quote by Henri Nouwen

Every time there are losses, there are choices to be made. You choose to live your losses as passages to anger, blame, hatred, depression and resentment, or you choose to let these losses be passages to something new, something wider, and deeper.

— Henri Nouwen

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Being depressed quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

If you look at the world, you'll be distressed.

If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest.

Music is a science, it heals depression, it awakens, most people don't know, they just take music for an entertainment, something to dance to, and enjoy yourself and you go to bed and forget it tomorrow, music must never be forgotten, it's like a fountain that keeps on flowing

Being depressed quote Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

You can be healed of depression if every day you begin the first thing in the morning to consider how you will bring a real joy to someone else.

If the praise of others elates me and their blame depresses me;

if I cannot rest under misunderstandin g without defending myself; if I love to be loved more than to love, to be served more than to serve, then I know nothing of Calvary love.

In many shamanic societies, if you came to a medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions: 'When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop being comforted by the sweet territory of silence?'

Being depressed quote If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are li

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.

I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you... There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and I am braver than Loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.

There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.

Being depressed quote If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are liv

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success!

You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.

True art is alive and inspired by humanity.

I believe that art helps us to be free from aggression and depression.

Being depressed quote The seeds of  will never take root in a grateful heart!

The seeds of will never take root in a grateful heart!

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Don't get upset with your imperfections.

It's a great mistake because it leads nowhere - to get angry because you are angry, upset at being upset, depressed at being depressed, disappointed because you are disappointed. So don't fool yourself. Simply surrender to the Power of God's Love, which is always greater than our weakness.

Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life.

Being depressed quote There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

You know what scares me? When you have to be nice to some paranoid schizophrenic, just because she lives in your head.

Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher.

It's a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life.

Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.

Being depressed quote There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality

There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality

Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.

If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet;

how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves.

Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.

There is a difference between broke and being poor.

Being broke is a temporary economic condition, but being poor is a disabling frame of mind and a depressed condition of your spirit, and you must vow to never, ever be poor again.

Whoever controls the volume of money in our country is absolute master of all industry and commerce...when you realize that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate.

Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore.

I don't want to see anyone. I lie in the bedroom with the curtains drawn and nothingness washing over me like a sluggish wave. Whatever is happening to me is my own fault. I have done something wrong, something so huge I can't even see it, something that's drowning me. I am inadequate and stupid, without worth. I might as well be dead.

People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long.

There's a fine line between helping others and being a people pleaser, and mistaking one for the other can be hugely detrimental. When we put others' needs before our own, we deplete our energy, which can lead to depression, physical illness, and overwhelm.

If you're out there and need help, please seek it.

Be proud of your valiant day-to-day struggle. There is no shame in needing support.

Do not be depressed. Do not let your weakness make you impatient. Instead, let the serenity of your spirit shine through your face. Let the joy of your mind burst forth.

I am very grateful for my life. I think one of the keys to not being depressed is to find gratitude and to be grateful for what you have. So I am grateful for what I have.

You don't think in depression that you've put on a gray veil and are seeing the world through the haze of a bad mood. You think that the veil has been taken away, the veil of happiness, and that now you're seeing truly.

You've been complaining, you've been depressed, you've been despondent.

But take off those garments of heaviness and put back on your garments of praise. I didn't come when you thought I was going to come, but I'm going to be right on time.

It seemed like this was one big Prozac nation, one big mess of malaise.

Perhaps the next time half a million people gather for a protest march on the White House green it will not be for abortion rights or gay liberation, but because we're all so bummed out.

Of course I'm crazy, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong.

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