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Top 21 Mood Swings Quotes

Mood Swings Quotes

This post contains some of the best mood swings quotes.

Mood Swings Quotes

1. “Have you ever noticed how some people seem to shift between different emotions and often rather quickly? Although such a thing isn’t very common, it is still deserving of attention as an individual may not be in the ideal state of mind and is therefore in need of help. These conditions are known as mood swings”— Chantal Jones

2. “By tracing dramatic mood swings, we can gather valuable clues that unlock many of the mysteries of human motivation. Simply ask yourself, “When I think about that undone task, what thoughts immediately come to mind?” Then write those thoughts down on a piece of paper. What you write will reflect a number of maladaptive attitudes, misconceptions, and faulty assumptions. You will learn that the feelings that impede your motivation, such as apathy, anxiety, or the sense of being overwhelmed, are the result of distortions in your thinking.”— David D. Burns

3. “Insecurity can trigger vicious mood swings.”— Chantal Jones

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4. “Living with someone who has a history of intense mood swings may bring long-term problems in relationships, ranging from repeated struggles to forgive indiscreet or ill-judged actions during manic episodes, to being overprotective and trying to wrap a person in cotton wool in the hope that this will prevent their ever experiencing another mood swing.”—Jan Scott

5. “A mood swing is defined as the change in a person’s emotional state.  Everyone can have them and occasional mood swings are considered normal. However, some people’s mood swings are so extreme that they are overcome by anger then fall into complete hopelessness in seconds. These emotions can come too quickly and make people emotionally unstable.”—Chantal Jones

6. “Depression can mimic a great number of medical disorders because your mood swings often create a wide variety of puzzling physical symptoms. These include, to name just a few, constipation, diarrhea, pain, insomnia or the tendency to sleep too much, fatigue, loss of sexual interest, light-headedness, trembling, and numbness. As your depression improves, these symptoms will in all likelihood vanish.”— David D. Burns

7. “Mania is a mood swing that is described by racing thoughts and quick successions of ideas. People with this type of mood swing cannot stay still and often talk fast. They are also fond of making elaborate plans.”—Chantal Jones

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8. “Some individuals find that once their acute symptoms have settled, or medication has reduced the intensity of their mood swings, they are able to use their own problem-solving skills and start to cope on their own with the challenges ahead. Others are able to work through these issues by talking with people from their social network, or through contact with other individuals involved in self-help or similar organizations. Mental health professionals can also offer education and support to help an individual to adjust to what has happened to them.”—Jan Scott

9. “Hormone and neurotransmitter imbalances are the usual cause of mood swings. Mood swings change how the body works. When body chemistry is altered, people lose their rationality and this can lead to mood swings.”—Chantal Jones

10. “As well as a degree of perfectionism, other common themes in the beliefs of individuals who experience mood swings are a desire to be approved of by other people, and a wish to be in control of their lives and important situations.”—Jan Scott

11. “Complicated as mood swings may seem, they are nonetheless treatable conditions.”—Chantal Jones

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12. “People who are prone to mood swings will benefit from moments of solitude and various meditation techniques to help them regroup and get a hold of their emotions.”—Chantal Jones

13. “Mood swings can be triggered by worrying about the future. By focusing on the present situation, a person can be calmer and can get his nervousness into balance.”—Chantal Jones

14. “A common problem for individuals who experience mood swings is that they are not always certain whether they are experiencing a temporary shift in how they feel or whether they are at the start of a ‘high’ or a ‘low’ swing.”—Jan Scott

15. “A person’s underlying beliefs will also influence how they view their mood swings. An individual who believes that ‘I am weak’ may take to the view that their mood disorder is caused by personal inadequacy rather than by the interaction between stress and a biological vulnerability.”—Jan Scott

16. “Yoga’s best benefit is enabling the mind to focus and reduce mood swings.”—Chantal Jones

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17. “We all experience different, sometimes intense, moods in reaction to day-today life events. However, some people experience extreme ups and downs that make it difficult for them to sustain a good quality of life.”— Jan Scott

18. “A close, confiding relationship may actually help prevent a person at risk of mood disorder from experiencing more extreme mood swings.”— Jan Scott

19. “Becoming an expert on the facts about your mood swings enables you to make informed decisions about how to manage your problems.”—Jan Scott

20. “Mood swings do not respect status: individuals from all walks of life and social backgrounds are equally likely to be affected.”—Jan Scott

21. “An individual’s social circumstances may increase or reduce the risk of experiencing more extreme mood swings.”—Jan Scott

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