Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.
How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em.
It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
The challenge is not to be perfect — it is to be whole.
… 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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
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.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
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.
Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.
Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.
It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over, because there’s nothing you can do about them. And why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized.
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.
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.
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.
Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.
It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.
If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.