"A clear direction can help reduce your stress."
Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Goals Focus |
Relationships are meant to be something that we enjoy, not something that brings us pain and causes us to feel
badly about ourselves. By taking the steps necessary to ensure success within your relationship you will find that
you enjoy it much more and that you have to deal with much less stress.
Jennifer N Smith, Anxiety Book: Why Am I So Insecure?
If you seek to avoid all disruptions to tranquility - other people,
external events, stress - you will never be successful.
Your problems will follow you wherever you run and hide.
Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
If you change the way you think about the situations that stress you out,
you automatically change the effect they have you.
Nathalie Thompson, Simple Strategies for Stress Relief: How to Reduce Anxiety, Regain Control of Your Life, and Beat Stress the Easy Way
Stress poisons your mind and makes you doubt your own capabilities.
Stephanie Beyer, Self Esteem Doubt |
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by
people who have kept in trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
Dale Carnegie Accomplishment |
"You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and
discipline are taken out of your life."
James G. Bilkey Life |
"The next time you find yourself in an argument, rather than defend
see if you can see the other point of view first."
Richard Carlson, PH.D. Words of Encouragement |
"Kids are happier, more relaxed, more creative and less stressed when
scheduled activities are limited."
Jacquie McTaggart Children |
"Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and strident,
you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't be bullied out of bed,
just reminded that it's time to start your day."
Sharon Gold |
"The happiest people I know are the ones who have learned how
to hold everything loosely and have given the worrisome, stress-filled,
fearful details of their lives into God's keeping."
Charles R. Swindoll God |
"Practice easing your way along. Don't get het up or in a dither.
Do your best; take it as it comes. You can handle anything if you think
you can. Just keep your cool and your sense of humor. "
Smiley Blanton, MD Positive Thinking |
"Those who continue to work at a job they hate for the money alone
are more likely to be stressed, and very unhappy."
Catherine Pulsifer Work |
In fact studies have been carried out that clearly show that people who
own pets not only suffer from stress less but also from depression as well.
Heather Rose, Depression Self Help Anger Is A Wasted Emotion |
Certain foods can have a direct effect on our brain's ability to
process signals for sleep, hunger, stress and moods.
Rachel Robins, Feel Good About Yourself
Be Realistic |
Regular exercise can really help you to reduce your stress levels,
anxiety and depression. When you exercise your brain releases endorphins.
Heather Rose, Depression Cure
Recognize This |
You have to discern which battles are worth fighting. Think twice
as not to stress yourself because of useless stuff.
Ryan Cooper, Difficult People: Ultimate Dealing With Difficult
Research also shows that good sleep boosts alertness, reduces stress,
and wards off disease.
John Noel, Finding Mr. Right
Ok so planning a budget might not sound like a way to cut out stress,
but trust me - it definitely helps!
Sandra Breeze, The Stress Free Wedding
Having a meal with friends or going to a movie can be enough
to get the stress off your back and help you feel better about what's
happening in your life.
Kate Flowers, The Happy Mom: The Guide To Happiness Every Mother Can Achieve
Besides strengthening your immune system, boosting your energy,
and reducing stress, laughing together with your kids is a good
bonding activity and an emotional deposit.
Richard O'Keef, How to Get Kids to Behave: The Manual that was Supposed to Come with Kids
. . . a lack of self-confidence is extremely detrimental to your emotional health.
It can trigger depression, anxiety, stress, and loneliness.
Simon Jenkins, Confidence
Self evaluation trains your brain to identify, evaluate and respond
to situations differently. What you will notice is that you are slowly
"re-programing" the way you respond to a stress signal or
Jordan Koma, Bad Habits
Stress from sublimating symptoms often results in stress and illness.
Intimidation leaves you feeling inferior, frightened, depressed, angry,
sad, or frustrated.
Jane John-Nwankwo, Never Be Intimidated: A Motivational Book For Success
When you're in control, confident and calm in stressful situations, you'll
win everyone over.
David Fletcher Chase, Manipulate Anyone
Your Example |
Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh
relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed
for up to 45 minutes after.
Aloted Omoba, Super Working Mum
You may not know it but one of the reasons that you have trouble
with your words is because stressful situations make you hyperventilate.
Steven Spencer, Confidence
Helping others is necessary in order to become a better person,
but do remember that if helping and pleasing everybody is becoming
stressful, then maybe it is time to take a little step backwards.
E.L. Herndon, Self Help
Helping Others |
I think we all add to our own stress when we won't relax and let things
develop as they will.
Jessie Clemence, Stressed: A Devotional for the Rough Days
What We Can Learn From A Dead Battery |
A lack of sleep causes stress on our bodies and will eventually
lead to burn out or disappointment.
Josh Austin, Habits: Extraordinary Habits for Ordinary People
Do Not Worry |
Regardless of age, social status, accomplishments, educational achievements,
gender or vocation, everyone experiences anxious times.
Betty Wade; Darlene M. Wetzel, Anxiety: Your Biblical Guide to Kill This Giant
Eliminate rushing and you eliminate some stress.
Louise Reed, 5 Ways to a Simpler Life
If I order you to stop being stressed, you'll actually become
more stressed, because I've brought your level of stress
into your conscious awareness.
Stephanie Gunning, Audacious Creativity
How You Accomplish Your Work |
Music is a great healer and has a huge impact on our mind.
It can take you into a world you can only imagine. It has the power
to relieve you off stress and make you feel better about yourself
and the world you live in.
Kristina Dawn, Confidence: Confidence And Self-Esteem
Studies show, with an internal locus of control, you are less prone
to depression, deal better with stress, do better in school and
are much more oriented towards achieving goals.
Erica Hudson, How To Achieve Your Goals