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30 Depression Quotes That Will Motivate You


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Jan 13, 2024
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Depression happens to the best of us, regardless of race, status, or beliefs. It often creeps in without notice and affects our thoughts and actions, self-esteem and passions, and desire for life and love. It never ends well when depression is left to thrive, so you must do something about it – now!

If you notice unusual sadness or disinterest in your life or find that you’re increasingly anxious about many things and can feel your joy and poise ebbing away, it’s time to seek help. As you go for relevant medical help, embrace motivation as it has a way of rekindling the fire you once had and helping you find your strength and confidence again.

This is the post you need to read. It contains the most uplifting depression quotes that will motivate you. Sit back and read each line with conviction, accepting, believing, and making it yours. You’re on the path to recovery already.

Incredibly Helpful Depression Quotes You Need to Overcome Depression​

1. “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” — Christopher Reeve

2. “Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me.” — Susan Polis Schutz

One of the best first steps to overcoming depression is to commit to getting better. Nobody can make this decision for you. Family and friends will be there to support you, and these depression quotes will give you hope, but ultimately, you hold the keys to your freedom. Unlock it today by deciding to be free from depression for yourself and your loved ones.

3. “The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” — Tenzin Gyatso

4. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller

5. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

6. “There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.” — C.S. Lewis

7. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

You may not feel good from the inside, but how about you ignite that joy from the outside? Surround yourself with people that make you happy and appreciate life. Do what you love and smile from ear to ear at every opportunity. Your healing starts here.

8. “If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” — Fred Rogers

9. “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” — Joyce Meyer

10. “Life is 10 percent what you experience and 90 percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

11. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray

Our wants are insatiable. It doesn’t matter what we have; we will always want more. Don’t allow yourself to drift into the dark hole of ambition and discontentment. Live in the moment and appreciate what you have and where you are, even as you hope for a better tomorrow.

12. “Dance until your bones clatter. What a prize you are. What a lucky sack of stars.” – Gabrielle Calvocoressi

13. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” —Parker Palmer

14. “I’ve learned that everything happens for a reason, every event has a why and all adversity teaches us a lesson… Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is.” – Robin Sharma

15. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca

16. “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.” – Leroy Satchel Paige

Life has ups and downs; it’s how it has been, it’s how it will always be. When things don’t go your way, recognize it’s a phase that will pass. And get on your feet and continue on your journey to greatness.

17. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia

18. “If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” – Mary Engelbreit

19. “Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

20. “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” – Epictetus

21. “What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think.” – Dr. Patrick Gentempo

The mind is powerful – you can use it to shape your life, including preventing or overcoming depression. Think positive thoughts, focus on positive ideas, and be fine.

22. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. – Victor Kiam

23. “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” – John Green

24. “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

25. “What people in the world think of you is really none of your business.” – Martha

26. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

27. “Difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. – Zig Ziglar

Life is not a straight line; there are several twists, turns, and haters. But the good news is if you continue on the path and believe in yourself, you will reach beautiful destinations. Keep the faith and ditch the hate!

28. “He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.” – Michel de Montaigne

29. “Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. – Les Brown

30. “Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere. – Glenn Turner

These depression quotes can get you through your present state, but you have to be willing to get better. Develop a positive attitude and mindset and commit to beating depression, and you will. Holistic Momma is rooting for you.

Originally posted 2022-05-09 19:48:40.
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