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  • Writer's pictureBecca Teers

Embrace the Power of Self-Love: 6 Quotes to Live By!

Self-love is a transformative and empowering force that everyone can embrace. It's available to us all! I really do believe that it's

the foundation for a fulfilling and happy life. By loving and accepting yourself, you not only boost your self-esteem but also become better equipped to face life's challenges.


I do love a quote :) and so here are six of my favourite self-love quotes that will hopefully inspire you on your own self-love journey:


1."To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." - Oscar Wilde


Oscar Wilde's words remind us that self-love is not a fleeting emotion; it's a lifelong commitment. Just as you would cherish and nurture a romantic relationship, it's equally important to practice self-love with yourself. Self-love is not selfish; it's essential for your well-being.


2."You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." - Buddha


The Buddha's wisdom emphasizes that you are just as deserving of love and kindness as anyone else. By acknowledging your worth, you can build a strong foundation for self-love. Remember, you are a unique and valuable person who deserves your own love and affection.


3."You are your best thing." - Toni Morrison


Toni Morrison's powerful words encourage us to recognize that we are the most valuable asset in our lives. When you truly believe in yourself and your capabilities, you become your greatest source of strength and inspiration. Embrace your uniqueness, and remember that you are the best thing in your own life.


4."Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself." - Unknown


This quote emphasizes the connection of self-love and the ability to love others. By nurturing self-love, you become more capable of giving and receiving love in your relationships. It's not a self-centered act but a necessary one for healthy connections with others.


5."Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." - Rumi


Rumi's profound words invite us to reflect on the internal barriers we create that tend to block our self-love. We often hold onto self-doubt, past regrets, and insecurities, preventing love from entering our lives. To truly love yourself, you must first break down these barriers and embrace your true self.


6."Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line." - Lucille Ball


The iconic Lucille Ball reminds us that self-love is the key to unlocking a harmonious and joyful life. When you prioritize self-love, you create a positive ripple effect that extends to all aspects of your life, including your relationships, work, and overall well-being.


I hope you've enjoyed this post and can draw on the quotes here! Self-love is a powerful force that can transform your life in profound ways. By incorporating these inspiring self-love quotes into your daily life, you can begin or continue your journey towards loving and accepting yourself more. Let them remind you of this!


Remember, self-love is not a destination but a lifelong practice and it's a journey well worth embarking on. Embrace the love you have for yourself, and watch as it positively influences every facet of your life.


If you would like to know more about our Self-Love Empowerment Retreats for women, have a read here!

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