If you’re feeling sad or hopeless, these depression quotes will cheer you up when depressed.
These sayings about depression will help you to feel less alone in your challenges by offering uplifting reminders to believe you can change your circumstances.
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15 Depression Quotes For When You’re Depressed
Bookmark this page and return to read these depression quotes whenever you’re depressed and need support to to feel a bit happier.
View your life with kindsight. Stop beating yourself up about things form the past. Instead of slapping your forehead and asking, “What was I thinking?” …breathe and ask the kinder question, “What was I learning?” – Karen Salmansohn
Depression is such a cruel punishment.
Sometimes you have to die a little inside in order to be reborn as a stronger, wiser you.
Print out these inspiring depression quotes. Post them around your home so you stay looking on the brighter side of things.
Healing doesn’t mean the pain never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our lives.
Rise a little earlier. Think a little clearer. Pray a little longer. Love a little harder. – Alex Elle
You’ve seen my descent. Now watch my rising. – Rumi
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When feeling overwhelmed by a faraway goal, repeat the following: I Have it within me right now to get me to where I want to be later. – Karen Salmansohn
Happy people don’t hare and people who walk around hating aren’t happy. – Karen Salmansohn
Ban, shred, delete, obliterate the words “I’m not good enough.” – Karen Salmansohn
Detox your life in 4 easy steps… Let go anybody who: 1. lies to you 2. disrespects you 3. uses you 4. puts you down
It’s time to get back your inner fire.
Keep going! Never matter the challenges swirling around you! Don’t you dare stop! Keep moving forward! You’ll get where you want to be! – Karen Salmansohn
Use these depression sayings as mobile wallpaper. You’ll think more positively every time you use your phone.
Nobody has the right to judge you, because nobody has been through what you’ve been through. They might have heard the stories, but they didn’t feel the pain in your heart. – Karen Salmansohn
Deep depression is due to a problem with brain chemistry not a problem with inner weakness. – Karen Salmansohn
I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who was not sorry and accept an apology I never received.
Bonus Depression Quote
You are so much more than what has been done to you. – Karen Salmansohn
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