Stress Quotes

We all experience it - stress. Let these stress quotes help you relieve your stress. Let them help you look at stress in a different way. Tension and aniexty can lead to health issues if relief is not found. Be encouraged by these quotes and sayings.

"How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish." Catherine Pulsifer
Good   |

You can walk after you get home from work as a method to reduce stress from the day, or you can go for a short walk during your lunch break to help revitalize your blood flow and stay more alert during the rest of the day.
Byron Pulsifer, Balanced Life
Inspirational Thoughts   |

Trying to be a perfectionist bring increased stress and hinders performance. T. Whitmore
"Trying to be a perfectionist brings increased stress and hinders performance."
T. Whitmore, Fearless: Embrace the Resistance (How Adversity Builds Character and Wisdom)
Inspirational Quotes  |  

"Anxiety is such a simple but costly trap to fall into. All your additional worry and stress make the problem worse, fueling more anxiety and creating a vicious cycle or loop."
Barry McDonagh, Dare: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic Attacks Fast
Anxiety To Be Overcome  |  

"Much of the stress people encounter is derived from dishonesty. People first lie to themselves and then to others."
David DeNotaris
Honesty  |  

"The next time you are tempted to get anxious or upset about something - especially something in the past or the future - think about what you are doing and turn your mind to what is going on today."
Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing
Future   |

"An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything."
Al Byrant
Prayer   |  

"In the midst of any stressful situation, say or think a series of statements such as, Stay calm. . . everything's okay. . . you've handled worse before. . . relax and take a deep breath. . . take it step by step and don't rush. . . I can get help if I need it."
Amy E. Dean
Encouragement   |  

"According to a study, addressing issues on money, work, and family responsibilities are the main sources of stress in our lives."
Hannah Grace, Rest in His Love
What Is Your Destiny   |

Stress is not what happens to us.   It's our response TO what happens.  Maureen Killoran
"Stress is not what happens to us. It's our response TO what happens. And RESPONSE is something we can choose."
Maureen Killoran
Choices   |  

"Equally important, gratitude can help take the edge off stress. Counting one's blessings elevates one's mood, which studies have shown can reduce the physical effects of stress."
Deborah Norville, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude
Gratitude   |  

"Stress and unhappiness come not from situations, but how you respond to situations."
Brian Tracy
Attitude   |  

"When we refuse to balance the overwhelming demands of work, home, family, friends, and personal growth, stress will be the natural result."
Mary Southerland
Family   |

"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
Trust   |  

"Stress can actually help you focus better and can be positive. Having small amounts of stress can stimulate you to think. Being able to manage your stress is key."
Frank Long, A Better You
Positive   |  

"... some stress is necessary in our lives when we want to stimulate creativity, or to promote learning."
Christian J. Borg, Anxiety, Stress, & Panic Attacks
Knowledge   |  

"If you focus on the possible when you experience difficult situations you can positively change your outlook, reduce your stress, and concentrate on achieving things that otherwise may not have been possible."
Catherine Pulsifer
Experience   |  

When the world around you is crumbling God is the rock on which you can stand.  Author Unknown
"When the world around you is crumbling God is the rock on which you can stand."
Author Unknown
Quotes about God   |  

"People say modern life is stressful. Stress is not a characteristic of life or times, but of people. Stress does not come from the environment, it comes from the mind of the individual under stress."
Brad Blanton, Radical Honesty: How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth
Top Ten Quotes about Attitude   |  

"In order to communicate effectively, you must be aware of your emotions and remain in control of them. This means you must learn how to manage stress."
Eric Davenport, Communication
Your Example   |  

"How stressed and grim we look! Our emotions inexorably flash through the forty-three muscles in our face, and we communicate our feelings through our eyes, our brows, and the set of our mouths. One smile can light up a room; one frown can darken a day."
David Jeremiah
Communication   |  

"One of the common sources of stress is loss. You can lose your job, your health, your money, your reputation, or a loved one."
Rick Warren
Work   |  

"No doubt, the job of mothering is rewarding, but it also is exhausting, stressful, and at times, overwhelming."
Linda Kastiel Kozlowski, Motherhood, Inc. - Seven essential tools for success at home
Mother   |  

"I have noticed a few people who are not happy with what they have that makes them feel disheartened, this also makes them feel low and such people can become a victim of stress."
Amara Abid, 50 Things to Know About Living a Life of Luxury on a Budget
Happy   |  

The decrease in stress and anxiety leaves your mind stronger and refreshed.  Eileen Rose Giadone
"The decrease in stress and anxiety leaves your mind stronger and refreshed."
Eileen Rose Giadone, The Habit Fix: The New Habit Guide to Getting Happy and Healthy in 7 Simple Steps
Anxiety To Be Overcome   |  

"Playing is for everyone and it is one of the best ways to relieve stress. Set an hour or two every day to play."
Rowena Cauba, Happiness
Happiness   |

"You cannot be a stress free person and remain anxious and depressed. Getting rid of your stress is the key to saving your sanity."
Jack Brady, Depression: Depression and Anxiety
Motivational   |  

"Athletes who use dynamic relaxation are generally in better physical shape, and are better able to handle the incredible stress that goes hand in hand with competitive sport."
Christian H. Godefroy, Mind Dynamics
Relax   |

"One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control."
M. P. Neary, Free Your Mind
See The Positive In All Situations   |  

"When we learn to manage that stress we are able to create our peak performance abilities and remain calm."
James O'Donnell, How to Become Patient: How to Build Patience and Remove Impatience
Patience   |  

"Looking back upon the unceasing tumult of the war, I cannot recall any period when its stresses and the onset of so many problems all at once or in rapid succession bore more directly on me and my colleagues than the first half of 1941."
Winston Churchill, The Grand Alliance: The Second World War, Volume 3
Problem   |  

Gratitude can reduce your stress and anxiety. Bree Miller
"Gratitude can reduce your stress and anxiety."
Bree Miller, Gratitude & Happiness: A Guide to Feeling Grateful, Happy And Free
Appreciation   |  

"High levels of stress can really overwhelm your mind and body, and they get in the way of your ability to accurately understand a situation. You lose the ability to hear what others are saying, what they're feeling or might need, and how to communicate in a clear and concise manner."
Salma Stockdale, Communication Skills - The Definitive Guide to Effectively Improving Your Social Skills, Boundaries, Mind Control and Public Speaking
Chaos And Life   |  

"But how can we deal effectively with the reality of everyday stress? There are different ways but the use of humour and laughter is one of the quickest and easiest routes."
Colin G Smith, Laughter And Humor Therapy For Rapid Stress Relief
Laughter   |  

"I think one of the biggest thing that sleep does is help with emotional stress."
Joe Zeller, How To Wake Up Early: For Super Lazy People
Anger Problems   |  

"Sometimes when you are dependent only on yourself, things can get a bit stressful. However, you must always remember that never going through anything difficult is a sure way to always be less than what you could be."
Dr. Lauren Cunning, Choose Yourself: A Guide to Being Self-Dependent
Difficulties Provide Growth   |  

"Over-thinking causes unnecessary stress and worry, and tends to blow things out of proportion."
Melissa Eshleman, A Quote a Day to Find Your Way
Top Ten Quotes on Worry   |  

"Worrying is a waste of time; it changes nothing. It will only create stress, which can have major effects on your health."
Robert Washington, Inner Peace and Happiness In 14 Steps
Worry   |  

"Grandmothers' wisdom and nurturance can lessen the pressure on new mothers, not only through physical support such as helping with household tasks, minding baby and the like, but also by soothing anxiety and putting the stress of parenting into context."
Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century
Grandmother   |  

When we are stressed out, that affects every other part of the quality of our lives. Tom Meitner
"When we are stressed out, that affects every other part of the quality of our lives."
Tom Meitner, Living with Intent: How to Choose Joy and Success, and Change Your Life in 7 Days
Quotes about Change   |

"If you find yourself struggling to keep up with your day-to-day life due to constant stress, it may be time for you to cut back. The quantity over quality lifestyle doesn't work out and many of the world's most successful people turned to minimalism as a way to find true happiness and meaning in their lives."
Brian Night, Simplicity: How To Live With Less, Downsize, And Get More Fulfillment From Life
Simplicity   |

"Laughter helps bring balance to a stressful situation."
Kala Stevenson, Monday Mornings: A Cup of Laughter
Balance   |  

"It is easy for everybody to describe its symptoms, but defining stress itself is more complicated because stress requires psychological and medical concepts to give an exact and understandable definition."
Jamaal Watson, Stress Management
Are You A Rock   |  

"Every day, we take on situations that may cause stress, but you need to learn how detrimental stress is as far as concentration is concerned."
Dane Taylor, Time Management
Focus   |

"It's better being early to grab a cup of coffee or walk around to cool your stresses than it is to worry about whether you are going to arrive to the interview in time."
M. G. Rich,
Time   |

"If people feel stressed the ending result is that the person can become narrow sighted and can even become paralyzed from the stress itself."
Mel Kennedy, Leadership: The Power of Leadership in Business Management
Leadership   |  

"Yes, you have a serious job that requires all of your energy and most of your day, and should be of course taken very seriously since the entire group of people depends on how well you are doing in team management, but all work and no fun can make you stressed and anxious."
Andy Stone, Management: 25 Strategies to Manage Teams, Lead Effectively, and Build Trust In Your Teams
Teamwork   |  

Good time management brings with it increased relaxation, less stress, more satisfaction, and greater accomplishment. Stephen Hall
"Good time management brings with it increased relaxation, less stress, more satisfaction, and greater accomplishment."
Stephen Hall, Life Plan and Daily Time Management
Accomplishment   |  

Dwight D. Eisenhower endured many dramatic, tension-filled days, but nothing ever exceeded the events leading up to his courageous decision to launch the greatest military invasion in the history of warfare on June 6, 1944.
Carlo D'Este, Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life
Dwight Eisenhower Quotes   |  

"In fact, coping with failure creates unrecognized systemic stress that robs us of the creativity and energy that could be mustered to bring about our desired success."
James B. Richards, Wired for Success, Programmed for Failure
Failure   |  

"They cannot handle the risks and stress involved in striving to be better and doing things that are not a part of their usual routine. They settle for mediocrity and familiarity and give up on their dreams and ambitions, thinking that it is better to live in the safety of their comfort zones than to live a life full of uncertainties."
Jamie Becker, Start Living: Break Out of Your Comfort Zone and Live Life With No Regrets
Risk   |  

"Know that your attitude will affect your mind and burden you with stress. You need to alter your views and be able to sustain a healthier mindset."
Kellie Sullivan, Mindfulness : 5O Easy Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners To Live In The Moment And The Art Of Letting Go
Health   |  

"Remember that every time you say yes to something, especially when you are half-hearted in agreeing, you add stress in your life."
Philip Vang, Organization: 31 Steps to Organize Your Life
Life   |  

"A good cry can be a cleansing stress reliever."
Penny Hunt, Bounce, Don't Break - Stories, reflections, and words of encouragement during times of change
Wise Quotes   |  

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