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#1. Misery, like yoga, is not a competitive sport - Author: Matt Haig
Mental Health quotes by Matt Haig
#2. It's a little-known secret, and it should probably stay that way: attempting suicide usually jump-starts your brain chemistry. There must be something about taking all those pills that either floods the brain sufficiently or depletes it so completely that balance is restored. Whatever the mechanism, the result is that you emerge on the other side of the attempt with an awareness of what it means to be alive. Simple acts seem miraculous: you can stand transfixed for hours just watching the wind ruffle the tiny hairs along the top of your arm. And always, with every sensation, is the knowledge that you must have survived for a reason. You just can't doubt it anymore. You must have a purpose, or you would have died. You have the rest of your life to discover what that purpose is. And you can't wait to start looking. - Author: Terri Cheney
Mental Health quotes by Terri Cheney
#3. They (...) call what I have an invisible illness, but I often wonder if they're really looking. Beyond the science stuff. It doesn't bleed or swell, itch or crack, but I see it, right there on my face. It's like decay, this icky green colour, as if my life were being filmed through a grey filter. I lack light, am an entire surface area that the sun can't touch. - Author: Louise Gornall
Mental Health quotes by Louise Gornall
#4. I wanted to tell her that if only something were wrong with my body it would be fine, I would rather have anything wrong with my body than something wrong with my head, but the idea seemed so involved and wearisome that I didn't say anything. I only burrowed down further in the bed. - Author: Sylvia Plath
Mental Health quotes by Sylvia Plath
#5. What's a triumph is that you woke up this morning and decided to live. That's a triumph. - Author: Ned Vizzini
Mental Health quotes by Ned Vizzini
#6. Prize the natural spaces and shorelines most of all, because once they're gone, with rare exceptions they're gone forever. In our bones we need the natural curves of hills, the scent of chapparal, the whisper of pines, the possibility of wildness. We require these patches of nature for our mental health and our spiritual resilience. - Author: Richard Louv
Mental Health quotes by Richard Louv
#7. Passive Aggression – Being covertly spiteful with the intent of inflicting mental pain. - Author: Ashta-Deb
Mental Health quotes by Ashta-Deb
#8. It's a terrible thing to be lonesome, especially in the middle of a crowd. - Author: Marilyn Monroe
Mental Health quotes by Marilyn Monroe
#9. Ordinary psyches often react to bad news with a momentary thrill, seeing the world, for once, in jagged clarity, as if lightning has just struck. But then darkness and dysfunction rush in. A mind such as Beethoven's remains illumined, or sees in the darkness shapes it never saw before, which inspire rather than terrify. This altered shape (raptus, he would say) makes art of the shapes, while holding in counterpoise such dualities as intellect and intuition, the conscious and the unconscious, mental health and mental disorder, the conventional and the unconventional, complexity and simplicity. - Author: Edmund Morris
Mental Health quotes by Edmund Morris
#10. It is generally forgotten that our guarantees of religious freedom were designed to protect precisely those who were not members of established denominations, but rather such (then) screwball and subversive individuals as Quakers, Shakers, Levellers, and Anabaptists. There is little question that those who use cannabis or other psychedelics with religious intent are now members of a persecuted religion which appears to the rest of society as a grave menace to "mental health," as distinct from the old-fashioned "immortal soul." But it's the same old story. - Author: Alan W. Watts
Mental Health quotes by Alan W. Watts
#11. Living with anxiety, turning up, and doing stuff with anxiety takes a strength most people will never know. - Author: Matt Haig
Mental Health quotes by Matt Haig
#12. If I never had any mental health issues, there's no doubt in my mind I'd still be playing, - Author: Mardy Fish
Mental Health quotes by Mardy Fish
#13. I know how important good mental health care can be because I personally benefited from it. - Author: Tipper Gore
Mental Health quotes by Tipper Gore
#14. There is more mental health cure found in a pile of dirt than in all the behavioral therapy and drugs in modern medical science. - Author: J.S.B. Morse
Mental Health quotes by J.S.B. Morse
#15. People with mental health problems are almost never dangerous. In fact, they are more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators. At the same time, mental illness has been the common denominator in one act of mass violence after another. - Author: Roy Blunt
Mental Health quotes by Roy Blunt
#16. The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health. - Author: Stefan Molyneux
Mental Health quotes by Stefan Molyneux
#17. I find that when we really love and accept and approve of ourselves exactly as we are, then everything in life works. - Author: Louise L. Hay
Mental Health quotes by Louise L. Hay
#18. My mind can be ugly. But when I read something of mine that I think is beautiful, I'm reminded mind can be beautiful too. - Author: Lisa M. Cronkhite
Mental Health quotes by Lisa M. Cronkhite
#19. In 1944-1945, Dr Ancel Keys, a specialist in nutrition and the inventor of the K-ration, led a carefully controlled yearlong study of starvation at the University of Minnesota Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene. It was hoped that the results would help relief workers in rehabilitating war refugees and concentration camp victims. The study participants were thirty-two conscientious objectors eager to contribute humanely to the war effort. By the experiment's end, much of their enthusiasm had vanished.
Over a six-month semi-starvation period, they were required to lose an average of twenty-five percent of their body weight." [...] p193

"...the men exhibited physical symptoms...their movements slowed, they felt weak and cold, their skin was dry, their hair fell out, they had edema. And the psychological changes were dramatic. "[...]
"The men became apathetic and depressed, and frustrated with their inability to concentrate or perform tasks in their usual manner. Six of the thirty-two were eventually diagnosed with severe "character neurosis," two of them bordering on psychosis. Socially, they ceased to care much about others; they grew intensely selfish and self-absorbed. Personal grooming and hygiene deteriorated, and the men were moody and irritable with one another. The lively and cooperative group spirit that had developed in the three-month control phase of the experiment evaporated. Most participants lost interest in group act - Author: Michelle Stacey
Mental Health quotes by Michelle Stacey
#20. Do not allow yourself to be bogged down by negative thinking. - Author: Asa Don Brown
Mental Health quotes by Asa Don Brown
#21. This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Author: Norah Vincent
Mental Health quotes by Norah Vincent
#22. It is not depression or anxiety that truly hurts us. It is our active resistance against these states of mind and body. If you wake up with low energy, hopeless thoughts, and a lack of motivation - that is a signal from you to you. That is a sure sign that something in your mind or in your life is making you sick, and you must attend to that signal. But what do most people do? They hate their depressed feelings. They think "Why me?" They push them down. They take a pill. And so, the feelings return again and again, knocking at your door with a message while you turn up all the noise in your cave, refusing to hear the knocks. Madness. Open the door. Invite in depression. Invite anxiety. Invite self-hatred. Invite shame. Hear their message. Give them a hug. Accept their tirades as exaggerated mistruths typical of any upset person. Love your darkness and you shall know your light. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
Mental Health quotes by Vironika Tugaleva
#23. Anxiety is debilitating. "What's it like to live with anxiety"? One day your waters are calm, the seagulls are all around, gently landing on your shoreline, then suddenly a mountain falls into your ocean and there are waves shooting out in all directions, the seagulls scatter and leave you all alone, and there is a big hole in the middle of your stomach, where all the water jumped out of! And you can hardly walk or stand up or eat, because, there is a hole on your stomach! Somebody shot you and you can feel it, but no one else can see it. That's exactly what anxiety is like. You're walking around thinking all is well, then you get shot in the stomach with an invisible bullet and bleed out in a way that nobody else understands. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
Mental Health quotes by C. JoyBell C.
#24. The strongest yet the biggest battle is to fight from yourself, for yourself. No one can even imagine the battle one goes through every day. So be strong, be courageous as You are Amazing! And the greatest warrior - Author: Meeran W. Malik
Mental Health quotes by Meeran W. Malik
#25. To the best of my knowledge, every acute inpatient ward offers some inpatient group therapy experience. Indeed, the evidence supporting the efficacy of group therapy, and the prevailing sentiment of the mental health profession, are sufficiently strong that it would be difficult to defend the adequacy of the inpatient unit that attempted to operate without a small group program. - Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Mental Health quotes by Irvin D. Yalom
#26. I thought that the world did not want me,
but the truth was that I did not want myself. - Author: M.M. Van Der Reijden
Mental Health quotes by M.M. Van Der Reijden
#27. Mental health is such a complex thing and so difficult to diagnose. What is a mental problem? Who does have mental problems? What's the difference between mental problems and depression and sadness? - Author: Tom Sturridge
Mental Health quotes by Tom Sturridge
#28. Despite the rise of the mental health profession, people are becoming increasingly vulnerable to depression. Why? Martin Seligman, a brilliant psychologist with no religious ax to grind, has a theory that it's because we have replaced church, faith, and community with a tiny little unit that cannot bear the weight of meaning. That's the self. We're all about the self. We revolve our lives around ourselves. - Author: John Ortberg
Mental Health quotes by John Ortberg
#29. I believe, Stevie, that human beings...we're oriented toward health. Meaning, your body wants to heal. Your mind wants to heal. If you can get to a place where you let your mind and body do what they want to do, you will start to move toward health. - Author: Meg Haston
Mental Health quotes by Meg Haston
#30. No food will ever hurt you as much as an unhealthy mind. - Author: Brittany Burgunder
Mental Health quotes by Brittany Burgunder
#31. It is not the the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind. - Author: Aisha Mirza
Mental Health quotes by Aisha Mirza
#32. As a child of God, please recognize that God is the strength of your life. Not your husband, children, job, friends, loved ones, or well-wishers. God should be the strength of your life, the source of your joy. - Author: Precious Avwunuma Emodamori
Mental Health quotes by Precious Avwunuma Emodamori
#33. The biggest potential for helping us overcome shame is this: We are "those people." The truth is…we are the others. Most of us are one paycheck, one divorce, one drug-addicted kid, one mental health illness, one sexual assault, one drinking binge, one night of unprotected sex, or one affair away from being "those people"–the ones we don't trust, the ones we pity, the ones we don't let our kids play with, the ones bad things happen to, the ones we don't want living next door. - Author: Brene Brown
Mental Health quotes by Brene Brown
#34. MINDS ARE UNIQUE. They go wrong in unique ways. My mind went wrong in a slightly different way to how other minds go wrong. Our experience overlaps with other people's, but it is never exactly the same experience. - Author: Matt Haig
Mental Health quotes by Matt Haig
#35. Like other issues of mental health, we don't talk about depression. If we do, we either whisper as if the subject is scandalous or rebuke it as if it's a sin. No wonder many of us don't seek help; for when we do, those who try to help only add to the shame of it all - Author: Zack Eswine
Mental Health quotes by Zack Eswine
#36. I now lived in an invisible place made of my own dwindling breath, and because no one else could see it, they could not yank me out of it. - Author: Amy Tan
Mental Health quotes by Amy Tan
#37. When people asked about his schizophrenia, Eric, who didn't exactly flaunt his illness but wasn't ashamed of it, either, offered up the comparison of alcoholism. Not every drunk is a single bourbon away from skid row, just like every schizophrenic is not a tatty-haired, crazy-eyed gunman who delights in murdering alien-people from clock towers. There are functioning alcoholics just as there are functioning schizophrenics, individuals who work, maintain homes, and have hobbies, goals, and relationships like every other slob on the planet. - Author: Vivian Barz
Mental Health quotes by Vivian Barz
#38. Turn off all notifications on your phone, except the most important ones. And check your social media only once or twice a day, not every minute. If you can do this, then perhaps there is a possibility, that society will not completely lose its sanity and health after all. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
Mental Health quotes by Abhijit Naskar
#39. In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. Dr. Sterling was right about that. I loved it because I thought it was all I had. I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony. - Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Mental Health quotes by Elizabeth Wurtzel
#40. But Hey, Guess What
Crazy means I'm not liable
for my actions. So screw it,
I'll go home, propped up on
Prozac against distractions - Author: Ellen Hopkins
Mental Health quotes by Ellen Hopkins
#41. People may be constrained in two basic ways: physically, by confining them in jails, mental hospitals, and so forth; and symbolically, by confining them in occupations, social roles, and so forth. Actually, confinement of the second type is more common and pervasive in the day-to-day conduct of society's business; as a rule, only when the symbolic, or socially informal, confinement of conduct fails or proves inadequate, is recourse taken to physical, or socially formal, confinement…. When people perform their social roles properly – in other words, when social expectations are adequately met – their behavior is considered normal. Though obvious, this deserves emphasis: a waiter must wait on tables; a secretary must type; a father must earn a living; a mother must cook and sew and take care of her children. Classic systems of psychiatric nosology had nothing to say about these people, so long as they remained neatly imprisoned in their respective social cells; or, as we say about the Negroes, so long as they "knew their place." But when such persons broke out of "jail" and asserted their liberty, they became of interest to the psychiatrist. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Mental Health quotes by Thomas Szasz
#42. I think the relationship between mother and daughter is so interesting, even in a semi-normal family. Emily Thorne/Amanda Clarke's family relationship is going to be so interesting to explore. It is going to give me so many places to go. Obviously, it has been said that she is not the most stable of characters. What is interesting about that, when you think about mental health, is that young women will often come into those problems and difficulties in their 20's, so it is very possible that this will start to affect her psyche. - Author: Emily VanCamp
Mental Health quotes by Emily VanCamp
#43. There are lots of people with mental health disabilities, and that's just the way their life is; it's not like you see it in the movies. - Author: Andy Behrman
Mental Health quotes by Andy Behrman
#44. A disruption of the circadian cycle - the metabolic and glandular rhythms that are central to our workaday life - seems to be involved in many, if not most, cases of depression; this is why brutal insomnia so often occurs and is most likely why each day's pattern of distress exhibits fairly predictable alternating periods of intensity and relief. - Author: William Styron
Mental Health quotes by William Styron
#45. Aidan: "From the moment I laid eyes on her she was trouble to my concentration, my libido, and my mental health. After six weeks of pursuit, I'd trapped her between my upraised arms against a book case, somewhere betwixt Shakespeare and Voltaire. "I want the witchcraft in your lips," I'd whispered. Instead of arguing, she grabbed me by the ears. She'd been soft lips, liberal tongue and nipping teeth. I'd contributed a willing body and a vulgar groan. She'd drawn away, licked her lips and ducked underneath my arms. When she was about three yards from me, she's tilted her head up like a siren on the bow of a ship and pursed a devil-may-care smile at me before she bowed. She'd challenged me to pursue her, and I'd intended to, but when I pushed off, the bookcase fell backwards. I tumbled into a heap of literary tombs. I could still hear her laughing when the library's elevator door chimed closed. - Author: Elizabeth Marx
Mental Health quotes by Elizabeth Marx
#46. In times of struggle, there are as many reasons not to read as there are to breathe. Don't you have bigger things to do? Reading, let alone re-reading, is the terrain of milquetoasts and mopey spinsters. At life's ugliest junctures the very act of opening a book can smack of cowardly escapism. Who chooses to read when there's work to be done?

Call me a coward if you will, but when the line between duty and sanity blurs, you can usually find me curled up with a battered book, reading as if my mental health depended on it. And it does, for inside the books I love I find food, respite, escape, and perspective. - Author: Erin Blakemore
Mental Health quotes by Erin Blakemore
#47. I've always thought of wholeness and integration as necessary myths. We're fragmented beings who cement ourselves together, but there are always cracks. Living with the cracks is part of being, well, reasonably healthy - Author: Siri Hustvedt
Mental Health quotes by Siri Hustvedt
#48. The basic human craving is for meaning. - Author: Colin Argyle Thomson
Mental Health quotes by Colin Argyle Thomson
#49. I want to show that the dividing lines between sanity and mental illness have been drawn in the wrong place. - Author: Anthony Storr
Mental Health quotes by Anthony Storr
#50. We have a tendency to become detached observers rather than participants. There might also be a sense of disassembling a complex, flowing process to focus on a small part of it. If we expand our focus to include emerging, one of the first changes we may notice is the bodily sense of being in the midst of something, of constant motion, lack of clarity (in the left-hemisphere sense), and unpredictability. - Author: Bonnie Badenoch
Mental Health quotes by Bonnie Badenoch
#51. Some people don't understand depression. Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small stone or pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. - Author: Fuad Alakbarov
Mental Health quotes by Fuad Alakbarov
#52. We don't yet have a body of scientific knowledge about evil to be called a facet of psychology. Therefore, religious reasoning for actions will always be at the discretion of the psychologist, thus making them the judge and jury over what is delusion and what is a spiritual experience that has to be sedated. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
Mental Health quotes by Shannon L. Alder
#53. Stigmas speak to the idea of difference and how difference shames us and those we know. - Author: Michael Lewis
Mental Health quotes by Michael Lewis
#54. Beauty or meaning is not intrinsic too suffering. But if you can take the suffering and find the parts that are funny or profound, you can curate your world into something that might be entertaining for someone for a while. Eventually, maybe, that time will have been useful. More useful than, like, working in a bank. - Author: Jade Sharma
Mental Health quotes by Jade Sharma
#55. Life isn't always easy. I struggle day to day. But I choose to live life to the fullest and keep reminding myself that I am stronger than ANYTHING that stands in my way. - Author: Tanya Masse
Mental Health quotes by Tanya Masse
#56. There is joy in rationality, happiness in clarity of mind. Freethought is thrilling and fulfilling - absolutely essential to mental health and happiness. - Author: Dan Barker
Mental Health quotes by Dan Barker
#57. Form follows thought.
Your intentions have wings
Which carry your life
To the very same things
That fill up your head.
You think you've no choice
Like you've been taken captive,
You obey the voice
Which over and over says things to you
It relentlessly chatters
Sometimes it will spew!
It's goal to disarm you of thoughts
Pure and true.
It makes you a victim
You get stuck in it's glue!
And it's all in your mind. - Author: Kate McGahan
Mental Health quotes by Kate McGahan
#58. It's the idea that people living close to nature tend to be noble. It's seeing all those sunsets that does it. You can't watch a sunset and then go off and set fire to your neighbor's tepee. Living close to nature is wonderful for your mental health. - Author: Daniel Quinn
Mental Health quotes by Daniel Quinn
#59. He had always found hope harder to deal with than despair. Despair didn't get disappointed. - Author: K.J. Charles
Mental Health quotes by K.J. Charles
#60. Lack of leadership can have fearsome consequences. A dog's mental health, after all, depends to a large degree on leadership: dogs get enormously distressed when they think no one is in charge. Accordingly, it's not only nonsensical to fail to establish rules and limits with a dog ... but cruel. - Author: Caroline Knapp
Mental Health quotes by Caroline Knapp
#61. Exercise is the single most powerful tool you have to optimize your brain function ... exercise has a profound impact on cognitive abilities and mental health. It is simply one of the best treatments we have for most psychiatric problems. - Author: John Ratey
Mental Health quotes by John Ratey
#62. Mental imbalance is about as acceptable as herpes. It's never going to be accepted. But really, it's a disease just like cancer. It just happens, and eats away all the good parts of your brain, like judgment and happiness and perception and memory and life. And you can die from depression just like any other disease. And it's not as if people choose it. So why is it still a joke of medicine? "She died of cancer." is a lot more socially acceptable to people than "She committed suicide. - Author: Sarahbeth Purcell
Mental Health quotes by Sarahbeth Purcell
#63. If you have a monster inside of you, please teach it how to jump, and laugh, and fly and catch fish! Please teach it to climb mountains to watch sunsets and wade in ponds to feel moonlight. Please love your monster, tell it that it has a home, teach it that it has a place in this world, maybe it likes ice cream, maybe marshmallows make it smile, maybe it goes to beautiful places in its dreams at night. One day it will sit atop a clocktower and cast sunbeams onto everyone! Because it will learn that! Because angels are too busy to do that, but monsters are not. Monsters would love to catch sunbeams and eat sugar donuts. Teach your monsters, they will form moonbeams one day! - Author: C. JoyBell C.
Mental Health quotes by C. JoyBell C.
#64. Who has not been, or is not to be mad in some lonely hour of life? Who is quite safe from the trembling of the balance? - Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Mental Health quotes by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
#65. It's always positive to hear how many people are willing to step up - whether it is the employment community, mental health community, or medical community. - Author: Michelle Obama
Mental Health quotes by Michelle Obama
#66. The buildings, covered by red tiled roofs, undulate over the hillsides like a drift of wildflowers. - Author: Jane Thompson
Mental Health quotes by Jane Thompson
#67. My story is not a sad story; it's a real one. It's a story about a girl who fought through a storm she thought would never end. - Author: Hannah Blum
Mental Health quotes by Hannah Blum
#68. British journalists tend to believe that people who become good at something do so because they seek fame and fortune. This is because these are the sole motives of people who become British journalists. But some people, operating at higher levels of mental health, pursue activities because they actually love them. - Author: John Cleese
Mental Health quotes by John Cleese
#69. Our "increasing mental sickness" may find expres­sion in neurotic symptoms. These symptoms are con­spicuous and extremely distressing. But "let us beware," says Dr. Fromm, "of defining mental hygiene as the prevention of symptoms. Symptoms as such are not our enemy, but our friend; where there are symp­toms there is conflict, and conflict always indicates that the forces of life which strive for integration and happiness are still fighting." The really hopeless victims of mental illness are to be found among those who appear to be most normal. "Many of them are normal because they are so well adjusted to our mode of existence, because their human voice has been si­lenced so early in their lives, that they do not even struggle or suffer or develop symptoms as the neurotic does." They are normal not in what may be called the absolute sense of the word; they are normal only in relation to a profoundly abnormal society. Their per­fect adjustment to that abnormal society is a measure of their mental sickness. These millions of abnormally normal people, living without fuss in a society to which, if they were fully human beings, they ought not to be adjusted, still cherish "the illusion of indi­viduality," but in fact they have been to a great extent deindividualized. Their conformity is developing into something like uniformity. But "uniformity and free­dom are incompatible. Uniformity and mental health are incompatible too. . . . Man is not made to be an automaton, and if he becom - Author: Aldous Huxley
Mental Health quotes by Aldous Huxley
#70. An awakened mind
and heart will serve
you well. Rigidity stalls
upward progress. Be as
expansive as you can.
Even when you think
you've reached your
limit, there's more to
unlearn and relearn. - Author: Kristen Lee
Mental Health quotes by Kristen   Lee
#71. When you make a wrong turn you must make two right turns. One to correct the wrong turn and one just for growth. - Author: SBG Mental Health Club
Mental Health quotes by SBG Mental Health Club
#72. But I live here, in this place. And I don't know how to tell you that. I don't want you to squirm, or take my hand and say it's tragic. I don't want you to roll your eyes as though I'm playing a macho game of one-upmanship: My pain can beat up everyone else's adolescent pain, so I'll just be over here in the corner, savoring the depths of my stoic suffering and shedding no more than a single tear when I listen to every single cover of "Hurt" and "Hallelujah" on repeat. No, you can't help me. Don't try to help me. Please try to help me. - Author: Marieke Nijkamp
Mental Health quotes by Marieke Nijkamp
#73. Behind every trigger is a wound in our past. - Author: Jessica Moore
Mental Health quotes by Jessica Moore
#74. Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called need for cognition. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and feel motivated to attempt to understand and make sense of things. Because you're reading a book about understanding yourself and your thoughts, chances are you fall into this category.
For the most part, being high in need for cognition is associated with positive traits, like openness, higher self-esteem, and lower social anxiety. On the flipside, some other types of intensive thinking - notably rumination and worry - tend to be associated with being closed to new ideas and poor mental health. - Author: Alice Boyes
Mental Health quotes by Alice Boyes
#75. The tide has pulled the storm from my soul, again. - Author: Nicole Lyons
Mental Health quotes by Nicole  Lyons
#76. See, you've got to understand, son. There's two types of guys in this world. There's guys . . . who think they're in control, and guys like us who live in the moment. Who accept life as it is. - Author: Brent Jones
Mental Health quotes by Brent Jones
#77. You want to be there for me but an anxiety attack is a solitary activity. - Author: R. YS Perez
Mental Health quotes by R. YS Perez
#78. I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission. I suffered for years because I was scared to be out. My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered. And I'm standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain. - Author: Ellen Page
Mental Health quotes by Ellen Page
#79. Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed. - Author: Mason Cooley
Mental Health quotes by Mason Cooley
#80. I want to share something Virginia Woolf wrote: 'English, which can express the thoughts of Hamlet and the tragedy of Lear, has no words for the shiver and the headache...The merest schoolgirl when she falls in love, has Shakespeare or Keats to speak her mind for her; but let a sufferer try to describe a pain in his head to a doctor and language at once runs dry.' And we're such language-based creatures that to some extent we cannot know what we cannot name. And so we assume it isn't real. We refer to it with catch-all terms, like crazy or chronic pain, terms that both ostracize and minimize. The term chronic pain captures nothing of the grinding, constant, ceaseless,inescapable hurt. And the term crazy arrives at us with none of the terror and worry you live with. Nor do either of those terms connote the courage people in such pains exemplify, which is why I'd ask you to frame your mental health around a word other than crazy. - Author: John Green
Mental Health quotes by John Green
#81. No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
Mental Health quotes by Elyn R. Saks
#82. It's an unfortunate word, 'depression', because the illness has nothing to do with feeling sad, sadness is on the human palette. Depression is a whole other beast. It's when your old personality has left town and been replaced by a block of cement with black tar oozing through your veins and mind. This is when you can't decide whether to get a manicure or jump off a cliff. It's all the same. When I was institutionalised I sat on a chair unable to move for three months, frozen in fear. To take a shower was inconceivable. What made it tolerable was while I was inside, I found my tribe - my people. They understood and unlike those who don't suffer, never get bored of you asking if it will ever go away? They can talk medication all hours, day and night; heaven to my ears. - Author: Ruby Wax
Mental Health quotes by Ruby Wax
#83. Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression. - Author: Judy Collins
Mental Health quotes by Judy Collins
#84. Stigma takes many forms, comes from all directions, is sometimes blatantly overt, but can also be remarkably subtle. It is the cruel comment, the unkind smirk, the extrusion from the group, the lost job opportunity, the rejected marriage proposal, the ineligibility for life insurance, the inability to adopt a child or pilot a plane.

But it is also the reduced expectation, the helping hand when none is needed or wanted, the solicitous sympathy that one cannot really be expected to measure up.

And the secondary psychological and practical harms of having a mental disorder come only partly from how others see you. A great deal of the trouble comes from the change in how you see yourself: the sense of being damaged goods, feeling not normal or worthy, not a full fledged member of the group.

It is bad enough that stigma is so often associated with having a mental disorder, but the stigma that comes from being mislabeled with a fake diagnosis is a dead loss with absolutely no redeeming features. - Author: Allen Frances
Mental Health quotes by Allen Frances
#85. The power to label is the power to destroy. - Author: Allen Frances
Mental Health quotes by Allen Frances
#86. Adam returned his gaze to the cross. The Jesus was hurting. Guilt simmered and then boiled in him. Jesus had a whole world of suffering and horror to worry about and here Adam was in all his punk puniness. He didn't want to add to Jesus's burdens, but...

'Sorry about that. Look, I know you're busy and I don't want to get greedy with your time, but still, if you could just help me... If you could find a minute, please, please, please, dear sweet Jesus, fix me. - Author: Teresa Toten
Mental Health quotes by Teresa Toten
#87. Write out of depression. Edit into depression. - Author: Mari Stewart
Mental Health quotes by Mari Stewart
#88. To say I woke up one day and reached a point where I no longer cared about the pains to befall me would be a lie. Nor can I say that I have ever fully forgiven those who willfully did me harm. On a deep, internal battlefield, I wrestle with the thought that I have been robbed of any chance of normalcy by the losses suffered. Therapists and gurus alike tell us to, "Let go or be dragged," as Zen proverb urges - to forgive for our own sake. But, in my experience, there is no letting go and forgiveness is transient. My inability to be free of it all isn't for lack of an evolved consciousness on my part. I've "done the work" to process it all; rather, it is my irreconcilable, inescapable humanity that causes to clutch the pain close to me. - Author: L.M. Browning
Mental Health quotes by L.M. Browning
#89. Can there be true equality in the classroom and the boardroom if there isn't in the bedroom? Back in 1995 the National Commission on Adolescent Sexual Health declared healthy sexual development a basic human right. Teen intimacy, it said, ought to be "consensual, non-exploitative, honest, pleasurable, and protected against unintended pregnancy and STDs." How is it, over two decades later, that we are so shamefully short of that goal?

Sara McClelland, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, writes about sexuality as a matter of "intimate justice," touching on fundamental issues of gender inequality, economic disparity, violence, bodily integrity, physical and mental health, self-efficacy, and power dynamics in our most personal relationships. She asks us to consider: Who has the right to engage in sexual behavior? Who has the right to enjoy it? Who is the primary beneficiary of the experience? Who feels deserving? How does each partner define "good enough?" Those are thorny questions when looking at female sexuality at any age, but particularly when considering girls' early, formative experience. Nonetheless, I was determined to ask them. - Author: Peggy Orenstein
Mental Health quotes by Peggy Orenstein
#90. The only time it's hopeless is when you're dead! Long as you're alive, you can get better - you can make it better. - Author: RoAnna Sylver
Mental Health quotes by RoAnna Sylver
#91. whether or not you are already there, you will probably agree that a Stage Six default is worthy of your aspirations in just about any area of life. Life is a wonderful occasion. Rising to that occasion means becoming far bigger than your roles. That is the breakthrough to Stage Six. I also see this stage as the major part of a new and apt definition of positive mental health. Stage Six is the first of the two Target Stages. A Default Stage here breaks you out of the pack - Author: Michael S. Broder
Mental Health quotes by Michael S. Broder
#92. All the same, it strikes me as unfair that I still have to defend myself against her moral judgements. My continuing need for her approbation is pathetic. Twice now I have stopped myself on the street to remonstrate with her, a crazy old coot talking to himself. - Author: Mordecai Richler
Mental Health quotes by Mordecai Richler
#93. Over the years it [the National Committee for Mental Hygiene] has championed for the promotion of 'mental health' despite the fact that nobody knows what it is or how to do it. - Author: E. Fuller Torrey
Mental Health quotes by E. Fuller Torrey
#94. Each time I experience the unseen wisdom of a person's system, it deepens my trust in the inner process unfolding and my awe at the way we are organized to be protected until the possibility of healing arrives. - Author: Bonnie Badenoch
Mental Health quotes by Bonnie Badenoch
#95. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, more people will have insurance coverage and, in principle, be eligible for more care. - Author: Thomas R. Insel
Mental Health quotes by Thomas R. Insel
#96. Mental health is based on a certain degree of tension, the tension between what one has already achieved and what one still ought to accomplish, or the gap between what one is and what one should become. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Mental Health quotes by Viktor E. Frankl
#97. I tried to kill myself. It was a feeble attempt, but I did. And I got put in a mental hospital for a month, and I got myself straight and worked on my mental health ... it's nothing that I hide. It's nothing to be proud of or to be ashamed of. It's part of my life, you know? And I'm still here! - Author: Audra McDonald
Mental Health quotes by Audra McDonald
#98. I'm not super-comfortable with it. I feel the less you project of yourself the more you can be believable as a character. I also think it's just better for your own mental health. Then you can be a human being and change your mind and nobody asks you questions about it! - Author: Evelyne Brochu
Mental Health quotes by Evelyne Brochu
#99. I would much rather have my grotesque products of the imagination compared to your delusional sanity. - Author: Christopher Page
Mental Health quotes by Christopher Page
#100. Counting calories is not the answer, because eating is not the problem. - Author: Anita Johnston
Mental Health quotes by Anita Johnston
#101. Depression, we are told over and over again, is a brain disease, a chemical imbalance that can be adjusted by antidepressant medication. In an informational brochure issued to inform the public about depression, the US National Institute for Mental Health tells people that 'depressive illnesses are disorders of the brain' and adds that 'important neurotransmitters - chemicals that brain cells use to communicate - appear to be out of balance'. This view is so widespread that it was even proffered by the editors of PLoS [Public Library of Science] Medicine in their summary that accompanied our article. 'Depression,' they wrote, 'is a serious medical illness caused by imbalances in the brain chemicals that regulate mood', and they went on to say that antidepressants are supposed to work by correcting these imbalances.
The editors wrote their comment on chemical imbalances as if it were an established fact, and this is also how it is presented by drug companies. Actually, it is not. Instead, even its proponents have to admit that it is a controversial hypothesis that has not yet been proven. Not only is the chemical-imbalance hypothesis unproven, but I will argue that it is about as close as a theory gets in science to being dis-proven by the evidence. - Author: Irving Kirsch
Mental Health quotes by Irving Kirsch
#102. If your mental health is sound, then when disturbances come, you will have some distress but quickly recover. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
Mental Health quotes by Dalai Lama XIV
#103. No one ever expects a man missing his limbs to perform the same as a whole person in normal society. Why do we expect the mentally unwell to perform equally to those without the handicap? - Author: Aaron Daniel Behr
Mental Health quotes by Aaron Daniel Behr
#104. Forging fake smiles to hide painful truths doesn't take away the hurt, but sometimes safeguards our emotions from those adamant not to understand. - Author: Aisha Mirza
Mental Health quotes by Aisha Mirza
#105. Many people with Dissociative Disorders are very creative and used their creative capacities to help them cope with childhood trauma.p55 - Author: Marlene Steinberg
Mental Health quotes by Marlene Steinberg
#106. Healing isn't just about pain. It's about learning to love yourself. As you move from feeling like a victim to being a proud survivor, you will have glimmers of hope, pride and satisfaction. Those are natural by-products of healing. - Author: Ellen Bass
Mental Health quotes by Ellen Bass
#107. You know how most illnesses have symptoms you can recognize? Like fever, upset stomach, chills, whatever.
Well, with manic depression, it's sexual promiscuity, excessive spending, and substance abuse - and that just sounds like a fantastic weekend in Vegas to me! - Author: Carrie Fisher
Mental Health quotes by Carrie Fisher
#108. I'm sorry I'm young," Deborah answered with a bitterness that was half prose. "We have a right to be as crazy as anyone else."
The second part was more a plea, and to her surprise the superbly inhuman fighter smiled softly and said, "Yes ... I suppose that's true, though I never thought of it in those terms before. - Author: Joanne Greenberg
Mental Health quotes by Joanne Greenberg
#109. I remember a scared, young girl hiding in the guise of arrogance and rebellion. I remember feeling lost in a world where everyone else seemed to have it all figured out. I remember the tears of pain, the rants of anger and the hell that seemed to have swallowed me whole. Although I remember these things, it is now, over a decade later, more like a story that I find hard to believe. Did it all really happen? Even as I write this, my eyes begin to swell. It really did happen. I was that girl. And I'm sorry she had to suffer so. But, that is over now... - Author: Karen Michelle Miller
Mental Health quotes by Karen Michelle Miller
#110. Do You Have DID?

Determining if you have DID isn't as easy as it sounds. In fact, many clinicians and psychotherapists have such difficulty figuring out whether or not people have DID that it typically takes them several years to provide an accurate diagnosis. Because many of the symptoms of DID overlap with other psychological diagnoses, as well as normal occurrences such as forgetfulness or talking to yourself, there is a great deal of confusion in making the diagnosis of DID. Although this section will provide you with information which may help you determine if you have DID, it is a good idea to consult with a professional in the mental health field so that you can have further confirmation of your findings. - Author: Karen Marshall
Mental Health quotes by Karen Marshall
#111. As the result of some observations I have made in recent years, I propose to add two new and previously undescribed varieties to the various forms of insanity with fixed ideas, whose underlying phenomenology is essentially phobic. The two new terms I would like to put forth, following the nomenclature currently accepted by leading clinicians, are dysmorphophobia and taphephobia.

The first condition consists of the sudden appearance and fixation in the consciousness of the idea of one's own deformity; the individual fears that he has become deformed (dysmorphos) or might become deformed, and experiences at this thought a feeling of an inexpressible disaster… The ideas of being ugly are not, in themselves, morbid; in fact, they occur to many people in perfect mental health, awakening however only the emotions normally felt when this possibility is contemplated.

But, when one of these ideas occupies someone's attention repeatedly on the same day, and aggressively and persistently returns to monopolise his attention, refusing to remit by any conscious effort; and when in particular the emotion accompanying it becomes one of fear, distress, anxiety, and anguish, compelling the individual to modify his behaviour and to act in a pre-determined and fixed way, then the psychological phenomena has gone beyond the bounds of normal, and may validly be considered to have entered the realm of psychopathology.

The dysmorphophobic, indeed, is a veritably unh - Author: Enrico Agostino Morselli
Mental Health quotes by Enrico Agostino Morselli
#112. I'm broken, but I have to learn how to live. I feel stuck together with scotch tape, like after any breath everything could come apart. If it does, if it all comes undone, I think I'll fall down and never rise again. - Author: Anna White
Mental Health quotes by Anna White
#113. While there is a real urgency for caution, there is also an overwhelming urgency for calm. My greatest concern is that the driving force of this pandemic may cause those who have no signs or symptomology to develop other chronic fears, anxieties and medical conditions. Heightened fears and anxieties will not make you feel safer. Compulsive and impulsive purchases will not protect you from the virus. It is important that you take care of your physical and mental health. Follow what your state and county are advising you to do. The sky is not falling and life will return to normal. The most prudent thing that people can do at this time, is to take commonsense approaches to reduce your risk of exposure. - Author: Asa Don Brown
Mental Health quotes by Asa Don Brown
#114. The Alexander Technique gives us all things we have been looking for in a system of physical education: relief from strain due to maladjustment, and constant improvement in physical and mental health. We cannot ask for more from any system; nor, if we seriously desire to alter human beings in a desirable direction, can we ask for any less. - Author: Aldous Huxley
Mental Health quotes by Aldous Huxley
#115. I'm convinced that we can shape a different future for this country as it relates to mental health and as it relates to suicide. - Author: David Satcher
Mental Health quotes by David Satcher
#116. Collectively, our mental health relies heavily on supporting one another, but sometimes that's not enough. On a basic level, I think therapy is a slightly more structured way of getting what we probably all need when we are struggling, which is to talk and to be heard. - Author: Ruby Elliot
Mental Health quotes by Ruby Elliot
#117. They used to treat sheep carcasses with Lithium so if the Coyotes went after the herd and bit on the treated carcasses, the got so sick they kept their teeth to themselves. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
Mental Health quotes by Kay Redfield Jamison
#118. We are not all in the same boat. We are in the same storm. Some of us are on superyachts. Some of us have just the one oar. - Author: Damian Barr
Mental Health quotes by Damian Barr
#119. But it only takes a doubt. A drop of ink falls into a clear glass of water and clouds the whole thing. So the moment after I realised I wasn't perfectly well was the moment I realised I was still very ill indeed. - Author: Matt Haig
Mental Health quotes by Matt Haig
#120. His mind betrayed him and now we were all victims of the horrible deception. - Author: Maddy Kobar
Mental Health quotes by Maddy Kobar
#121. You aren't doing "nothing" when you choose to put your wellbeing first. In fact, this is the key to having everything. - Author: Brittany Burgunder
Mental Health quotes by Brittany Burgunder
#122. I say, thirteen is too many dogs for good mental health. Five is pretty much the limit. More than five dogs and you forfeit your right to call yourself entirely sane.
Even if the dogs are small. - Author: E. Lockhart
Mental Health quotes by E. Lockhart
#123. In fact, ambitious tension actually limits our ability to succeed because it keeps us in a state of contraction emotionally and physically. It seems to give us energy but doesn't really. Like the white sugar of mental health, there's a short high followed by a crash. The cultivation of mental rest or surrender is like eating healthy food. It doesn't give us an immediate rush, but over time it provides a lot more energy. - Author: Marianne Williamson
Mental Health quotes by Marianne Williamson
#124. It dawned on me that we have to breathe and to find reasons to stay alive on our own terms. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
Mental Health quotes by Lidia Yuknavitch
#125. Watch your thoughts, for they will become the words of people you draw to yourself. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
Mental Health quotes by Vironika Tugaleva
#126. As you recover, you will find yourself letting go of many of your negative beliefs. You will discover that many of the so-called truths you were raised with and forced to believe are not truths at all. With this perspective, you will come to see, for example, that the names you were called as a child are simply not true. You are not 'stupid,' 'lazy,' 'ugly,' or a 'liar'. You can discover just who you really are. You can let go of your pretenses and masks and discover who the real person is underneath. - Author: Beverly Engel
Mental Health quotes by Beverly Engel
#127. Dear Stress, I would like a divorce. Please understand it is not you, it is me.
–Thomas E. Rojo Aubrey - Author: Thomas E. Rojo Aubrey
Mental Health quotes by Thomas E. Rojo Aubrey
#128. What is the ideal for mental health, then? A lived, compelling illusion that does not lie about life, death, and reality; one honest enough to follow its own commandments: I mean, not to kill, not to take the lives of others to justify itself. - Author: Ernest Becker
Mental Health quotes by Ernest Becker
#129. Dear Stranger, I'm going to tell you now that if you are here to stay, I will ask for too much. - Author: Cariza Opana
Mental Health quotes by Cariza Opana
#130. But, darling, I need you to know, you loving me will not heal me. Please realize, I already know that. And I do not expect it to. - Author: R. YS Perez
Mental Health quotes by R. YS Perez
#131. One makes whatever revolution one can, each in their own way. - Author: Mircea Andreescu
Mental Health quotes by Mircea Andreescu
#132. Sometimes you have to take the high road to maintain your mental high ground - Author: Christine E. Szymanski
Mental Health quotes by Christine E. Szymanski
#133. The reason I don't Kill Myself
is because I know I can. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
Mental Health quotes by Stanley Victor Paskavich
#134. Helpers carry a heavy load, they listen, love, cry, and often go into the depths of others' pain. They sometimes enter darkness that no person should have to step into: the darkness of the abuse of a child, of mental health, of our cultural propensity to sit back and do nothing about it. They bear this each day. - Author: Jenn Bruer
Mental Health quotes by Jenn Bruer
#135. A friend, Scott Egleston, who is a professional in the mental health field, told me a therapy fable. He heard it from someone, who heard it from someone else. It goes:
Once upon a time, a woman moved to a cave in the mountains to study with a guru. She wanted, she said, to learn everything there was to know. The guru supplied her with stacks of books and left her alone so she could study. Every morning, the guru returned to the cave to monitor the woman's progress. In his hand, he carried a heavy wooden cane. Each morning, he asked her the same question: " Have you learned everything there is to know yet?" Each morning, her answer was the same. "No." she said, " I haven't." The guru would then strike her over the head with its cane.
This scenario repeated itself for months. One day the guru entered the cave, asked the same question, heard the same answer, and raised his cane to hit her in the same way, but the woman grabbed the cane from the guru, stopping his assault in midair.
Relieved to end the daily batterings but fearing reprisal, the woman looked up at the guru. To her surprise, the guru smiled. " Congragulations." he said, " you have graduated ". You know now everything you need to know."
" How's that"? the woman asked.
" You have learned that you will never learn everything there is to know," he replied. " And you have learned how to stop the pain". - Author: Melody Beattie
Mental Health quotes by Melody Beattie
#136. Even you, the professional helper, often mistaken for the enlightened Guru or Staretz, can become lost in your thoughts that you must be competent without fault. You may become enthralled with your identity as a professional, even the pressures of the culture of mastery that expects you to heal your clients without fail. Never mind all of the variables over which you have no control, it is up to you, according to the canons of mastery, to control the health and well-being of those for whom you provide professional care. This potentiates a furthering alienation between you and your clients. You are at risk to become, if you have not already, the one who does to your clients; to be the one the active subject acting upon the passive and receptive objects, your clients; to be the one in possession of special knowledge, technique and mastery. All of this conspires to coax or coerce you into treating your client as reduced, a mere case. Unawareness to these influences gives you little chance to consider their influence on your practice in the clinical setting, much less give attentive efforts to resist or change them. - Author: Scott E. Spradlin
Mental Health quotes by Scott E. Spradlin
#137. The problems are not the person. - Author: Chris Bonnello
Mental Health quotes by Chris Bonnello
#138. Typically, a psychiatrist can fool a patient by telling him the root of his problem can be fixed with this pill, that support group, and more psychiatry appointments. They don't tell the patient that the really fucked up people never get better. They mask their diseases by dousing them in heavy narcotics to numb their sickness, for years, until the peaceful eternal sleep comes and takes them away. - Author: J. Matthew Nespoli
Mental Health quotes by J. Matthew Nespoli
#139. Depression affects almost 80% of migraine sufferers at one time or another. People with migraine, especially chronic migraine, also are more likely to experience intense anxiety and to have suicidal tendencies. If we want to live happy and joyful lives with migraine, it is vital that we acknowledge and deal with the emotional realities of the disease. - Author: Sarah Hackley
Mental Health quotes by Sarah Hackley
#140. During the worst of it, onlookers who have learned my story often comment to me that, "All the hardships you suffered were part of a divine plan for your life because something good came from each bad thing." As though a divine presence decided to teach me these great lessons through pain. I am affronted by such a suggestion because it robs me of my accomplishment by removing the element of transcendence.
I don't believe we learn anything from suffering. If human beings inherently learned through suffering, we would be a population of enlightened beings and we're not. We learn from suffering if and only if we manage to transcend our suffering to find meaning in what is otherwise senseless. This process of transcendence is a profoundly human one that imparts the deepest - most lasting - sense of achievement. - Author: L.M. Browning
Mental Health quotes by L.M. Browning
#141. The term "functional somatic syndrome" is used to describe groups of co-occurring symptoms that are medically unexplained. Polysymptomatic functional somatic syndromes frequently encountered by both mental health and primary care practitioners include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and fibromyalgia. - Author: Robert L. Woolfolk
Mental Health quotes by Robert L. Woolfolk
#142. self-stigma is not a person's fault; nor is it a part of the person's illness!
If the public did not hold negative and stigmatizing attitudes in the first place, these would never have become internalized, causing people the painful and disabling experience of self-stigma. - Author: Patrick W. Corrigan
Mental Health quotes by Patrick W. Corrigan
#143. The Goth boy stares at me, and I give him a what-are-you-looking-at stare right back.

"I'm dead," he says in a dull monotone.

"Pardon me?" Adriana asks, but he keeps staring at me.

"You're dead, too. Look at your veins. They're blue." He points at my forearms where dark veins run their lengths. "You're rotting like me."

I glance to Adriana, hands clasped and praying that she won't leave me here.

Adriana's stopped crying now and squints at the boy before standing to pull closed the curtain that rings my cot. "Crazy," she says with an uncertain smile. "You're not rotting."

. . . ninety-nine, one hundred . "No," I reply. "But I will if you leave me here. - Author: Michael F. Stewart
Mental Health quotes by Michael F. Stewart
#144. Many [Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers] DONMs have a deeply buried sense that we are inherently flawed. That there is something twisted and evil and nasty and noxious and poisonous about us, and that we were born that way. It‟s part of who we are rather than just something we do. This brings with it a huge all-encompassing sense of shame. - Author: Danu Morrigan
Mental Health quotes by Danu Morrigan
#145. Background checks, waiting periods, reports of transfers, and access to mental health records have not stopped the legal sale of firearms to legitimate buyers. - Author: Colleen Hanabusa
Mental Health quotes by Colleen Hanabusa
#146. This country is founded on some very noble ideals but also some very big lies. One is that everyone has a fair chance at success. Another is that rich people have to be smart and hardworking or else they would´t be rich. Another is that if you´re not rich, don´t worry about it, because rich people aren´t really happy. I am the white male living proof that all of that is garbage. The vast degree to which my mental health improved once I had the smallest measure of economic security immediately unmasked this shameful fiction to me. Money cannot buy happiness, but it buys the conditions for happiness: time, occasional freedom from constantly worry, a moment of breath to plan for the future, and the ability to be generous. - Author: John Hodgman
Mental Health quotes by John Hodgman
#147. I wish bad brain stuff was an actual guy I could punch in the face. PTSD, panic attacks, anxiety, flashbacks, hallucinations, anything that gives you hell, could just send'em to me, I'd fight them all. [...] Stuff's a lot harder to fight when they're stuck in your own head."
"Yeah... didn't stop me from trying, though. - Author: RoAnna Sylver
Mental Health quotes by RoAnna Sylver
#148. This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not. - Author: Cammie McGovern
Mental Health quotes by Cammie McGovern
#149. Truth? Sometimes I question every last thing I'm doing.
Truth? Right now, those questions swirl every damn day.
Is this also true for you?
Still, we keep moving forward, you and I. We try new things. We doggedly keep on doing the old things because though they may not have worked in the past it doesn't feel like crazy to continue, it feels like the space of trusting some wild sort of knowing. We love, good and hard. We show up for life. In the midst of depression, insanely messy houses, and bank accounts sliding closer and closer to that fine red line, and panic attacks, and kids who won't listen but who damn well know how to question and love.
And we make stuff. My god, the way we keep on making stuff. Because we can and we have to. Because it's the only damn thing that feels right when everything else feels a hundred kinds of wrong. We create. Defiant and determined and true. Weary hearts brought to blazing life if only for those wild moments we dance with the muse. - Author: Jeanette LeBlanc
Mental Health quotes by Jeanette LeBlanc
#150. Another statistical survey, of 7,948 students at forty-eight colleges, was conducted by social scientists from Johns Hopkins University. Their preliminary report is part of a two-year study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. Asked what they considered "very important" to them now, 16 percent of the students checked "making a lot of money"; 78 percent said their first goal was "finding a purpose and meaning to my life. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Mental Health quotes by Viktor E. Frankl
#151. By now, ten trees must have been cut down just to document my mental health, which Nikki will hate hearing, as she is an avid environmentalist who gave me at least one tree in the rain forest every Christmas - Author: Matthew Quick
Mental Health quotes by Matthew Quick
#152. Invalidation is about dismissing your experiences, thoughts and above all your emotions. Indeed the intention is to not even allow you to have those thoughts, experiences and emotions. It‟s a way of invading your head and reprogramming it. It‟s psychological abuse (messing with your thoughts) and emotional abuse (messing with your feelings). - Author: Danu Morrigan
Mental Health quotes by Danu Morrigan
#153. If they think you are too much; maybe it's because they are not enough. - Author: Hannah Blum
Mental Health quotes by Hannah Blum
#154. He was that driven, that smart. But he could not sit still within himself. - Author: Wendy Walker
Mental Health quotes by Wendy Walker
#155. GET OFF the paved path.
It's way too BASIC for you.
There's AIR to BREATHE.
Oceans to FLOAT in.
Dances to be DANCED.
Songs to SING.
Splendor to BEHOLD.
Stop WAITING for PERMISSION. - Author: Kristen Lee
Mental Health quotes by Kristen   Lee
#156. Parents, families, and caregivers are a "minority" group in the mental health system. This population is hungry for knowledge, direction, and peace of mind. The first step toward these things is embracing truth about our "fallen" mental health system - Author: Tamara Hill
Mental Health quotes by Tamara Hill
#157. We speak about losing our minds as if it is a bad thing. I say, lose your mind. Do it purposefully. Find out who you really are beyond your thoughts and beliefs. Lose your mind, find your soul. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
Mental Health quotes by Vironika Tugaleva
#158. Mental illness

People assume you aren't sick
unless they see the sickness on your skin
like scars forming a map of all the ways you're hurting.

My heart is a prison of Have you tried?s
Have you tried exercising? Have you tried eating better?
Have you tried not being sad, not being sick?
Have you tried being more like me?
Have you tried shutting up?

Yes, I have tried. Yes, I am still trying,
and yes, I am still sick.

Sometimes monsters are invisible, and
sometimes demons attack you from the inside.
Just because you cannot see the claws and the teeth
does not mean they aren't ripping through me.
Pain does not need to be seen to be felt.

Telling me there is no problem
won't solve the problem.

This is not how miracles are born.
This is not how sickness works. - Author: Emm Roy
Mental Health quotes by Emm Roy
#159. But that is what these people do - the Steves of this world - they all try and make something out of nothing. and they all do it for themselves. - Author: Nathan Filer
Mental Health quotes by Nathan Filer
#160. Dad would call it my Sisyphus toll. Push a boulder up a hill, pretending it's okay, and come nightfall it - and I - come crashing down. But he forgets the view each time I make it to the top. - Author: Marieke Nijkamp
Mental Health quotes by Marieke Nijkamp
#161. If you are one of those people who has the ability to make it down to the bottom of the ocean, the ability to swim the dark waters without fear, the astonishing ability to move through life's worst crucibles and not die, then you also have the ability to bring something back to the surface that helps others in a way that they cannot achieve themselves. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
Mental Health quotes by Lidia Yuknavitch
#162. Few legislators who passed these mental health laws realized that (Brock) Chisholm and his associates defined mental illness as a sense of loyalty to a particular nation, a sense of loyalty to a moral code, and strict adherence to concepts of right and wrong. Chisholm has been obsessed for years with the idea that instilling concepts of right and wrong, love of country and morality in children by their parents is the paramount evil. - Author: John A. Stormer
Mental Health quotes by John A. Stormer
#163. Living with multiple personalities is not something you just wake up fully understanding. For months, maybe years after I first accepted the diagnosis, I was still discovering new nuances, fresh areas I hadn't considered. - Author: Kim Noble
Mental Health quotes by Kim  Noble
#164. Not everyone is going to love us. And that's OK. There's nothing like rejection to make a vulnerable person question their worth. But do not let your reflection in the mirror be distorted by what you imagined someone else saw. - Author: Jacqueline Simon Gunn
Mental Health quotes by Jacqueline Simon Gunn
#165. Positive mental attitude is determined by you. Not others. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer
Mental Health quotes by Jeffrey Gitomer
#166. The lifetime prevalence of dissociative disorders among women in a general urban Turkish community was 18.3%, with 1.1% having DID (ar, Akyüz, & Doan, 2007). In a study of an Ethiopian rural community, the prevalence of dissociative rural community, the prevalence of dissociative disorders was 6.3%, and these disorders were as prevalent as mood disorders (6.2%), somatoform disorders (5.9%), and anxiety disorders (5.7%) (Awas, Kebede, & Alem, 1999). A similar prevalence of ICD-10 dissociative disorders (7.3%) was reported for a sample of psychiatric patients from Saudi Arabia (AbuMadini & Rahim, 2002). - Author: Paul H. Blaney
Mental Health quotes by Paul H. Blaney
#167. Some researchers have proposed that experiencing empathy and compassion through the mirror neuron system is equivalent to having compassion for yourself. Thus, "giving is receiving " is a brain-based truth. Insensitivity and selfishness are essentially bad for your brain and your mental health. In contrast, compassion and loving relationships are good for your brain and your mental health. - Author: John B. Arden
Mental Health quotes by John B. Arden
#168. Once I had found the courage to tell Rebecca about the children in my head, it wasn't so hard in the coming months to tell Roberta.
On the train from Huddersfield one day in May I made a roll call of the usual suspects: Baby Alice; Alice 2, who was two years old and liked to suck sticky lollipops; Billy; Samuel; Shirley; Kato; and the enigmatic Eliza. There was boy I would grow particularly fond of named limbo, who was ten, but like Eliza he was still forming. There were others without names or specific behaviour traits. I didn't want to confuse the issue with this crowd of 'others' and just counted off the major players with their names, ages and personalities, which Roberta scribbled down on a pad. Then she looked slightly embarrassed. 'You know, I've met Billy on a few occasions, and Samuel once too,' she said. 'You're joking.' I felt betrayed. 'Why didn't you tell me?' 'I wanted it to come from you, Alice, when you were ready.' For some reason I pulled up my sleeves and showed he my arms. 'That's Kato,' I said, 'or Shirley.' She looked a bit pale as she studied the scars. I had feeling she didn't know what to say. The problem with counsellors is that they are trained to listen, not to give advice or diagnosis. We sat there with my arms extended over the void between us like evidence in court, then I pushed down my sleeves again. 'I'm so sorry, Alice,' she said finally and I shrugged. 'It's not your fault, is it?' Now she shrugged, and we were quiet once more. - Author: Alice Jamieson
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#169. Tempting as it may be to draw one conclusion or another from my story and universalize it to apply to another's experience, it is not my intention for my book to be seen as some sort of cookie-cutter approach and explanation of mental illness, It is not ab advocacy of any particular form of therapy over another. Nor is it meant to take sides in the legitimate and necessary debate within the mental health profession if which treatments are most effective for this or any other mental illness.
What it is, I hope, is a way for readers to get a true feel for what it's like to be in the grips of mental illness and what it's like to strive for recovery. - Author: Rachel Reiland
Mental Health quotes by Rachel Reiland
#170. My hobbies include maintaining my physical and mental health. It's a full-time job. Yoga definitely helps for both of them. I'm a big fan of relaxing and not having a schedule. That's my best way to keep from going crazy. - Author: Olivia Thirlby
Mental Health quotes by Olivia Thirlby
#171. In the 1980s, research on post traumatic stress disorder in Vietnam veterans was regarded as important, noble, and useful. When the same researchers looked at the same problem in children who had been sexually abused, a tremendous controversy ensued a controversy that persists to this day. There were those who disputed the extent and severity of the sexual abuse that had been uncovered. - Author: Patrick J. Carnes
Mental Health quotes by Patrick J. Carnes
#172. It was possible that he was making some progress in his mental health condition by seeing me. - Author: Holly Goldberg Sloan
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#173. The medication given during mental-ill health makes you rather weaker in body, in soul and in spirit. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#174. I have a soft spot in my heart for suicidal people. I know that others make presumptions about suicidal people, painting them with the darkest of paints; but the way that I see it, these are people who look out into the world and see how broken it is and they look into their lives and they remember all the people they've hurt and then they look into themselves and they are faced with how ruined they are and they think that if they can't make anything really better then they just shouldn't exist anymore. It's not a form of selfishness or mental illness. It's a form of extreme state of empathy and selflessness. Suicidal people really are the best kinds of people. But they need to know that this world has a place for them, that this world needs the kind of light that they carry with them as they walk through it, they need to know that they have a home. That their type of darkness is like the darkness of the universe: it's the type of darkness from whence comes forth the light! Some people are just okay with everything, they don't feel the pain and the guilt that comes with the way that this world is. And I don't think that the lack of feeling makes anybody healthier in the mind. Our world is sick. And some people know that. These are not the sick people, these are the beautiful creatures! - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#175. It is imperative for our mental health that we surround ourselves with like minded people. - Author: Rob Martin
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#176. Public life, politics and industry should all of them be within our sphere of influence ... If we are to infiltrate the professional and social activities of other people I think we must imitate the Totalitarians and organize some kind of fifth column activity! If better ideas on mental health are to progress and spread we, as the salesmen, must lose our identity ... Let us all, therefore, very secretly be 'fifth columnists.' - Author: John Rawlings Rees
Mental Health quotes by John Rawlings Rees
#177. I'm broken. We're all broken and right now we're all isolated within that brokenness. The cure for the loneliness is connection - connection with that broken part of ourselves and with each other - and we can't achieve that connection while pretending we are okay. We're not okay. - Author: L.M. Browning
Mental Health quotes by L.M. Browning
#178. The buying of a self-help book is the most desperate of all human acts. It means you've lost your mind completely: You've entrusted your mental health to a self-aggrandizing twit with a psychology degree and a yen for a yacht. - Author: Cynthia Heimel
Mental Health quotes by Cynthia Heimel
#179. I mind the unmindful, but I mind my own mind too. Mine your mind, and mine the minds of others. Mind.. you are mine! - Author: Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Mental Health quotes by Justin K. McFarlane Beau
#180. Been under treatment for PTSD and bipolar since 1992. I'm not ashamed of my illness. I've been shunned by many and I feel for those shunned, too. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
Mental Health quotes by Stanley Victor Paskavich
#181. The doctor's words made me understand what happened to me was a dark, evil, and shameful secret, and by association I too was dark, evil, and shameful. While it may not have been their intention, this was the message my clouded mind received. To escape the confines of the hospital, I once again disassociated myself from my emotions and numbed myself to the pain ravaging my body and mind. I acted as if nothing was wrong and went back to performing the necessary motions to get me from one day to the next. I existed but I did not live. - Author: Alyssa Reyans
Mental Health quotes by Alyssa Reyans
#182. Phones are neither good nor bad, they are just lifeless machines that were invented to serve humankind, yet humankind, with their everlasting stupidity have turned this communication marvel into psychological suicide. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#183. Creativity, not normality, has become the paradigm of mental health. - Author: Stephen Mitchell
Mental Health quotes by Stephen Mitchell
#184. My heart is sinking and my chest physically aches from the heavy sadness that it carries within. - Author: Shannon Perry
Mental Health quotes by Shannon Perry
#185. We can have a large impact on the prevention and amelioration of abuse, drug problems, violence, mental health problems, and dysfunction in families. - Author: Steven C. Hayes
Mental Health quotes by Steven C. Hayes
#186. It is very sad that most of us just aren't grateful for what we have. If you're reading this, I think it's safe to assume that you're not homeless. You're not blind. You might be ill, but you're still alive. And yet, we find it hard to be thankful. To see the gift each day brings us. It is from this lack of true gratitude that we become sad. We have told ourselves over and over that we aren't happy. That our lives aren't good. That we're no good. - Author: S.R. Crawford
Mental Health quotes by S.R. Crawford
#187. The social and economic impact of the earthquake is still very present and is contributing to mental health problems, the mother who lost her husband, or children who lost their parents, and who now are responsible for the whole family, taking children to school and providing food. This transition is still causing stress and depression. - Author: Reggie Fils-Aime
Mental Health quotes by Reggie Fils-Aime
#188. I'm trying to do what Frank O'Hara did and remind myself there there's a lot of good stuff. I write about New York for my own mental health. - Author: Frankie Cosmos
Mental Health quotes by Frankie Cosmos
#189. we are adaptive rather than disordered - Author: Bonnie Badenoch
Mental Health quotes by Bonnie Badenoch
#190. Being the people we are, and feeling the way that we do, getting excited about going somewhere new can be terrifying. Of course it is, I get it! But if you don't travel, you'll regret it. Your soul will forever be empty. - Author: S.R. Crawford
Mental Health quotes by S.R. Crawford
#191. Many low-income children face chronic stress from nutritional deprivation or persistent violence at home or in the community. By addressing their medical, emotional and developmental needs through a comprehensive clinical care model, we can lower their risk of developing long-term physical and mental health issues. - Author: Irwin Redlener
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#192. Don't take my devils away, because my angels may flee too - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
Mental Health quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke
#193. Worst of all was Freud. While not technically a brooding philosopher, Freud did much to shape our views on happiness. He once said: "The intention that Man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation." That is a remarkable statement, especially coming from a man whose ideas forged the foundation of our mental-health system. Imagine if some doctor in turn-of-the-century Vienna had declared: "The intention that Man should have a healthy body is not in the plan of Creation." We'd probably lock him up, or at least strip him of his medical license. We certainly wouldn't base our entire medical system on his ideas. Yet that is exactly what we did with Freud. - Author: Eric Weiner
Mental Health quotes by Eric Weiner
#194. It was a place for people with mental health problems and not alcoholics; as though the two could be neatly divided like that; as though the world was black and white and not a murky grey. - Author: Victoria Spry
Mental Health quotes by Victoria Spry
#195. Sometimes the people around you won't understand your journey. They don't need to, it's not for them. - Author: Joubert Botha
Mental Health quotes by Joubert Botha
#196. Mental illness is among the most stigmatized of categories.' People are ashamed of being mentally ill. They fear disclosing their condition to their friends and confidants-and certainly to their employers. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
Mental Health quotes by Elyn R. Saks
#197. He kept asking me what was wrong that night and I kept responding, "Nothing."

But it's all the nothings that silently strangle us and our relationships, isn't it? - Author: Jacqueline Simon Gunn
Mental Health quotes by Jacqueline Simon Gunn
#198. As you may already know, post-traumatic stress disorder is extremely complex. Each client has a unique, perhaps virtually unbelievable, set of experiences, and an almost equally set of reactions to those experiences. - Author: Aphrodite Matsakis
Mental Health quotes by Aphrodite Matsakis
#199. People are more concerned about the economy then these ridiculous concerns as to gender inequity in society, as manifested in marriages, in the mental health system, and then in literature. - Author: Kate Zambreno
Mental Health quotes by Kate Zambreno
#200. Unfortunately, we force people to break the law in order to get any kind of mental health treatment. - Author: Pete Earley
Mental Health quotes by Pete Earley
#201. Obama achieved something in his first year with health care that successive presidents have been unable to achieve. - Author: Tina Brown
Mental Health quotes by Tina Brown
#202. As long as society is absolutely divided as milk is, the cream being at the top and the impoverished milk at the bottom, so long will society be unbalanced, and liable to be thrown into convulsions out of which will spring wars. A circulation throughout keeps it in health. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
Mental Health quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
#203. I think the best thing we can do is sell that idea of smaller government - of fiscal responsibility vs. the Obama record. Obama made promises, and on every promise in which he's actually delivered, things have gotten worse instead of better. He said if we get ObamaCare it'll help, but health care prices went up. - Author: Richard Mourdock
Mental Health quotes by Richard Mourdock
#204. We've taken on the major health problems of the poorest - tuberculosis, maternal mortality, AIDS, malaria - in four countries. We've scored some victories in the sense that we've cured or treated thousands and changed the discourse about what is possible. - Author: Paul Farmer
Mental Health quotes by Paul Farmer
#205. McGlynn EA, Asch SM, Adams J, et al. The quality of health care delivered to adults in the United States. - Author: Robert Wachter
Mental Health quotes by Robert Wachter
#206. We are just now learning what Sir Albert Howard said so long ago, that the whole problem of health, and soil, and plants, and animals, and humanity is one great subject. - Author: Jeremy Seifert
Mental Health quotes by Jeremy Seifert
#207. If every element of the song doesn't come within the first hour of writing, then you're never going to get it - if that makes sense. It's kind of like you need to be in a mental state where everything is so reactionary that you don't double-think anything, and so if it's not immediate then it's probably not going to happen at all, and you should probably toss the song. - Author: Zach Condon
Mental Health quotes by Zach Condon
#208. I said we are in a mental recession. We keep getting the steady drumbeat of bad news ... it's become a mental recession. We don't have measured negative growth. That's a fact, that's not a commentary. - Author: Phil Gramm
Mental Health quotes by Phil Gramm
#209. In my estimation, the best course in creative writing consists of voracious transglobal reading, disrespect for authority, not paying any attention to your teachers, experiencing everything you can to the point of mental and physical damage, and drinking. That's how most of the greats did it, and how it was meant to be done. - Author: Eric Basso
Mental Health quotes by Eric Basso
#210. I can pour myself into Bon Iver. It's a thing about self- and mental discovery, and those are all important things. But it's not 148-shows-over-a-year-and-a-half important, though. It's a machine, and it's money, and you just get put on this indie rock cart, and it's embarrassing. - Author: Justin Vernon
Mental Health quotes by Justin Vernon
#211. No human investigation can be called real knowledge if it does not pass through mathematical demonstrations; and if you say that the kinds of knowledge that begin and end in the mind have any value as truth, this cannot be conceded, but rather must be denied for many reasons, and first of all because in such mental discussions there is no experimentation, without which nothing provides certainty of itself. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
Mental Health quotes by Leonardo Da Vinci

Hold me close
and tell me what the world is like
I don't want to look outside
I want to depend on your eyes
and your lips
I don't want to feel anything
but your hand
on the old raw bumper
I don't want to feel anything else
If you love the dead rocks
and the huge rough pine trees
Ok I like them too
Tell me if the wind
makes a pretty sound
in the billion billion needles
I'll close my eyes and smile
Tell me if it's a good morning
or a clear morning
Tell me what the fuck kind of morning
it is
and I'll buy it
And get the dog
to stop whining and barking
This isn't China
nobody's going to eat it
It's just going to get fed and petted
Ok where were we?
Ok go if you must.
I'll create the cosmos
by myself
I'll let it all stick to me
every fucking pine needle
And I'll broadcast my affection
from this shaven dome
360 degrees
to all the dramatic vistas
to all the mists and snows
that moves across
the shining mountains
to the women bathing
in the stream
and combing their hair
on the roofs
to the voiceless ones
who have petitioned me
from their surprising silence
to the poor in the heart
(oh more and more to them)
to all the thought-forms
and leaking mental objects
that you get up here
at the end of your ghostly l - Author: Leonard Cohen
Mental Health quotes by Leonard Cohen
#213. Health is my expected heaven. - Author: John Keats
Mental Health quotes by John Keats
#214. Wife, I require supper. I am hungry, as the mental effort required to digest politics is quite taxing. You would not understand. - Author: Rivers Solomon
Mental Health quotes by Rivers Solomon
#215. She shattered through her horror as if it were a mirror and her sanity were the glinting fragments of broken glass. - Author: Nenia Campbell
Mental Health quotes by Nenia Campbell
#216. In years since he has rarely gone back to those old memories. As he does now, in the tavern near Harvard College, he's startled to find that the muddy whirl has been swept away. The mental pan has been churning for fifty years, sorting the dirt and sand to the periphery and throwing it off. Most of the memories are simply gone. All that remain are a few wee nuggets. It's not plain to Daniel why these impressions have stayed, while others, which seemed as or more important to him at the time they happened, have gone away. But if the gold-panning similitude is faithful, it means that these memories matter more than the ones that have flown. For gold stays in the pan's center because of its density; it has more matter (whatever that means) in a given extent than anything else. - Author: Neal Stephenson
Mental Health quotes by Neal Stephenson
#217. Imagine a weight-loss program at the end of which, instead of better health, good looks, and hot romantic prospects, you die. Somalia had become just this kind of spa. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
Mental Health quotes by P. J. O'Rourke
#218. Especially like right now, I'm not shooting a show so you get to act. You get to do that stuff, kind of treat everyone as 'All right, throw the paint against the wall and see what I can do with this and what people say.' I think it's a great mental workout because you have to ready something, learn something fast. It's good to stay on your toes and keep sharp if you're auditioning. - Author: Aaron Tveit
Mental Health quotes by Aaron Tveit
#219. Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur. - Author: Michael J. Fox
Mental Health quotes by Michael J. Fox
#220. There is no fire like greed, No crime like hatred, No sorrow like separation, No sickness like hunger of heart, And no joy like the joy of freedom. Health, contentment and trust Are your greatest possessions, And freedom your greatest joy. Look within. Be still. Free from fear and attachment, Know the sweet joy of living in the way. - Author: Gautama Buddha
Mental Health quotes by Gautama Buddha
#221. If we feel our way into the human secrets of the sick person, the madness also reveals its system, and we recognize in the mental illness merely an exceptional reaction to emotional problems which are not strange to us.
The Content of the Psychoses - Author: C. G. Jung
Mental Health quotes by C. G. Jung
#222. My God," complained Arthur, "you're talking about a positive mental attitude and you haven't even had your planet demolished today. I woke up this morning and thought I'd have a nice relaxed day, do a bit of reading, brush the dog. ... It's now just after four in the afternoon and I'm already being thrown out of an alien spaceship six light-years from the smoking remains of the Earth!" He spluttered and gurgled as the Vogon tightened his grip. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#223. Despite some standout events, 2012 was demoralizing. The Met felt adrift, and New York City Opera couldn't claw its way back to artistic health. - Author: David Edelstein
Mental Health quotes by David Edelstein
#224. Her mind--brilliant, traitorous, prone to devouring itself--did not stop fretting, but at least she was in control again. It was odd, to think of one's own mind as the enemy. It wasn't always. - Author: Seanan McGuire
Mental Health quotes by Seanan McGuire
#225. Your mental attitude is the most dependable key to your personality. - Author: Napoleon Hill
Mental Health quotes by Napoleon Hill
#226. You must be sure that whatever health is brought to mankind it all comes from God. - Author: Emma Curtis Hopkins
Mental Health quotes by Emma Curtis Hopkins
#227. Providing health care is like building a house. The task requires experts, expensive equipment and materials, and a huge amount of coordination. - Author: Atul Gawande
Mental Health quotes by Atul Gawande
#228. God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you're able to pay off your house. That's God shifting things in your favor. - Author: Joel Osteen
Mental Health quotes by Joel Osteen
#229. By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful! - Author: Steve Maraboli
Mental Health quotes by Steve Maraboli
#230. We have the ability to choose, we are God's higher form of creation, we surpass all other forms of life and we don't use the mental faculties we've been given. We don't even understand what we are capable of doing. School doesn't teach us anything about ourselves. So the more we learn about ourselves, the more we take control over our life. - Author: Bob Proctor
Mental Health quotes by Bob Proctor
#231. Obviously, exercise is an important part of my life, and I think taking care of yourself is an important part of every individual's health care. - Author: Aaron Schock
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#232. The health care is going to be less money, and we're going to have much better health care. - Author: Donald Trump
Mental Health quotes by Donald Trump
#233. So many people turn to unhealthy solutions to deal with their anxiety, fears, worries and physical, mental or emotional struggles. When you're feeling pressured or worried, either Produce, Pray, Work Out or just Breathe. Turn your Pressure into Power and Productivity. You Got This. - Author: Jeanette Coron
Mental Health quotes by Jeanette Coron
#234. When it comes to our most precious commodity, our own health, many of us are like sheep following whatever our doctors and insurance companies and other medical care providers tell us to do and not to do.
about our health. - Author: Archelle Georgiou
Mental Health quotes by Archelle Georgiou
#235. [The stimulus bill funds] a bureaucratic structure for the government to begin rationing the health care of the American people. They can then lead a national, populist, grassroots movement to force Congress to pass the bill, and President Obama to sign it, educating the public along way about the intractable problems of socialized medicine. - Author: Peter Ferrara
Mental Health quotes by Peter Ferrara
#236. The spiritual path wrecks the body And afterwards restores it to health. It destroys the house to unearth the treasure, And with that treasure builds it better than before. - Author: Rumi
Mental Health quotes by Rumi
#237. Suddenly Yudhisthira saw a yaksha approaching him. The being sat in front of him and began firing questions rapidly at him.

What is bigger than the Earth? the yaksha asked.

"A mother" replied Yudhisthira.

What is taller than the sky?

"A father"

What is faster than the wind?

"The mind , of course". Yudhisthira smiled.

What grows faster than hay?


What is the greatest dharma in the world? queried the yaksha

"Compassion and conscience"

With who is friendship never-ending?

"With good people" responded Yudhisthira patiently.

What is the secret to never feeling unhappy?

"If one can control his or her mind, then that person will never feel sad"

The yaksha increase his pace now.
What is the greatest kind of wealth.


What is the greatest kind of profit?


What is the greatest kind of happiness?

"Contentment" said Yudhisthira, ever prompt with his replies.

What is man's worst enemy?


What disease will never have a cure?

"Greed is incurable"

The yaksha smiled again. A last question my friend. What is life's biggest irony?

"It is the desire to live eternally. Every day, we encounter people dying but we always think that death will never come to us. - Author: Sudha Murty
Mental Health quotes by Sudha Murty
#238. But, mind you, it's like this; while you live your life, you are in some way an organic whole with all life. But once you start the mental life you pluck the apple. You've severed the connection between the apple and the tree: the organic connection. And if you've got nothing in your life but the mental life, then you yourself are a plucked apple ... you've fallen off the tree. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
Mental Health quotes by D.H. Lawrence
#239. No doctor takes pleasure in the health even of his friends. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
Mental Health quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#240. Health begins with firmness in the body, deepens to emotional stability, then leads to intellectual clarity, wisdom and finally the unveiling of the soul. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
Mental Health quotes by B.K.S. Iyengar
#241. There are many types of preventive health care services that are covered, things like blood pressure medication, for example. And women are merely asking that their health be taken just as seriously. - Author: Sandra Fluke
Mental Health quotes by Sandra Fluke
#242. Indigo has a purifying, stabilizing, cleansing effect when fear, repression, and obsessions have disturbed your mental body. Indigo food vibrations are: blackberries, blue plums, blueberries, purple brocoli, beetroot, and purple grapes. - Author: Tae Yun Kim
Mental Health quotes by Tae Yun Kim
#243. I must fight with all my strength so that the little positive things that my health allows me to do might be pointed toward helping the revolution. The only real reason for living. - Author: Frida Kahlo
Mental Health quotes by Frida Kahlo
#244. To achieve beauty, a woman must first achieve health. - Author: Elizabeth Arden
Mental Health quotes by Elizabeth Arden
#245. If you look at coffee, tea, food and juice, we think there are inherent opportunities. If you look at health bars or grab-and-go products that are in our stores, we think we can significantly enhance them and make them more widely available. - Author: Howard Schultz
Mental Health quotes by Howard Schultz
#246. I am not sure how we came to believe that we know more about what our people need than they do. A core, culturally supported assumption about their brokenness may have something to do with it, and so might our left-dominant culture and training that makes it more challenging to be present to anyone's implicit experience. Many it is equally about our inability to trust our own inner wisdom to guide us because no-one helped us listen when we were young. Without this trust, we may get frightened for our people and the process, and such feelings bring on the need to assert control ...

experiment with the pause, remembering that our rupture and repair are optimal, trust will grow as we and our 'patients' stumble together into the tentative, fluid process of attunement with one another that supports the awakening of the inherent wisdom and health. - Author: Bonnie Badenoch
Mental Health quotes by Bonnie Badenoch
#247. The typical citizen drops down to a lower level of mental performance as soon as he enters the political field. He argues and analyzes in a way which he would readily recognize as infantile within the sphere of his real interests. He becomes primitive again. - Author: Joseph A. Schumpeter
Mental Health quotes by Joseph A. Schumpeter
#248. Good things don't come easy and anything free you have got to ponder the tiny
literature under the big words. - Author: Harken Headers
Mental Health quotes by Harken Headers
#249. If the topic be highly abstract, show its nature by concrete examples; if it be unfamiliar, make it figure as part of a story; if it be difficult, couple its acquisition with some prospect of personal gain. Above all things, make sure that it shall run through certain inner changes, since no unvarying object can possibly hold the mental field for long. Let your pupil wander from one aspect to another of your subject, if you do not wish him to wander from it altogether to something else, variety in unity being the secret of all interesting talk and thought. - Author: William James
Mental Health quotes by William James

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