When we don’t choose what’s important, everything seems important.
– Maxime Lagace
We human beings are what we have been for millions of years – colossally greedy, envious, aggressive, jealous, anxious and despairing, with occasional flashes of joy and affection.
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.
– Eckhart Tolle
Comfort makes you weaker. We need some variability, some stressors. Not too much, but just enough.
– Nassim Nicholas Taleb
When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.
– Byron Katie
Spend a week writing down everything that bothers you. Outrages in the news, personal slights, daily irritations. Read it a month later. How many entries feel important now? Probably not many. Excess reactivity steals happiness and energy.
A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.
– Henry Kissinger
Free your mind for your soul to have peace.
– Sipho P Nkosi
Pending assignments and achieving deadlines haunt us in the bright daylight.
If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!
– Shannon L. Alder
Most diseases are caused not so much by what we eat, but more by what is eating us.
Whenever you’re stressed about something ask yourself: 10 years from now, will it still matter?
Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.
Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’
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.
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.
Care less, lose stress.
Dear stress, let’s break up.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
– William James
Too blessed to be stressed.
Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!
Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
– Takayuki Ikkaku
Stress is poison.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
– Doug Larson
Tension is who you think you should be.Relaxation is who you are.
Is everything as urgent as your stress would imply?
Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.
Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.