Depression is a common mental health problem. It affects people of all ages, races, and backgrounds.
Depression is a disabling condition that prevents people from functioning normally and enjoying life. The symptoms of depression may vary depending on the type. Some people feel sad, hopeless, and empty, while others may have difficulty sleeping, eating, or concentrating. People with depression may lose interest in activities they once enjoyed.
Though there is no magic pill to cure depression, there are ways to cope through those tough times you may feel hopeless.
Sometimes in life, you feel stuck. You feel like you’re trapped. You feel that you can only go backward. But don’t ever lose sight of the fact that everything is temporary and with some inspiration you can fight the feeling the anxiety and depression.
Check out these inspirational life quotes for depression and anxiety to lift you up and give you hope about the future.
“Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” — Viktor E. Frankl
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius
“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” – John Green
“Sometimes, life will kick you around, but sooner or later, you realize you’re not just a survivor. You’re a warrior, and you’re stronger than anything life throws your way.” – Brooke Davis
“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
“It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.” – Stephen Fry
“Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” – Clive Barker
“The next time something goes “wrong,” remind yourself that focusing on something that you’re grateful for is a perfectly painless and side-effects free way to feel better immediately.” – MK Mueller
“Deep breathing is a great way of helping you to feel calmer.” – Heather Rose
“Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.” – Napoleon Hill
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Unknown
“When you are feeling depressed or down, focus on many if the little things that we all take for granted. The ability to walk, to see, to hear, and even to talk are all things we take for granted.” – Phillip Crone
“Give yourself another day, another chance. You will find your courage eventually. Don’t give up on yourself just yet.” – Unknown
“Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” – Jasmine Warga
“Even from a dark night, songs of beauty can be born.” – Mary Anne Radmacher