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25 Quotes to Help You Get Through Life With PTSD

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Life can be hard and unfair; the sooner you realize and accept this fact, the easier it gets. So, here are a 25 quotes to assist you on your journey with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

• What is PTSD?

1. “You are stronger than you think. You have gotten through every bad day in your life, and you are undefeated.” — Unknown

2. “PTSD: It’s not the person refusing to let go of the past, but the past refusing to let go of the person.” — Unknown

3. “To close your eyes will not ease another’s pain.” – Chinese Proverb

4. “There is nothing more dangerous than a woman who can no longer weep.” – Alfa

5. “When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.” — Mark Twain

6. “We tend to forget that baby steps still move you forward.” — Unknown

7. “Instead of being ashamed of what you’ve been through, be proud what you have overcome.” – Dr. Phil

8. “Wherever you are, be all there.” – Jim Elliot

9. “Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.” — Unknown

10. “Pain changes people.” – Unknown

11. “People are not addicted to alcohol or drugs, they are addicted to escaping reality.” – Unknown

12. “You’re never truly lost if someone cares enough to come find you. Lost is waiting to be found.” — Barbara Claypole White

13. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – Haruki Murakami

14. “The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.” — Unknown

15. “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” — Robin Sharma

16. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” — Steve Martin

17. “Not everyone you lose is a loss.” – Unknown

18. “I didn’t come this far, to only come this far.” – Unknown

19. “People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” – Cheryl Richardson

20. “On the journey to myself I’ve been so many people.” – Indigo Williams

21. “The best things in life aren’t things.” – Art Buchwald

22. “Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are.” – Chief Red Eagle

23. “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr Seuss

24. “Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.” – Annette Funicello

25. “Let go or be dragged.” — Zen Proverb

Follow this journey on PTSD Journal

Photo by Tim Marshall on Unsplash

Originally published: September 30, 2017
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