106+ Inspirational Mental Health Quotes To Help You

Each of the following positive mental health quotes is overflowing with wisdom, life lessons, and knowledge. All you need is a couple of minutes out of your day, and you can make different or better choices depending on what you learn.

Reading famous mental health can help you change your perspective. Positive mental health awareness quotes encompass nearly every aspect that makes up our day-to-day lives.

Thanks to all the distractions around us today, it’s easy to lose focus of what really matters in our lives. Sometimes all we need a reminder. To help you make the most of your life, below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and thought-provoking mental health quotes:

Best Mental Health Quotes

The sky is not falling and life will return to normal. Asa Don Brown

The medicine is your mindset. SeKeithia Johnson

Behind every trigger is a wound in our past. Jessica Moore

Make peace with your inner turmoil. Unknown

The biggest benefit of exercise isn’t your physical health, it’s your mental health. Matthew Kobach

We pay a lot of attention to our diet, but never to our mental health. Neha Pendse

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ. John Steinbeck

A pill cannot make your unconscious, conscious. Serena Jade

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Honor yourself by not criticizing, judging, or denying what you feel. Iyanla Vanzant

It’s not just people who can’t find a job, or can’t fit in in society that struggle with depression sometimes. Jared Padalecki

It doesn’t have to take over your life, it doesn’t have to define you as a person, it’s just important that you ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness. Demi Lovato

Learn how to stop doing. Do not be afraid to admit it when you are tired. Iyanla Vanzant

Good mental health requires a sense of humor about yourself. Phillip Barea

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health. Carl Jung

Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need. Nathaniel Branden

The light you are searching for can be found in your reflection. Hannah Blum

Nothing can survive without food. Everything we consume acts either to heal us or to poison us. Thich Nhat Hanh

Seeing a therapist doesn’t mean you’re crazy, or bad, or sick. A therapist is like a… a guide. He knows the signs, the roads, the pits. He can help you find the pain inside, acknowledge it and its cause, and get past it. Steven Gould

I’ve run my whole life for more than exercise, for mental health. Wendelin Van Draanen

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside remembering all the times you’ve felt that way. Charles Bukowski

Deep breathing is our nervous system’s love language. Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy

I am a crazy person living a crazy life in a crazy world. Steven Magee

Pay careful attention to anything you try to hide. Gretchen Rubin

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A confused mind tends to be the most creative. Steven Magee

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. Damian Barr

You’re not much more demented than the rest – you just know a lot more about what’s passing through your mind. Alain de Botton

Famous Mental Health Quotes

Lying in bed thinking about what makes you anxious is terrible for your mental health. Get up. Start your day. Get out of the house. It won’t make your problems disappear but it makes you feel better immediately. And that helps you solve them. Mel Robbins

Teach your children to develop a healthy imagination. Asa Don Brown

Protect your mental health. You don’t have to try to be everything to everyone. Keishorne Scott

I realize that if love were the cure, I would have been healed a long time ago. Oliver Sacks

What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candour, and more unashamed conversation. Glenn Close

There’s a reason why so few make it out of the trap of their own mind. The trap all too often seems to be just fine from day to day. Gary John Bishop

They pull at a thread of pain left by someone in your mind, and sew an entire ghost out of you. Nikita Gill

Everybody knows there is no such thing as normal. There is no black-and-white definition of normal. Normal is subjective. There’s only a messy, inconsistent, silly, hopeful version of how we feel most at home in our lives. Tori Spelling

The only journey is the journey within. Rainer Maria Rilke

Trying to please everyone is a guaranteed prescription for unhappiness. The first step toward emotional freedom is realizing that you’re not for everyone. Shane Parrish

When it comes to our minds, awareness is very often the solution itself. Matt Haig

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I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me. John Green

My room is the safest place my body has. My mind doesn’t really have a safe place. Anna Whateley

And every person can benefit from talking to somebody. I’m the most anti-medication person, but some people need medicine, and there was a time where I needed some too. Miley Cyrus

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

If you’re feeling mentally unwell, treat yourself as you would a physical problem. Matt Haig

You don’t need to find a lesson in your trauma. Jordan Pickell

The mind craves pleasure, and in doing so creates pain. James Pierce

Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.  Louise Hart

Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character. Pastor Rick Warren

I think when someone gets to rock bottom and they need a way out of that hole, the only way to get out is to surrender and ask for help. Demi Lovato

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Mental illness may be invisible, but the people who live with it are not. Hannah Blum

Life is like a tree and its root is consciousness. Therefore, once we tend the root, the tree as a whole will be healthy. Deepak Chopra

Lunatics are not the only ones to be called lunatics. Raheel Farooq

Meditation will declutter your mind from the negative emotions to make way for more positivity. Shivanshu K. Srivastava

Until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. Iyanla Vanzant

If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it. Russell Wilson

Relatable Mental Health Quotes

Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so. Lemony Snicket

Self-forgiveness can heal you. Andrew Zaffina

Learn to read symptoms not only as problems to be overcome but as messages to be heeded. Gabor Maté

Just having a place to sit and be thankful each day improves mental health. Jessica Marie Baumgartner

Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others. Jasmine Warga

The more you understand your self the more inner peace you can have. Maxime Lagacé

One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. Linda Poindexter

Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going. Noam Shpancer

The problems we feel most alone with are, by definition, a shared reality with millions of others, separated by shame and shyness. Alain de Botton

Some seek the comfort of their therapist’s office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy. Dean Karnazes

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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

So very often we do not recognize or realize how the unhealed wounds of childhood motivate our adult behavior. Mental health is still health and we must take care of it. Iyanla Vanzant

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. Abraham Lincoln

It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn’t do that anymore. I sought and received treatment, I put positive people around me and I got back to doing what I love – writing songs and making music. Mariah Carey

We may be happy enough with little if little is what we have come to expect, and we may be miserable with much when we have been taught to desire everything. Alain de Botton

Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people. Clint Eastwood

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. Albus Dumbledore

The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t. Joker

Most of us do not understand ourselves, our various tensions and conflicts, our hopes and fears, which often produce mental and physical disorders. Jiddu Krishnamurti

The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation. Glenn Close

Mental health is often missing from public health debates even though it’s critical to wellbeing. Diane Abbott

Unfortunately, we force people to break the law in order to get any kind of mental health treatment. Pete Earley

Real optimism is not the pep talk you give yourself. It is earned through the labor involved in emotional housekeeping. Augusten Burroughs

The concept of “mental health” in our society is defined largely by the extent to which an individual behaves in accord with the needs of the system and does so without showing signs of stress. Theodore J. Kaczynski

You will not find great mental health in stagnation. Gal Shapira

One does not become fully human painlessly. Rollo May

Short Mental Health Quotes

Loving thoughts and actions are clearly beneficial for our physical and mental health. 14th Dalai Lama

Everybody is somewhat neurotic, and…we must practice tolerance. Carl Jung

Start listening to the way you talk to yourself. These interactions will tell you how well you know yourself, how much you respect yourself, and what boundaries you are lacking. Sara Kuburic

Knowing how little you matter is very important for your mental health and your happiness. Naval Ravikant

The human brain isn’t designed to process all of the world’s emergencies in realtime. Naval Ravikant

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung

I’m actually taking medication that seems to be pretty good. It’s not making me feel too tired or sluggish or anything like that. Finding the proper balance is what is most important, Mariah Carey

Darkness is a giftit illuminates the light that is you. Bakhtawar Mehdi

Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone. Charles Bukowski

You are more precious to this world than you’ll ever know. Lili Rhinehart

We live in a world where mental health is real. Emotional health is real, and people feel like no one cares. Malik Yoba

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The grass is not ‘greener’ on the other side – it is just another shade of green. Annika Sorensen

Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with. Adam Ant

It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind. Steve Maraboli

I’m struggling just to get through the days. I think a lot of people are. Justin Bieber

About a third of my cases are suffering from no clinically definable neurosis, but from the senselessness and emptiness of their lives. This can be defined as the general neurosis of our times. C.G. Jung

The healthy man does not torture others generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. Carl Jung

The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health. Stefan Molyneux

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

Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them. Joubert Botha

Be gentle with yourself. Idil Ahmed

What people never understand is that depression isn’t about the outside; it’s about the inside. Jasmine Warga

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. Juliette Lewis

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. Amy March

This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not. Cammie McGovern

It is not the the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind. Aisha Mirza