If you are struggling with your mental health, you may be looking for some source of inspiration to keep you going. Reading inspirational quotes is one method to keep you motivated so you can look forward to another day ahead.
Here are some remarkable quotes that could help you if you are going through a mental health issue.
“Mental illness is just like a tunnel, so don’t be afraid of the dark there is a ray of light on either side of it.”
“Health is a state of complete mental, social and physical well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – World Health Organization
“The cheerful mind perseveres, and the strong mind hews its way through a thousand difficulties.” – Swami Vivekananda
“To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep the mind strong and clear.” – Buddha
“You can’t control what goes on outside, but you CAN control what goes on inside.”
“Sometimes I’m not always doing amazing, but that’s okay… Because everyone struggles and it’s okay to be flawed – that’s what makes me, me.” – Demi Lovato
“No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.”
“Mental illness is more of a journey than being a destination. It’s about how you drive then being where you are going.”
“I learned that my sadness never destroyed what was great about me. You just have to go back to that greatness, find that one little light that’s left. I’m lucky I found a glimmer stored away.” – Lady Gaga
“You are not your illness, you have a name, a history and a story to tell. Staying yourself is just a part of the battle.”
“Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball
“You are the same person even after you find out that you have mental sickness. Stop judging you to stop people judging you.”
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott
“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
“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
“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brené Brown
“Self-care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia
“I found that with depression, one of the most important things you can realize is that you’re not alone. You’re not the first to go through it, you’re not gonna be the last to go through it,” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
“Promise me you’ll always remember — you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh
“I would say what others have said: It gets better. One day, you’ll find your tribe. You just have to trust that people are out there waiting to love you and celebrate you for who you are. In the meantime, the reality is you might have to be your own tribe. You might have to be your own best friend. That’s not something they’re going to teach you in school. So start the work of loving yourself.” – Wentworth Miller
“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” – Charles Bukwoski
“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale
“…we live in a world where if you break your arm, everyone runs over to sign your cast, but if you tell people you’re depressed, everyone runs the other way. That’s the stigma. We are so… accepting of any body part breaking down, other than our brains. And that’s ignorance. That’s pure ignorance. And that ignorance has created a world that doesn’t understand depression, that doesn’t understand mental health.” – Kevin Breel
“Being vulnerable is actually a strength and not a weakness — that’s why more and more mental health is such an important thing to talk about. It’s the same as being physically sick. And when you keep all those things inside, when you bottle them up, it makes you ill.” – Cara Delevingne
“You are the one thing in this world, above all other things, that you must never give up on. When I was in middle school, I was struggling with severe anxiety and depression and the help and support I received from my family and a therapist saved my life. Asking for help is the first step. You are more precious to this world than you’ll ever know.” – Lili Rhinehart
“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close.
“Sometimes, mental illness is terrifying because you feel like you’ve lost control of your mind and nothing makes sense. It’s like watching yourself on autopilot and having little to no control.”
“Your feelings are valid. You have the right to feel whatever you feel. You aren’t exaggerating. You aren’t being too sensitive. You aren’t being dramatic. You’re hurting, and that’s okay.”
“To that one soul reading this: I know you’re tired, you’re fed up, you’re close to breaking, but there’s strength within you, even when you feel weak. Keep fighting.”
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