How many hours have you spent laying in bed or staring in the mirror thinking to yourself “I will never be good enough” or “I hate myself” or “I wish i was different”.
Self love is never easy its a journey we are all on every single day. You will have your low days where you “underachieve” and therefore hate yourself for it. It happens to everyone at some point.
Here are 12 self love quotes that will hopefully inspire you to pick yourself up again and keep moving forwards on your path!
(All of the photos behind the quotes are taken by me on my many travels around the globe! I hope you like them!)
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You yourself, as much as anyone else in the entire universe, deserve love and affection – Buddha
Be proud of who you are, and not ashamed of how someone else sees you – Unknown
Real beauty isn’t about symmetry, weight or makeup: it’s about looking life right in the face and seeing all it’s magnificence reflected in your own -Valerie Monroe
Did you know that butterflies are colourblind? They will never see how beautiful they are in everyone else’s eyes.
Growth begins when we start to accept our own weaknesses – Jean Vanier
A flower does not think about competing with the flower next to it, it just blooms – Zen Shin
Making yourself a priority once in a while is not selfish. It’s necessary
If you are searching for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror
You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticise yourself; is a second of your life wasted, is a moment of your life thrown away. It’s not like you have forever, so don’t waste any of your seconds, don’t throw even one of your moments away. – C JoyBell C.
When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives – Kristin Neff
I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else? – Shailene Woodley
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. – Lao Tzu
Loving yourself is such a major thing in our lives having the ability to not only love how we are on the outside but truly loving and accepting ourself for who we are as a person is essential for our health and well being. Keep making steps, keep moving forwards. I beleive in you.
What are your favourite self love quotes? I’d love to hear them!