In this day and age, it is more important than ever to have solid mental health with which we can engage positively with the world and the people around us. It plays a crucial role in our decision-making, in the quality of our relationships, and in how we deal with the stress that is inevitable in daily life.
We all go through difficult times, and life has a way of presenting challenges that are designed to promote growth and resilience. How we handle these situations depends on our mental state. Will we cower, worry or brush them under the carpet, or will we rise to meet those challenges head-on, knowing that there is nothing we cannot overcome with a little strength and persistence?
With a good mental state, you can grow to your highest potential and become your best and beautiful self, even in the midst of struggle. So, how does one do this? Mental well-being can be cultivated through professional therapy, having a strong support network, moving your body regularly, practicing meditation and mindfulness, and thinking positively of yourself and others; you just have to figure out what works best for you.
To help you along your journey, here are some adviceon mental health quotes to get you through the dark times in life:
Quotes on Mental Health
“A Negative Mind Will Never Give You A Positive Life”
“Mental health is just as important as physical health.”
“It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.” ― Steve Maraboli
“Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, ‘I’m not going to make it,’ but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.” — Charles Bukowski
“Today I refuse to stress myself out over things I can’t control and change.”
“Replace the thoughts of ‘why is this happening to me’ with ‘what is this trying to show me.” — Audrey Kitching
“It’s okay to stay alive for the small stuff: Who will water my plants? Who will feed the dog? I want to hear that new album before I go. I want to see the next episode of this show. There’s no inadequate reason to stay alive.”
“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind.” ― Buddha
“If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it.” ― Russell Wilson
“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
“I have endured pain and loss, I have felt broken, I have known hardship, and I have felt lost and alone. But here I stand, trying to move forward, one day at a time. I will remember the lessons in my life because they are making me who I am. Stronger. A warrior.” — Unknown
“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.” — Alan Watts
“Self-care isn’t just drinking water and going to sleep early. Self-care is taking a break when things become overwhelming, saying no to things you do not want to do, allowing yourself to cry, asking for help from those around you, doing things that make you happy.”
“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” — Dalai Lama
“You must bear it. The bad days mustn’t succumb you to the pain. Endure it. Let it give your future self a reason to look back and say, ‘How impossible it seemed to survive such misery, and yet, I did.” — Megan Grant
“On particularly rough days when I’m sure I can’t possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100%, and that’s pretty good.” — Unknown
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ― Khalil Gibran
“Sometimes I forget how many times I’ve picked myself off the floor, how many times I’ve washed away smudgy makeup and put myself to bed. How many times I’ve said no to something unhealthy. Said yes to something good. How many times I’ve treated myself with kindness and patience. I forget how many times I’ve tended to wounds and made peace with my own anger. If I was taking care of a body that was not my own, I’d believe I was doing everything I could. So here’s to remembering that I’m doing the best I can.” — Kelsey Danielle
Overcoming challenges not only means taking care of your mental health and cultivating a self-care practice but seeking the help of a licensed professional. BetterHelp offers affordable and convenient therapy on your schedule; click here to learn more about online counseling.
Hopefully, these quotes have inspired you to take extra care of your mental well-being and to be kind to yourself during difficult times – for a healthier, happier, and stronger you.
Author:- Marie Miguel
Marie Miguel has been a writing and research expert for nearly a decade, covering a variety of health- related topics. Currently, she is contributing to the expansion and growth of a free online mental health resource with BetterHelp.com With an interest and dedication to addressing stigmas associated with mental health, she continues to specifically target subjects related to anxiety and depression.
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