61 Self Care Quotes and Reminders to Love Yourself Fully

Self Care Quotes

Self-care refers to a meaningful self-investment.

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

We both were traveling for our own self care and to feed our wandering souls…existing in other places so that we could remember who we were and then come home to ourselves.

“We both were traveling for our own self care and to feed our wandering souls…existing in other places so that we could remember who we were and then come home to ourselves.” – Candy Leigh

Self-discipline is self-caring.

“Self-discipline is self-caring.” – M. Scott Peck

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

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

The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday. You do that by focusing on what you can do today to improve and grow.

“The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday. You do that by focusing on what you can do today to improve and grow.” – John Maxwell

The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.

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

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

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

To heal ourselves from stress and emotional burnout we must give ourselves full permission to slow down and rest.

“To heal ourselves from stress and emotional burnout we must give ourselves full permission to slow down and rest.” – Esther Marie Yoga

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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

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.

“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

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

“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

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

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

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.

“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

If we truly loved ourselves, we’d never harm another. That is a truly revolutionary, celebratory mode of self-care.

“If we truly loved ourselves, we’d never harm another. That is a truly revolutionary, celebratory mode of self-care.” – Sharon Salzberg

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 judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.

“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 judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” – Kim McMilllen

Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.

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

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.

“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

You are magnificent beyond measure, perfect in your imperfections, and wonderfully made.

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

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

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

The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.

“The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.” – Shannon L. Alder

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

“Just because you take breaks doesn’t mean you’re broken.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.

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

Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again.

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

Guard the doors of your temple, do not let anyone pollute it with there mess.

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

Taking care of yourself isn’t about trying to become perfect. It’s about realizing and honouring, in every moment, that you already are.

“Taking care of yourself isn’t about trying to become perfect. It’s about realizing and honouring, in every moment, that you already are.” – Vironika Tugaleva

The most important progress and success can’t be seen. If you can validate yourself internally, then external validation becomes a byproduct.

“The most important progress and success can’t be seen. If you can validate yourself internally, then external validation becomes a byproduct.” – Brittany Burgunder

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.

“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

I think it’s when you take care of yourself, you love yourself that you truly bloom and look your most beautiful.

“I think it’s when you take care of yourself, you love yourself that you truly bloom and look your most beautiful.” – Heart Evangelista

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

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

Every time you make a commitment to your own self-care, self-love, and self-respect and then follow through, you build trust in yourself.

“Every time you make a commitment to your own self-care, self-love, and self-respect and then follow through, you build trust in yourself.” – Miranda J. Barrett

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.

“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

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.

“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

Pamper yourself into alignment with who you really are and then face your day.

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

Take the time today to love yourself. You deserve it.

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

The inhale is absolutely essential if you want to continue to exhale.

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

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

“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

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.

“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

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

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

Though we all make mistakes, don’t handicap yourself in difficult tasks; self-sabotage is not a strategy. Sometimes all you need to do is protect yourself from your own self.

“Though we all make mistakes, don’t handicap yourself in difficult tasks; self-sabotage is not a strategy. Sometimes all you need to do is protect yourself from your own self.” – Efrat Cybulkiewicz

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.

“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

By taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than I do when I am running on empty.

“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

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

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

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

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

I feel like knowledge is power: If you know how to take care of yourself, you can be a better version of yourself.

“I feel like knowledge is power: If you know how to take care of yourself, you can be a better version of yourself.” – Miranda Kerr

The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.

“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

You have to create little pockets of joy in your life to take care of yourself.

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

The love and attention you always wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.

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

Honestly, self-care is not fluffy. It’s something we should take seriously.

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

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

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

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

Self-care sometimes is doing the things that will make your next 2 hours difficult, but your next 10 years easier.

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

Sometimes all we need is a little pampering to help us feel better…

“Sometimes all we need is a little pampering to help us feel better…” – Charles M. Schulz

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

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

Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.

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

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

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

Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever; and take care of your soul as if you were going to die tomorrow.

“Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever; and take care of your soul as if you were going to die tomorrow.” – St. Augustine

The care, therefore, of every man’s soul belongs unto himself.

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

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.

“Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.” – Bob Dylan

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.

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

There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.

“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” – Alan Cohen

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