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60+ Self Care Quotes and Inspirational Sayings For A Better You

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Your most important investment throughout your entire life will always be yourself. 60+ Self Care quotes and inspirational sayings.

As moms, and women alike, we need to always remember the importance of taking care of ourselves and our well being. Take time in this fast paced world to slow down and practice self love and care. Be intentional about your life and the relaxed lifestyle that you want to create.

With the never ending hustle and bustle of everyday life, self care and our overall health tend to get put on the back burner. Self love and taking the time to care for yourself should be a constant part of your life and daily routines. Practicing self care daily can do wonders for your mental health and overall well being.

Self care doesn’t always have to be elaborate spa days with mud masks and massages. Self care can be a warm shower after a long day, painting your nails a fun spring nail colour, and showing up for yourself on the days that you need it most.

Save your favourite self care quotes to your Pinterest boards and download them to use as your phone wallpapers. Bring these inspiring self care quotes with you everywhere you go to motivate you to always strive to be the best version of yourself.

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

— Audre Lorde

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

— Oscar Wilde

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

— Mahatma Gandhi

4. “You are in a much better position to serve others when your basis needs are met and your ‘tank is full’.” — Michael Hyatt

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

6. “Having the ability to become friends with yourself is a powerful thing.” — Maybell Eequay

7. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius

8. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”
— Shannon L. Alder

9. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
— George Bernard Shaw

10. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling

11. “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

12. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” — Marcus Garvey

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

14. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” — Marilyn Monroe

“By doing the work to love ourselves more, I believe we will love each other better.”

— Laverne Cox

“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

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

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

19. “I am who I am. Not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me.” — Brigitte Nicole

20. “We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.” — Mary Dunbar

21. “Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.” — Ellen Sue Stern

22. “The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else.”
— E. E. Cummings

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

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

— Steve Maraboli

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.”

— Audrey Hepburn

26. “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

27. “Not only do self-love and love of others go hand in hand but ultimately they are indistinguishable.” — M. Scott Peck

28. “Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.” — Tara Westover

29. “This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.” — Voltaire

30. “You alone are enough, you have nothing to prove to anybody.” — Dr. Maya Angelou

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

— Solange Knowles

“There is you and you. This is a relationship. This is the most important relationship.”

— Nayyirah Waheed

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

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

35. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” — Charles Bukowski

36. “It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.” — Eartha Kitt

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

38. “Be the love you never received.”
— Rune Lazuli

39. “Seek to be whole, not perfect.”
— Oprah

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

— Thich Nhat Hanh

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”

— Benjamin Spock

42. “My mission, should I choose to accept it, is to find peace with exactly who and what I am. To take pride in my thoughts, my appearance, my talents, my flaws and to stop this incessant worrying that I can’t be loved as I am.” — Anaïs Nin

43. “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

“The absence of self-love can never be replaced with the presence of people’s love for you.”

— Edmond Mbiaka

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

— Gina Greenlee

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

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

46. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

— Carl Gustav Jung

“Happiness is an inside job. Don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life.”

— Mandy Hale

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

50. “To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” — Alan Cohen

51. “Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.” — Warsan Shire

52. “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

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

54. “When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.”
— Diane Von Furstenberg

55. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”
— Rumi

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

— Nora Ephron

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

— Aristotle

58. “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

59. “Even when it seems that there is no one else, always remember there’s one person who never ceased to love you – yourself.” — Sanhita Baruah

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

— Sydney J. Harris

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

60. “If you ever want to love someone, love yourself unconditionally first.” — Debasish Mridha

61. “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

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

“Our first and last love is self-love.”

— Christian Nestell Bovee

“You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself.”

— Criss Jami

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

— Deborah Day

Self love and taking the time to care for yourself should be a constant part of your life and daily routines. Practicing self care daily can do wonders for your mental health and overall well being.

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