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

Deborah Day

“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

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

— Etty Hillesum

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

Christopher Germer

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

Jack Kornfield

“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

“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

“Acknowledge, accept, and honor that you deserve your own deepest compassion and love.”

Nanette Mathews

“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

“Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.”

— Thaddeus Golas

“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

“We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self-care.”

Dr. Sara Gottfried

“Taking care of yourself doesn't mean me first; it means me too.”

— L.R. Knost

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

Audre Lorde

“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

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

— Vironika Tugaleva

“Be you, love you. All ways, always.”

Alexandra Elle

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

Jackie Viramontez

“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.”

Steve Maraboli

“You aren’t doing “nothing” when you choose to put your well-being 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

“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.”

Joyce Meyer

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

Johnny Depp


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