Stress Quotes

Understand this and be free: we are not in our bodies; our bodies are inside us.
“Understand this and be free: we are not in our bodies; our bodies are inside us.”
Start your day with a list of priorities for that specific day, when life throws other tasks at you can set them aside and focus on the list you already made.
“Start your day with a list of priorities for that specific day, when life throws other tasks at you can set them aside and focus on the list you already made.”
Some days are best spent seeking comfort, not rushing around trying to get everything done.
“Some days are best spent seeking comfort, not rushing around trying to get everything done.”
Give your best efforts to the most important tasks without dividing your attention and see how much progress is possible with focus.
“Give your best efforts to the most important tasks without dividing your attention and see how much progress is possible with focus.”
Remember that in order to be productive you also have to focus on relaxation.
“Remember that in order to be productive you also have to focus on relaxation.”
Staying positive doesn't mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days you know that there are better ones coming.
“Staying positive doesn't mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days you know that there are better ones coming.”
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
“When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.”
When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.
“When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.”
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”
Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.”
If it won't matter in 5 years, don't spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.
“If it won't matter in 5 years, don't spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.”
Take time to breathe, to calm down.
“Take time to breathe, to calm down.”
Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges.  So relax.
“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.”
Never underestimate your power of will to change the energy in a room to calmness, focus on the most calming thought you can muster.
“Never underestimate your power of will to change the energy in a room to calmness, focus on the most calming thought you can muster.”
People can change your energy, stay away from chaotic needy people that steal your peace.
“People can change your energy, stay away from chaotic needy people that steal your peace.”
You deserve to rest. Even if only for a moment. Put down the weight you're carrying. Let go of the need to keep it all together. Take off your warrior mask. For this moment, now... Just breathe.
“You deserve to rest. Even if only for a moment. Put down the weight you're carrying. Let go of the need to keep it all together. Take off your warrior mask. For this moment, now... Just breathe.”
Relax, you're where you're supposed to be.
“Relax, you're where you're supposed to be.”
Times are weird. Focus on what you can control.
“Times are weird. Focus on what you can control.”
If you can't change it, let it go.
“If you can't change it, let it go.”
Repeat to yourself: I'm not going to rush anything, not going to stress out or worry about how things will work out for me.
“Repeat to yourself: I'm not going to rush anything, not going to stress out or worry about how things will work out for me.”
Don't chase, don't beg, don't stress, don't be desperate, just relax. When you relax, it will come to you. Make your wants, want you.
“Don't chase, don't beg, don't stress, don't be desperate, just relax. When you relax, it will come to you. Make your wants, want you.”
Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.
“Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.”
Self-care means taking time to relax, recharge, and connect with the self and others. It also means saying no to others when overwhelmed and taking space to calm and soothe oneself.
“Self-care means taking time to relax, recharge, and connect with the self and others. It also means saying no to others when overwhelmed and taking space to calm and soothe oneself.”
I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.
“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”
The more you talk about a problem, the longer it will be a problem.
“The more you talk about a problem, the longer it will be a problem.”
Tomorrow is tomorrow, today is today, worry about one at a time.
“Tomorrow is tomorrow, today is today, worry about one at a time.”
Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.
“Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.”
It's ok to take a break.
“It's ok to take a break.”
A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality and lives in a world of illusion.
“A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality and lives in a world of illusion.”
When everything feels too much, just breathe, take some time to think, to enjoy, to take care of yourself.
“When everything feels too much, just breathe, take some time to think, to enjoy, to take care of yourself.”
If the mind can cause stress, the mind can alleviate it. It's within our power to choose one thought over another, to choose optimism over pessimism.
“If the mind can cause stress, the mind can alleviate it. It's within our power to choose one thought over another, to choose optimism over pessimism.”
Negative thoughts can take root in your mind and distort the severity of the situation. Try to challenge your fears, ask if they're true, and see where you can take back control.
“Negative thoughts can take root in your mind and distort the severity of the situation. Try to challenge your fears, ask if they're true, and see where you can take back control.”
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
You only control your own actions and your own emotions. Only worry about things under your control.
“You only control your own actions and your own emotions. Only worry about things under your control.”
I shall stay calm in moments of stress and anxiety, so as to allow positive thoughts and actions to manifest from me.
“I shall stay calm in moments of stress and anxiety, so as to allow positive thoughts and actions to manifest from me.”
Giving myself time, care, and attention in the morning has been crucial to significantly reducing my stress levels and consistently increasing my capacity to perform, have clarity, and take action.
“Giving myself time, care, and attention in the morning has been crucial to significantly reducing my stress levels and consistently increasing my capacity to perform, have clarity, and take action.”
Deep thinking about things that don't matter is like hammering the wrong nail.
“Deep thinking about things that don't matter is like hammering the wrong nail.”
You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.
“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.”
Now is the best time to do whatever it is that is causing you anxiety.
“Now is the best time to do whatever it is that is causing you anxiety.”
Stress is a confused state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
“Stress is a confused state. It believes that everything is an emergency.”
It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
“It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”
Sometimes we feel stuck and that is 100% ok.
“Sometimes we feel stuck and that is 100% ok.”
The rain will pass, the clouds will pull back, the floods will recede, so will the bad days.
“The rain will pass, the clouds will pull back, the floods will recede, so will the bad days.”
Difficult events occur for our spiritual growth. These aren't meant to be punishment. Beautiful sunset awaits after heavy rain.
“Difficult events occur for our spiritual growth. These aren't meant to be punishment. Beautiful sunset awaits after heavy rain.”
Gratitude can reduce your stress and anxiety.
“Gratitude can reduce your stress and anxiety.”
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip.
“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip.”
Today I refuse to stress myself out over things I can't control or change.
“Today I refuse to stress myself out over things I can't control or change.”
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.”
Wanting control over every little aspect of your life will cause you to stress more than if you let life run it's course.
“Wanting control over every little aspect of your life will cause you to stress more than if you let life run it's course.”
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”