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30 Mental Health Quotes to Inspire You

Struggling? Feeling down? Or simply looking for inspiration and motivation today? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of mental health quotes – from self-love and self-care to helping you get through dark times. 

We hope you find what you’re looking for today with these mental health quotes!

Mental Health Quotes on Self-Love & Self-Care

h Quotes for self-care and self love

1. “Embrace the lows like it’s a natural cycle. Life isn’t linear, but more of a cycle. There’s a season and time for everything.” – Sonia Mao

2. “I try to remind myself to commit to the progress rather than focusing on perfectionism and comparing myself to others.” – Leila Rita

3. “You are worth the quiet moment. You are worth the deeper breath. You are worth the time it takes to slow down, be still, and rest.” – Morgan Harper Nichols

4. “So far, you’ve survived 100% of your worst days. You’re doing so great!” – Color Me Happii by Kaitlyn

5. “Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean “me first”. It means “me too.”” – selfcarexpress

6. “Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.” – Pema Chodron

7. “When you say ‘Yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘No’ to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho 

8. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain

9. “You will always be too much of something for someone: too big, too loud, too soft, too edgy. If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.” – Danielle LaPorte

10. “Talk to yourself as you would someone you love.” – Brene Brown

11. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” – Brene Brown 

12. “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” – Amy Bloom

13. “Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place.” – Unknown

14. “Nobody can make you feel anything without your permission.” – Unknown

15. “Give yourself the same care and attention that you give to others and watch yourself bloom.” – Unknown

Also read: Self-Compassion & Self-Love Free Resources

Mental Health Quotes on Affirmations

16. “I was once afraid of people saying ‘Who does she think she is?’ Now I have the courage to stand and say ‘This is who I am.’’ ” – Oprah Winfrey

17. “When things change inside you, things change around you.” – Unknown

18. “The sooner we become less impressed with our life, our accomplishments, our career, our relationships, the prospects in front of us—the sooner we become less impressed and more involved with these things—the sooner we get better at them. We must be more than just happy to be here.” – Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Mental Health Quotes on Letting Go and Healing

Mental Health Quotes on healing

19. “Your heart in its natural state, is capable of carrying the weight of its own pain all the way to your healing.” –

20. “When you stop worrying about what you cannot control, you have time to change the things you can control. And that changes everything.” – Marcandangel

21. “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like right now, and appreciating it for everything that it is.”  – Marcandangel

Mental Health Quotes to Get You Through Dark Times

h Quotes to Get You Through Dark Times

22. “Sadness is a feeling. It is not who I am. Just like anxiety. Even happiness. I am not any of my feelings. I am the one who feels them.” – sistercody

23. “I don’t think people realise how much strength it takes to pull your own self out of a dark place mentally. So if you’ve done that today or any day, I’m proud of you.” – Horacio Jones

24. “Mental health is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.” –

25. “My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.” – Emery Lord

26. “You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore to decide to be happy.” – Nightbirde

27. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore

28. “Ships don’t sink because of the water around them. Ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let What’s happening around you get inside and weigh you down.” – Courtney Budzyn.

29. “You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up to somebody about it, because it’s really important you share your experience with people so that you can get the help that you need.” – Demi Lovato

30. “Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but, importantly, YOU ARE NOT THE RAIN.” – Matt Haig

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Also read: How to Develop a Self-Care Plan for Yourself