This article was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.
Let’s face it: living with bipolar disorder is difficult. The constant emotional fluxes can make life unpredictable, exhausting, and challenging. Even those who take medication and go to therapy may still struggle to cope at times.
However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for hope. With continuous effort, support, and self-care, you can have the satisfying and stable life you crave. But sometimes, we just need a bit of inspiration to keep going.
Inspiring Quotes About Living With Bipolar Disorder
Check out these inspiring quotes about bipolar disorder that will make your day a bit brighter. And if you’re interested in learning more about bipolar disorder, you can find more information and resources at BetterHelp.
“I have a chemical imbalance that, in its most extreme state, will lead me to a mental hospital… I outlasted my problems. I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I’m still surviving it, but bring it on.” ― Carrie Fisher
“When under the strain of bipolar’s strongest symptoms, we certainly can make selfish decisions, but that doesn’t make us selfish people. In fact, because we have struggled and known such depths of darkness, our compassion runs deeper.”― Lyss Trayers
“Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.”― Vincent van Gogh
“Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me.”― Vincent van Gogh
“See, you have a gift. People with bipolar disorder are very, very sensitive. Much more than ordinary people. They are able to experience emotions in a very deep and intense way. It gives them a very different perspective of the world. It is not that they lose touch with reality. But the feelings of extreme intensity are manifested in creative things. They pour their emotions into either writing or whatever field they have chosen” ― Preeti Shenoy
“The light you are searching for can be found in your reflection.”― Hannah Blum
“Before I die I’d love to see my name on the Famous Bipolar list. I’m not ashamed of my illness. I believe most of my talent comes from it.”― Stanley Victor Paskavich
“Some days I could fly and feel very happy. I record those days in my journal for I know that I will feel very sad again. And I need proof that I will be very happy again. Thankfully, I feel very happy tonight. Goodnight.”― Juansen Dizon
“I haven’t beat my mental illness. I’ve quit letting it beat me”― Stanley Victor Paskavich
“I’m bipolar, but I’m not crazy, and I never was. I’m stark raving sane.”― Emilie Autumn
“Bipolar Disorder can be a great teacher. It’s a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything in life” ― Carrie Fisher
“Having bipolar disorder does not mean you are broken; it means you are strong and brave for battling your mind every single day” ―HealthPlace.com
“Beautiful soul, do not give up. What we believe to be the end is usually just the beginning.”― Hannah Blum
“Time will pass; these moods will pass; and I will, eventually, be myself again.”— Kay Redfield Jamison
“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”―Seneca
“I realized that bipolar disorder may be a part of my life, but it isn’t who I am.” —Demi Lovato
“When she was down, she was very, very down. But when she was high, she could fly.”—Unknown
“Please don’t confuse me with my illness. I am not bipolar; I have bipolar.” — G.E Laine
“Bipolar can make you unstable, but you are still able. Never give up, never give in, you will find your peace again.” — G.E Laine
“There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.” —Aristotle
“Compared to bipolar’s magic, reality seems a raw deal.”—David Lovelace
“If you want to see the stars, you must be willing to travel through the dark.”― Hannah Blum
Approximately 1% of the population develops bipolar disorder. Formerly known as manic depression due to the mood shifts that go from manic to depressive episodes – it is definitely a roller coaster of emotions for everyone involved so keeping grounded is one of the many important methods to keep things in perspective.