25 best Therapy quotes

Therapy is a wonderful tool that can help you develop future goals, heal from past trauma, and reach your full potential. There are some negative stigmas surrounding therapy, but the truth is that working with a therapist can greatly improve your mental health.

These positive therapy quotes will motivate you on a journey of emotional healing and growth.

  1. “Once you start making the effort to ‘wake yourself up’—that is, be more mindful in your activities—you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more.”

– Robert Biswas-Diener

  • “Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.”

– David Richo

  • “Sometimes it takes dealing with a disability – the trauma, the relearning, the months of rehabilitation therapy – to uncover our true abilities and how we can put them to work for us in ways we may have never imagined.”

– Tammy Duckworth

  • “Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”

– Shannon L. Alde

  • “Learn to deal with the fact that you are not a perfect person but you are a person that deserves respect and honesty.”

– Pandora Poikilos

  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

– Confucius

  • “Happiness is not out there for us to find. The reason that it’s not our there is that it’s inside us.”

– Sonja Lyubomirsky

  • “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no one recipe for living that suits all cases.”

– Carl Jung

  • “A failure is not a mistake; it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”

– BF Skinner

  1. “It is not primarily our physical selves that limit us but rather our mindset about our physical limits.”

– Ellen J. Langer

  1. “When we encounter an unexpected challenge of threat, the only way to save ourselves is to hold on tight to the people around us and not let go.”

– Shawn Achor

  1. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

– Margaret Mead

  1. “Today I hit rock bottom but didn’t busy myself with activity to take my mind off it, like I usually do. I allowed myself to sink as deep as possible. It’s like an infection: let it run its course and be done with it. Rising, I felt cleansed.”

– Larry Godwin

  1. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.”

– Eckhart Tolle

  1. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will.”

– Epictetus

  1. “How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.”

– Wayne W. Dyer

  1. “When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head on, the only way is forward and through it.”

– Stephen Richards

  1. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”

– Chuck Palahniuk

  1. “Life isn’t about having, it’s about being. You could surround yourself with all that money can buy, and you’d still be as miserable as a human can be. The “if I just had X, I would be happy” syndrome is a mass delusion. When you look for happiness in mere objects, they are never enough. Look around. Look within.”

– Nick Vujicic

  • “It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.”

– Steve Maraboli

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

– Roy T. Bennett

  • “The best therapy is actually the more aggressive kind when they break you open; they unleash you.”

– Cara Delevingne

  • “A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.”

– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  • “It does not mean you’re broken to have depression and anxiety. I would encourage you to speak out. Don’t hold it inside. Talk to friends. Talk to parents. If it’s available, go to a therapist.”

– Dan Reynolds

  • “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve to never ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest and best things you will ever do.”

– Stephen Fry

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