"Take time to do what makes your soul happy."
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It’s hard to find a minute to ourselves in today’s world. Between taking care of children, working a full-time job, and the constant news cycle . . . quiet moments are few and far between. We often don’t realize the importance of rest and rejuvenation until it’s too late. Exhausted and overwhelmed, life finally forces us to take a break. But what if we could gain control and fine peace before our schedule gets out of hand? Take a moment and read though these self-care quotes. They are sure to fill your heart and inspire to you to change your mindset. Take care of yourself quotes may be just what you need to enter the new year with a fresh perspective – one that could change your life.

Self-Care Quotes About Emotion


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

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

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

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

“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

“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

Self-Care Quotes About Health


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

“It’s good to do uncomfortable things. It’s weight training for life.”– Anne LaMott

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

“Everybody is different, and every body is different.” – Beverly Diehl

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

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”– Anne Lamott

Self-Care Quotes About Compassion


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

“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

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

“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

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

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

“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

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.”– Bell Hooks

“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.”– Brian Andreas

Self-Care Quotes About Time


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

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

“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 Brownn

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

“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

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

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”– Unknown

"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