Are you taking care of yourself? because everybody else is!! And because you are the most valuable thing in your life. I mean, without you, then what is life? When most people hear the word self-care, they imagine holidays, massages and rest.
While all these are truly self-care, removing toxic people from your life, exercising one hour a day, waking up to go to work on a cold rainy day and visiting a doctor are also forms of self-care.
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Self care is not only about doing the things you love, sometimes you have to do the hard, the boring and sometimes the disgusting things, because the results of them will be of benefit to you.
Here are 30 quotes on self-care that will inspire you to take care of yourself.
Must Have Self Care Quotes
1.) We all have a little bit of ‘I want to save the world’, I want you to know that it is okay to save only one person, and its okay if that person is you – unknown
2.) In a world that profits from self-doubt, Self-care and Self-love are acts of rebellion –unknown
3.) Never give from the depths of your well but give from your overflow – Unknown
4.) You cannot pour from an empty cup, take care of yourself first – Unknown
5.) An open lantern provides no light, Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly – unknown
6.) We must treat ourselves with care, respect, and compassion before we can effectively extend these things to other – Kristi Bowman
7.) Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too.- L.R. Knost
8.) Self-care is giving the best of you instead of what is left of you – unknown
Brutal Self Care Quotes
9.) 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. – CHERYL RICHARDSON
10.) If you are going to have to self-medicate to get through an event or it is going to take weeks or even months of therapy or other self-work to recover from it, Do not say yes to it. – Nat lue
11.) You need to step out of your comfort zone. Be broke for a while, lose some friend. Have some sleepless nights. Most people do not get it through. – Sabhagya Lamichhane
12.) Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. – Steve Jobs
13.) Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. – Edward Stanley
14.) Just because you take breaks doesn’t mean you’re broken. – Curtis Jones
15.) Think of a wave: it washes onto the shore, and then it rolls back. Likewise, each of your activities has a backside of stillness. To be with people, you must be alone. To listen, you need silence. To exercise, you need rest. You do not need to inflict rest, silence, or aloneness. You can simply surrender to your existing urges for these essential actions. – Vironika Tugaleva
16.) 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
17.) 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
18.) Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be. – Jennifer Elisabeth
19.) How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others. – Steve Maraboli
20.) To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself – Thich Nhat Hanh
21.) Self-care is taking all the pressures you are facing right now, and deciding to which you will respond, and how. – Imani shola
Gentle Self Care Quotes
22.) 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
23.) 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
24.) Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. – Etty Hillesum
25.) You can do this, and if you cannot do it today you will do it tomorrow, you are not a failure. – Alisha Rai
26.) 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. – Akirop Brost
27.) Trust in what you know, be patient with yourself and take things one step at a time. – Melissa Steginus
28.) Do not be afraid to start over, this time you re not starting from scratch, you are starting from experience. – Unknown
29.) Sometimes it gets hard. It is okay to scream and cry until you cannot anymore. Most people do not know what it is like and most times you do not know what it is for others. It is all different. People can never heal and grow if they do not break. We will not be able to trust and love if we do not understand hate and pain. I do not know your pain. You do not know mine. – unknown
30.) 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. – Susan Weiss Berry
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