Quotes to Help With Depression and Anxiety
On my darker days, especially when I am facing a lupus flare or any other health problem, I use meditation mantras that can bring me up from a spell of anxiety or sadness.
And the quotes in the images can do just that!
Learning how to deal with anxiety or manage the signs of depression takes daily effort, particularly if outside factors (such as a global pandemic) are exacerbating them (probably both).
If you need a mantra or saying to help manage your mood, try one of these quick, memorable options:
“Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strengths.” Corrie Ten Boom
“You’re like a grey sky. You’re beautiful even though you don’t want to be.” Jasmine Warga.
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Anxiety is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” Jodi Picoult
“You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective- it just means you’re human.” David Mitchell
“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” Emily Dickinson
“Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems.” Epictetus
“Life is 10 percent what you experience and 90 percent how you respond to it.” Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” Seren Kierkegaard0 Like