If you’re interested in self-care, but you don’t want to read another preachy self-help book then I’ve got the book for you! Part self-help book and part memoir, Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies, follows Tara Schuster’s path to re-parenting herself. It’s raw, real, and genuinely funny.
In her book, Schuster, covers crucial topics like negative self-talk, seizing opportunities, and maintaining relationships.
It’s chalked full of funny tidbits and useful tools you can apply to your own life.
Read 25 of the best self-care quotes from Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies by Tara Schuster.
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25 Self-Care Quotes from Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies
You are worth seven-dollar lilies. You are worth the thing that instantly makes your life better.
We get this one human body and whether you hate it or love it, it’s yours.
We spend so much time concerned with what other people think of us when other people are generally not thinking about us at all.
Little by little, I pulled the golden thread of gratitude out from the blanket of pain I usually wrapped myself in.
Have faith in yourself, in your abilities, in your capacity to blast through the limits that either you or others have laid down on you.
Put your worry to the side and commit to one simple thing you want to do, today.
What I have found is that many of us live our lives on autopilot. We wake up, go to work, go to bed without really ever being present for the experience.
I need the rules not because I have a “problem” but to remind myself to be present and pay attention to the fact that I am, indeed, drinking.
I wanted a life I could enjoy – or at least deal with – but I didn’t understand how I might build that life.
We’ve achieved the outward markers of a happy, lucky life, but underneath it all, we’re terrible at truly living.
If you went through some shit, even if it was “minor,” and it’s affecting your life, then you deserve to deal with that shit. Period.
The rest of my career sprung directly from that decision to be the best at something that seemed like the worst.
Start where you are. Where ever you are. Be the best at the worst.
But gratitude helps you to, once again, see that you have a choice in what story you tell yourself.
Your bonds are what give your life meaning. Your relationships give you strength.
The people you surround yourself with make up the quality of your life.
When I feel hopeless or depressed or like an anxiety ball of bad vibes, I write a thank-you card to someone, anyone.
Creating a map of yourself forces you to make decisions about who you are, and these decisions can and will make you proud.
Forget what your mom thought was important for you. To hell with what your first boss said you should be. Get really clear on being the person YOU approve of and want to be.
Busy isn’t special. We are all busy. So why label yourself something so common?
Life is not a series of crises to be endured. Life is to be enjoyed.
With practice, you can learn to acknowledge and care for the “not-so-great” while also holding up what is absolutely stellar.
You are not just going to give up and let your life, the life you are allowed to love, pass you by.
What I have learned is that you are stronger when you give yourself incredible kindness.
It’s the delighting in our lives, luxuriating in the small details of our days, and not reprimanding ourselves that help us grow stronger.
Which quote from Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies by Tori Schuster is your favorite?