”


262. “Your skin is an organ – you would never harm your heart or lungs in order to approve them. The same goes for skin.” – Dr. Dennis Gross


263. “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 Brown


264. “Accepting yourself only as long as you look a certain way isn’t self love, it’s self destruction.” – Laci Green


265. “You have to choose yourself, even when others refuse to.” – R. H. Sin


266. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”


267. “Self-care should include the cold shower as well as the scented tub.” – Mary Bateson


268. “A miracle is the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.” – Jennie Finch


269. “Without giving time to own body, mind and soul, no one possibly can become a successful person. Self-care is of utmost importance for every single person on this planet.” ~ Invajy


270. “Compassion is essential, but it’s not a substitute for self-expression, or self-respect, or self-compassion. Emotional self-care is also essential, but gently soothing our wounds does not replace communicating about them.” – Vironika Tugaleva


271. “In my own deepening understanding of myself, I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


272. “LOVE YOURSELF ENOUGH TO SET BOUNDARIES. YOUR TIME AND ENERGY ARE PRECIOUS. YOU GET TO CHOOSE HOW YOU USE IT. YOU TEACH PEOPLE HOW TO TREAT YOU BY DECIDING WHAT YOU WILL AND WON’T ACCEPT.” ANNA TAYLOR


273. “You, and only you, are ultimately responsible for who you become and how happy you are.” Rachel Hollis


274. “Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


275. “Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.”– Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy


276. She refilled her pitcher and in doing so, she was able to refresh everyone around her.


277. ¨ You shouldn´t always be available for someone who doesn´t even ask how you’re doing. ¨ – RJYSH


278. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.”


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


280. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.”


281. “Will it matter a year from now?”


282. “One person’s self-care isn’t necessarily another’s—there is going to be a lot of individuality.” – Gail Saltz, M.D.


283. “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self


284. “It takes half your life before you discover life is a do


285. “I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.”— Tony Robbins


286. “Feeling fat lasts nine months, but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.” – Nikki Dalton


287. “Self-care doesn’t necessarily mean jogging!” ~ Sandra Oh


288. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Elliot


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


290. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill


291. ¨ The age of selfishness and greed is over. The age of kindness and generosity is underway. ¨ – Laurence Overmire


292. “Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognize it.” – Rena Rose


293. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe


294. “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 to others.” – Parker Palmer


295. “The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.” Robert Hughes


296. “As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, self-care, and sleep.” ― Akiroq Brost


297. “If you don’t love yourself, how the hell you gon’ love somebody else?” – Ru Paul


298. “Self-care is the non-negotiable. That’s the thing that you have to do. And beauty is the thing that can be the benefit of the self-care. Beauty is not the point. Beauty is just a cute side-effect from self-care.” – Jonathan Van Ness


299. “Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. And in between the amazing and awful it’s ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That’s just living heartbreaking, soul


300. “Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


301. “We can climb mountains with self


302. “Once you embrace your value, talents, and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.” – Rob Liano


303. “I believe that self-care is a daily practice that should involve your interests, needs, and preferences. And it should have room to evolve with you over time.” – Portia Jackson-Preston


304. “If you are not sleeping, eating, and exercising, then all of this will be for naught. These core self-care skills are fundamental to your life and functioning. We can not expect to grow and move forward as people if we do not get the basics right.”


305. “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


306. “Needing a break from being a mom does not make you a bad mom.” -Heather Morgan


307. ¨ I have many friends who are selfish. So, I rather stay alone because loneliness is better than a loveless friendship. ¨- Annu


308. “Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer.”


309. “Parental self-care in 4 steps. Step 1: Accept that self-care isn’t selfish, Step 2: Know that modeling self-care is good for your kids, Step 3: Prioritize yourself and use your supports, Step 4: Engage in self-care that restores you.” – Hayley Gallagher


310. “Sometimes you will need people to support you and they won’t be available, not because they don’t care but because they’re the main character of their own life, not just the supporting character in yours.” – kesiawrites


311. “The primary thing that people are going to try to take away from you— is the purity of your happiness. Rare is it to find in someone a pure happiness. A happiness so innocent, so spontaneous, and so raw… it is the way we are born, but it is most often not the way that we die. The world comes in and tries to take that away from you. People come in and try to take that away from you. I have learned not to jump into the pigsty with them. You have to protect the purity of your happiness and the innocence of your joy. People WILL try to take it away. Don't go there, don't let them. Keep what is yours.” – C. JoyBell C.


312. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” -Brene Brown


313. “You can’t take care of anyone else unless you first take care of yourself.”― Michael Hyatt


314. #women self-love quotes


315. “Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are, let go of any part of you that doesn’t believe it.”


316. “Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.” – Claudia Black


317. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy


318. “Finding balance in motherhood means letting go of expectations and accepting imperfections.”-unknown


319. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”


320. ¨ There is only one force stronger than selfishness, and that is stupidity. ¨ – Ellen Glasgow


321. Your breathing is your greatest friend. Return to it in all your troubles and you will find comfot and guidance.


322. “Self-discipline is self-caring.” Scott Peck


323. “Our separation of each other is an optical illusion of consciousness.” – Albert Einstein


324. “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self-care.”– Dr. Sara Gottfried


325. “You’re doing the best you can with what you have. It is enough.”


326. The only person you shouldn’t be able to live without is you. ― Chris McGeown


327. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does


328. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.


329. “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.”


330. “My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.”


331. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” – Lao-Tzu


332. “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self-care.” – Dr. Sara Gottfried


333. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.”


334. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


335. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” -Veronica A. Shoffstall


336. “Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it” – Ralph Waldo Emmerson


337. “Motherhood is messy and challenging, and crazy, and sleepless, and giving, and unbelievably beautiful.”


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


339. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”— Nora Ephron


340. ¨ None are so inconsiderate as those who demand nothing of life other than their own personal comfort. ¨ ― Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


341. “In my own deepening understanding of myself I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher


342. “… don't worry too much about what someone else says you “should” do. Know what you want to do and why it's important to you.” – Melissa Steginus


343. “I don’t do self-care. I put others first!”


344. “Part of courage is simple consistency.”— Peggy Noonan


345. “Self-care isn’t selfish. Change my mind.” – The Centered Parent


346. “Self-care is your fuel … Whatever the road ahead or the path you’ve taken, self-care is what keeps your motor running and your wheels turning.” – Melissa Steginus


347. “It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there’s nothing you can do about them. And why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized.” – Wayne Dyer


348. “You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.” – Elizabeth Taylor


349. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz


350. “People who smack you down by saying that ‘parenting isn’t about you’ are mostly wrong. Parenting isn’t JUST about you, but some of it is: Your health. Your happiness. Those are still important. Take care of you, too, or the whole damn thing falls apart.” – Arianna Bradford


351. “Self-care is allowing yourself to appreciate the moment for what it is, instead of wishing it was something else.” – Sharon Pearson


352. “Self-care is the non-negotiable. That’s the thing that you have to do. And beauty is the thing that can be the benefit of the self-care. Beauty is not the point. Beauty is just a cute side-effect from self-care.” ~ Jonathan Van Ness


353. “Self care means giving yourself permission to pause.” – Cecilia Tran


354. “Learning self-care is like building your own lifeboat, plank by plank. Once you’ve got your boat, you’ll still be rocked by the waves of life, but you’ll have a feeling of safety, and stability that means you can pick other people up on your way.” – Nadia Narain


355. “For no one has ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it.” – Ephesians 5:29


356. “Do not rely on labels to give you the information you need. Trust only the ingredient list and your gut.” – Yancy Lael


357. “Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters, you will too.” – Jennae Cecilia


358. “If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. I repeat, if you do not LOVE YOURSELF first, it is impossible for you to love others!”


359. “Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.” – Pema Chodron


360. “Life should be touched, not strangled. You've got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.” – Ray Bradbury


361. “A lot of people would say ‘sexy’ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.” Allegra Versace


362. “And of course, when you see your brother in the toilet bowl…there’s a little voice that say, ‘I wonder where he would go…’…if it hadn’t been for his head…” – Bill Cosby


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


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


365. “We shred parents, home, pets, celebrations, catastrophes, secrets. And the threads of our experience became so interwoven that we are linked. I can never be utterly lonely, knowing you share the planet.” – Pam Brown


366. “Motherhood is a million little moments that God weaves together with grace, redemption, laughter, tears, and most of all, love.”


367. “Self-care is non-negotiable. Show up for yourself every day!”


368. “Skincare is healthcare.” – Unknown


369. “Somewhere, somebody is looking for someone exactly like you.” Germany Kent


370. Exercise should be a form of self


371. “The bond between a sister and brother sometimes tightly woven sometimes loosely held, but never broken.” – Niloy Sarbajna


372. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” – Kahlil Gibran


373. “Whether I am wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I am always the same person inside.” – Lady Gaga


374. “Self-care is not a luxury. Indeed not. It allows us to show up in this tumultuous world as the best versions of ourselves.”


375. “The most important person to seek approval from is yourself.”


376. “Who knew all I needed was a little break and I’m back to being the mom I always want to be.” -Jessica Herrington


377. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain


378. “Wash, wash, wash. Tone, tone, tone. Strip the oil, then add an oil-free moisturizer to replace the oil. This is how we have been taught to care for our skin.” – Yancy Lael


379. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller


380. “Be kind to your body, gentle with your mind and patient with your heart. Stay true to your spirit, cherish your soul and never doubt yourself. You are still becoming, my love, and there is no one more deserving of the nurturing grace of your love.” ― Becca Lee


381. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”— Maya Angelou


382. “It’s okay not to do it all.”


383. “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.”


384. ‘Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them—that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.’ – L. M Montgomery


385. “Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.“ – Dolores del Rio


386. “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 myself.” ~ Brian Andreas


387. It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make happiness a priority. It’s necessary.


388. “Not having to pretend simplifies our life. On the other hand, pretending day after day to be someone you are not, requires enormous effort.” – Piero Ferrucci


389. “Sisters and brothers just happen, we don´t get to choose them, but they become one of our most cherished relationships.” – Wes Adamson


390. Quotes About the Importance of Boundaries


391. Only you can allow yourself to explore the person in the mirror. Only you can coax yourself into a daring adventure to find your untapped potential. ― Vironika Tugaleva


392. “Self-care is your fuel … Whatever the road ahead or the path you’ve taken, self-care is what keeps your motor running and your wheels turning.” ~ Melissa Steginus


393. Take care of yourself as if you are the most awesome person you have ever met.


394. “Don’t take your health for granted. Don’t take your body for granted. Do something today that communicates to your body that you desire to care for it. Tomorrow is not promised.” – Jada Pinkett Smith


395. Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is to relax.


396. “Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self


397. “The self-love needed for self-care [is] missing. Academicians use terms like self-esteem, self-worth, self-support, self-care, but rarely self-love. That is left to the spiritual community. People don’t realize that taking care of their own needs; eating, drinking, brushing their teeth, showering, wearing clean clothes, going to work are all acts of self-love.” – Angela C. Santomero


398. “If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear. ”


399. “Sometimes I give myself a break. I will retreat a moment from the fray, just to breathe.” Michelle Obama


400. “A sibling may be the keeper of one´s identity, the only person with the keys to one´s unfettered or fundamental self.” – Marian Sandmaier


401. “Learning to love yourself is like learning to walk—essential, life


402. “It is not your job to set yourself on fire to keep others warm.”


403. “But kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.”


404. “You can’t really be present for the people in your life if you aren’t taking care of yourself.” – Kerry Washington


405. “Self-care is one of the active ways that I love myself. When you can and as you can, in ways that feel loving, make time and space for yourself.” – Tracee Ellis Ross


406. “Don’t stress over things you can’t change.”


407. “Your subconscious mind is paying attention to how you treat yourself.” ― Sam Owen


408. “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~ Edward Stanley


409. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” ~ Robert Morley


410. “It is only when we feel deprived that we resent giving to others. Self-care does not mean you stop caring about others; it just means you start caring more about you. Start thinking about yourself more and others less. Since you have a choice between taking care of someone else, or giving to yourself, try choosing yourself sometimes.” – Beverly Engel


411. “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey


412. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” -Mahatma Gandhi


413. “Sometimes self-care is exercising and eating right. Sometimes it’s spending time with loved ones or taking a nap. And sometimes it’s watching an entire series of television in one weekend while you lounge around in your pyjamas. Whatever soothes your soul.” — Unknown


414. #Self love quotes for moms


415. “A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought


416. “Healthy skin is crucial for providing the right canvas for applying makeup, to enhance natural beauty and create natural healthy-looking skin.” – Caroline Frazer


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


418. “One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.” — Goldie Hawn


419. ¨ Selfish people don´t consider how their behavior affects the other. Their own convenience is all that matters. ¨ – Unknown


420. “Self-care is how you take your power back.”


421. “Good well422. “Self-compassion provides the same benefits as high self-esteem without its drawbacks.”


423. “Turn off all notifications on your phone, except the most important ones. And check your social media only once or twice a day, not every minute. If you can do this, then perhaps there is a possibility that society will not completely lose its sanity and health after all.” – Abhijit Naskar


424. “It’s [mental health], not a mountain that you climb or a hurdle that you jump, it’s something that you live within an ongoing way.” John Green


425. “Women, in particular, need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.” – Michelle Obama


426. “Self-care has become a new priority — the revelation that it’s perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs.” — Frances Ryan


427. When you can’t find your purpose in a day, make it to look after yourself.


428. “Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause.” – Cecilia Tran


429. “Nature transitions from season to season without ever pushing or rushing things,” says Elena Mosaner, certified hypnotherapist, author, and professional coach, by way of explaining her read on the 19th-century writer and founder of the Transcendentalist Movement, Ralph Waldo Emerson. “Nature doesn’t overthink. Nature just happens. Trees shed leaves, flowers bloom, rivers flow. Your body is nature, and in the same way, you can and must trust it to heal through the power of presence and patience.”


430. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.” – Calvin Coolidge


431. “if you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy, but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs.”


432. “Life is tough but so are you.”


433. “Take a deep breath… Inhale peace. Exhale happiness.” – A.d. Posey


434. #quotes for moms


435. “Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.” – Thaddeus Golas


436. “Learning self-care is like building your own lifeboat, plank by plank. Once you've got your boat, you'll still be rocked by the waves of life, but you'll have a feeling of safety, and stability that means you can pick other people up on your way.” – Nadia Narain


437. “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.”


438. “My mother always says people should be able to take care of themselves, even if they’re rich and important.”


439. “Self-Care equals success.” – Dixie L. Nichols


440. Saying no can be the best form of self


441. “Self-care is not a waste of time. Self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” — Jackie Viramontez


442. “Keep taking time for yourself until you are you again.”


443. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong. -Laura Stavoe Harm


444. “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren


445. “Never forget who was with you from the start.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


446. “It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.” -Faith Hill


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


448. “Yet once we decorate our walls. And sweep our sorrows off the floor, Why do we look to someone else, To show us how we can be more? For here is where the line. Between our can and can’t get tough, Just the point at which we all must learn. That we are already enough, That since we cannot choose the home, Our only soul was born into, We should rearrange its rooms. But learn to love its window’s view.” – Erin Hanson


449. “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 Brown


450. “When you recognize and reflect on even one good thing about yourself, you are building a bridge to a place of kindness and caring.” – Sharon Salzberg


451. Taking care of yourself doesn't mean me first, it means me too.


452. “Self-care is how you take your power back.” ~ Lalah Delia


453. “I do not like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” – Karl Lagerfeld


454. ¨ Be selfish enough to have self-love, self-worth and self-respect. ¨ – Unknown


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


456. “The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.”


457. “The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. ”


458. “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” – Andrew Matthews


459. “Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”— Tina Fey


460. “To that one soul reading this: I know you’re tired, you’re fed up, you’re close to breaking, but there’s strength within you. Even when you feel weak, keep fighting.” -Unknown


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462. “The value of self-care and self-love is often underestimated. It starts with you. You can’t give what you don’t have.” ― Izey Victoria Odiase


463. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brene Brown


464. “Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.”


465. “Mindfulness based self-care increases your self-awareness about your behavior, thoughts; physical and mental health issues.” ~ Invajy


466. “When we self-regulate well, we are better able to control the trajectory of our emotional lives and resulting actions based on our values and sense of purpose” ― Amy Leigh Mercree


467. “A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” – David Bailey


468. Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.. Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy


469. Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.


470. “You keep tabs on the victories of others but failed to notice that you just crossed yet another milestone. How do you hold up the light for others but turn it out when it gets to you.”


471. “How you love yourself is how you teach others how to love you.” Rupi Kaur


472. “There should be an energy drink named 6 AM toddler.” -Unknown


473. “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 to others.” ~ Parker Palmer


474. #8 “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Maya Angelou


475. “There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you’ll miss by not filling yourself up.”


476. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem


477. “Motherhood – It is a choice you make every day to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is, and to forgive yourself, over and over again for doing everything wrong.”


478. “You don’t have to love yourself in muttered whispers, while loving everyone else with a megaphone.” – Jasmine Farrell


479. “Be kind to yourself, dear—to our innocent follies. Forget any sounds or touch you knew that did not help you dance. You will come to see that all evolves us.” Rumi


480. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” – Bertrand Russell


481. “Self482. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Maya Angelou


483. “Sure, you go enjoy that massage. I’ll just keep working like a regular person.”


484. “Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.” — Audre Lorde


485. “You cannot ask your daughter to be strong and you be weak. You can not motivate your daughter to be healthy and you neglect your health. You can not teach your daughter confidence if you are insecure. The greatest gift a mother has is a daughter who is teaching her all the things she needs to be herself.”


486. #1. Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”


487. “This revolutionary act of treating ourselves tenderly can begin to undo the aversive messages of a lifetime.”— Tara Brach


488. “Motherhood is an extreme sport, that’s why we have to wear workout clothes every day.”


489. “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” ~ Tyra Banks


490. TAKE UP A NEW HOBBY


491. “A wise man makes his own decisions; an ignorant man follows the public opinion.” ~ Grantland Rice


492. ” ‘Do you have any hobbies?’ ‘Yes. Skincare.'” – Unknown


493. “For me, recovery and self-care are inextricably connected. My recovery from abuse, addiction, and a suicide attempt required dump truck loads of self-care.” – Steve Austin


494. “I love a warm bath at the end of a day.” ~ Cynthia Nixon


495. “Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn’t last, but meditating every day does.” — Carrie Anne Moss


496. “Though war break out against me, even then I will be confident.” – Psalm 27:3


497. “To do: stop being so hard on myself.” – Unknown


498. “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 to others.”


499. “Caring for yourself is not self-indulgent. Caring for yourself is an act of survival.”


500. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”


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


502. ¨ Who wants everything every time will lose everything anytime. ¨- Vikrant Parsai


503. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” – Brene Brown


504. “In my own deepening understanding of myself, I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher


505. “Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.” – Audre Lorde


506. “You are worth the quiet moment. You are worth the deeper breaths, and you are worth the time it takes to slow down, be still, and rest.” – Morgan Harper Nichols


507. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” —Eleanor Roosevelt


508. ¨ Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self-care or the betterment of others is good. ¨ – Richie Norton


509. Quotes to Inspire You to Take Care of Yourself


510. “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


511. “Your breathing is your greatest friend. Return to it in all your troubles and you will find comfort and guidance.” ~ Unknown


512. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou


513. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S Lewis


514. Give yourself permission to take care of yourself with the same conviction that you have to work and produce excellence.


515. But, first of all with yourself.”


516. “Care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves.” —Socrates


517. “Your mental health, emotional health, and spiritual health are all just as important as your physical health.”


518. “Self-care is allowing yourself to appreciate the moment for what it is, instead of wishing it was something else.” ― Sharon Pearson


519. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”


520. “Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.”


521. “To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.” -unknown


522. “The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.”


523. “You are good enough. You do deserve good things. You are smart enough. You are worthy of love and respect.” – Lorri Faye


524. “This year, I will love the work in progress that is me.”


525. “You cannot stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabbat-Zinn


526. “Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else.” -Stephanie Lahart


527. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”– Anna Taylor


528. “Self-care is one of the active ways that I love myself. When you can and as you can, in ways that feel loving, make time and space for yourself.” — Tracee Ellis Ross ‍


529. “Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold, and the body, a miracle of wisdom.” – Harriette Hartigan


530. “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”


531. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm


532. “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”


533. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” – Banksy


534. “After a girl is grown, her little brothers, now her protectors, seem like big brothers.” – Terri Guillemets


535. “I used to be self -conscious about my height, but then I thought, fuck that, I’m Harry Potter.”


536. “To me, self-care isn’t really shallow. Showing up for yourself, putting on a little moisturizer, can inspire so many different parts of your life.” — Jonathan Van Ness


537. “Happiness is a choice,” observes psychotherapist Jennifer Tomko, owner of Clarity Health Solutions in Jupiter, Florida, which is why these wise words of Carlos Castaneda resonate with her. Self-care isn’t only about taking time for yourself. It’s also about choosing to look at things positively, even when that takes effort. You can assume the best or the worst of other people, but “assuming the best is an investment in my own well-being,” Tomko adds. (This is what optimistic people do every day.)


538. “To me, self-care isn’t really shallow. Showing up for yourself, putting on a little moisturizer, can inspire so many different parts of your life.” – Jonathan Van Ness


539. *Do the 30 day self care challenge here >>


540. “Fall in love with taking care of your mind, body, and spirit.”


541. “When ill health shows up in your body, it is a wake up call to change your thinking, speaking, feelings or actions. Wellness – think and speak well, feel and do good for others and yourself. Wellness is created from being well within.” ― Hazel Butterworth


542. “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing journey — and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” —Bob Moawad


543. “The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” – C. Joybell C.


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


545. “It’s all about finding the calm in the chaos.” —Donna Karan


546. “Self-love is asking yourself what you need – every day – and then making sure you receive it.”


547. “It’s important to have balance in your life between work and play.” – Bobby Flay


548. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey


549. “She believed she could, so she did.” —R.S. Grey


550. “One person’s self-care isn’t necessarily another’s – there is going to be a lot of individuality.” ~ Gail Saltz


551. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale


552. “When we care for ourselves as our very own beloved—with naps, healthy food, clean sheets, a lovely cup of tea—we can begin to give in wildly generous ways to the world, from abundance. —Anne Lamott, author


553. “Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.”– Steve Maraboli


554. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.”— Sandra Bierig


555. “I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self.” Arthur Miller


556. “Make happiness your priority and be gentle with yourself in the process.” – Bronnie Ware


557. “When you prioritize your self-care, you set yourself up to take better care of others. Your kids will benefit from your parental wellness.” – Hayley Gallagher


558. “I believe that self-care is a daily practice that should involve your interests, needs and preferences. And it should have room to evolve with you over time.” – Portia Jackson-Preston


559. “Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right.”


560. “The attitude that you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from, more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them; they remember who you are.”


561. “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 myself.” – Brian Andreas


562. “Do something nice for yourself today. Find some quiet, sit in stillness, breathe. Put your problems on pause. You deserve a break.” – Akiroq Brost


563. “A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs — jolted by every pebble in the road.”


564. “When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” – Kristin Neff


565. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emmerson


566. “Honoring your own boundaries is the clearest message to others to honor them, too.” – Gina Greenlee


567. It’s impossible to dream when you are busy trying to survive. Self


568. “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.” – Dan Pearce


569. “The biggest surprise, which is also the best, is that I didn’t know I would love motherhood as much as I do.” – Deborah Norville


570. “We long for blessed rest that reaches into our marrow and beyond. More than physical, mental, and emotional; complete and utter rest for our battered, frazzled, hopelessly forgetful souls.”


571. “Smile at the obstacle, for it is a bridge.”


572. “Radical self-care is what we are longing for, desperate for, our entire lives-friendship with our own hearts.” – Anne Lamott


573. “Self-care is taking all the pressures you are facing right now, and deciding to which you will respond, and how.” ― Imani Shola


574. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”


575. #10 “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”- Maya Angelou


576. “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya


577. “A mother’s guilt is forever. The I-should-have-done-this or should-have-done-that will always be there. Learning to live with it is forever. Stop beating yourself up, accept it is a part of motherhood and keep being who you are. The mother guilt you feel is normal. Children don’t even know the words ‘mother’s guilt’.”


578. The most important relationship in your life is the one you have with yourself.


579. “Our path may change as life goes along, but the bond between us remains ever strong.” – Marian Sandmaier


580. “The only person I need to compare myself to is my yesterday self.” – Allison Sue


581. “You wash your hands when you shake a bunch of hands. You have to wash your energy when you’re around people. It’s hard for me to say self-care is washing, although I think it is. So I made music for self-care. That’s what it’s for.” ~ India Arie


582. “Self care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.”


583. “When life gets hard, and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.”


584. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”


585. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”


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


587. Give yourself a break. Give yourself credit. Give yourself time. Give yourself attention. Give yourself love. Give yourself power. Give yourself to you.


588. “Autumn Self-Care: Bake a pie. Take a nature walk. Take a cozy nap. Write a journal. Decorate pumpkins. Start a new hobby.