Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
[on the 2016 election] In light of this last election, I’m concerned about us as women and how we think. What is going on in our heads where we let that happen, you know?
Oftentimes, it’s the way we react to change that is the thing that determines the overall experience.
I’ve been at so many tables with so many folks who are imposters. But shame on us if we sit by and let an imposter talk us down.
We should always have three friends in our lives-one who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we’ve cleared the way.
What I notice about men, all men, is that their order is me, my family, God is in there somewhere, but me is first.
More quotes about Health
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
It was against my principles and all, but I was feeling so depressed I didn’t even think. That’s the whole trouble. When you’re feeling very depressed, you can’t even think.
I have a form of Parkinson’s disease, which I don’t like. My legs don’t move when my brain tells them to. It’s very frustrating.
When individuals have access to the information about their bodies they can begin to change outcomes.
You dont see the mental illness: Its not a mass; its not a cyst. But its there. Why do you need to prove it?
We can’t let people down when they can’t get any medical care, when they’re sick and don’t have money to go to a doctor. You help them.
At the root of this dilemma is the way we view mental health in this country. Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg or your brain, it’s still an illness, and there should be no distraction.
I feel like there’s this glamour where the woman who has a psychological illness is in fur, laid out on a chaise. Whereas in reality, a woman with mental illness or is struggling with her psychological wellbeing is often in sweats and in a T-shirt that used to belong to her dad and is covered in food bits.