Inspirational Quotes about Overcoming Anxiety

These inspirational quotes about overcoming anxiety are for those days when we feel totally overwhelmed by it all. When we are in the grips of anxiety it feels like the world is going too fast and we can never keep up. We can hardly think clearly, let alone focus.

The anxiety could have been triggered by an echo of the abuse we suffered in the past. Or it could be due to a tight deadline at work or an argument with a friend. Whatever the reason, the butterflies in your stomach are a sign that you need to practice some self-care.

Browse through the gallery of images below. I am sure that these inspirational quotes about overcoming anxiety will help you regain perspective. Take a few moments to ground yourself in the here and now. Make a cup of tea or take some deep slow breaths to quieten your brain. You could also listen to one of the many mindulness meditations about overcoming anxiety that you can find in places such as Youtube or Spotify.

When you feel you are once more in control, come up with a plan, and face the world with a new spring in your step.

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Overcoming Anxiety Quotes

“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles.”

Charlie Chaplin

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”

 Mother Theresa

“If you’re going through hell keep going.” 

Winston Churchill

“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.”

 Martin Luther King Jr.

“You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”

Wayne Dyer

“Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.”

J. Donald Walters

“Slow breathing is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm: the anchor won’t make the storm go away, but it will hold you steady until it passes.”

Russ Harris

“Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.”

Renee Jain

“You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending.”

James R. Sherman

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Lao Tzu

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