Anxiety is common in today’s society, it will reach all of us at some point in life, and it’s for this reason that we have comprised a list of our favourite inspirational quotes for anxiety sufferers.
Whether it is due to circumstances at work or school, problems in relationships or with money, or just life itself that is getting to you; anxiety tries to worm its way in. The problem is that most of us tend to forget that we aren’t alone.
To remind you, and to help you continue battling, here are our top 30 Inspirational Quotes For Anxiety Sufferers:
“You will have bad days but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” – Robin Williams.
“The biggest obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.” – Unknown.
“Worrying doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” – Unknown.
“Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine.
“Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others.” – Paulo Coelho.
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin.
“Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.” – Unknown.
“If you can’t do anything about it then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change.” – Tony Gaskins.
“The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts.” – Bryant H. McGill.
“Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.” – Unknown.
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” – Deepak Chopra.
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer.
“Each day you only have a limited amount of time and energy. Don’t waste it stressing about things you cannot control.” – Karen Salmansohn.
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman.
“(Slow breathing) is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm: the anchor won’t make the storm go away, but it will hold you steady until it passes.” – Russ Harris.
“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” – Mary Tyler Moore.
“Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” – Michael Landon.
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw.
“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” – Norman Vincent Peale.
“I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” – William James.
“Most fears are just illusions.” – Gary Null.
“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.” – Paulo Coelho.
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” – Po Bronson.
“Remember, happiness doesn’t depend on who you are or what you have. It depends solely upon what you think.” – Dale Carnegie.
“Your incredible brain can take you from rags to riches, from loneliness to popularity, and from depression to happiness and joy – if you use it properly.” – Brian Tracy.
“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” – Napoleon Hill.
“Trouble is a tunnel through which we pass and not a brick wall against which we must break through.” – Chinese proverb.
“When you’re feeling anxious, remember that you’re still you. You are not anxiety. Whenever you feel otherwise, remember that’s just the anxiety talking. You are still you and hold the power in every moment.” – Deanne Repich.
“I’ve missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot…and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan, Professional Basketball Player.
“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John C. Maxwell.
Remember, this list isn’t comprised merely to inspire you to continue despite anxiety; it also serves as a reminder that no matter who you are or what you do in life, you will never suffer alone and will always have the power to get through it.
Do any of your friends or family members suffer from anxiety? Share and inspire them today with our 30 Inspirational Quotes For Anxiety Sufferers.
Author Bio – Elisabeth Ward-Harris is a fantasy writer living on a farm in rural Spain. Working on her debut novel, she spends most of her time writing or with her son up on the farm.