21 Memes That Might Make You Laugh If Today Is a Hard Mental Health Day

Sometimes hard mental health days can be more plentiful than good ones. Maybe depression has you chained to your bed, and pressing items on your “to-do” list just aren’t getting done today. Maybe anxiety is keeping you up at night overthinking everything, and your brain is screaming for a break from all the noise. Or maybe you don’t know why you’re feeling down, and just want a distraction for a little while.

Whatever your situation may be, sometimes a little humor can go a long way in reassuring you that you’re not the only one struggling. We rounded up some memes that might make you smile today. Feel free to bookmark this post for a tough day.

To the folks having a hard mental health day today, this one’s for you:

1. Monday at 9 a.m…

so how's your day going meme
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

2. Faking it through the week like…

when ur mental health is worse than ever but u gotta pretend everything is fine
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

3. MTWThF’s amirite?

the first 5 days after the weekend are the hardest
via @emotionalclub Instagram

4. Lol same.

my anxieties have anxieties
via @emotionalclub Instagram

5. When your social avoidance is on fleek…

via @mytherapistsays Instagram

6. When you know rationally Target isn’t the answer to your mental health problems, but…

target meme
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

7. When mental illness makes you save money like a boss…

save money by staying home in PJs meme
via @emotionalclub Instagram

8. “What are your plans this Friday?”

harry potter in my room pretending I don't exist
via @emotionalclub Instagram

9. When the primary emotion you feel is “tired…”

I feel like I am already tired tomorrow
via @mystylesays Instagram

10. When your bed is practically your BFF…

when you see your bed after long day meme
via @mybitchface Instagram

11. Did we mention being tired?

finally found my olympic talent
via @mybestiesays Instagram

12. Gotta keep the crushing weight of depression at bay somehow…

depression meme
via @emotionalclub

13. Antisocial social club, party of two.

someday you'll meet someone who gets you and also doesn't text back
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

14. Taking your therapist’s advice about being real with your emotions…

being salty is so last year meme
via @daddyissues Instagram

 15. When social avoidance makes you a low-maintenance friend…

thrives on neglect meme
via @emotionalclub Instagram

16. Taking people’s exercise advice very seriously…

exercise helps depression meme
via BPD Meme Queen Facebook page

17. When your therapist calls B.S. on your “I’m fine” routine…

via @mytherapistsays Instagram

18. When you’ve taken dry shampoo usage to new heights to avoid showering…

via Me.me

19. When you reach out, because your friends just “get it.”

when you and your friends all going thru some shit, but you wanna chill and suffer together
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

20. And then you remember it’s OK to not be OK sometimes…

21. And you are a warrior for getting through today…

knows I'm a bad bitch regardless
via BPD Meme Queen Facebook page

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