10 Quotes to Help You Overcome Anxiety (Curated By Someone With Anxiety)


As a person with Anxiety and Depression, I know first hand that motivational quotes that mean well can sometimes have a the opposite effect. For me they made things worse and sent me further down into a deep dark hole. 

So today, these quotes are curated by me, someone with anxiety and depression who understands; to you on whatever day you are having, be it good, bad, ugly, or meh.

May these quotes help you through your day and help you overcome your anxiety like they have for me.

I stand with you in solidarity and with love,  

Jenny P.

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. – Deepak Chopra

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. – Zig Ziglar

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit

The way you tell your story to yourself matters. – Amy Cuddy

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. – Swedish Proverb

What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. – Martha Graham

You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions. – Stephen R. Covey

Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world. – Wayne W. Dyer

If you are struggling with depression, thoughts of suicide, anxiety, or PTSD. There is help. Please call for help:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call:


or call 911

They’re available 24 hours everyday and even have an online chat if you can’t bring yourself to talk about it out loud.

I have depression, anxiety, & PTSD. Thankfully after years of help, I’m able to identify my triggers. Living with depression is draining, deafening, and can be deadly.⠀

On the other side of depression, I am able to remember the helpful tools sooner and not loose days to depression. Journal pages that help me manage my depression.

Every day won’t be perfect, but there is help.

I love you, Jenny P.⠀⠀

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