53 Positive Mental Health Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Positive mental health significantly helps in an individual’s quality of life, equipping them with the ability to manage stress effectively and surmount challenges.

As a crucial component of overall well-being, mental health enables individuals to recognize their abilities, navigate everyday stresses, perform productively and make substantial contributions to their communities.

One’s mental health, encompassing psychological, emotional and social aspects, influences all areas of life.

Having sound mental health facilitates effective communication, decision-making and the capacity to experience life to its fullest.


However, struggles with mental illnesses or addiction can sometimes present obstacles to achieving a healthy mental state.

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I have made a collection of the Positive Mental Health Quotes that will inspire and motivate you.

Top 10 Positive Mental Health Quotes


Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so. ~ Lemony Snicket.


Let your story go. Allow yourself to be present with who you are right now. ~ Russ Kyle.


Don’t let your struggle become your identity. ~ Unknown.


The strongest people are those who win battles we know nothing about. ~ Unknown.


If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken. ~ Selena Gomez.


There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t. ~ John Green.


There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. ~ Leonard Cohen.


Self-care is how you take your power back. ~ Lalah Delia.


Deep breathing is our nervous system’s love language. ~ Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy.


We are not our trauma. We are not our brain chemistry. That’s part of who we are, but we’re so much more than that. ~ Sam J. Miller.

Mental Health Quotes to Feel Positive

Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all. ~ Erik Erikson.

Take your time healing, as long as you want. Nobody else knows what you’ve been through. How could they know how long it will take to heal you? ~ Abertoli.


Don’t believe everything you think. ~ Unknown.

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. ~ Kahlil Gibran.

Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn’t mean you can, should, or need to do it alone. ~ Lisa Olivera.

You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human. ~ Lori Deschene.


Mental health affects every aspect of your life. It’s not just this neat little issue you can put into a box. ~ Shannon Purser.

Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but you are not the rain. ~ Matt Haig.

Mental health… is not a destination but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going. ~ Noam Shpancer.

Positive Mental Health Quotes to Inspire

Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with. ~ Adam Ant.


Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so. ~ Lemony Snicket.

There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t. ~ John Green.


There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. ~ Leonard Cohen.

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside – remembering all the times you’ve felt that way. ~ Charles Bukowski.

Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. ~ Ovid.

The humanity we all share is more important than the mental illnesses we may not. ~ Elyn R. Saks.


Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character. ~ Rick Warren.

What people never understand is that depression isn’t about the outside; it’s about the inside.~ Jasmine Warga.

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ~ Buddha.


If there is no struggle, there is no progress. ~ Fredrick Douglass.

Promise me you’ll always remember – you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~ Christopher Robin.

You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen. ~ Kody Keplinger.

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. ~ Juliette Lewis.

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. ~ Albus Dumbledore.


In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer. ~ Albert Camus.

If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill.

Positive Mental Health Quotes to Motivate

Change what you can, manage what you can’t. ~ Raymond McCauley.


You look at me and cry; everything hurts. I hold you and whisper: but everything can heal. ~ Rupi Kaur.

My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it. ~ Emery Lord.

One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. ~ Linda Poindexter.


This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not. ~ Cammie McGovern.

Emotional pain is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open. ~ Steven Aitchison.

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. ~ Nido Qubein.

Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them. ~ Joubert Botha.


Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. ~ Unknown.

In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. ~ Abraham Maslow.


You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you. ~ Dan Millman.

The only journey is the journey within. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke.

Positive Mental Health Quotes for Love

Increasing the strength of our minds is the only way to reduce the difficulty of life. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Aristotle.

What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation. ~ Glenn Close.


I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. ~ Amy March.

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~ Jimmy Dean.

So these were the 53 top quotes about Positive Mental Health.

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