Being sad is a basic human emotion that plays a role in our everyday lives. Being sad can happen because of death, breakup, conflict, failure, regret and among other factors. Being sad is normal, but prolonged sadness can result in emotional and physical problems. Being sad can affect how we process our thoughts.
Most of us get sad because of repeatedly thinking about negative thoughts. We constantly replay bad memories in our head, and this can cause us to become sad. Instead of having negative thoughts, try to focus on fixing it. For instance, you might be sad about your finances and not having enough money. Make a to-do list and work to solve your problems.
Being sad can be from anger and resentment. Practice forgiveness, doing so will remove negative energy, and increase calm and peace in your life. Some of us get sad over workload and deadlines, it is important to organize your day and step away from stressful situations whenever possible. Our health can also contribute to sadness, get regular exercise, meditation, eat properly and get enough sleep.
Being sad is not a pleasant emotion, and it is important to take time to recognize where your sadness is coming from.
Lastly, if you find yourself being sad all the time and cannot overcome sadness on your own, seek professional help and consult a psychologist or therapist.
We have compiled a list of being sad quotes from psychologists, famous authors, celebrities and others sharing their experience and thoughts on being sad. Find quotes about being sad, sad quotes about being alone and more.
Everything can be taken from a man, but one thing; the last of human freedoms- to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.
Source: Man’s searching for Meaning (Book).
If you keep telling the same sad small story, you will keep living the same sad small life.
If you are one of those people or know someone that keeps complaining about their past hurt, or spend most their time complaining about someone who has treated him unfairly or has hurt them, this quote is describing such circumstances. If you are trying to be a polite person, by listening to their problems and hurt, it can be annoying sometimes, especially if they are not making progress or taking steps to change their situation.
If someone constantly complains and tells the same sad story over and over, they are living in those memories. Our thoughts are powerful, it affects our behaviors, future goals and, preventing us from living a fulfilled, enrich life.
The best way to recover from a sad small story is to move on, create new memories, keep busy, accomplish new goals, make a difference and surround yourself with positive people.
Even when you are feeling down, you have to live your life positively, that way, happy days and happy feelings will come to you some day.
Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. . . . It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.
It is so easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Pain is what the world inflicts upon us. Suffering is our emotional reaction when we fail to make the difficult conscious choice to choose Joy.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.
You don’t think in depression that you’ve put on a gray veil and are seeing the world through the haze of a bad mood. You think that the veil has been taken away, the veil of happiness and that now you’re seeing truly.
All good things must come to an end.
Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people—people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
Source: Letter to child patrons of the Troy Public Library (Michigan), 1971 April 14th, reply to request from children’s librarian Marguerite Hart.
When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there’s those days when you feel like Superman. It’s just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.
I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.