10 Unspirational Instagram quotes

Apr 9, 2015 at 9:02 a.m. ET
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Sometimes we all need a little inspiration, whether it's to get through a bad day (or even just a bad hair day). But with our social media feeds flooded with cringeworthy, inspirational quotes, it's no wonder more and more of us are rebelling against the feel-good and giving ourselves permission to wallow in the feel-like-crap.

Instagram account @unspirational has over 300,000 followers, indicating that those who feel increasingly turned off by the culture of optimism (delusional at best, agonising at worst) are not alone.

Could it be that the "unspirational" is actually the way forward? That by feeling worse about what's already going wrong in our lives we will, ultimately, feel better? It certainly takes the pressure off.

For starters here are 10 "unspirational" quotes that make a refreshing change to the norm: 

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