16 Motivational and Inspirational Quotes for People with Anxiety

Having bad anxiety moments really sucks. Sometimes it may seem that nothing will help you, but today at Psych2go, we will provide some anxiety support in the form of quotes, sayings and questions to ask yourself. These are compiled and written to both aid you and maybe make you think about the causes of your anxiety. Some of these anxiety quotes may provide comfort, some will make you think, other anxiety quotes may make you look up a book or person which could help you learn more about yourself or anxiety in general. Share these with everyone who may need them!

  1. You are trying so hard, you can’t always be perfect.
  2. Is my anxiety focused on controlling what happens in the future? Do I actually have control over that or is it not possible to really influence this outcome?
  3. Anxiety, whether social, generalized or other, is not a choice.
  4. It’s okay not to do everything that crosses your path, you don’t have to take every opportunity ever.
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  5. Having anxiety does not mean you are less brave than anyone else.
  6. Just because it is something small to others, does not mean your anxiety is invalid.
  7. Smile, breathe, and go slowly. — Thich Nhat Hanh
  8. People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.” — Eckhart Tolle
  9. If something is just a small task to others, it does not mean you cannot be scared to do it. Everyone gets anxious about different things.
  10. The fact that you’re anxious means you care about something, which is a great thing, but now just learn to moderate that to a level that is manageable for you.
  11. “All she needed was the certainty of his love, and his reassurance there was no hurry when a lifetime lay ahead of them.” — Ian McEwan
    Sometimes a partner or a good friend can help you out in difficult moments.
  12. Each day you only have a limited amount of time and energy. Try to spend it on things you can actually influence instead of worries that make you feel worse. (based on a quote by Karen Salmansohn)
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  13. It is okay to cut out people who continuously influence your mood in a negative way. Sometimes that is better for the both of you.
  14. “Spend time with people who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.” (notsalmon.com)
  15. “When I let go of what I am, I can become what I might be.” — Lao Tzu
  16. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” — Lao Tzu

We hope these anxiety quotes may help you or your friends and family out! Are there any other topics you would like psych2go to delve into? Let us know in the comments or on facebook or tumblr.


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