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245 Stress Quotes

1. "Most of the time, life isn’t an emergency. Much of the time, things will be fine. Save the rush for when it is needed." (Thibaut) Click to tweet
Most of the time, life isn’t an emergency. Much of the time, things will be fine. Save the rush for when it is needed. (Thibaut);  #StressQuotes
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2. "A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

3. "Stress is the inability to decide what’s important."Click to tweet

4. "Stress and confusion come from being busy. Peace and clarity come from slowing down and stilling your waters." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

5. "Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there”." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

6. "Every once in a while, do you just like to take your time with what you’re doing?" (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

7. "Today i refuse to stress myself out about things i cannot control or change." (Mel Robbins) Click to tweet

8. "Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

9. "The need for certainty is the greatest disease the mind faces." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

10. "Society has sold you the greatest of lies, that the goal of life is to become “happy.” This one chase has cost you your life." (Kapil Gupta) Click to tweet

11. "Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you." (Anne Lamott) Click to tweet

12. "Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

13. "When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves." (Jack Kornfield) Click to tweet

14. "You may have a million desires to be in other places, doing other things, but you are not there, you are here." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

15. "The high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

16. "The anxiety of worry is almost always worse than the actual consequences. Stop worrying and start doing." (James Clear) Click to tweet

17. "The solution is often a good dose of indifference." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

18. "Don’t think about the past. Just be here now. Don’t think about the future. Just be here now." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

19. "90% of what you’re stressing about right now won’t even matter a year from now. Take a deep breath." (Mel Robbins) Click to tweet

20. "Today i escaped anxiety. Or no, i discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions not outside." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

21. "If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

22. "Don’t spin your wheels trying to get everything done. Focus on getting the right things done instead." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

23. "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) Click to tweet

24. "In a year, 95% of the things that stress you out now you’ll look back and laugh at. The other 5%, you should probably get to work on." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

25. "Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

26. "Comfort makes you weaker. We need some variability, some stressors. Not too much, but just enough." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

27. "Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

28. "Daily news and sugar confuse our system in the same manner." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

29. "Our civilization, which is lost in doing, knows nothing of being. It asks: being? What do you do with it?”" (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

30. "We get such a kick out of looking forward to pleasures and rushing ahead to meet them that we can’t slow down to enjoy them when they come." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

31. "Stress is not created by the events in your life, but by your reaction to them." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

32. "Only once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, to stop saying yes to everyone, can you make your highest contribution towards the things that really matter." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

33. "The faster and busier things get, the more we need to build thinking time into our schedule. And the noisier things get, the more we need to build quiet reflection spaces in which we can truly focus." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

34. "When a situation is within your control, take action. When a situation is outside your control, make preparations." (James Clear) Click to tweet

35. "Do not seek to have everything that happens happen as you wish, but wish for everything to happen as it actually does happen, and your life will be serene." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

36. "Throw out the excess, clean up the mess, say no to stress, and live with less." (Joshua Becker) Click to tweet

37. "To be in harmony with the wholeness of things is not to have anxiety over imperfections." (Dogen) Click to tweet

38. "When you become a lover of what is, the war is over." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

39. "Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except your self." (Buddha) Click to tweet
Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except your self. (Buddha);  #StressQuotes
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40. "An ignorant state, stress is." (Yoda) Click to tweet

41. "A certain amount of doing nothing, and stopping rushing around, would cool everything." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

42. "Compassion and peace of mind bring a sense of confidence that reduce stress and anxiety." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

43. "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." (William James) Click to tweet

44. "In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

45. "The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom." (James Allen) Click to tweet

46. "Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds." (Osho) Click to tweet

47. "There are two medicines for all ills: time and silence." (Alexander Dumas) Click to tweet

48. "There is more to life than increasing its speed." (Mahatma Gandhi) Click to tweet

49. "Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure." (Oprah Winfrey) Click to tweet

50. "Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

51. "You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

52. "The truth is that there is no actual stress or anxiety in the world; it’s your thoughts that create these false beliefs. You can’t package stress, touch it, or see it. There are only people engaged in stressful thinking." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

53. "If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person." (Seneca) Click to tweet

54. "Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

55. "Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being." (Plato) Click to tweet

56. "Self-command is the main elegance." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

57. "Our root is quietude." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet
Our root is quietude. (Lao Tzu);  #StressQuotes
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58. "This too shall pass." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

59. "Let go of what may come." (Tilopa) Click to tweet

60. "Debt free is stress free." (D. Muthukrishnan) Click to tweet

61. "Embrace stress, don’t avoid it." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

62. "Make peace with the present moment." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

63. "Problems only exist in the human mind." (Anthony de Mello) Click to tweet

64. "The whole world is not looking at you." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

65. "Just do your best. Never try to impress." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

66. "Need less, worry less. Simple = beautiful." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

67. "Tomorrow is overrated. Today is underrated." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

68. "Detachment naturally leads to tranquility."Click to tweet

69. "Stop thinking, and end your problems." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet
Stop thinking, and end your problems. (Lao Tzu);  #StressQuotes
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70. "You don’t always have to have something to do. Don’t rush. Conserve some of your resources for yourself." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

71. "Your best self can be found based on how you respond to failure." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

72. "You know you’re becoming wise when you care more about what you control and less about what you don’t." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

73. "Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace." (Joan Borysenko) Click to tweet

74. "Life is a storm that will test you unceasingly. Don’t wait for calm waters that may not arrive. Derive purpose from resilience. Learn to sail the raging sea."Click to tweet

75. "You are far from the only nervous person in the room." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

76. "When you have a moment, just listen to the beauty of silence. It has so much to say." (Armin Ganguly) Click to tweet

77. "Learn to watch your drama unfold while at the same time knowing you are more than your drama." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

78. "When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

79. "We should always be asking ourselves: “is this something that is, or is not, in my control?”" (Epictetus) Click to tweet
We should always be asking ourselves: “is this something that is, or is not, in my control?” (Epictetus);  #StressQuotes
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80. "It is not external events themselves that cause us distress, but the way in which we think about them… it is our attitudes and reactions that give us trouble. We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

81. "Renew yourself completely every day; do it again, and again, and forever again." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

82. "If you feel lost… sit down, close your eyes, breathe, put your hands on your heart, repeat forever." (Courtney Carver) Click to tweet

83. "Stress exists only in your mind. Peace exists only in the acceptance of the present moment." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

84. "Let go of what has passed. Let go of what may come. Let go of what is happening now. Don’t try to figure anything out. Don’t try to make anything happen. Relax, right now, and rest." (Tilopa) Click to tweet

85. "When you need to calm down… breathe in for 5 counts. Hold for 5 counts. Breathe out for 5 counts. Hold for 5 counts. Repeat the cycle 2 more times." (Gabby Bernstein) Click to tweet

86. "There are three things you cannot buy. Fitness: you have to keep fit, whether you’re rich or not. Diet: you cannot pay someone to be on a diet for you. Then, looking after your soul. No one can possibly treat your soul but you yourself." (Brunello Cucinelli) Click to tweet

87. "Observe a stressful thought. Notice how your shoulders tense, your stomach tightens, you hold your breath. Keep watching that same thought. Don’t push it away, instead change your reaction to it. Breathe deeply, let go, relax your body. You’re okay. It’s just a thought. Breathe." (Jason Garner) Click to tweet

88. "Stop doing. Start being. It begins with a single thought and a simple statement – i am." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

89. "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."Click to tweet

90. "Stress and distractions have a mutually reinforcing relationship. They can drive one insane. Slow down, take a deep breath and relax. Pay attention to only one thing at a time. Also, don’t forget to clear mental junk every now and then by meditating for a few minutes."Click to tweet

91. "If you find yourself mentally exhausted: change your environment. Unclutter your desk. Take a shower. Go for a a walk. Refresh your mental state."Click to tweet

92. "When you feel overwhelmed, start eliminating all the non-essential things from your life. Clarity brings calm." (Darius Foroux) Click to tweet

93. "Restore your attention or bring it to a new level by dramatically slowing down whatever you’re doing." (Sharon Salzberg) Click to tweet

94. "Finding a moment to sit and just do nothing can be very healing, transforming, and nourishing." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

95. "Dogs bark at what they cannot understand." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet
Dogs bark at what they cannot understand. (Heraclitus);  #StressQuotes
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96. "Sometimes it’s better to react with no reaction."Click to tweet

97. "Never make a decision when you are stressed, depressed, or being caressed." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

98. "Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

99. "Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it." (Lily Tomlin) Click to tweet
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. (Lily Tomlin);  #StressQuotes
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100. "The difficulty of describing things for western ears is that people in a hurry cannot feel." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

101. "Every kind of fear grows worse by not being looked at." (Bertrand Russell) Click to tweet

102. "When we don’t choose what’s important, everything seems important." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

103. "Awareness is inherently pure like the empty sky. Stress, annoyance, and anger can temporarily occupy its space but can never pollute it." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

104. "The modern struggle: lone individuals summoning inhuman willpower, fasting, meditating, and exercising, up against armies of scientists and statisticians weaponizing abundant food, screens, and medicine into junk food, clickbait news, infinite porn, endless games and addictive drugs." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

105. "Human life is gradually turning from a struggle against suffering into a struggle against pleasure." (Gurwinder Bhogal) Click to tweet

106. "Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency." (Natalie Goldberg) Click to tweet

107. "Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness." (Richard Carlson) Click to tweet

108. "It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it." (Hans Selye) Click to tweet

109. "Stress is a state of generalized vulnerability." (Luca Dellanna) Click to tweet

110. "How do you beat your inner turmoil? You can’t beat it, you can only stop creating it." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

111. "The calm person makes a choice. The angry person finds that anger has chosen for them. Rage robs us of reason and makes us puppets of our lower instincts."Click to tweet

112. "The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that i can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices i actually control." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

113. "We see striving everywhere inhibited in many ways, struggling everywhere; and thus always suffering; there is no final goal of striving, and therefore no bounds or end to suffering." (Arthur Schopenhauer) Click to tweet

114. "Most of us live in a post-scarcity world, yet are still running mental algorithms from a resource scare world. Thus we have anxiety, overconsumption and self-torture. Seeing that truth is the first step to liberation." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

115. "This world is all attachment. Yet you get worried because you are attached." (Neem Karoli Baba) Click to tweet

116. "Our real enemy is not man; it’s not another human being. Our real enemy is our ignorance, discrimination, fear, craving, and violence." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

117. "Anxiety, the illness of our time, comes primarily from our inability to dwell in the present moment." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

118. "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) Click to tweet

119. "To discover and transcend craving, which is the deep cause of all conditioning, is arduous and demands constant awareness." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

120. "Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started." (David Allen) Click to tweet

121. "Flow with whatever happens and let your mind be free." (Zhuangzi) Click to tweet
Flow with whatever happens and let your mind be free. (Zhuangzi);  #StressQuotes
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122. "Uncertainty, not outcome, is the root of stress." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

123. "The world is ruled by letting things take their course." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

124. "The river becomes calm when it reaches the ocean. Find your ocean each day." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

125. "Don’t rush. It’s wiser to go slowly in the right direction than fast in the wrong one." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

126. "Feeling irritated, restless, afraid, and hopeless is a reminder to listen more carefully. It’s a reminder to stop talking; watch and listen." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

127. "What you want is to develop a sustainable habit: a stress-free approach to reducing your stress." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

128. "People work out, they stress their body, and their body gets stronger from stress." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

129. "Don’t be blindly ambitious or blindly lazy. Find a balance between mindful action and peaceful inaction."Click to tweet

130. "Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life." (Andrew J. Bernstein) Click to tweet

131. "No desires, no goal, no seeking, no thoughts, neither obtaining, nor rejecting, nor grasping, nor letting go, being free." (Taisen Deshimaru) Click to tweet

132. "Stress happens when something you care about is at stake. It’s not a sign to run away – it’s a sign to step forward." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

133. "In general, obstacles force your mind to focus and find ways around them. They heighten your mental powers and should be welcomed." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

134. "People think peace is positivity, but it’s not. Peace has no opposite, it is a kind of prevailing stillness that is present even in the midst of chaos. Don’t seek positivity. Don’t seek negativity. Accept what is there and find your peace regardless." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

135. "Short-term thinking makes people desperate, ungenerous, impulsive. Long-term thinking makes people calm, gracious, controlled. The mighty pyramids and cathedrals were built by civilizations with a long time horizon, so it is with the life of a great man."Click to tweet

136. "We all want comfort and fulfillment. But fulfillment demands progress, and progress is uncomfortable. Decide which one is higher on your values list, and be willing to pay the price." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

137. "The most important timeframes: a. 10+ years ahead. B. This moment right now. Worries, small thinking, overplanning – they all happen in-between. And neither justifies leaving the present." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

138. "Being scared isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign something matters." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

139. "The just man is most free from disturbance, while the unjust is full of the utmost disturbance." (Epicurus) Click to tweet

140. "If you understood the nature of your problem, you wouldn’t have one." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

141. "Real friends bring out your best, not your stress." (Mel Robbins) Click to tweet
Real friends bring out your best, not your stress. (Mel Robbins);  #StressQuotes
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142. "You know you’re becoming wise when you care more about doing your best and less about what they think." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

143. "If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

144. "The only thing we really have any control over is our own experience." (Traleg Rinpoche) Click to tweet

145. "Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion." (Tsoknyi Rinpoche) Click to tweet

146. "Better to live simply and be debt free than to live lavishly and be stressed." (James Clear) Click to tweet

147. "Stress and meaning are inextricably linked. You don’t stress out about things you don’t care about, and you can’t create a meaningful life without experiencing some stress." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

148. "Not everything requires a response. This is truth for many things in life and almost everything in the news."Click to tweet

149. "Human beings worry incessantly about their social status. Making every device “socially connected” turned every device into an anxiety machine. The machine becomes symbolic of the set of all people that may be judging you. If “hell is other people” then hell is in our pocket."Click to tweet

150. "As you would not choose to sail in a large and decorated and gold-laden ship (or ship ornamented with gold), and to be drowned; so do not choose to dwell in a large and costly house and to be disturbed (by cares)." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

151. "A brief, warm morning hug with someone we love provides us with a protective layer, insulating us from the stress of the day." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

152. "So much of our time is spent worrying about the opinions of people that don’t ultimately matter to us." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

153. "The best cure for worry i’ve ever found is making a list and getting to work." (Helena Price Hambrecht) Click to tweet
The best cure for worry i’ve ever found is making a list and getting to work. (Helena Price Hambrecht);  #StressQuotes
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154. "Start from where you are – not where you wish you were. The work you’re doing becomes your path." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

155. "Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion." (Simon Sinek) Click to tweet

156. "Strangely, when you stop thinking about winning, you are more likely to win because you’d be able to focus 100% on the game instead of worrying about failure. And even if you fail, you didn’t spoil the fun of the game fearing failure all the time. Enjoy the game." (Kunal) Click to tweet

157. "Creativity needs breaks. Stress is the enemy of creativity." (Kunal) Click to tweet

158. "Your best work is done when you’re calm, focused and inspired. Your worst when you’re busy, rushed and aiming in many different directions." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

159. "Don’t confuse stress with burnout. Feeling overwhelmed sometimes is normal – it signals responsible engagement in meaningful work. Burnout is persistent, impairing emotional exhaustion. It stems from too many demands – and too little control and support." (Adam Grant) Click to tweet

160. "We need to maintain a balance between our work and the nourishment we need (walking, resting, breathing) or we won’t be very successful." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

161. "Worrying doesn’t make any difference, but working does and spirituality gives one the strength to work." (Sri Sri Ravi Shankar) Click to tweet

162. "Too often we spend our day responding to what is urgent instead of pursuing what is important. Proceed with purpose." (James Clear) Click to tweet

163. "Instead of becoming the world’s expert on buddhism, just let go, let go, let go." (Ajahn Sumedho) Click to tweet
Instead of becoming the world’s expert on buddhism, just let go, let go, let go. (Ajahn Sumedho);  #StressQuotes
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164. "Your nature is truth, and when you oppose it, you don’t feel like yourself. Stress never feels as natural as peace does." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

165. "The goal is not to live a stress-free life. The goal is to live a meaningful life." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

166. "To seek happiness is to invite misery." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

167. "The supreme value is not the future but the present. Whoever builds a house for future happiness builds a prison for the present." (Octavio Paz) Click to tweet

168. "Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything — anger, anxiety, or possessions — we cannot be free." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

169. "Enjoy every moment. Don’t waste time on the nonessential waste of worrying. Things will work out better than you think if you focus on what’s important right now." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

170. "Keep this thought at the ready at daybreak, and through the day and night—there is only one path to happiness, and that is in giving up all outside of your sphere of choice, regarding nothing else as your possession." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

171. "Some people need more focus. Others need to broaden their perspective. Some people need to try harder. Others need to stress less. Some people need to care more. Others need to let it go. The secret is you are both people. The key is to know which one you are in this moment." (James Clear) Click to tweet

172. "Whence all this hurry to arrive at a state? Are you not already face-to-face with the eternal mystery? Take it easy for a while; just watch the snow falling or the kettle boiling, and not so much hurry." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

173. "You need to grab whatever chance of happiness you get, and not worry about other people too much." (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

174. "Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy." (Forster) Click to tweet

175. "Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

176. "The concept that things should be a certain way causes pain in the mind." (Sri Sri Ravi Shankar) Click to tweet

177. "To examine desire is to free oneself from it." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

178. "Worry is the misuse of intelligence." (Thibaut) Click to tweet
Worry is the misuse of intelligence. (Thibaut);  #StressQuotes
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179. "To me, ‘busy’ implies that the person is out of control of their life." (Derek Sivers) Click to tweet

180. "We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present." (Marianne Williamson) Click to tweet

181. "The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of suffering." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

182. "The quiet appreciation of the total situation and its inherent possibilities steadily moves things toward resolution." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

183. "It’s strange to realize most control freaks seem unhappy, worried and sick." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

184. "Your inward conflicts express themselves in outward disasters." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

185. "It is very important that we do not try to run away from our painful feelings. We can recognize, accept, embrace, and look deeply." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

186. "Being too self-centred can give rise to anxiety and depression. An effective antidote is to cultivate a sense of altruism, taking the whole of humanity into account. Appreciating the oneness of humanity leads us to recognise our essential equality as human beings." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

187. "Stress happens when your mind resists what is." (Dan Millman) Click to tweet

188. "As others grown more intelligent under stress, i grow heavy, as if i were an animal on a chain." (Lillian Hellman) Click to tweet

189. "All striving comes from lack, from a dissatisfaction with one’s condition, and is thus suffering as long as it is not satisfied; but no satisfaction is lasting; instead, it is only the beginning of a new striving." (Arthur Schopenhauer) Click to tweet

190. "If you look carefully, you will see that there is one thing and only one thing that causes unhappiness. The name of that thing is attachment. What is an attachment? An emotional state of clinging caused by the belief that without some particular thing or some person you cannot be happy." (Anthony de Mello) Click to tweet

191. "People are anxious to improve their circumstances but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound." (James Allen) Click to tweet

192. "We waste our time and cause ourselves needless anxiety if we concern ourselves with things over which we have no control." (William B. Irvine) Click to tweet

193. "Most of the worries are generated by the mind automatically, without your permission. The default state of the mind is to be concerned about something all the time. A person remains a prisoner of his thoughts unless he creates a distance between himself and his mind."Click to tweet

194. "Worry less and strive to reduce your fears. Years from now, you’ll shake your head at the way minor matters used to trouble you." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

195. "Drifting is the surest path to depression that i know. Focus and action are the fastest way out." (Kamal Ravikant) Click to tweet

196. "No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

197. "In order to see the path, you have to be very quiet and stop thinking." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet
In order to see the path, you have to be very quiet and stop thinking. (Ram Dass);  #StressQuotes
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198. "Train your mind to see something good in everything." (Buddhist Proverb) Click to tweet

199. "We can spend our whole lives escaping from the monsters of our minds." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

200. "The only way to “find” peace and happiness is to see how your mind works and how uncontrollable it is." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

201. "We can’t control what thoughts and emotions arise within us, nor can we control the universal truth that everything changes. But we can learn to step back and rest in the awareness of what’s happening. That awareness can be our refuge." (Sharon Salzberg) Click to tweet

202. "There’s a huge amount of suffering that is generated not by the actual challenges in life but by the fictitious problems that the mind generates." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

203. "It is our mind, and that alone, that chains us or sets us free." (Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche) Click to tweet

204. "The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances." (Andrew J. Bernstein) Click to tweet

205. "Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

206. "When your mind is preoccupied, your impulses — not your long-term goals — will guide your choices." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

207. "A mind that worries about the past is distracted, and a mind that worries about the future is delusional." (Cheng Yen) Click to tweet

208. "Most of the time we’re living in our minds; we’re living in memories, plans, reflections, judgments; the mind is just continually presenting thoughts, and we’re buying them. Then we lose the moment; we’re just off with the thought." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

209. "So many people don’t live for today. They are completely consumed with the future, and yet it is how we live today that creates our future." (Rhonda Byrne) Click to tweet

210. "Some people live as though they are already dead. There are people moving around us who are consumed by their past, terrified of their future, and stuck in their anger and jealousy. They are not alive; they are just walking corpses." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

211. "No matter which corner of the world you travel to, you take the same mind with you everywhere. If the internal is full of conflict, no external place will bring you lasting peace." (Kunal) Click to tweet

212. "I don’t let go of my thoughts — i meet them with inquiry; then they let go of me." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

213. "Fear is the result of an unquestioned past imagined as a future." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

214. "Thoughts aren’t personal. They just appear, like raindrops.would you argue with a raindrop?" (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

215. "There is no stress in the world, only people thinking stressful thoughts." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

216. "If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything." (Shunryu Suzuki) Click to tweet
If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. (Shunryu Suzuki);  #StressQuotes
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217. "Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

218. "Fools aim at ten things. The wise aim at one." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

219. "If you don’t know what’s most important right now then the most important thing right now is to figure out what’s most important right now." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

220. "Prayer by itself is not sufficient to bring about peace of mind. What is much more effective is coming to understand the workings of the mind and learning how to tackle the mental afflictions that disturb it." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

221. "Just as rich fields must not be forced — for they will quickly lose their fertility if never given a break — so constant work on the anvil will fracture the force of the mind. But it regains its powers if it is set free and relaxed for a while." (Seneca) Click to tweet

222. "The key is to quiet your mind while in mental hell and embrace whatever obstacle is in front of you with open arms. We must learn to conserve energy and to control the emotional and mental stresses of our setbacks." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

223. "When sitting in meditation, say, “that’s not my business!” With every thought that comes by." (Ajahn Chah) Click to tweet

224. "On how to get a good night’s sleep when full of stress and anxiety? 1. Do a hard work out. When your heart rate is pumping and you are trying to catch your breath, you tend to forget about the stress for a few minutes. 2. Eat a good meal. 3. Go to sleep." (James Clear) Click to tweet

225. "Breathing is a powerful tool for regulating your emotions. Deep breathing is a way to summon energy and relax in stressful situations." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

226. "Sprint, rest, repeat is more effective and sustainable than being 80% on all the time. Interval training is a great way to train your mind and body in this “turn on/turn off” mechanic." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

227. "Being alone with pain and stress isn’t natural. Needing connection, emotional safety, and support doesn’t mean something is wrong with you, it means something is right with you." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

228. "If you are stressed, do this: 1 hour of intense, hard exercise (strength training, sprints, running, martial arts), followed by 30 minutes of relaxing, quiet time (reading, meditation, sauna, bath). I guarantee you will feel better mentally, emotionally and physically." (Jack Coulson) Click to tweet

229. "If you’re feeling off one day, before you panic: sit in indirect sun for 30 min, drink a liter of water (+ electrolytes if you have), 10 mins of breathing/meditation, go for a 30 min walk, lift weights for 45 mins, go to sleep early (cdb/magnesium), epsom salt bath." (Taylor Burrowes) Click to tweet

230. "Learn to manage your energy. Conserve your energy. And only use your energy on the things that matter." (Jose Rosado) Click to tweet

231. "Concentrating 100% on our breathing or our steps liberates us. We become a free person in just a few seconds, free to transform the habit energies of our ancestors." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

232. "If you have a breathing room, you have a sanctuary, a place where you can return to yourself and restore your sense of peace." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

233. "When our work and life has a spiritual dimension, we’re able to sustain ourselves, take care of ourselves, and avoid burning out." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

234. "Go back and take care of yourself. Your body needs you, your feelings need you, your perceptions need you." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

235. "Through practice, you no longer impose your thinking onto reality, and you can experience everything as it really is: as pure grace." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

236. "Meditation helps other parts of your life become more simple. As you enter quieter spaces you will see how clinging to desires has made your life complicated." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet
Meditation helps other parts of your life become more simple. As you enter quieter spaces you will see how clinging to desires has made your life complicated. (Ram Dass);  #StressQuotes
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237. "Though you can start meditation at any time, it’s harder if your life is chaotic, if you’re feeling paranoid, if you’re overwhelmed with responsibilities. But even under these conditions, meditation will help you to clear things up a bit." (Ram Dass) Click to tweet

238. "Whenever you are conscious of the breath, you are absolutely present. You may notice that you cannot think and be aware of your breathing. Conscious breathing stops your mind." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

239. "Practice meditation every day. Why? Because meditating seven days a week is not 1+1+1+1+1+1+1 = 7. Instead, it is 1+2+3+4+5+6+7 = 28. When you meditate daily, your ‘progress’ begins to snowball." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

240. "Meditation is not about getting rid of all your thoughts; it’s learning not to get so lost in them that you forget what your goal is. Don’t worry if your focus isn’t perfect when meditating. Just practice coming back to the breath, again and again." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

241. "Neuroscientists have discovered that when you ask the brain to meditate, it gets better not just at meditating, but at a wide range of self-control skills, including attention, focus, stress management, impulse control, and self-awareness." (Kelly McGonigal) Click to tweet

242. "Meditation is nothing more than increasing your awareness. You can do that any place, any time. Next time you feel overwhelmed, focus on your breathing pattern. No need to change it. Just go with it and give it your attention." (Darius Foroux) Click to tweet

243. "You can sleep 8 hours, you can train every day, you can eat healthy, but if you don’t meditate, it’s hard to see clearly." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

244. "Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

245. "Meditation isn’t about eliminating stress; it’s about managing it." (Headspace) Click to tweet

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