Life gets super busy and we often feel like we have 100 different things go on (well I’m assuming other people also feel like I do)! When life is busy it is easy to focus on all the tasks that need to be done and focus on everyone else’s needs but we often forget to take care of ourselves. There is a thought that self-care is selfish, but this simply is not true!
While I can talk all day about the importance of self care for other people, this is still something I struggle with personally and something I am trying to work on. So I decided to collect these quotes from around the internet as a helpful reminder of the importance of self care… for all of us!
I hope these quotes help to inspire you to make time for self-care in you life! If you are limited on time, take a look at these self-care ideas that take less than 5 minutes!
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12 Self-Care Quotes to Encourage & Inspire You
“An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.” -Unknown
“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” -Unknown
“Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place.” -Unknown
“Take time to do what makes your soul happy.” -Unknown
“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
“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” -Unknown
“Self love is asking yourself what you need – everyday – and then making sure you receive it.” -Unknown
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” -Anne Lamott
“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” -Andre Lorde
“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your your spirit it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” -Eleanor Brownn
“You have permission to rest. You are not responsible for fixing everything that is broken. You do not have to try to make everyone happy. For now, take time for you. It’s time to replenish.” -Unknown
“You owe yourself the love that you so freely give others.” -Unknown
I hope these self-care quotes have helped to serve as a reminder of the importance of taking care of YOU! Remember, self-care is NOT selfish!
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