After all we’ve been through as individuals and a nation, we’re all tired. Even if we have hope, we’re stress fatigued. No matter how tired you are of all that’s happened. You are strong enough. Yes, we have months to go before we have a handle on the pandemic. Longer for economic and racial injustices to be corrected. Even longer to restore some sense of national unity. It’s exhausting. But we are strong. All of us—You are strong enough to get through this.
Strength is one of those things you’re supposed to have. You don’t feel that you have it at the time you’re going through it.Joan Didion
Problems are not the problem;
coping is the problem.Virginia Satir
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.Arnold Schwarzenegger
Being vulnerable is not a sign of weakness.
It’s a sign of strength.Karamo Brown
Strength and compassion are
not mutually exclusive.Robert Kiyosaki
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.Norman Vincent Peale
But standing up to your obstacles doesn’t mean hating or destroying or name calling. With compassion and caring and striving to understand, you will find that you can stand better and strong against your obstacles.
You Will Endure
Endure and persist;
this pain will turn to good by and by.Ovid
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.Cesar Chavez
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.Corrie Ten Boom
Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances.Amy Morin
Being mentally and emotionally fatigued is normal after what we’ all have been through. It’s okay to ask for help. It’s okay to retreat for a while. Use the tools in your mental health first aid kit.
Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.Mike Murdock
There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.”No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.14th Dalai Lama
I am not what happened to me,
I am what I choose to become.Carl Gustav Jung
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.Samuel Johnson
With the new day comes
new strength and new thoughts.Eleanor Roosevelt
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.Christopher Reeve
The new dawn blooms as we free it.
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it.
If only we’re brave enough to be it.Amanda Gorman
You are Strong Enough
I know many of you don’t feel you have enough strength to go on. There certainly are days when I don’t. But we can do this. We can mask. We can social distance. And we can listen to one another. We’ll learn to work together to bring equality and justice for everyone. t’s a long haul job. But we’ve got this. You’ve got this. You are strong enough. Remember that.