52 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

  2. Whenever you're nervous or stressed, taking a deep breath does wonders. Taking a deep breath directly into your diaphragm or belly is even better. Bailey Jackson, How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

  3. Crafting can relieve the stresses of life and help you relax. It can help you calm yourself and can ease anxiety. Susan Hollister, Crafting: The Top 300 Best Crafts

  4. Winning is not necessarily finishing first but finishing well, to the best of your your God-given abilities. When you embrace this concept in your life, you will be relieved from the stress of competing to finish first, to win in life. Dr. Ignatius K Otchere-Asamoah, Destined to Win

  5. Yoga can help you become aware of which muscles are carrying tension and can help you relax them. Susan Hollister, Yoga

  6. Studies have shown that those who take the time to smell the roses and view nature are able to lower their blood pressure and reduce their stress. Salma Stockdale, Communication Skills Stress Relief link beach

  7. "Understand that it is far better to confront a situation and deal with the momentary stress than it is to ignore it and hope it goes away." Cary David Richards, The Joy of less Book 1

  8. Deep breathing is a great way of helping you to feel calmer. Heather Rose, Depression Self Help
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  9. "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
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  10. An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything. Al Byrant
  11. "An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything." Al Byrant
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  12. "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
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  13. "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
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  14. 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
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  15. Stress is largely self-inflicted, so the ability to manage stress more effectively comes from managing oneself. Michael Hetherington, 15 Sure Signs That You Are On The Right Path
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  16. "It is best to look for ways to divert your attention away from issues that causes stress especially before going to sleep." Bogdan Ivanov, How To Be Super Productive

  17. 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

  18. Smiling can be infectious in a work place to help reduce stress, 
to help teamwork, to defuse high-pressure situations. Byron Pulsifer
  19. "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

  20. 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
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  21. "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

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

  23. "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

  24. "Things could be a lot worse, the stress of the situation always could be worse, but I am alive and I have a lot to be thankful for - so I shall not waste my days with stress and frustrations - Life is too short!" Catherine Pulsifer, A Wake Up Call

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

  27. "When you learn and practice patience you don't get as angry, stressed or overwhelmed. You are more in control of your emotions and in a better position to deal with difficult situations with ease and poise." Catherine Pulsifer, Patience Tested

  28. Laughter and humor triggers happiness and lightens your burdens, pain or stress. Jonathan Brown, Depression

  29. 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

  30. If you share your problems you have support, keep them to your self and you're on your own which is one sure way to pile on the stress. Baz O'Brien, Stressed Out!

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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
  34. "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

  35. "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

  36. 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

  37. "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

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

  39. 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

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

  42. 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

  43. There are numerous ways of managing stress with there not being an absolute right or wrong way to deal with stress. If you try one way to manage your stress and it doesn't work for you don't let that stop you. Instead, try different methods until you find one that is best for you. Luis M. Rodriguez, Stressed Out?
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  44. Some effective ways of managing stress include practicing yoga, meditation, exercising, engaging in a relaxing activity or having a few minutes daily for play time to avoid burning out. Roger Collmar, Procrastination Solution

  45. In order to be stress free you will definitely have to work at it. It won't come to you magically. It takes time to retrain your brain to deal with stress. Clair Atwell, Stressed Out?

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

  47. "One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control." M. P. Neary, Free Your Mind
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  48. "Meditation is important in increasing a person's level of self-awareness and managing stress." Annabelle Higgins, Self Discipline
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  49. "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

  50. A good cry can be a cleansing stress reliever.  Penny Hunt
  51. A good cry can be a cleansing stress reliever. Penny Hunt, Bounce, Don't Break

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. Studies show that the mere act of smiling reduces tension and stress. . . Ryan Cooper
  55. "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
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  56. "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

  57. "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

  58. In other words, exercising helps to relieve stress and increase happiness. Philip Johnson
  59. "In other words, exercising helps to relieve stress and increase happiness." Philip Johnson, Anger Management

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

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