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250 Best Calming Quotes For Stress And Anxiety To Help Calm You

1. When I’m grateful for all the blessings, it puts away all the stress about things not in my control. Things like long hours, aging, pollution, scandals … it helps me create perspective by just focusing on being grateful. Take that moment twice a day with yourself.–Darby Stanchfield


2. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest taken between two deep breaths.”-- Etty Hillesum


3. The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.–William James


4. “Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” -- Grenville Kleiser


5. How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.–Spanish proverb


6. “People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” — George Bernard Shaw


7. “Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” — Eckhart Tolle


8. “You don’t drown by falling into water. You only drown if you stay there.” — Zig Ziglar


9. “You are still young and you aren’t supposed to have your whole life figured out yet. Don’t stress. Everything will work out.” – Jay Shetty


10. Your mindset matters. It affects everything–from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being.–Peter Diamandis


11. “Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


12. Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.–Andrew J. Bernstein


13. An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. –Brian Tracy


14. “Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression…It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” — Grenville Kleiser


15. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles.” — Charlie Chaplin


16. Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.–Valerie Bertinelli


17. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” -- William S. Burroughs


18. Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.–Robert Eliot


19. “Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt


20. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.–Melody Beattie


21. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles.” -- Charlie Chaplin


22. I believe dancing is the best stress reliever.–Dylan LaurenI’ve reduced a lot of the stress in my life. I’ve gotten rid of a lot of things. The light was turned on and a lot of the cockroaches started spinning. I swept them out the door. And sometimes you just have to throw things out because they carry a certain energy.–Wesley Snipes


23. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” — Benjamin Franklin


24. Creating something I can use is the best stress reliever.–Blake Lively


25. When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.–Peter Marshall


26. If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.–Deepak Chopra


27. It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.–Paulo Coelho


28. If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.–Doug Larson


29. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” -- Roy Bennett


30. The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.–Richard Bach


31. “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” --Walter Anderson


32. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell


33. “Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.” — Lily Tomlin


34. “No longer forward nor behind I look in hope and fear; But grateful take the good I find, The best of now and here.” -- John G. Whittier


35. If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend.–Kris Carr


36. Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. –Paulo Coelho


37. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” — Anonymous


38. The deepest fear we have, “the fear beneath all fears,” is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.–Tullian Tchividjian


39. Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.–David Allen


40. Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.–Astrid Alauda


41. “There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” — Sylvia Plath


42. “Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.”-- Ali Ibn Abi Talib


43. “When you walk through a storm hold your head up high, and don’t be afraid of the dark. At the end of the storm is a golden sky, and the sweet silver song of a lark.” — Oscar Hammerstein II


44. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” -- Joseph Campbell


45. “Not everything that weighs you down is yours to carry.” — Anonymous


46. “There are two ways to get rid of an anxiety monster, my friend—you either have a bath or a nap.” — Andrew Kaufman


47. When stress sets in, and pressure, I focus.–David Hallberg


48. Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.–Chinese proverb


49. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” -- Benjamin Franklin


50. “If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


51. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn


52. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” — Epictetus


53. “Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.” — J. Donald Walters


54. “Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” — Charles Spurgeon


55. “Anxiety happens when you think you have to figure out everything all at once. Breathe. You’re strong. You got this. Take it day by day.” — Karen Salmansohn


56. “Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.” — Natalie Goldberg


57. For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.–Lily Tomlin


58. Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.–John De Paola


59. It’s not the load that breaks you dow, it’s the way you carry it. –Lou Holtz


60. Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answers.–William S. Burroughs


61. Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.–Etty Hillesum


62. Stress is something that is sort of out of your control. You get stressed out over looking at the finish line. Stress is something that is an outside thing. Stress is an anxiety.–Joe Torre


63. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. –Confucius


64. “Today’s a perfect day for a whole new start. Let go of fear and free your mind. It’s time to open your heart.” -- Chris Butler


65. “Swap ‘Why is this happening to me?’ to ‘What is this trying to teach me?’. It will change everything.” – Jay Shetty


66. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” — Winston Churchill


67. We all have those things that even in the midst of stress and disarray, they energize us and give us renewed strength and purpose. These are our passions.–Adam Braun


68. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest taken between two deep breaths.”– Etty Hillesum


69. “The best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


70. “Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”-- William James


71. “Comedy is defiance. It’s a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it’s the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.” — Will Durst


72. “A smile can relax hundreds of muscles in your face, and relax your nervous system. A smile makes you master of yourself.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


73. “Not everything that weighs you down is yours to carry.” -- Anonymous


74. “You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”– Dan Millman


75. “Some days, doing ‘the best we can’ may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn’t perfect—on any front—and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else.” -- Fred Rogers


76. Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find they haven’t half the strength you they have.–Norman Vincent Peale


77. “It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”– Mandy Hale


78. Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will. –Dr. Robert Anthony


79. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.–Natalie Goldberg


80. I’d like to see a world free of strife, stress, pain, hunger, war–a cool place where everyone could live.–Dionne Warwick


81. When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.–Winston Churchill


82. “Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.” — Ziggy Marley


83. “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” — Norman Vincent Peale


84. You believe that you live in the world, where in fact the world lives within you.–Deepak Chopra


85. “Ask yourself, ‘Will this matter in twenty years?'” — Susan Ballinger


86. “The best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain.” -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


87. “Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.” — Robert Tew


88. “Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” — A.A. Milne


89. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” — Mary Tyler Moore


90. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.” — Mary Hemingway


91. Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.–Paulo Coelho


92. “Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.” -- Robert Tew


93. You are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.–Christopher Robin


94. “It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”-- Mandy Hale


95. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” -- Epictetus


96. “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” — Frank A. Clark


97. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” — William James


98. “Worrying isn’t going to change the situation so don’t waste your brain energy.” — Susan Ballinger


99. Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.–Nelson DeMil


100. “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.” -- Anais Nin


101. “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” -- Frank A. Clark


102. Take chances, make mistakes–that is how we grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.–Mary Tyler Moore


103. “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” — Jodi Picoult


104. “Some days, doing ‘the best we can’ may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn’t perfect—on any front—and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else.” — Fred Rogers


105. “Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.” — Hermann Hesse


106. “Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.” — Paulo Coelho


107. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.” -- Mary Hemingway


108. “The universe doesn’t allow perfection.” — Stephen Hawking


109. “The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve.” -- Charles Glassman


110. In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics … am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise every day?–Edward Albert


111. If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved, worrying will do you no good.–ntideva


112. Live in the moment, day by day, and don’t stress about the future. People are so caught up in looking into the future that they kind of lose what’s in front of them.–Jenna Ushkowitz


113. “Hey you, keep living. It won’t always be this overwhelming.”– Jacqueline Whitney


114. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” -- Brené Brown


115. Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle. –Bill Phillips


116. Like all weak men, he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.–W. Somerset Maugham


117. You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.–Tilman J. Fertitta


118. “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” -- Jodi Picoult


119. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Henry Stanley Haskins


120. “Today’s a perfect day for a whole new start. Let go of fear and free your mind. It’s time to open your heart.” — Chris Butler


121. “Everything you have ever wanted, is sitting on the other side of fear.” -- George Addair


122. “There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.” -- Henry David Thoreau


123. “Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.” – Robert Tew


124. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


125. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein


126. “Rule number one: Don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two: It’s all small stuff.” — Robert S. Eliot


127. “I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, not just for tomorrow, but in the here and now.” — Carl Sandburg


128. “There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.” — Henry David Thoreau


129. “Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.'” — Eckhart Tolle


130. “Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you because it will.” — Cheryl Strayed


131. The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.–Elbert Hubbard


132. Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there.”–Eckhart Tolle


133. “What people in the world think of you is really none of your business.” ~ Martha Graham


134. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I want to be.” — Lao Tzu


135. The truth is that there is no actual stress or anxiety in the world; it’s your thoughts that create these false beliefs. You can’t package stress, touch it, or see it. There are only people engaged in stressful thinking.–Wayne Dyer


136. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.–John Lubbock


137. “Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you because it will.” -- Cheryl Strayed


138. There is more to life than increasing its speed.–Mahatma Gandhi


139. In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.–Lee Iacocca


140. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


141. “Calmness is the cradle of power.” — Josiah Gilbert Holland


142. You can’t always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside.–Wayne Dyer


143. “Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.” -- Natalie Goldberg


144. “The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve.” — Charles Glassman


145. Say NO to the demands of the world. Say YES to the longings of your own heart. –Jonathan Lockwood Huie


146. If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.–Dean Smith


147. “Anxiety is a lot like a toddler. It never stops talking, tells you you’re wrong about everything, and wakes you up at 3 am.” — Anonymous


148. “Keep walking through the storm. Your rainbow is waiting on the other side.” — Heather Stillufsen


149. “‘The reason why you’re always stressed is because you want this moment to be something that it’s not,’ she said. ‘You just stop and you accept this moment for what it is. Just breathe right into that moment and it takes the anxiety and the pressure away of wanting this moment to be something it’s not.'” — Oprah Winfrey


150. You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.–Marie Osmond


151. “You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”-- Dan Millman


152. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


153. Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance.


154. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” — Roy Bennett


155. Some people are so used to experiencing stress that they don’t remember what life was like without it.–Andrew J. Bernstein


156. “How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.” — Thomas Jefferson


157. When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter in 5 years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go. –Catherine Pulsifer


158. Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious.–Anon


159. “P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll still be okay. If you sing off-key, get beat by the competition, have your heart shattered, get fired…it’s not going to kill you. Ask anyone who’s been through it.” — Danielle LaPorte


160. “No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.” — Virginia Woolf


161. There are thousands of causes for stress, and one antidote to stress is self-expression. That’s what happens to me every day. My thoughts get off my chest, down my sleeves and onto my pad.–Garson Kanin


162. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” — Brené Brown


163. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou


164. “You have dug your soul out of the dark, you have fought to be here; do not go back to what buried you.” -- Bianca Sparacino


165. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the most wonderful things that will ever happen to us.” — Nicole Reed


166. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” -- Anonymous proverb


167. “Keep calm and carry on.” — Anonymous


168. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” -- Maya Angelou


169. “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” — David Mamet


170. Once you accept, truly accept, that stuff will happen to you and there is nothing you can do about it, stress miraculously leaves your life.–Srikumar Rao


171. “I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery


172. Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.–Hans Selye


173. “Going through things you never thought you’d go through will only take you places you never thought you’d get to.” — Morgan Harper Nichols


174. “No amount of anxiety can change the future. No amount of regret can change the past.” -- Karen Salmansohn


175. “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” — Reinhold Niebuhr


176. If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.–George Burns


177. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell


178. “Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” -- Charles Spurgeon


179. “In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go.” — Jack Kornfield


180. “Everything you have ever wanted, is sitting on the other side of fear.” — George Addair


181. Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.–Ziggy Marley


182. Don’t stress the could haves, if it should have, it would have.


183. “You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” — Steve Maraboli


184. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” — Kahlil Gibran


185. “Become a worry-slapper. Treat frets like mosquitoes. Do you procrastinate when a bloodsucking bug lights on your skin? ‘I’ll take care of it in a moment.’ Of course you don’t! You give the critter the slap it deserves. Be equally decisive with anxiety.” -- Max Lucado


186. When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable. –Greg Anderson


187. “I just give myself permission to suck…I find this hugely liberating.” — John Green


188. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. –Arnold Schwarzenegger


189. Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there”


190. Getting stress out of your life takes more than prayer alone. You must take action to make changes and stop doing whatever is causing the stress. You can learn to calm down in the way you handle things.–Joyce Meyer


191. Faced with stress, too many people feel they have nowhere to turn to, that they don’t have access to the kind of friendships or communities where they can easily and openly share their problems and worries.–Daisaku Ikeda


192. It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.–Hans Selye


193. “We live only a few conscious decades, and we fret ourselves enough for several lifetimes.” — Christopher Hitchens


194. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come.” -- Zig Ziglar


195. “Keep walking through the storm. Your rainbow is waiting on the other side.” -- Heather Stillufsen


196. “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” — Deepak Chopra


197. Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.–Benjamin Franklin


198. Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it. –Kahlil Gibran


199. In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.–Fred Rogers


200. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” -- Arthur Somers Roche


201. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” — Confucius


202. “No amount of anxiety can change the future. No amount of regret can change the past.” — Karen Salmansohn


203. “Actually spending ten minutes clearing off one shelf is better than fantasizing about spending a weekend cleaning out the basement.” — Gretchen Rubin


204. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” -- Eleanor Roosevelt


205. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” — Arthur Somers Roche


206. Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. –Marie Curie


207. “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” -- Deepak Chopra


208. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” — William S. Burroughs


209. There’s a lot of stress out there, and to handle it, you just need to believe in yourself; always go back to the person that you know you are, and don’t let anybody tell you any different, because everyone’s special and everyone’s awesome.–McKayla Maroney


210. Resistance creates suffering. Stress happens when your mind resists what is. The only problem in your life is your mind’s resistance to life as it unfolds. –Dan Millman


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212. One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.–Bertrand Russell


213. “P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll still be okay. If you sing off-key, get beat by the competition, have your heart shattered, get fired…it’s not going to kill you. Ask anyone who’s been through it.” -- Danielle LaPorte


214. “Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.” -- Paulo Coelho


215. One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.–Viggo Mortensen


216. That which a man continually thinks about determines his actions in times of opportunity and stress. I will know what you are if you tell me what you think about when you don’t have to think.–David O. McKay


217. “You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” -- Steve Maraboli


218. You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.–Unknown


219. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” — Dalai Lama


220. It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.–Tony Robbins


221. It seems that we have it backward in our society. We tend to look up to people who are under a great deal of stress, who can handle loads of stress, and those who are under a great deal of pressure.–Richard Carlson


222. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” — Maya Angelou


223. “What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?” — Thomas á Kempis


224. Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.–Joshua L. Liebman


225. “If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.” -- Martin Luther King, Jr.


226. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I want to be.” -- Lao Tzu


227. We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.–John Newton


228. “Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” -- Theodore Roosevelt


229. It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.–Bruce Lee


230. We’ve all had stress creep up on us without even noticing it until we lost it on someone who didn’t deserve it, and then we realize that we probably should have checked in with ourselves a little earlier.–Ariel Garten


231. Everything you need you already have; you are complete right now. You are a whole total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.–Wayne Dyer


232. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” -- Amit Ray


233. A year from now, everything you’re stressing about won’t even matter.–Anon


234. Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.–Winnie the Pooh


235. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” — Amit Ray


236. “Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.”– Ali Ibn Abi Talib


237. “In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.” — Mitch Albom


238. Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it’s the time when they most need to think.–Bill Clinton


239. Taking time to contemplate what you’re grateful for isn’t merely the “right” thing to do. It also improves your mood because it reduces the stress hormone cortisol by 23 percent.–Travis Bradberry


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241. “Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” -- Thich Nhat Hanh


242. “Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” — Grenville Kleiser


243. “We all have anxiety about things. We all have little insecurities, but eventually you have to face your fears if you want to be successful, and everybody has some fear of failure.” — Nick Saban


244. Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.–Marilu Henner


245. “Hey you, keep living. It won’t always be this overwhelming.”-- Jacqueline Whitney


246. Worrying is like a rocking chair. it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere. –English proverb


247. “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” –Walter Anderson


248. “Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed not because we’re taking on too much, but because we’re taking on too little of what really strengthens us.” — Marcus Buckingham


249. Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response TO what happens. And RESPONSE is something we can choose. –Maureen Killoran


250. Stress is an important dragon to slay–or at least tame–in your life.–Marilu Henner

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