Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
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.
I try to take it one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they've started.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
Stress is when you wake up screaming and realize you haven't fallen asleep yet
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath.
If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
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