Quotes on Anxiety

Here are Root Counseling, so many of the women that we work with have anxiety. From minor symptoms to major, anxiety is prevalent for many women. How can we deal with anxiety?

First of all, we can reach out for help, such as contacting a counselor. Yes, we’re standing by. Another is to relate to others who have been through anxiety. For this post, we put together some of the most relevant quotes on anxiety.

If you can relate to these quotes on anxiety, then you understand the struggle.


“Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” – Jodi Picoult


“If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” – Brene Brown


“The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.” – Alain de Botton


“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” – George Bernard Shaw


“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”  – Arthur Somers Roche


“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” – Charles Spurgeon


“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression, a business asset, and attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. And, it is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” – Grenville Kleiser


Anxiety is highly treatable. Check out our blog post on the topic. At Root Counseling, we work with women in our Denver, Colorado office who are experiencing anxiety. Our counselors are also trained in both cognitive behavioral and EMDR therapy which is a unique type of highly effective counseling. Learn more about our counseling style and more about EMDR therapy by scheduling a complimentary consultation. Click below to schedule with a Denver counselor for women that understands anxiety.

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