Self care Sunday quotes: 22 quotes to elevate your routine

It's time to prioritise your self care routine

Self care Sundays

by Asher Brandon |

Taking time out to prioritise your self care routine is so important, especially with COVID-19 restrictions easing and life somewhat returning to normal.

As usual, life often gets in the way and it can be easy to forget to take time out and have 'me time', so if you're having a bit of trouble prioritising yourself, we've got you sorted with this lovely collection of self care quotes.

Not only will they help you get in the mood for some self loving but it'll help motivate you to keep Sunday as your relaxed day where you can treat yourself with some self care.

Check out: 22 quotes that highlight the importance of self care


Self care Sunday quotes

Lucille Ball
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"Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." - Lucille Ball

Oprah Winfrey
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"Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure." - Oprah Winfrey

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

Dr Seuss
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"Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." - Dr Seuss

William Shakespeare
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"Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners." - William Shakespeare

Diane Von Furstenberg
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"It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself." - Diane Von Furstenberg

Deborah Day
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"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

Sophia Loren
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"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical." - Sophia Loren

Jane Fonda
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"The challenge is not to be perfect — it is to be whole." - Jane Fonda

Oscar Wilde
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"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." - Oscar Wilde

Bell Hooks
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"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

Dalai Lama
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"...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

Anna Taylor
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"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

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

Dolly Parton
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"We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails." - Dolly Parton

Jean Shinoda Bolen
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"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

Jack Kornfield
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"If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete." - Jack Kornfield

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

Michelle Obama
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"To be a good parent, you need to take care of yourself so that you can have the physical and emotional energy to take care of your family." - Michelle Obama

Jada Pinkett Smith
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"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. Tomorrow is not promised." - Jada Pinkett Smith

Charles Bukowski
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"If you have the ability to love, love yourself first." - Charles Bukowski

Stephen Covey
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"Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment." - Stephen Covey

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