33 Stress Relief Quotes

Let these stress relief quotes give you ideas and suggestions on how to reduce your anxiety, tension and stress in your life. Share the quotes with others who need encouragement.


  1. "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
    Stress



  2. Deep breathing is a great way of helping you to feel calmer. Heather Rose, Depression Self Help
    Motivational



  3. "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
    Inspirational Quotes



  4. An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything. Al Byrant
  5. "An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything." Al Byrant
    Anxiety Quotes



  6. "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
    Quotes about Change



  7. "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
    Words of Encouragement



  8. 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
    Quote of The Day



  9. Much like talking with loved ones can help calm our nerves, speaking with the professionals in our lives can help calm our retirement nerves. If your biggest fear is running out Scott Carty; Paul Durso, Retire with Confidence
    Retirement



  10. Smiling can be infectious in a work place to help reduce stress, 
to help teamwork, to defuse high-pressure situations. Byron Pulsifer
  11. "Smiling can be infectious in a work place to help reduce stress, to help teamwork, to defuse high-pressure situations. The more you smile, the more people will smile back." Byron Pulsifer, Just A Smile
    Smile



  12. Laughter is a gift
    It doesn't mean your fit
    But it will soften any tension
    It could be consider stress prevention.
    Catherine Pulsifer, Laughter Is A Gift
    Funny Poems



  13. "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



  14. "A clear direction can help reduce your stress." Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Goals
    Focus



  15. "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
    Humor



  16. Many adults find that downsizing is a great way to reduce stress. Beth Jones
  17. Many adults find that downsizing is a great way to reduce stress. Beth Jones, Simple: 30 Ways to Declutter Your Life
    Simplicity



  18. 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
    Work



  19. 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
    Laughter



  20. 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
  21. "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
    Cool



  22. "Have a variety of interests. These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest." George Matthew Allen
    Happy



  23. Resting your mind and body for a few minutes in between difficult tasks is a way of managing stress. John Morgan, 100% Focused
    Relax



  24. 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
    Thinking



  25. Research also shows that good sleep boosts alertness, reduces stress, and wards off disease. John Noel
  26. Research also shows that good sleep boosts alertness, reduces stress, and wards off disease. John Noel, Finding Mr. Right



  27. Be more optimistic. Pessimism is a kind of behavior that you learn . Hoping for the best and believing that everything is going to be fine in the end helps to reduce stress. David Brown, Habit Stacking
    Optimistic



  28. Tension is a habit. Relaxing is a habit. Bad habits can be broken, good habits formed. William James
    Habit



  29. One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control. M. P. Neary
  30. "One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control." M. P. Neary, Free Your Mind
    Quotes To Live By



  31. "Meditation is important in increasing a person's level of self-awareness and managing stress." Annabelle Higgins, Self Discipline
    Inner Peace



  32. "Waking up at 5 AM may be one of the most personally rewarding habits one can develop for improving productivity, decreasing stress and managing time." Michael Lombardi, The 5 AM Club
    Time



  33. A good cry can be a cleansing stress reliever.  Penny Hunt
  34. A good cry can be a cleansing stress reliever. Penny Hunt, Bounce, Don't Break
    Feeling



  35. Prayer relieves the stress of perceived inactivity. Now that God has been given the task, you don't have to worry about it any longer. God has his people on it. With less stress comes more strength. Max Lucado
    Prayer



  36. Journaling helps you reduce stress and anxiety and get over the minute troubles in your life. You can also get over daily sources of tension as writing down can help you analyze a situation and come up with a solution on the spot. Danyale Lebon, Organization
    Quotes about Life



  37. Studies show that the mere act of smiling reduces tension and stress. . . Ryan Cooper
  38. "Studies show that the mere act of smiling reduces tension and stress, which basically allows you to concentrate better on the things you are doing." Ryan Cooper, Stop Being Lazy
    Smile Poem



  39. "These aren't the only things you can do to reduce your stress, but if you stick to doing a few things well, you can truly relax and enjoy the season with your family. In the end, they would rather have fond memories of their time with you than memories of how strung out mom was after she burned the cookies." Tawra J. Kellam; Jill Cooper, Homemade Christmas
    Christmas



  40. "A friendship provides one with: an increased sense of purpose and belonging, a boost of esteem, reduced stress, and overall improvement of self-worth." Tye Gnass, James Shendal, Steven David, World's Best 10 Keys To Success
    Friendship



  41. In other words, exercising helps to relieve stress and increase happiness. Philip Johnson
  42. "In other words, exercising helps to relieve stress and increase happiness." Philip Johnson, Anger Management
    Happiness



  43. Laughter is generated by wit or by relief from the straitjackets of tension. Paul Z. Jackson, Your Lifepass To Creativity and Confidence Confidence
    Funny


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