41 Memes for When You Want to Stop Thinking About Your Mental Illness for a Few Minutes


When you live with a mental illness, often your struggles and symptoms are all you can think about — and it can be exhausting. Whether you’re struggling with extreme fatigue from depression, intrusive thoughts from anxiety or something else entirely, we want you to know you’re not alone and you deserve a brain break.

That’s why we pulled together a list of funny and random memes that might make you laugh today. Though memes certainly can’t “cure” mental illness or make all your problems go away, sometimes laughing a little can make the dark days seem a little brighter.

Here are some memes you might enjoy if you want a break from thinking about your mental illness:

1.

Meme with words: "I took these [pictures of sunset] with my iphone x. camera quality so surreal it's like Leonardo Dicaprio painted them." Another commenter wrote: "not to be confused with award winning actor Leonardo DaVinci"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

2.

"My grandpa just called parmesan 'pasta sugar'" meme
via @fuckjerry Instagram

3.

Mem of milk in tupperware and dry cereal in other tupperware container. With the words: "My roommate meal prepped HIS FUCKIN CEREAL lmaooooo"
via @betches Instagram

4.

meme with words: "met a bunch of guys from Harvard yesterday and I kept pretending like I never heard of that school just to piss them off... one of them legit turned red when I said, 'Harvard? Is that like a local community college?' LMAOOOOO"
via @girlwithnojob Instagram

5.

Meme with words: "The Spice Girls should've had an extra member named Pumpkin Spice that only toured with them from September to November."
via @betches Instagram

6.

Meme that says: "Millennials. Walking around like they rent the place."
via @fuckjerry Instagram

7.

Meme of Liz Lemon from "30 Rock" saying to a coworker: "I'm actually jealous of you. You've got stability, a great marriage, devoted kids. You know what I have? A Sims family that keeps getting murdered."
via @emotionalclub Instagram

8.

Meme that says: "Someone called country music 'farm emo' and now I can't unhear that"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

9.

Meme with a picture of Morticia Addams cutting a rose. Text says: "You can't just cut people out of your life.' Me:"
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

10.

Meme that says, "Every time I get in an Uber I jokingly point and shout, 'follow that car!' like I'm in a movie. The drivers never think it's funny and my passenger rating is 2.4 but that's show biz baby"
via @fuckjerry Instagram

11.

Woman looking fancy in head scarf, pushing up her glasses with the words, "When you pronounce Target like Tarzhay"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

12.

Meme that says: "y'all ever find something nice at Forever 21 but then turn it around and it says some shit like 'mondays suck' or 'i fuck dogs' on it"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

13.

Meme with man with black sheet ghost costume on with the words: "Hating people soothes me. Like yoga."
via @emotionalclub Instagram

14.

"I noticed there was a blank wall at mcdonald's so i decided to make this fake poster of me and my friend. It's now been 51 days since i hung it up."
via @fuckjerry Instagram

15.

Q: "Do you play any sports?" A: "I run away from my feelings" meme
via @emotionalclub Instagram

16.

Meme that says: "Did you know if white girls don't go to Nashville for their bachelorette trip they literally die"
via @betches Instagram

17.

Meme that says: "'You look stressed' Me: 'Thanks it's probably all the stress'"
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

18.

Meme of cat wearing reflective sunglasses with the caption: "hey there demons, it's me, ya boy"
via @emotionalclub Instagram

19.

Meme with words: "Don't tell me I look tired unless you're offering to carry me"
via @betches Instagram

20.

Meme of billboard with the words: "The first 5 days after the weekend are the hardest"
via @emotionalclub Instagram

21.

Meme with words: "When your child is being difficult after you shower him" with image of Drake holding a flag behind a wrestler
via @fuckjerry Instagram

22.

Meme with words: "My grandfather told me that when my grandma gets mad at him he tightens the pickle jar lid so she'll have to talk to him ... I want that"
via @fuckjerry Instagram

23.

Meme with image from "School of Rock" with young boy saying: "You're tacky, and I hate you." Meme words above say: "When you walk into someone's room and see a Live Love Laugh sign above their bed"
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

24.

Meme with words: "Me being petty while still maintaining my professionalism like, 'As per my last e-mail...' with image of Peter Griffin from "Family Guy" typing with long fake red fingernails
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

25.

"Katy Perry really asked us if we ever felt like a plastic bag. she really asked us that"
via @girlwithnojob Instagram

26.

Image of ice cream with sign taped on glass that says "pls do not tap on glass it scares the ice cream'
via @emotionalclub Instagram

28.

DOCTOR: How often do you exercise ME: 3 times DOCTOR: A week? A month? ME: I have given my answer
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

29.

Meme text -- me at night: "Tomorrow I will wear something nice!" next morning: (shows picture of man in garbage bag on a train)
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

30.

Meme with picture of small amount of cooked spinach on plate with the caption: "This is forty five bags of spinach"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

31.

Meme: "If you ever feel powerless, just remember that a single one of your pubic hairs can shut down an entire restaurant"
via @emotional club Instagram

32.

Meme with image of a father with caption: 'My dad is zipping his zip-off shorts back into pants so you know summer's over"
via @fuckjerry Instagram

33.

"Sometimes my low pony looks cute but sometimes i look like a young man in colonial america eager to start his woodworking apprenticeship"
via @girlwithnojob Instagram

34.

Meme that says: "The grass is greener on social media" with selfie of a man seemingly enjoying the beach side by side with another image of him in an ugly non-beach location
via @girlwithnojob Instagram

35.

Meme with words: "Who didn't get enough sleep last night and is now regretting it?" with two images of Hannah Montana pointing at the camera
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

36.

"I just saved a ton of money on Christmas presents by discussing politics on social media"
via @fuckjerry Instagram

37.

 

"It's finally october that means michael buble is defrosting as we speak"
via @girlwithnojob Instagram

38.

Meme that says: "When people ask me why I'm single" with image of Ron Swanson saying, "I'm not interested in caring about people"
via @mytherapistsays Instagram

39.

"I never regret teaching my dad about makeup phrases because now I wake up to texts like this (shows a picture of man holding a toy beluga with a text message that says: "pretty good smoky eye"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

40.

"Paid my rent so don't ask me to go out because i'm in the crib getting my moneys worth"
via @beigecardigan Instagram

41.

Image of Kelly from "The Office" struggling to open a jar saying, "God! I hate you, stupid jar. Worst day of my life."
via @emotionalclub Instagram

Which meme was your favorite? Tell us in the comments.


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