Worldwide Crises Got You Down?

Worldwide crises got you down? As if the pandemic, protests, and political shenanigans aren’t enough, now we have more killing and natural disasters. It’s a lot. The worst part is that none of it is over. And it won’t be for a while. So in case you need a reminder of how strong and awesome you are, here are a dozen quotes to help you hold on.

wood fence and tree and person on swing silhouetted against the milkyway in the night sky with Ralph Waldo emerson quote to help you when worldwide crises got you down

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.– Ralph Waldo Emerson


Image of a tree and a woman sitting on the ground silhouetted against a golden moon with the quote by Mary Anne Radmacher to help you when the worldwide crises got you down

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

You are Braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem, and Smarter than you think.

― A. A. Milne Christopher Robin

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on—it is going on when you don’t have strength.

– Napoleon Bonaparte


Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.

– Sarah Dessen

Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.

– Unknown

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia Weedn

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. – Christopher Reeve

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.

– Arthur Golden

You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

– Marcus Aurelius

You don’t realize how strong you are until you have to help someone else stand up.

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Hold On by Alabama Shakes

I don’t blame you one bit if the worldwide crises got you down. The constant onslaught of dire news can be overwhelming. Don’t let the it wear you out. Take care of yourself. Maybe you need a distraction or two. Take a break from social media. Take a break from the world. You are strong. Let’s help each other hold on. How do you give yourself the strength to keep going?

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