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900 Best Spiritual Self Care Quotes: Love Yourself (2023)

1. “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.”


2. I love my soul to spiritually care for it. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


3. “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


4. “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


5. One individual can typically care for no more than 10 people. Creating a 1:10 people system from the beginning allows you to provide the depth of spiritual relationship and mentoring people need and desire, while also scaling for growth. - Author: Bill Woolsey


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


7. “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.”


8. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn


9. “Self-care is not a waste of time. Self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.”


10. Nonfiction filmmakers were afflicted by two problems: one technical, the other spiritual. Technically, they did not have the equipment to do the sort of work I had in mind. Spiritually, they didn't care about the work because they'd been mistrained. - Author: Robert Drew


11. “It’s common to reject or punish yourself when you’ve been rejected by others. When you experience disappointment from the way your family or others treat you, that’s the time to take special care of yourself. What are you doing to nurture yourself? What are you doing to protect yourself? Find a healthy way to express your pain.”


12. “I do not want to suppress the parts of me that most want to soar for fear of what someone else may think or because it may be too much or not worthy enough or not complete or brilliant or normal enough. Self-care also means honoring the truth within us.Set yours free.”


13. “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


14. “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


15. “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


16. How can the thoughts be stopped? Tell the thoughts, 'You take care of your own issues; I am not on your side.' That way you will sit on God's side. - Author: Dada Bhagwan


17. “If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.” — Dwight L. Moody


18. “People, and women, in particular, tend to prioritize the needs of others over themselves and assume this is the best use of their time and energy. But my observation has been the opposite,” says Monique Derfuss, yoga instructor and gong practitioner who offers gong sound meditation to groups and individuals. “You can’t be there for others if you don’t first unapologetically take care of your own well-being,” says Derfuss, who’s also the president of Sound Wellness, which uses sound and music as a form of healing. (Here are the signs you need to take a mental health day.)


19. “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


20. “Take the time today to love yourself. You deserve it.” ― Avina Celeste


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


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


23. “Always make decisions that prioritize your inner peace.”— Izey Victoria Odiase


24. How to reach out when I want to shut down.


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


26. “Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller


27. “The spiritual life is not a life before, after, or beyond our everyday existence. No, the spiritual life can only be real when it is lived in the midst of the pains and joys of the here and now.” – Henri Nouwen


28. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.”


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


30. “Bad feminism seems like the only way I can both embrace myself as a feminist and be myself, and so I write. I chatter away on Twitter about everything that makes me angry and all the small things that bring me joy. I write blog posts about the meals I cook as I try to take better care of myself, and with each new entry, I realize that I'm undestroying myself after years of allowing myself to stay damaged.”


31. “You’ve sacrificed too much for others. Now do the same for yourself.” – Mitta Xinindlu


32. “Nothing external to you has any power over you.”— Ralph Waldo Emerson


33. “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


34. “Big-heartedness is the most essential virtue on the spiritual journey.” – Matthew Fox


35. “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


36. “I understand that there will be ups and downs in life, and it is important to learn from these experiences".”


37. “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


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


39. “How necessary Sundays have become. I reach for them like sleeping lovers on the other side of my earth or my mattress.”


40. “Learn to love yourself enough to be happy in your own company, not needing to use anyone as an escape.” – Samantha Camargo


41. “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” – Johnny Depp


42. “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


43. “The Golden Rule is a two-way street: we should do unto ourselves as we do unto others.” – Rick Hanson


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


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


46. “Take time to do what makes your soul happy.” – Unknown


47. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”


48. “I love to sleep. When I’m rested, I’m at my best.”– Halle Berry


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


50. “The challenge is not to be perfect — it is to be whole.”


51. Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not. – Cal Newport


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


53. “Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.” – Pema Chodron


54. Some things are just better not spread too thin: yourself and peanut butter. – Unknown


55. “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


56. “If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” – Ram Dass


57. “Shout out to all the people who haven’t felt okay recently, but are getting up every day and refusing to quit. Stay strong.” – Unknown


58. “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” – Anna Quindlen


59. “The care, therefore, of every man’s soul belongs unto himself.” —John Locke


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


61. To minister means to love and care for others. It means to attend to their physical and spiritual needs. Put simply, it means to do what the Savior would do if He were here. - Author: David L. Beck


62. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey


63. Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – Jim Rohn


64. “Self-kindness is self-empathy. And even when I talk to myself like someone I love and it feels weird, it works.” – Brene Brown


65. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.”— Carol Burnett


66. Self care is a sacred-self love. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


67. “I want to feel my life while I’m in it.”— Meryl Streep


68. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”


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


70. “Be the love you never received.” – Rune Lazuli


71. “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


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


73. “What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.” – Hans Urs von Balthasar


74. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. – Jack Kornfield


75. “Keep good company, read good books, love good things, and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.”


76. “Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”


77. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” —Jack Kornfield, author and trained Buddhist monk


78. “The care, therefore, of every man’s soul belongs unto himself.” — John Locke


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


80. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”— Audre Lorde


81. Self care is never selfish, but it may feel that way when you live a frenzied life. – Arthur P Ciaramicoli


82. The point is to have a long-term perspective.”


83. “The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.”— Deepak Chopra


84. “Your breathing is your greatest friend. Return to it in all your troubles, and you will find comfort and guidance.”– Unknown Author


85. “Look after yourself. You have the sole obligation to do that.”


86. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – 14th Dalai Lama


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


88. “You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” –Unknown


89. “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” – Maya Angelou


90. “Life is too short to spend another day at war with yourself.” – Rita Ghatourey


91. “I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.”


92. How we care for ourselves gives our brain messages that shape our self-worth, so we must care for ourselves in every way, every day. – Sam Owen


93. “Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


95. “Growth is necessary but don't convince yourself that those past versions of you were worthless. You wouldn't be here without them.”


96. “Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.”


97. “I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”


98. “Do things that make you feel good: mind, body, and soul.” – Robyn Conley Downs


99. I don't like this romanticization of Indian people in which Indian people are looked at as spiritual saviors, as people who have always taken care of the land. We're human beings. But I think different cultures have developed different aspects of humanness. - Author: Joy Harjo


100. “Caring for others is important, but Covid-19 taught us that sometimes, by caring for yourself, you’re caring for others, too.” —Becca Kaye, senior care specialist at AvaCare Medical


101. 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 honoring them. – Kristi Ling


102. “Everyone one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.” – Diana, Princess of Wales


103. “But as for you, be strong, and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” – 2 Chronicles 15:7


104. “Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts your life will start to change.” – Unknown


105. “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


106. 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


107. “You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.” – Unknown


108. “Mind. Body. Soul. These are the three things self-care is all about.” —Kathy Sledge, Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter (Sister Sledge)


109. “The best health care plan is a self-care plan.” – Nina Leavins


110. “I love the person I’ve become because I fought to become her.” – Kaci Diane


111. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” – Charles Bukowski


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


113. “Can you find some peace today?”


114. “If you want to feel loving, I coached myself, do something loving. This is basic soul care.” — Anne Lamott


115. “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


116. “When you can't find your purpose in a day, make it to look after yourself.”


117. “Self love, self respect, self worth… there is a reason they all start with ‘self’. You can’t find them in anyone else.”– Dr. Anne Brown


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


119. “The people who trigger us to feel negative emotion are messengers. They are messengers for the unhealed parts of our being.” – Teal Swan


120. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” — Marcus Aurelius


121. Your subconscious mind is paying attention to how you treat yourself. ― Sam Owen


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


123. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.”


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


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


126. “Love, connection, and acceptance are your birthright. To claim them you need only look within yourself.”


127. “Don’t compare your life to others, there’s no comparison between the sun and the moon, they both shine when it’s their time.” – Unknown


128. “Self-care is neither frivolous nor indulgent. It is not narcissistic or greedy. It is, however, smart and sound. If, for whatever reason, you do not nurture your Self, you risk becoming worn and wearied, hollow in the shell, unable to maintain any energy in the moment, much less move forward with vigor.


129. “If you’re feeling tired and run down rest, look after yourself, the world can wait.” – Akiroq Brost


130. “The world has slowed so you can rediscover yourself.” – Unknown


131. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”— Coco Chanel


132. When the body forces you to STOP, it’s saying, ‘Hey buddy, you’ve gone too far’. ― Jacqueline Escolme


133. “Remember that this is YOUR LIFE, and nothing is more important than YOU.”― Miya Yamanouchi


134. “The time will come


135. “If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” – Marvin Gaye


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


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


138. “To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”


139. “I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” – Goldie Hawn


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


141. “Know your worth. You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served.” – Tene Edwards


142. “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”— Grantland Rice


143. “Self-love for me means accepting who I am and dealing with the perceived flaws that I live with.” ― Malebo Sephodi


144. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


145. “It really is ok for there to be times when you stop putting everyone else first, and just do what’s best for you.” – Tracey Leech


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


147. “It's my choice to be beautiful. It's my choice to be ugly. And it's my choice to decide what those words actually mean.”


148. “I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.”


149. The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen. – Unknown


150. “Gard the doors of your temple, do not let anyone pollute it with there mess.” ― Patricio Telman Chincocolo


151. “Don’t underestimate the power of vision and direction. These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities. Strengthen the individual. Start with yourself. Take care with yourself. Define who you are. Refine your personality. Choose your destination and articulate your Being.”


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


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


154. “Wildflower; pick up your pretty little head,


155. “It’s so empowering to say ‘this isn’t serving me’ and walk away in peace.” – Unknown


156. “I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer


157. “Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.” — George Bernard Shaw


158. “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


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


160. 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


161. “Happiness doesn’t depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.”— Dale Carnegie


162. “It takes a rare person to care the same or more about you than themselves. So, until you find that person, please take care of yourself.”


163. “Self-care refers to a meaningful self-investment.” ― Melissa Steginus


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


165. “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 honoring them.” ― Kristi Ling


166. “Replace the word ‘spend’ with ‘invest’ in your vocabulary and notice how it impacts your everyday decisions.” – Randy Thio


167. “Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit, you choose.” – Proverbs 18:21


168. “If you wish to be loved, love.” – Seneca


169. You can't make someone your everything because when they are gone you have nothing left. - Author: Kate McGahan


170. (Whatever that may mean.) But in a way, it’s also an age where you are confronted with responsibilities and also that of self-care. Moving out, becoming that more independent you.


171. “The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.” – Marianne Williamson


172. “You have to expect spiritual warfare whenever you stand up for righteousness or call attention to basic values. It's just a matter of light battling the darkness. But the light wins every time. You can't throw enough darkness on light to put it out.” – Thomas Kinkade


173. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn


174. Starting today, forget what’s gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward to what’s coming next. – Unknown


175. “Part of spiritual and emotional maturity is recognizing that it’s not like you’re going to try to fix yourself and become a different person. You remain the same person, but you become awakened.” – Jack Kornfield


176. “Man will never be stronger nor independent if he lives under perpetual motivation of others.”


177. “Dear Daughter,


178. “The body can endure practically anything--pain, fatigue, you name it-- but its the mind that matters.”


179. How to listen and not try to solve someone else's problems.


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


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


182. “Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, and magical person that you are.” – Unknown


183. “Your finest work, your best movements, your joy, peace, and healing come when you love yourself.” – Melodie Beattie


184. “Know what sparks the light in you so that you, in your own way, can illuminate the world.” – Oprah Winfrey


185. “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.”


186. “Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.”


187. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. "


188. “Self-care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia


189. “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


190. “Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go.” – Oriah Mountain Dreamer


191. “Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.”


192. “We turn not older with years but newer every day.”— Emily Dickinson


193. “We are all born so beautiful the greatest tragedy is being convinced we are not.” – Unknown


194. “Flowers need time to bloom. So do you.” – Unknown


195. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”


196. “Love yourself. Be clear on how you want to be treated. Know your worth. Always.” – Maryam Hasnaa


197. “Realization is not the acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage.” – Ramana Maharshi


198. “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy.” – Kim McMillen


199. “I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” — Audre Lorde


200. “Relax into the moment and let the universe do the driving. If there was a secret to happiness in life, I’d say that was it.” – Jed McKenna


201. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Gandhi


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


203. “It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.” – Francis of Assisi


204. History will be kind to you if you write your own. – Unknown


205. “Self care is not a waste of time. Self care makes your use of time more sustainable.” – Jackie Viramontez


206. Rumi and Shams bring to our lives the simple truth that we are not alone, that God really does care. And God's joyous love for each of us is rivaled only by Her divine sense of humor. - Author: Jamila Hammad


207. “Breathe darling, this is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story.” – S.C. Laurie


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


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


210. “Just as my body suddenly yearns for long walks in the warm sunshine, so, too, my soul yearns to be stretched and watered after a somewhat stagnant season of comfortable coziness.” –Laura Thomas


211. “All relationships are a reflection of your relationship with yourself.” – Deepak Chopra


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


213. “You get the benefits of both giving and receiving compassion when you offer it to yourself.” – Rick Hanson


214. Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face. - Author: Dolores Del Rio


215. “Don’t allow yourself to think that toxic love is the best love you can ever have.” – Khalilah Velez


216. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran


217. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the now the primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle


218. Each superfluous line, each wrongly placed line, any color placed without veneration or care, can spoil everything, that is, the spiritual. - Author: Theo Van Doesburg


219. “Self-care equals success. You’re going to be more successful if you take care of yourself and you’re healthy.”— Beth Behrs


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


221. “Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.” - Ellen DeGeneres


222. “No matter your religious or spiritual beliefs … for every person who inhales and exhales… you are alive, you can dream.” – Georgia Dawkins


223. “Stopping takes courage, too.” – Emma Xu


224. “Self care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia


225. “Compassion for self and others may very well be the answer to healing our hurt, hate-filled world.” – Laura Jack


226. “Don’t go back to less just because you’re too impatient to wait for better.” – Unknown


227. “I lied and said I was busy.


228. “Life tried to crush her, but only succeeded in creating a diamond.” – John Mark Green


229. “Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.” — Dolores del Rio


230. “Self-care is how you take your power back.”— Lalah Delia


231. “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.”


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


233. “It's good to do uncomfortable things. It's weight training for life.”


234. “Choose, every day, to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love.”


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


236. “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.” — Michelle Obama


237. “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.”


238. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” — Coco Chanel


239. It is only within the context of the church that ongoing spiritual care, encouragement, and accountability can occur. It is only as we use the powerful word of the gospel in each other's lives that we can change. - Author: Elyse M. Fitzpatrick


240. “What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body.” ― Caroline Myss


241. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” – Rick Riordan


242. “Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss


243. “Give yourself the love you’re willing to give to others.” – Mahin Ismail


244. If you must be careless with your possessions, let it be in connection with material things. Your mind is your spiritual estate! Protect and use it with the care to which Divine Royalty is entitled. You were given a WILL-POWER for this purpose. - Author: Napoleon Hill


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


246. Talk to yourself as you would to someone you love. – Brené Brown


247. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”


248. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”


249. “The worst outcome in this world is not having self esteem. If you don’t love yourself, who will?” – Naval Ravikant


250. “If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers.” – Ed Sullivan


251. “If you are heartbroken, still leave your heart open, so pain can find an exit.” – Alexandra Vasiliu


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


253. “Spiritual growth is not like fast food. It takes time for its roots to grow, and that requires us to be receptive and patient.” – Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalom


254. “Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”— Dr. Seuss


255. “Love yourself more, you’ll never regret it.” – Ann Marie Molina


256. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L. Hay


257. “We live in anxious times, my love,


258. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare


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


260. “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.)


261. “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” — John Steinbeck


262. Do not forget to care for your body, soul and spirit. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


263. “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.”


264. “Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause.”— Cecilia Tran


265. “The entire universe deserve your love. You also deserve to experience it back.” – Anonymous


266. “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


267. “You have to create little pockets of joy in your life to take care of yourself.” — Jonathan Van Ness


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


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


270. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”— M. Scott Peck


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


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


273. “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.” – Wilfred Peterson


274. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain


275. “I am thankful for all of those who said no to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein


276. “Compassion for yourself is fundamental, since if you don’t care how you feel and want to do something about it, it’s hard to make an effort to become happier and more resilient. Compassion is both soft and muscular. For example, studies show that when people feel compassion, motor planning areas in the brain begin preparing for action.” – Rick Hanson


277. “Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know that this is the moment you most need to make time to relax.”


278. “Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.” – William Blake


279. “I will never apologize for being me, but I will apologize for the times that I am not.” – Michael Carini


280. “I am unapologetically myself.” – Unknown


281. “Truly, sacred rest is soul care. We honor quiet time alone with God. We intentionally step away from the chaos of life. We unplug from noise and distractions. We relish moments of tranquility.” –Dana Arcuri


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


283. “If you want to feel loving, I coached myself, do something loving. This is basic soul care.”


284. “Be kind to the person you are now.” – iambrilliyant


285. “There are no prerequisites to worthiness. You are born worthy.” – Unknown


286. “Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.” – Nathaniel Branden


287. “Pamper yourself into alignment with who you really are and then face your day.” ― Abraham


288. “A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.” – Rita Mae Brown


289. “You can’t fix the problems of the soul with a change in behavior only.” –Rob Reimer


290. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou


291. If you want to do a certain thing, you first have to be a certain person. Once you become that certain person, you will not care anymore about doing that certain thing. - Author: Dogen


292. “Your self-care is your superpower, cultivate the heck out of it – love yourself up.” ― Anese Cavanaugh


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


294. “Do not be afraid to give yourself everything you’ve ever wanted in life.” ― Frank Lloyd Wright


295. “To love is to be vulnerable.” – Brene Brown


296. “You have to be odd to be number one.” – Dr. Seuss


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


298. “Be enough for yourself first, the rest of the world can wait.” – Unknown


299. “You ain’t gotta like me. I like me.” – Kanye West


300. “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


301. You never know what you have until you clean your room. – Unknown


302. “You carry so much love in your heart. Give some to yourself.” – R.Z.


303. “Good humor and laughter are far too wonderful not to come straight from the heart of God.” – Beth Moore


304. How to take a break when I'm overwhelmed, and promise to return to the conversation a little later.”


305. Any time 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


306. “Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.”


307. “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


308. You can’t buy happiness. But you can buy yoga classes and that’s kind of the same thing. – Unknown


309. “Be you, love you. All ways, always.”


310. “Self-care doesn’t necessarily mean jogging!”— Sandra Oh


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


312. “My willingness to be intimate with my own deep feelings creates the space for intimacy with another.” – Shakti Gawain


313. “I sometimes sit on my roof. Not to be closer to God. To be further from y'all.”


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


315. “Your mind has been working so hard. Be gentle with it. Let it take a much-needed break.” – Emma Xu


316. ”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.”


317. “It is not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.” — Lena Horne


318. “When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.”


319. “It's safe to receive.


320. “Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.”— Billy Graham


321. Love is a spiritual practice that matures us as we try and try again to leave behind our isolation, expose our vulnerabilities, and make commitments to care truly for one another. - Author: Nanette Sawyer


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


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


324. Work expands to whatever time you give it. – Mel Robbins


325. “Be silly. Be fun. Be different. Be crazy. Be you, because life is too short to be anything but happy.” – Unknown


326. “I know what I bring to the table… so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” – Unknown


327. “The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.” – Swami Sivananda


328. “When you realize there is no lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu


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


330. “What you think of yourself in your mind is nobody’s business. Make it count.” ― Majid Kazmi


331. “Sometimes you just need to be selfish to be self-sufficient.”— Lois P. Frankel


332. “Be you, love you. All ways, always.” — Alexandra Elle


333. “Time doing nothing is never wasted.”


334. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”— Martin Luther King Jr.


335. Maybe if we love ourselves healthy we will all heal. – Nikki Rowe


336. “You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” – Amit Ray


337. “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.”


338. “I don’t fit into any stereotypes and I like myself that way.” – C. Joybell


339. “It is not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.”


340. “Comparison is an act of violence against the self.” – Iyanla Vanzant


341. “We can truly love one another once we love who we are.” –Angela C. Santomero


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


343. I do not believe the greatest threat to our future is from bombs or guided missiles. I don't think our civilization will die that way. I think it will die when we no longer care when the spiritual forces that make us wish to be right and noble die in our hearts. - Author: Laurence McKinley Gould


344. “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” – Roy T. Bennett


345. “Take good care, love yourself and know your worth. In this world, you need to do your best, in order to become the best.”


346. When human hearts break and human hearts despair, then from the twilight of the past the great conquerors of distress and care, of disgrace and misery, of spiritual slavery and physical compulsion, look down on them and hold out their eternal hands to the despairing mortals. - Author: Adolf Hitler


347. “Love is the doorway through which the human soul passes from selfishness to service.” – Jack Hyles


348. “Know your worth. Don’t ask for it. State it once and never accept anything less.” – Unknown


349. I must take care above all that I cultivate communion with Christ, for though that can never be the basis of my peace - mark that - yet it will be the channel of it. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon


350. “I am who I am. Not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me.” – Brigitte Nicole


351. “The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will.’ Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.”— Charles Dickens


352. “Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.” – Vincent McNabb


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


354. “If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.” – Dr. Maya Angelou


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


356. “Fashion is my way to express how much I love myself.” – Laura Brunereau


357. “Bask in the warmth of your own light.”


358. “There are so many ways to relieve the anxiety,


359. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” — M. Scott Peck


360. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”


361. “When you feel like you can’t fight anymore — don’t give up. Just take some time to rest.”


362. “No woman can control her destiny if she doesn’t give to herself as much as she gives of herself.”


363. Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. – Princess Diana


364. Make a beautiful home for yourself. Make this the space where you feel safe, loved, and free to explore. – Tiara Tribe


365. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Dr. Maya Angelou


366. “Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.” – Dolores del Río


367. Give your stress wings, and let it fly away. ” – Terri Guillemets


368. “Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.”— Claudia Black


369. How to say what I mean, as simply as possible, and not make people guess (even if I think they should).


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


371. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius


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


373. The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down – C Joybell C


374. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. ”


375. “Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there.” – Vine Deloria Jr.


376. “People have to pretend you’re a bad person so they don’t feel guilty about the things they did to you.” – Unknown


377. “Learning to treat ourselves lovingly may at first feel like a dangerous experiment.”– Sharon Salzberg


378. “What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else.” ― Lucille Clifton


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


380. “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.”


381. I always give myself Sundays as a spiritual base of renewal – a day when I do absolutely nothing. I sit in my jammies or take a walk, and I allow myself time to BE – capital B-E – with myself. – Oprah Winfrey


382. “If we give our children sound self-love, they will be able to deal with whatever life puts before them.”


383. “The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.” – Black Elk


384. Don’t save what’s left after spending but spend what’s left after saving. – Warren Buffet


385. “I just moved into a new house, so I love spending time at home. Everything for me is all about self-care ... I really feel that if I’m at my best, then I’m able to come to my job and really be feeling the best. So if I’m not working out or going on a hike, then I’m at home recharging and cooking dinner and hanging out with my cat.”— Lea Michele


386. “The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.” – Diane von Furstenberg


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


388. “You owe yourself the love that you so freely give others.” – Unknown


389. “Self-care sometimes is doing the things that will make your next 2 hours difficult, but your next 10 years easier.” – Em.x.thoughts


390. The spiritual director should not reduce his attention to the internal life because of external occupations, nor should he relinquish his care for external matters because of his anxiety for the internal life. - Author: Gregory The Great


391. “It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


392. “The more you are like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” – Walt Disney


393. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”


394. “It takes a rare person to care the same or more about you than themselves. So, until you find that person, please look after yourself.”― Charles F. Glassman


395. “Self-love is the source of all our other loves.”— Pierre Corneille


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


397. “Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again.” – Lalah Delia


398. “I see poetry as spiritual medicine.” – Mahmoud Darwish


399. There are no traffic jams in the extra mile. – Unknown


400. “Well-being comes from meeting our needs, not denying them.” – Rick Hanson


401. “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


402. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.”


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


404. “I wish I could make everyone understand how important this statement is: go where you are wanted.” – S. McNutt


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


406. “If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it—through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are one-of-a-kind creation who came here to experience wonder and spread joy. Expect to be accommodated.”


407. Self care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia


408. “You are strong enough to handle whatever this week brings. Get some rest knowing you are capable.”


409. It’s never too late to be what you might have been. – Jane Travis


410. “Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.” – Golda Poretsky


411. “Bring the sun over my heart, I want to bloom.” – Alexandra Vasiliu


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


413. Life is the greatest grace. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


414. “Sometimes it is okay to simply do nothing. Put down the to-do list, cancel your plans, and just sit there and relax.


415. “I understand once again that the greatness of God always reveals itself in the simple things.” – Paulo Coelho


416. “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” – Swami Vivekananda


417. 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


418. “Your darkest shadows can only be less than your brightest light.”


419. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.”


420. “Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.”


421. It’s the thoughtful little details that make it feel like home. – Tiara Tribe


422. “The right mental attitude will guide you towards feeling a sense of love that you deserve to experience.” – Anonymous


423. “Let what comes come. Let what goes go. Find out what remains.” – Ramana Maharshi


424. “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”


425. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.”— Katrina Mayer


426. Down on the lake rosy reflections of celestial vapor appeared, and I said, "God, I love you" and looked to the sky and really meant it. I have fallen in love with you, God. Take care of us all, one way or the other. To the children and the innocent it's all the same. - Author: Jack Kerouac


427. “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”— Rita Mae Brown


428. “You do not need to work to become spiritual. You are spiritual; you need only to remember that fact. Spirit is within you. God is within you.” – Julia Cameron


429. Self-care isn't selfish. It's self esteem. — Ashley Judd


430. “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.”


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


432. “When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.”— Paulo Coelho


433. “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


434. If we care for our spiritual needs, we shall find strength for any other well-being. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


435. “Women have to take the time to focus on our mental health—take time for self, for the spiritual, without feeling guilty or selfish. The world will see you the way you see you, and treat you the way you treat yourself.” – Beyoncé


436. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” — Eckhart Tolle


437. “You cannot breathe life into someone refusing to inhale." Colleen Songs”


438. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.”


439. Washington Street,


440. When something goes wrong in your life, yell ‘Plot twist!’ and move on. – Unknown


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


442. “We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” — Swami Vivekananda


443. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”


444. “You should love others in the same measure as you love yourself—as if your neighbor were your very self.” – Lawrence G. Lovasick


445. “You are magnificent beyond measure, perfect in your imperfections, and wonderfully made.”— Abiola Abrams


446. When we understand love as the will to nurture our own and another's spiritual growth, it becomes clear that we cannot claim to love if we are hurtful and abusive. Love and abusive cannot coexist. Abuse and neglect are, by definition, the opposites of nurturance and care. - Author: Bell Hooks


447. “...don't get more anxious


448. “The secret to a happy life is to accept change gracefully.”— Jimmy Stewart


449. Be you, love you. All ways, always. ― Alexandra Elle


450. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” – Roy T. Bennett


451. Whatever you are, be a good one. – Unknown


452. If at first you don’t succeed then skydiving isn’t for you. – Unknown


453. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


454. 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


455. “‘Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.”


456. “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


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


458. “The inhale is absolutely essential if you want to continue to exhale.” – Roshi Joan Halifax


459. “Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.”— Princess Diana


460. “Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.”


461. “Lineage, personality, and environment may shape you, but they do not define your full potential.”


462. “You need to know where you are, so you can start to chart your course. You need to know who you are, so that you understand your armament and bolster yourself in respect to your limitations. You need to know where you are going, so that you can limit the extent of chaos in your life, restructure order, and bring the divine force of Hope to bear on the world. (…) You must discipline yourself carefully. You must keep the promises you make to yourself, and reward yourself, so that you can trust and motivate yourself.”


463. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does—that makes you a winner right there.” — Venus Williams


464. “Every stitch you knit can be a self-care practice. Knitting is our constant companion as we grow and expand our capacity for joy.”


465. I don't care what anyone says, the stars give you hope on a dark and gloomy night. - Author: Nikki Rowe


466. “The greatest gift you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention.”


467. “I think I deserve something beautiful.”— Elizabeth Gilbert


468. Real care means the willingness to help each other in making our brokenness into the gateway to joy. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen


469. “I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”


470. Our soul is like a soft and gentle flower. It needs to be nurtured, cared for and 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


471. “Our entire life… consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.” – Jean Anouih


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


473. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”— John F. Kennedy


474. Home is where your story begins. – Unknown


475. “We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.” – Calvin Coolidge


476. “I am thinking about the joy in loose ends,


477. “If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.”


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


479. “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.” – Michelle Obama


480. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne


481. “Taking care is one way to show your love. Another way is letting people take good care of you when you need it.”


482. “At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


483. “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


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


485. This is a deeply spiritual issue ... Do we want to spend more time trying to care for our fellow man or do we want to just pursue more virtual reality? That's the issue before us.. and it's being played out in the world of the environment. - Author: Ed Begley Jr.


486. “It’s okay to do nothing if you can once in a while. It’s okay to not be perfect, to not get it all done…take care of yourself. Do what recharges you. Lessons I’m learning in my old age.” ― Leah Remini


487. Being extremely honest with oneself is a good exercise. – Freud


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


489. “When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.” – Stephen Richards


490. “Self-love is necessary for a functional and successful life” – Angela C. Santomero


491. “We all collectively underwent a trauma in recent months,” notes Becca Kaye, whose life’s work is about taking care of other people. “With the priority being survival, emotional health flew to the wayside. It has become imperative now that we focus on self-care. We’ve neglected it long enough. Now it’s time to relax our bodies, unwind our minds, and de-stress. Self-care is an integral part of the recuperation process.”


492. “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


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


494. “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.” – Ken Keyes


495. “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinbeck


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


497. “Choose, every day, to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love.” — Alison Malee


498. Self-discipline is self-caring. – M Scott Peck


499. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” — Maya Angelou


500. “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


501. “Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause.” — Cecilia Tran


502. “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.”


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


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


505. Don’t think money does everything or you’re going to end up doing everything for money. – Voltaire


506. Daily mediation is a healthy spiritual exercise. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


507. “He who does not reflect his life back to God in gratitude does not know himself.” ― Albert Schweitzer


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


509. “Be loud about the things that are important to you.” – Karen Walrond


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


511. “You shine like love


512. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” —Carlos Castaneda, American author


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


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


515. “The body is innocent. Deeply, beautifully, fundamentally innocent.”


516. “When I’m by myself, I can be myself, which is what I want to be. Not just a part of someone else.” – Jean Culligan


517. “We can't be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within.”


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


519. “Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz


520. “It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.”


521. “And above all, remember that the meaning of life is to build a life as if it were a work of art.” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel


522. “The good news: We can start practicing new skills in life anytime we want. Here are some examples of things I'm always practicing:


523. “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.”


524. “The Best Health Care Plan Is A Self Care Plan”


525. “Take care of yourself as if you’re the most awesome person you’ve ever met.” – Jen Sincero


526. “Any time we 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 L. Palmer


527. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William Jones


528. “Honoring your own boundaries is the clearest message to others to honor them, too.”


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


530. “To meditate means to go home to yourself. Then you know how to take care of the things that are happening inside you, and you know how to take care of the things that happen around you.” – Thich Nhat Han


531. “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven


532. “The Universe will never require you to set yourself on fire to provide heat for others.”― Clyde Lee Dennis


533. “What you think of yourself in your mind is nobody's business. Make it count.”


534. “Just because you take breaks doesn’t mean you’re broken.”


535. “Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.” – Coco Chanel


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


537. “Only bacteria thrive and live well in a poorly cared for body.”


538. “Their opinions are not your oxygen.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones


539. “Another method or way of reducing stress and depression. Is to avoid making time and sacrifices for people who think less of you. People who think you are not important. You will spend most of your precious time. Trying to prove and to get their validation, but still, they won't care, because to them you not worth it.”


540. 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. - Author: Miya Yamanouchi


541. “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


542. “You can't assumeI'm in bad shape just because I've run out of the energy to impress you.”


543. “When thoughts have boundaries, problems are easier to solve.


544. “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.”


545. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha


546. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


547. “The love and attention you always wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.” — Bryant McGill


548. “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


549. A lot of people go into debt just to keep up with those who are already in debt. – Unknown


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


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


552. “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


553. “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 honoring them.”


554. “If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” – Roman Price


555. Beauty is how you feel inside and it reflects in your eyes. It’s not something physical. – Sophia Loren


556. “Allow yourself the things you need right now. Whether that’s space, rest, support, or something else, know that you are not a burden for taking care of yourself.” — TWLOHA


557. “Joy, I treasure you”


558. Whatever is good for your soul: do that. – Unknown


559. “A Letter to My Heart


560. “What each of us believes in is up to us, but life is impossible without believing in something.” – Kentetsu Takamori