"One who gains strength by 0overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity" – Albert Schweitzer
Recovery and Well-being

Some Quotes on Adversity

It's pretty much inevitable that we'll face adversity at some point, especially if mental illness or any other sort of chronic illness is in the picture, so here are some quotes to inspire. "Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters." – Victor Hugo "Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it." – Horace "There are uses to… Continue reading Some Quotes on Adversity

"Acceptance doesn't mean resignation" – Michael J. Fox quote
Recovery and Well-being

Some Quotes on Acceptance

As my chronic mental illness has become increasingly treatment-resistant, I've done a lot of work on accepting the hand that life has dealt me. Acceptance isn't about resignation or embracing unpleasant things; it's about recognizing that what's here right now is here, and trying to resist it will only increase suffering. Here are some acceptance… Continue reading Some Quotes on Acceptance

Maya Angelou quote: "Do the best you can until you can do better. Then do better."
Mental Health & Illness

A Collection of Quotes and Thoughts on Mental Illness

I'll start with a bit of a disclaimer and say that I didn't do any searching to verify these quotes, and internet quotes are notoriously unreliable, so these people may or may not have said the things that I'm telling you they said. Regardless of who said what, I think these words are relevant to… Continue reading A Collection of Quotes and Thoughts on Mental Illness

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MH@H Book Reviews

Interesting Book Quotes from Past Reviews

Over the last three years (wow, has it been that long?), I've read and reviewed a lot of books. Here are a few quotes that stood out for me. No One Cares About Crazy People In No One Cares About Crazy People, Ron Powers intertwines a sweeping history of mental illness stigma with the stories… Continue reading Interesting Book Quotes from Past Reviews