You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. ... If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.— Philippe Starck
Floundering Overcoming Depression quotations
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
Once you choose hope, anything's possible
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.
You don't have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.
Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew.
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.
Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.
Telling someone with depression to pull themselves together is about as useful as telling someone with cancer to just stop having cancer
There's nothing wrong with you that a little Prozac and a polo mallet can't cure.
Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.
Never react emotionally to criticism.
Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Beautiful people do not just happen
Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days ahead.
Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
The worst forms of depression are cured when Holy Scripture is believed.
Strength shows, not only in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.
Depression cannot be overcome by listing a series of good things in one's life, any more than a broken foot can be healed by thinking about all the other bones you have that aren't broken.
I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression.
The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
All adverse and depressing influences can be overcome, not by fighting, by by rising above them.
Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.
Perhaps all our troubles - all the violence, obesity, illness, depression, and greed we can't overcome - began when we stopped living as Running People. Deny your nature, and it will erupt in some other, uglier way.
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.
[My best tip for overcoming depression is] to regard it as being like the weather. It's not your responsibility that it's raining, but it is real when it rains, and the fact that it's raining does not mean that the rain is never going to stop. The only thing to do is to believe that, one day, it won't be raining and accept it so you can find a mental umbrella to shield yourself from the worst. The sun will eventually come up.
There are seminars that teach us how to cope with depression, sickness and relationship break down. But God wants us to overcome.
Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
To overcome the anxieties and depressions of contemporary life, individuals must become independent of the social environment to the degree that they no longer respond exclusively in terms of its rewards and punishments. To achieve such autonomy, a person has to learn to provide rewards to herself. She has to develop the ability to find enjoyment and purpose regardless of external circumstances.
To dwell on the things that depress or anger us does not help in overcoming them. One must knock them down alone.
Greedhas no satiation point, since its consummation does not fill the inner emptiness, boredom, loneliness, and depression it is meant to overcome.