10 Quotes In Honour of #BellLetsTalk

Hey Savvy Readers! Today we’re talking everything mental health in honour of #BellLetsTalk.  Sometimes life just gets you down, but mental health issues are nothing to be ashamed of. When we’re feeling down, we find that books can often help get us out of that slump. So to help get you through the hard times, we’re sharing ten of our favourite pick-me-up quotes!


“Hmm… Well I guess everybody tells me i am too small and too slow to make a diference in this world but i am makimg a diference in my own world and i hope that is enough”

“there are many reasons to be sad. u may be sad because u feel alone. the comforting thing abot feeling lonely is that every thing that has ever existed also knows what loneliness feels like too. u may be sad because u are sad. it is ok to be sad but if u are sad because happiness is fleeting, just remember that sadness is also fleeting too.”

Everyone’s a Aliebn When ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun



“This is what most girls are taught—that we should be slender and small. We should not take up space. We should be seen and not heard, and if we are seen, we should be pleasing to men, acceptable to society. And most women know this, that we are supposed to disappear, but it’s something that needs to be said, loudly, over and over again, so that we can resist surrendering to what is expected of us.”

“This body is resilient. It can endure all kinds of things. My body offers me the power of presence. My body is powerful.”

Hunger by Roxane Gay



“Look for happiness under your own roof.”

The Happiness Project  by Gretchen Rubin


“MINDS ARE UNIQUE. They go wrong in unique ways. My mind went wrong in a slightly different way to how other minds go wrong. Our experience overlaps with other people’s, but it is never exactly the same experience.”

“Self-help. How to stop time: kiss. How to travel in time: read. How to escape time: music. How to feel time: write. How to release time: breathe.”

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig



“Feelings don’t try to kill you, even the painful ones. Anxiety is a feeling grown too large. A feeling grown aggressive and dangerous. You’re responsible for its consequences, you’re responsible for treating it. But…you’re not responsible for causing it. You’re not morally at fault for it. No more than you would be for a tumor.”

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness



“In fact, maybe love, in the purest sense, is about being kind to someone with no expectation of how they’re going to respond. They can ignore your kindness, reject it, or return it tenfold, but you just continue to be kind, and that is love.”

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward by Mark Lukach


“While there is something to be said for “staying on the sunny side of life,” the truth is, sometimes life sucks, and the healthiest thing you can do is admit it.”

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

How are you helping raise awareness for mental health? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader and don’t forget to use the hashtag #BellLetTalk!


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