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Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Embracing Imperfections

Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we're all in this together.
Brené Brown

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh

The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection.
Henri Nouwen

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.
Steve Maraboli

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
Carl Jung

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.
Amy Bloom

The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
C. JoyBell C.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is. Self-knowledge has no end.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan

Happiness is not a destination, it's a journey. Happiness is not tomorrow, it is now. Happiness is not a dependency, it is a decision. Happiness is what you are, not what you have.
Ralph Marston

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Aldous Huxley

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Thomas Merton

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Daphne du Maurier

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Letting Go Of Self-Judgment

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Michel de Montaigne

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

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

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

The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful.

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Loving Yourself Unconditionally

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball

The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.
Steve Maraboli

Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself.
Nathaniel Branden

You are enough just as you are.
Meghan Markle

The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.
Robert Hand

You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won't discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.
Geneen Roth

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Accepting Your Flaws

The first step toward being happy is to learn to accept yourself in your own imperfection.

Happiness is not about being perfect, it is about seeing beyond the imperfections.

Happiness is not the absence of sadness, it's the acceptance of it.

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama XIV

Happiness is not having what you want. It is wanting what you have.

Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well-lived.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Being Kind To Yourself

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Wilfred Peterson

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.
Sophia Bush

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Self-Care

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Self-care is how you take your power back.
Lalah Delia

Self-care is not a luxury. It's a necessity.

Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what's left of you.
Katie Reed

Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.
Eleanor Brown

Self-care is how we give ourselves permission to pause.
Cecilia Tran

Self-care is how you take care of your soul.
Whitney Thore

Self-care is a deliberate choice to gift yourself with people, places, things, events, and opportunities that recharge our personal battery and promote whole health - body, mind, and spirit.
Laurie Buchanan

Self-care is not about self-indulgence, it's about self-preservation.
Audrey Lorde

Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Self-Discovery

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
William James

The only journey is the one within.
Rainer Maria Rilke

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss

The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.
Christopher Germer

Self-compassion is the ultimate act of self-love.
Caroline Jordan

Self-compassion is not a luxury, it's a necessity.
Kristin Neff

You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
Brené Brown

Self-compassion is the key to a happy and fulfilling life.
Kelly McGonigal

Self-compassion is the foundation of a healthy self-image.

Self-compassion is the practice of meeting ourselves in the same way we would meet a good friend.
Tara Brach

Self-compassion is the antidote to self-criticism, which is often the root of anxiety and depression.

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Being Comfortable In Your Own Skin

The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself.
Diane Von Furstenberg

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Accepting Your Past

You are not your past, you are the warrior that rose above it to become the example of hope and the inspiration to others.
Shannon L. Alder

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.
Roy T. Bennett

Accept your past without regret, handle your present with confidence, and face your future without fear.

The only way to change the past is to accept it and move forward.

You can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.

The past is a stepping stone, not a millstone.

The past cannot be changed, forgotten, edited, or erased; it can only be accepted.

The past is a place of memories, not a place of residence.

The past is a place of learning, not a place of living.

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Being Grateful For Who You Are

Happiness is not about getting what you want all the time. It's about loving what you have and being grateful for it.

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Living In The Present Moment

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
Chuck Palahniuk

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness is not something you get in life. Happiness is something you bring to life.
Wayne Dyer

Happiness And Self-Acceptance Quotes About Being Authentic

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are.
Brené Brown

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Carl Jung

Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust and followers love leaders they can trust.
Lance Secretan

The authentic self is the soul made visible.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

When you show up authentic, you create the space for others to do the same. Walk in your truth.

Authenticity is not something we have or don't have. It's a practice - a conscious choice of how we want to live. Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.
Brené Brown

The authentic self is always there, waiting for us to recognize it. It is the source of our healing and the foundation of our wholeness.
Deepak Chopra

Authenticity is the key to unlocking your true potential. When you are authentic, you are in alignment with your purpose and your values. You are living your life on your own terms, and that is the ultimate freedom.

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