“Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.”     ~ Louisa May Alcott


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


“Don’t take your health for granted. Don’t take your body for granted. Do something today that communicates to your body that you desire to care for it.”  ~ Jada Pinkett Smith



“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.” ~ Jen Shinoda Bolen


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


“Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” ~ Katie Reed



“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent, it’s self-preservation and that’s an act of political warfare. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” ~ Audre Lorde


“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” ~ Jill Bolte Taylor

“Self care equals success.” ~ Dixie L. Nichols


“If you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself.” ~ Dalai Lama


“Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” ~ Jackie Viramontes

Tree of Zen


“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” ~ Anne Lamot


“How much inside a day? Depends on how good you live ’em.” ~ Shel Silverstein


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


“Breathe, let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


“And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there.” ~ Queen Latifah



“Self-care is how you take your power back.” ~ Lalah Delia


“Secure your own mask before helping others.” ~ Every Flight Attendant (listen to them!)



“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” ~ Maya Angelou