41 Quotes About Being Stressed and Depressed

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When you experience an overwhelming amount of stress and confusion in your life, it can leave you in a state of depression. These quotes about being stressed and depressed capture the challenges we face during these difficult times.

“A pattern of raised crisscrossed scars, some old and white, others more recent in various shades of pink and red. Exposing the stress of the structure underneath its paint.”

“As her analyst had told her: the deeper buried the distress, the further into the body it went. The digestive system was about as far as it could go to hide.”

“Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress.”

“Drop the fear. What you fear most, can be a repeated theme in your life.”

“Each moment of worry, anxiety or stress represents lack of faith in miracles, for they never cease.”

“Fear of a bully, fear of a volcano; the power within you does not distinguish. It does not recognize degree.”

“Holding on to the past will hold you down in life. Learn from it but move on.”

“I am not using my depression as an excuse. Trust me, I’d give anything to function “normally” on a day to day basis.”

“I began my studies with eagerness. Before me I saw a new world opening in beauty and light, and I felt within me the capacity to know all things.”

“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.”

“If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.”

“If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person.”

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”

“It was after I first began to uplift my thoughts a bit that my cravings for junk food started to dissipate. I did not connect the two at that time.”

“Ladies, stress shows on your face. Happiness is the true beauty weapon.”

“Life was easier when you stopped caring, when you stopped expecting things to get better.”

“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.”

“My body needs laughter as much as it needs tears. Both are cleansers of stress.”

“No beating yourself up. That’s not allowed. Be patient with yourself. It took you years to form the bad habits of thought that you no longer want. It will take a little time to form new and better ones.”

“Not all addictions are rooted in abuse or trauma, but I do believe they can all be traced to painful experience. A hurt is at the centre of all addictive behaviours.”

“Pain is a relatively objective, physical phenomenon; suffering is our psychological resistance to what happens. Events may create physical pain, but they do not in themselves create suffering. ”

“Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.”

“Sleep just isn’t sleep anymore, it’s an escape.”

“Someone told me sleep was the cousin of death and followin’ the dollar finds nothin’ but stress.”

“Sometimes we can focus so much on nothing that we make it a big something of nothing.”

“Stress is the trash of modern life-we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.”

“The most important reason for your nois that you need your downtime so you won’t behave like a jerk because you’re depleted.”

“The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.”

“The theistic philosopher has a tendency to devalue insufficient worldviews, ideologies, and quite often common sense for the greater good, and in such cases, one should not be discouraged when seen as a bad guy. If he stresses over man’s perception of a righteous heart, then he has given his heart to man.”

“The woman recovering from abuse or other stressful life situations may feel she’s in no way in charge of anything, least of all her own world. She faces the horse with trepidation. The horse senses the fear and becomes tense and concerned.”

“There are always waves on the water. Sometimes they are big, sometimes they are small, and sometimes they are almost imperceptible.”

“There is a tonic strength, in the hour of sorrow and affliction, in escaping from the world and society and getting back to the simple duties and interests we have slighted and forgotten.”

“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.”

“Toxic relationships are dangerous to your health; they will literally kill you. Stress shortens your lifespan. Even a broken heart can kill you.”

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”

“What is hard work? It takes strength, energy, and stress to truly care about others enough to place oneself last, but it is easy to wrap oneself up and selfishly scramble on the heads of others.”

“When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people would understand this.”

“Where’d the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn’t stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall”

“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.”

Over the course of a lifetime, many things can change. Understanding how to deal with these circumstances will help to alleviate potential opportunities for stress and depression to hit.

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