20 Depression Quotes to Show You Things are Not Hopeless

Sadness is a feeling we all experience from time to time. We probably wouldn’t know what happiness was without it. But what if the sadness won’t go away and turns into hopelessness and despair? Editor’s Note: Struggling and feeling hopeless? You are not alone. Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). According to the World Health Organization, depression is a common mental illness with more than 300 million people affected worldwide. How depression manifests varies from person to person, but its symptoms include feelings of sadness, a loss of interest in daily activities once enjoyed, sleep and appetite changes, irritability, problems focusing, loss of energy, feelings of helplessness, hopelessness and worthlessness. The more symptoms you might have, the more serious your condition might be — and it’s imperative to seek professional help. The good news is that with help and support and adequate treatment, those symptoms can be improved. Meanwhile, enjoy our list of depression quotes that will help you remember there is light at the end of the tunnel. Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every […]

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 153 - 10 Hopeful Quotes For Anyone Who's Hanging On By A Thread

10 Hopeful Quotes For Anyone Who’s Hanging On By A Thread

You are STRONG. Everyone gets sad sometimes. But if you (or someone you love) is severely depressed, it’s more than just sad. Sometimes people get to the point of not wanting to live. Sadly, many people turn to suicide when they feel they have no other options, but if you or someone you know is at this point, it’s time to get some outside help. Suicide is never the answer, and we want to remind you that things really do get better — even when sometimes it’s impossible to see the light at the end of the tunnel. If you have contemplated — or survived — suicide, don’t be ashamed. You are not weak — you are STRONG. And you WILL get through this. But sometimes getting a little help from someone that is not yourself is exactly the thing you need to keep on going, even when you don’t feel the drive to anymore. Or if you have a loved one that’s having a tough time, or if you need just a little boost yourself, we’ve collected a few suicide prevention quotes that we hope will remind you that this is not the end of the road, and that […]

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 05 - 20 Strength Quotes To Motivate You When It Feels Impossible To Get Through The Day

20 Strength Quotes To Motivate You When It Feels Impossible To Get Through The Day

Keep your chin up. Have you ever had one of those days where it felt like a struggle just to get out of bed and put real clothes on? And no, I don’t mean because you’re still drunk from the night before. I mean the kind of day that feels like it’s going to be crappy because you’ve been dealing with some difficult stuff that doesn’t seem like it’s getting better anytime soon. Yeah, those days can knock the motivation right out of you. I have dealt with those days before and probably not in the healthiest of ways. But sometimes, you need to call it quits and go back to bed when you’re feeling that awful. Other times when you’re having a bad day and feeling down, you need to say, “nope, not today!” and show those dark thoughts and negative emotions who’s boss. Of course, saying this and doing this are two different things. You could sit here and make a list of all the things you could get done today, but if you don’t actually do it, you end up feeling like a failure. But sometimes, it isn’t as easy as just pushing through the emotions you’re feeling […]

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