by shatakshi

Why loving yourself is so important?

People often feel guilty about caring for themselves or showing themselves a little bit of love for a change. Look within yourself. What is it that holds you back? Here are quotes on self-love that will help you appreciate your inner beauty.

1. Care of one’s mind, body and soul

“I have learned that self-mastery and the consistent care of one’s mind body and soul are essential to finding one’s highest self and living the life of one’s dreams. How can you care for others if you cannot even care for yourself? How can you do good if you don’t even feel good? I can’t love you if I cannot love myself.” ~ Robin S. Sharma

2. Ability to love

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” ~ Charles Bukowski

3. Don’t criticize yourself

“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ~ Louise L. Hay

4.Recreate your good times

“Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself—what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.” ~ Warsan Shire

5. Immortal heart

 “Self-love is the elixir of an immortal heart.” ~ Amy Leigh Mercree

6. Be your own experiment

“I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.” ~ Madonna

7. Life-long romance

“To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.” ~ Oscar Wilde

8. An ocean

“Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.” ~ Beau Taplin

9. Best day


“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on or blame. The gift is yours—it is an amazing journey—and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” ~ Bob Moawad


10. Self being the source of all other loves


“Self-love is the source of all our other loves.” ~ Pierre Corneille


11. Celebrate yourself


“Celebrate who you are in your deepest heart. Love yourself and the world will love you.” ~ Amy Leigh Mercree


12. Never be selfish

“Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” ~ Parker Palmer


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