quote by Angeles Arrien

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?'

— Angeles Arrien

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Depressed person quote Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

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.

I was terrified when my doctor told me that I had a unique and interesting personality trait, but then he told me about new Zoloft or Prozac and now I just take three pills a day and I blend right into this horrible inbred corporate landscape.

Depressed person quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

When you look at a person, any person, everyone has a story.

Everyone has gone through something that has changed their life. Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are not signs of weakness. They are signs of trying to remain strong for way too long.

Once you have identified with some form of negativity, you do not want to let it go, and on a deeply unconscious level, you do not want positive change. It would threaten your identity as a depressed, angry or hard-done by person. You will then ignore, deny or sabotage the positive in your life. This is a common phenomenon. It is also insane.

I have been a depressed person most of m life. I was always in the throes of self-hatred.

Depressed person quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

The first person who ever told me that happiness was work was this manic-depressive artist I knew when I was in my 20s. I was like, 'What are you talking about? Happiness just happens. That's even the root of that word. How could it be work?

The depressed person is a radical, sullen atheist.

Lunatics are similar to designated hitters.

Often an entire family is crazy, but since an entire family can't go into the hospital, one person is designated as crazy and goes inside. Then, depending on how the rest of the family is feeling that person is kept inside or snatched out, to prove something about the family's mental health.

Depressed person quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al

Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

I don't think I suffered with depression, I don't think I'm a depressed type of person - I just think I suffered a depression to do with snooker, and I just couldn't handle it. I could go out and play, but take me out of there and I couldn't do life. It was a nightmare, my life just felt like a bit of a nightmare.

...The more a person is inclined to gratitude, the less likely he or she is to be depressed, anxious, lonely, envious, or neurotic.

It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook.

Depressed person quote Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my

Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...

When a depressed person shrinks away from your touch it does not mean he is rejecting you. Rather he is protecting you from the foul, destructive evil which he believes is the essence of his being and which he believes can injure you.

Anybody who's had to contend with mental illness - whether it's depression, bipolar illness or severe anxiety, whatever - actually has a fair amount of resilience in the sense that they've had to deal with suffering already, personal suffering.

Sometimes people think if someone has depression, that person must be a broken Mormon. We believe that righteousness is happiness, but what happens when people are righteous and they're not happy?

Depressed person quote A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres...

A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.

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That's the thing with handmade items.

They still have the person's mark on them, and when you hold them, you feel less alone. This is why everyone who eats a Whopper leaves a little more depressed than they were when they came in. Nobody cooked that burger.

The artist's personality, built upon strong desires and compassionate vision, is by its nature prone to depression.

Once a depressed person becomes active and hopeful, self-esteem always improves.

Bolstering self-esteem without changing hopelessness, without changing passivity, accomplishes nothing.

Depressed person 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.

Sadness is more or less like a head cold - with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.

Circumstances do not push or pull. They are daily lessons to be studied and gleaned for new knowledge and wisdom. Knowledge and wisdom that is applied will bring about a brighter tomorrow. A person who is depressed is spending too much time thinking about the way things are now and not enough time thinking about how he wants things to be.

I know some people are like "I'm depressed and I'm a struggling artist" and that really works for some people, but that doesn't work for me. I have to be really happy, even when I'm writing my depressing songs; I have to come through that stage before I can write. I have to be in a good place. I'm a positive person.

Depressed person 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.

Studies show: Intelligent girls are more depressed Because they know What the world is really like Don't think for a beat it makes it better When you sit her down and tell her Everything gonna be all right She knows in society she either is A devil or an angel with no in between She speaks in the third person So she can forget that she's me

There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, 'There now, hang on, you'll get over it.' Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.

I felt like I was a good woman, a good person.

But I was sinking deeper and deeper into depression, because my soul wasn't living. I was purposely holding down my soul and my spirit. It was dying inside of me.

Depressed person 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.

If letters did not exist, what dark depressions would come over one! When one has been worrying about something and wants to tell a certain person about it, what a relief it is to put it all down in a letter! Still greater is one's joy when a reply arrives. At that moment a letter really seems like an elixir of life.

Sharing our depressions felt like having survived a war.

The experience bonds you to the other person for life.

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.

Depressed person quote A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

I find that I get a little depressed if I don't move my body each day, so sometimes it's just as simple as walking, and other times it's training for a marathon or some kind of personal goal that I'm trying to meet.

While each of us ... has depressed hours, none of us needs to be a depressed person.

I find myself frequently depressed - perhaps more so than any other person here.

And I find no better cure for that depression than to trust in the Lord with all my heart, and seek to realize afresh the power of the peace-speaking blood of Jesus, and His infinite love in dying upon the cross to put away all my transgressions.

Depressed person quote Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person, especially if he has had between four and seven beers.

But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.

When I came out of the Depression, I came out of it with a different point of view as to what constituted success. And that was even just even personal success.

One of the things that frequently gets lost in descriptions of depression is that the depressed person often knows that it is a ludicrous condition to feel so disabled by the ordinary business of quotidian life.

There is nothing so depressing as a constant contemplation of one's self, and the greatest moral cowardice in the world's opinion comes from consulting one's own personal convenience.

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