Essential Self Care Quotes

Let Your Light Shine“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a divine child. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the light that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

~ Marianne Williamson (Excerpted from A Return to Love: Reflections on the Philosophies of a Course in Miracles)

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

~ Rumi

We Grow in Dimensions“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.”

~ Anais Nin

“Love is the biggest eraser I know. Love erases even the deepest and most painful memories because love goes deeper than anything else. Do you want a life of pain or one of joy? The choice and power are always within you. Look into your eyes, and love you and the little child within.”

~ Louise Hay

Reflection of Self Belief“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”

~ Iyanla Vanzant

“Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.”

~ Doris Mortman

Authenticity“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re so supposed to be and embracing who we are.”

~ Brene Brown

“Self-love isn’t always so poetic; sometimes it’s a nice big triple back flip kick in the ass. You’ve got to call yourself on your own nonsense; on the incredibly efficient way you can be self-destructive.”

~ Steve Maraboli

Let Your Life Change“What is self loving today may not be self loving tomorrow. What you want today may not be what you want tomorrow. What brings you joy today may not be what brings you joy tomorrow. This is why life changes when you keep going in the direction of self-love, desire and joy. But the answer is not to deny yourself love, deny yourself your wants and deny yourself joy. The answer is to let your life change.”

~ Teal Scott

“Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It is sanity.”

~ Katrina Mayer

Beautiful“People always ask me, ‘You have so much confidence. Where did that come from?’ It came from me. One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl…it doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see. Your body is your temple, it’s your home, and you must decorate it.”

~ Gabourey Sidibe

“Step number one for changing the entire world is falling in love with it as it already is. The same is true for changing yourself.”

~ Mike Dooley

Cannot Fail at Being Yourself“Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.”

~ Wayne W. Dyer

“Listen to your being. It is continuously giving you hints; it is a still small voice. It does not shout at you, that is true. And if you are a little silent you will start feeling your way. Be the person you are. Never try to be another, and you will become mature. Maturity is accepting the responsibility of being oneself, whatsoever the cost. Risking all to be oneself, that’s what maturity is all about.”

~ Osho

Take Care of Your Body“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”

~ Jim Rohn

“Love your body. Don’t worry about what the mirror or scale says…that will take care of itself when you start to take care of you.”

~ Sariah Tate

Healthy Body Strong Mind“To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”

~ Buddha

“Taking good care of YOU, means the people in your life will receive the best of you, rather than what’s left of you.”

~ Carl Bryan

Essence of Your Being“You must learn to get in touch with the innermost essence of your being. This true essence is beyond the ego. It is fearless; it is free; it is immune to criticism; it does not fear any challenge; It is beneath no one, superior to no one, and full of magic, mystery, and enchantment.”

~ Deepak Chopra

“The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself.”

~ Sahaj Kohli

Accept Myself“When I accept myself I am free from the burden of needing you to accept me.”

~ Dr Steve Maraboli

“Embrace the glorious mess that you are.”

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

The Wilderness of Intuition“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.”

~ Alan Alda

“Invest in yourself. You can afford it. Trust me.

~ Rashon Carraway

Your Story“The one thing you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live only as you can.”

~ Neil Gaiman

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love & affection than you are yourself, & that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserves your love and affection.”

~ Siddhartha Gautama



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