Mood Disorder Bipolar Quotes

Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.
“Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.”
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.
“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'
“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'”
The best way out is always through.
“The best way out is always through.”
It's okay to not be okay.
“It's okay to not be okay.”
You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
“You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
I am worthy.
“I am worthy.”
Don't believe everything you think.
“Don't believe everything you think.”
Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.
“You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.”
Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.
“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.”
The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
“The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
“I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”
There is nothing in this world that can trouble you as much as your own thoughts.
“There is nothing in this world that can trouble you as much as your own thoughts.”
Don't get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn't even exist in the first place.
“Don't get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn't even exist in the first place.”
You are not here to make others understand you. You are here to understand yourself.
“You are not here to make others understand you. You are here to understand yourself.”
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I'm not.
“I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I'm not.”
You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before; and that, my love, is bravery.
“You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before; and that, my love, is bravery.”
The more you overthink the less you will understand.
“The more you overthink the less you will understand.”
My mood does not define my mind.
“My mood does not define my mind.”
Life is like a piano; the white keys represent happiness and the black show sadness. But as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also create music.
“Life is like a piano; the white keys represent happiness and the black show sadness. But as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also create music.”
Worrying about how things might go wrong doesn't help things to go right.
“Worrying about how things might go wrong doesn't help things to go right.”
Just keep swimming.
“Just keep swimming.”
If you know people who are suicidal, or if you know people who are bipolar, depressed, have panic attack disorder, just be there for them. They're going through something that's very, very hard.
“If you know people who are suicidal, or if you know people who are bipolar, depressed, have panic attack disorder, just be there for them. They're going through something that's very, very hard.”
Stop worrying about what tomorrow may bring. Focus on what you can control. Stay positive. Enjoy today. Expect good things to come.
“Stop worrying about what tomorrow may bring. Focus on what you can control. Stay positive. Enjoy today. Expect good things to come.”
So this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I don't know how that could be.
“So this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I don't know how that could be.”
This too shall pass.
“This too shall pass.”
It may not be a good day, but there is something good in every day!
“It may not be a good day, but there is something good in every day!”
Don't let your illness make you afraid to live, getting to the end of each day and knowing you did it proves the strength you have inside. Don't give up.
“Don't let your illness make you afraid to live, getting to the end of each day and knowing you did it proves the strength you have inside. Don't give up.”
We can get better, because we're not dead yet.
“We can get better, because we're not dead yet.”
She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.
“She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.”
I always tell myself "the bad times never last". It will end. The good days are just around the corner.' Knowing there is always an end to the down moods always helps me to get through that day/week/month.
“I always tell myself "the bad times never last". It will end. The good days are just around the corner.' Knowing there is always an end to the down moods always helps me to get through that day/week/month.”
She burned too bright for this world.
“She burned too bright for this world.”
One of the things so bad about depression and bipolar disorder is that if you don't have prior awareness, you don't have any idea what hit you.
“One of the things so bad about depression and bipolar disorder is that if you don't have prior awareness, you don't have any idea what hit you.”
The smile of the morning doesn't judge the day.
“The smile of the morning doesn't judge the day.”
I have never seen battles quite as terrifyingly beautiful as the ones I fight when my mind splinters and races, to swallow me into my own madness, again.
“I have never seen battles quite as terrifyingly beautiful as the ones I fight when my mind splinters and races, to swallow me into my own madness, again.”
There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.
“There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.”
Thinking too much leads to paralysis by analysis. It's important to think things through, but many use thinking as a means of avoiding action.
“Thinking too much leads to paralysis by analysis. It's important to think things through, but many use thinking as a means of avoiding action.”
You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
“You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”
Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.
“Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”
If you're lost you can always be found.
“If you're lost you can always be found.”
Except you cannot outrun insanity, anymore than you can outrun your own shadow.
“Except you cannot outrun insanity, anymore than you can outrun your own shadow.”
Life is like being on a roller coaster ride. Sometimes you can predict drop offs and other you just have to hang on because the next turn sends you into an unexpected spiral.
“Life is like being on a roller coaster ride. Sometimes you can predict drop offs and other you just have to hang on because the next turn sends you into an unexpected spiral.”
Genius by birth, bipolar by design.
“Genius by birth, bipolar by design.”
I think one thing is that 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.
“I think one thing is that 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.”
Where would the memoir be without bipolar writers? I mean, that's what - that whole oversharing thing is really a very clear symptom of bipolar disorder. And I'm not saying that every, you know, I'm not accusing every memoirist of being bipolar. But I think in a way it's kind of a gift.
“Where would the memoir be without bipolar writers? I mean, that's what - that whole oversharing thing is really a very clear symptom of bipolar disorder. And I'm not saying that every, you know, I'm not accusing every memoirist of being bipolar. But I think in a way it's kind of a gift.”
I am bipolar, and I am proud. And that is why I wanted to write a book. To shine a light on mental illness, to be vulnerable about the days I let it take control and paid dearly for it, and to tell anyone fighting a similar battle: You are not alone. You are not broken.
“I am bipolar, and I am proud. And that is why I wanted to write a book. To shine a light on mental illness, to be vulnerable about the days I let it take control and paid dearly for it, and to tell anyone fighting a similar battle: You are not alone. You are not broken.”
I had to cut myself off from everyone. I didn't come out of my room, forget stepping out of the house. I had a beard, and I didn't get a haircut for months. For someone who has performed in front of a crowd of 20,000, I was scared of facing 4-5 people. That's what bipolar disorder does to you.
“I had to cut myself off from everyone. I didn't come out of my room, forget stepping out of the house. I had a beard, and I didn't get a haircut for months. For someone who has performed in front of a crowd of 20,000, I was scared of facing 4-5 people. That's what bipolar disorder does to you.”
The smartest thing I did was to stop going online. I'm the sort of person who will just look for the negative - Michael really can't understand it, but that's just the way I am. And with my bipolar thing, that's poison. So I just stopped. Cold turkey. And it's so liberating.
“The smartest thing I did was to stop going online. I'm the sort of person who will just look for the negative - Michael really can't understand it, but that's just the way I am. And with my bipolar thing, that's poison. So I just stopped. Cold turkey. And it's so liberating.”