15 Self-care Quotes for Your Meditation | Tawanna B. Smith

15 Self-care Quotes for Your Meditation

A big part of our self-care starts with our thinking. Thinking about what we want, what we need, who we should delete or who we should add to our lives.

Finding the answers to these questions takes some self-awareness which comes from a place of stillness. And when we are still, that’s the opportune time for us to meditate.

Here are 15 self-care quotes to meditate on (check out the Calm app to help) when you’re deep in the throws of your self-care practice whether that’s on a mat, in the woods, at the therapist, or in the tub.


Every man and woman is the architect of their own healing and their own destiny.

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Tolupe Dyewole

Be patient with yourself. The journey between practice and perfect is mistakes.

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Bobb Goff

I used to think you had to be special for God to use you but now I know you simply need to say yes.

Chinese Proverb

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.


Napoleon Hill

If you can’t do great things do small things in a great way.


Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.


Wayne Dyer

Inspirational people aren’t interested in winning a popularity contest, especially when those who see praise and recognition often do so to soothe feelings of insecurity.


Bob Goff

Secretly incredible people just do things.


Carl Jung

For all our insight, obstinate habits do not disappear until replaced by other habits…no amount of confession and no amount of explaining can make the crooked plant grow straight; it must be trained upon the trellis by the gardener’s art.


Tawanna B. Smith

Your body will prove to you that you cannot take care of anyone if you don’t take care of yourself.


Jen Sincero

Nobody else can want you to grow into your gloriousness for you.


Abraham Maslow

What is necessary to change a person is the change his awareness of himself.



When you think you know everything no one can pour into you because the lid is closed.


Bob Goff

I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me but now I’m more afraid of succeeding at things that don’t matter.


Lao Tzu

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.


Which of these 15 self-care quote speaks to you the most? I’d love to hear from you in the comments.

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