88+ Best Self Care Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Inspirational self care quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Powerful Collection of Most Famous Self Care Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness. – Deborah Day

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

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

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.

No more martyring myself. – Sharon E. Rainey

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

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

Be you, love you. All ways, always. – Alexandra Elle

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

Our bodies are our garden to which our wills are gardeners. – William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Unknown

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

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

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

There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self – Aldous Huxley

I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art. – Madonna

Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place. – Unknown

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

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

Practice self-rescue first before you ‘help’ someone else – Maureen Joyce Connolly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary. – Mandy Hale

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

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

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

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

You aren’t doing nothing” when you choose to put your wellbeing first. In fact, this is the key to having everything. – Brittany Burgunder

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

Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music. – Mac Anderson

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

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

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

When the body forces you to STOP it’s saying, hey buddy, you’ve gone too far. – Jacqueline Escolme

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

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

Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too. – L.R. Knost

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

Take the time today to love yourself. You deserve it. – Avina Celeste

My brain and my heart are really important to me, I don’t know why I wouldn’t seek help to have those things be as healthy as my teeth. I go to the dentist. So why wouldn’t I go to a shrink? – Kerry Washington

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

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

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

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

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

For us to feel good emotionally, we have to look after ourselves. – Sam Owen

Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. – Brené Brown

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can’t take care of anyone else unless you first take care of yourself. – Michael Hyatt

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. – Miya Yamanouchi

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

Carve out and claim the time to care for yourself and kindle your own fire. – Amy Ippoliti

Don’t let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself. – Nikki Rowe

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

Doing something nice for myself is not selfish. – Christine Morgan

Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin to take care of others. – Bryant McGill

I love you but I got to love me more. – Peggi Speers

Remember that this is YOUR LIFE, and nothing is more important than YOU. – Miya Yamanouchi

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