I’ve shared these 10 powerful mental health quotes and illustrations before on my Instagram, but now I’ve made them in a Pinterest/screensaver size.
My mental health art is meant to inspire, educate, raise awareness, and to let people know they are not alone.
Mental health awareness is needed to decrease the stigma that is still a big problem in today’s society. If you have a specific topic, you would like to see, let me know in the comments!
Benefits of crying mental health art
Letting your emotions out is necessary for your mental health and physical health. Crying has many health benefits like; it relieves stress, it enhances your mood and helps you sleep better.
Positive mental health quote
It’s okay to take care of others, it’s human nature to be nurturing, but you should also take care of yourself, so you don’t risk burn-out or anxiety. Self-care isn’t selfish, and there is no need to feel guilty if you need to have a good night’s rest or if you have to cancel plans to recharge.
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Small acts of kindness wallpaper
Kindness is free, and with these little acts of kindness, you can make someone’s day! Kindness is also contagious, so start that chain-reaction!
Anxiety tips illustration
This anxiety drawing shows what I tell myself when I’m feeling anxious. It focusses on acknowledging the feeling, accepting it’s there, without letting it control me. If you want to read more tips on how to deal with anxiety and panic attacks, I wrote a guide here.
Related: 10 affirmations for anxiety with free phone/tablet wallpapers
Things you don’t have to apologize for
You don’t have to apologize for being sick or being shy, having anxiety or depression or anything else that’s not your fault.
When you have a chronic illness or a mental illness, you might feel that you have to apologize for everything, but you don’t. There is no need to feel guilty for surviving and taking care of yourself.
Related: Free self-care workbook
Be kind to yourself cause your inner child is always listening. If you reframe negative thoughts with more positive ones, you will feel more positive, and your self-esteem will improve.
These free positive affirmation cards can help you become kinder to yourself and boost your self-esteem.
Positive mental health art
This positive mental health art shows a few life lessons to remember in life. I want to add that I feel that fat is something I have and something I eat, not something I want to call myself or others, but if the word fat feels positive or empowering to you and you want to use it, I want you to feel supported too.
Mental health awareness
There are so many negative thoughts that pop into our heads during the day. If you become aware of them, you can try to reframe them into more positive ones.
Related: 18 tips for living with a mental illness
Things to give yourself
Give yourself a purpose, self-care, and love and so many good things will happen
Mental health quote
You are only responsible for yourself and possible children, but not for anyone else. If you try to please everyone, they will only ask more from you, and you’ll get stuck in a circle. Set boundaries and focus on yourself more.
So which one is your favorite mental health illustration? and what topics would you like to see in the next edition?