10 motivational quotes on the importance of me-time and self-care
We live in a fast-paced world filled with activities, work, challenges, and pressures. One might think the coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a slower pace, but the challenges and hardships have not decreased.
The effects of this pandemic are far-reaching — stress and anxiety have skyrocketed for many, economic and financial pressures are persistent, and health consequences are evident. Even in these stressful times, it is important that we take time and care for ourselves. Whether you have a packed work-from-home schedule, or busy with household work, or simply trying to continue with mundane tasks, take time out of your day, look after yourself, and take care.
Here are some quotes to reinforce why it is important to take up some ‘me-time’ and indulge in self-care and self-love.
“Prioritise self-care and incorporate a MINIMUM of 60 mins 'ME-TIME' into your daily routine. YES, THERE ARE enough hours in the day. NO EXCUSES.” ― Miya Yamanouchi, author
“Spending time alone in your own company reinforces your self-worth, and is often the number-one way to replenish your resilience reserves.” ― Sam Owen, author
“Truth is, I’m generally happiest when it’s just me. It’s okay to be madly in love with yourself.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich, author
“It is hard to love yourself if you never spend time with yourself. 'Alone Time' is Necessary” ― Izey Victoria Odiase
“Self-care is how you take your power back.”– Lalah Delia, writer
“When we self-regulate well, we are better able to control the trajectory of our emotional lives and resulting actions based on our values and sense of purpose.”– Amy Leigh Mercree, author and relationship coach
“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, film director and writer
“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 aka Gloria Jean Watkins, author