These teacher self care quotes remind you to put your own oxygen mask first.
Self care is fundamentally important to you performing your best – not just in your job, but also in your home.
After all, the last thing you want to do at the end of a long day is to give what precious little is left in the tank to your family. They deserve more than that – and so do you!
These self care quotes for teachers focus on the importance of taking care of yourself. They reaffirm your worth and remind you that your response to things is something 100% within your control.
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Teacher self care quotes
Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music. – Mac Anderson
There are days I drop words of comfort like falling leaves and remember it is enough to be taken care of by myself. – Brian Andreas
When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. – Jean Shinoda Bolen
Self-care should include the cold shower as well as the scented tub. – Mary Catherine Bateson
As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, self-care, and sleep. – Akiroq Brost
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you wish to go is attainable and you are worth the effort – Deborah Day
In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you. – Andrea Dkystra
Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others. – Christopher Germer
Nothing external to you has any power over you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it. – Lou Holtz
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. – William James
Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you. – Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. – Karl Lagerfeld
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. – Anne Lamott
I am a big believer in the mirror test. All that matters is if you can look in the mirror and honestly tell the person you see there, that you’ve done your best. – John McKay
You can do this, and if you can’t do it today, you’ll do it tomorrow. You are not a failure. – Alisha Rai
Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives we touch. – Parker Palmer
Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you. — Katie Reed
The world won’t get more or less terrible if we’re indoors somewhere with a mug of hot chocolate. – Kamila Shamsie
Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness – Edward Stanley
Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept. – Anna Taylor
The perfect man of old looked after himself first before looking to help others – Chuang Tzu
Self-care is not a waste of time. Self-care makes your use of time more sustainable. – Jackie Viramontez
There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you’ll miss by not filling yourself up. — Jennifer Williamson
An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly. – Unknown
These 25 quotes for teachers about self care will motivate and inspire you to start taking care of yourself, and reinforce the idea that teacher self care isn’t just a nice-to-have – it’s a must have!