Quotes and Sayings about Stress

I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself.

Whatever happens, happens. Don’t stress.

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
– William James

Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
– Takayuki Ikkaku

Dear stress, let’s break up.

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
Doug Larson

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
-Natalie Goldberg


Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!

My body needs laughter as much as it needs tears. Both are cleansers of stress.
– Mahogany SilverRain

Give your stress wings and let it fly away.
Terri Guillemets

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

Stress is poison.
-Agavé Powers

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.
-Bill Phillips

We are all tired of the stress.
– K. Howard Joslin

Someone told me sleep was the cousin of death and followin’ the dollar finds nothin’ but stress.
– Mac Miller


You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.
Steve Maraboli

Whenever you’re stressed about something ask yourself: 10 years from now, will it still matter?

Care less, lose stress.

Tension is who you think you should be.Relaxation is who you are.

Behind every stressful thought is the desire for things to be other than they are.
– Toni Bernhard

Pending assignments and achieving deadlines haunt us in the bright daylight.

Submitted by: Nivedita M on June 4, 2019

If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!
Shannon L. Alder

Even in the most stressed times there is always time for reading.
– Emilie and Stephanie

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.
– David Mamet

Most diseases are caused not so much by what we eat, but more by what is eating us.

Submitted by: RVM on July 24, 2016

Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.

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.

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.
-Etty Hillesum

Is everything as urgent as your stress would imply?
Terri Guillemets

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
-Richard Carlson

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