Anxiety Quotes and Sayings: Overcoming Anxiety

The true cause of anxiety is not just external stressors, but also unprocessed emotions and unresolved past traumas.

Anxiety is the result of imagining the future.

My big anxiety cure-all:
“I’m gonna die and this isn’t gonna matter.”
Makes light work of most daily stressors.
Alex Hormozi

Imagine how effective you would be if you weren’t anxious all the time.

The scientific evidence is clear that exercise significantly reduces depression and anxiety.
– Johann Hari

There’s no situation that calls for mild anxiety. Either increase the level of stress to promote action, or forget about it and enjoy life.
– Johnny Uzan

Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.
William Shakespeare

Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.
Eckhart Tolle

Excitement and emotion arise when something is not understood. As it is understood, one naturally becomes unfazed. One naturally becomes equanimous.
– Kapil Gupta

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

When we’re anxious, disconnected, vulnerable, alone, and feeling helpless, the booze and food and work and endless hours online feel like comfort, but in reality they’re only casting their long shadows over our lives.
– Brené Brown

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

Perhaps all anxiety might derive from a fixation on moments – an inability to accept life as ongoing.
– Sarah Manguso

Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.

Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
Tryon Edwards

Turn your attention for a while away from the worries and anxieties. Remind yourself of all your many blessings.
– Ralph Marston

Cuddling literally kills depression, relieves anxiety and strengthens the immune system.

When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.
– Rainer Maria Rilke

It can be exhausting and over whelming to be in your own skin.

If you always make excuses to not follow through you deserve the weight of anxiety on your chest.
– Daniel

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.

God didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

Anxiety is one little tree in your forest. Step back and look at the whole forest.

Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.
– Guy Finley

My need to solve the problem is the problem.

I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.

It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
– Michel de Montaigne

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Plato

The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.
Seneca

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