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Wellness: 29 Inspiring Mental Health Quotes

 

Mental health is an important aspect of wellness that has been grossly overlooked for a long time. Yet the state of one’s mind dictates to a large extent how sound they are physical.

Many studies have found that mental health disorders such as schizophrenia and depression can result in a shorter lifespan. This is sufficient reason to pay more attention to your mental health and take steps to boost it.


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One way you can expedite this process is by reading inspiring quotes. We look at 29 quotes to empower you on your mental health journey.

  1. 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
  2. “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
  3. “If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken.” — Selena Gomez
  4. “My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.” — Emery Lord
  5. “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.” — Joubert Botha
  6. “You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human.” — Lori Deschene
  7. “This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.” ― Cammie McGovern
  8. “But no matter how much evil I see, I think it’s important for everyone to understand that there is much more light than darkness.” ― Robert Uttaro
  9. “Tough times never last, but tough people do!” — Robert Schuller
  10. “Many survivors insist they’re not courageous: ‘If I were courageous I would have stopped the abuse.’ ‘If I were courageous, I wouldn’t be scared’… Most of us have it mixed up. You don’t start with courage and then face fear. You become courageous because you face your fear.” ― Laura Davis
  11. “I keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that I am a good person and that I am worthy of a good life.” ― Jonathan Harnisch
  12. “People talk about physical fitness, but mental health is equally important. I see people suffering, and their families feel a sense of shame about it, which doesn’t help. One needs support and understanding. I am now working on an initiative to create awareness about anxiety and depression and help people.”– Deepika Padukone
  13. ”There is no health without mental health; mental health is too important to be left to the professionals alone, and mental health is everyone’s business.”– Vikram Patel
  14. “There isn’t anybody out there who doesn’t have a mental health issue, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or how to cope with relationships. Having OCD is not an embarrassment anymore – for me. Just know that there is help and your life could be better if you go out and seek the help.”– Howie Mandel
  15. “The right place for a person suffering a mental health crisis is a bed, not a police cell. And the right people to look after them are medically trained professionals, not police officers.” – Theresa May

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  1. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Albus Dumbledore
  2. “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.” – Joubert Botha
  3. “This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.”― Cammie McGovern
  4. “Everybody knows there is no such thing as normal. There is no black-and-white definition of normal. Normal is subjective. There’s only a messy, inconsistent, silly, hopeful version of how we feel most at home in our lives.” ― Tori Spelling
  5. “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candour, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close
  6. “The feeling of insecurity is inimical to our sense of wellbeing, as it causes anxiety and stress, which harms our physical and mental health. It is no surprise then that, according to some surveys, workers across the world value job security more highly than wages.“- Ha-Joon Chang
  7. “I see taking care of my emotional and mental health in the same way that I see taking care of a garment: After it’s been through wear and tear, it needs attention.” –Gina Barreca
  8. “It’s okay to talk about mental health issues. It’s okay to admit that you have anxiety. It doesn’t take away from your power. It’s totally normal.” – Torrey DeVitto
  9. “Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.”– Adam Ant
  10. “It’s not just people who can’t find a job, or can’t fit in in society that struggles with depression sometimes.” — Jared Padalecki
  11. “It doesn’t have to take over your life, it doesn’t have to define you as a person, it’s just important that you ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness.” — Demi Lovato
  12. “What does your anxiety do? It does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but it empties today of its strength. It does not make you escape the evil; it makes you unfit to cope with it if it comes.” ― Raymond L. Cramer
  13. “There isn’t anybody out there who doesn’t have a mental health issue, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or how to cope with relationships. Having OCD is not an embarrassment anymore – for me. Just know that there is help and your life could be better if you go out and seek the help.” – Howie Mandel
  14. “I’ve run my whole life – for more than exercise, for mental health.” – Wendelin Van Draanen

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Samuel Okoruwa

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