In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, 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. The point is to have a long-term perspective.
You can't hate yourself happy, You can't criticize yourself thin, You can't shame yourself wealthy. Real change begins with self-love and self care.
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.
Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.
Self-care is never a selfish act - it is only good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others.
Self-care isn't selfish (it is a gift to all concerned). You can't serve from an empty vessel.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.
To practice Extreme Self-Care, you must learn to love yourself unconditionally, accept your imperfections, and embrace your vulnerabilities.
Selfish is caring for ourselves at others' expense ... Self-care is taking care of ourselves so that we can be there for others.
All of us can improve the quality of our lives if we practice the art of self-care and train our minds to think thoughts that make us feel good.
Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.
Be committed to the relationship you have with yourself. We get so committed to other relationships, but often sort of toss ourselves away. We get around to ourselves only now and then. So, really care for who you are. Be committed to loving yourself. Take care of your heart and soul.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.
Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.
In my own deepening understanding of myself I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal and necessary
Self-care is not about self-indulgence , it is about self-preservati on.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends