25 Self-Care Quotes That Will Change Your Life Forever!

25 Self-Care Quotes That Will Change Your Life Forever!

Posted July 22, 2020 by Tiana Carlyle

Self-care is the things we do consciously to take care of ourselves mentally, emotionally, and physically. We often overlook it and many view it as some sort of buzzword. Self-care is key to living a better life. It enhances good moods, reduced anxiety, and make us happy. This isn’t an act you force yourself to do and it’s not selfishness. Self-care involves having compassion for yourself in a way that helps you prevent any possibility of burning out. It’s about knowing when to step back, replenish and refuel yourself to be able to live and perform better. Here are some self-care quotes that will change you life forever. 

25 Self-Care Quotes

“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

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”
Kristen Neff

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

“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 judgment called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”
Kim McMillen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Today and onwards, I stand proud, for the bridges I’ve climbed, for the battles I’ve won, and for the examples I’ve set, but most importantly, for the person I have become. I like who I am now, finally, at peace with me…”― Heather James

“Growing into your future with health and grace and beauty doesn’t have to take all your time. It rather requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is.”― Victoria Moran

“Prioritize self-care & incorporate a MINIMUM of 60 minutes ‘ME TIME’ into your daily routine. YES THERE ARE enough hours in the day. NO EXCUSES.”― Miya Yamanouchi

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

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 “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

 “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

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

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

“When you are compassionate with yourself, you trust in your soul, which you let guide your life. Your soul knows the geography of your destiny better than you do.”– John O’Donohue

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

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

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

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

“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

Use these Self-Care Quotes To Feed Your Soul

Self-care is paramount. It should always come first in whatever you’re doing. No matter how you love someone, you can’t care for them when you have not cared for yourself. Helping others begins by helping yourself first. Many are too busy to practice self-care, forgetting that they can only pursue their dreams and goals only when they are healthy and okay. But I want you to use these self-care quotes to feed your soul and transform your life.

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