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8 Quotes To Help Relieve Your Stress

As we close out the week, stress may be taking a toll in many of our lives. We live in a very stressful world where tension has a constant presence. Our jobs, our families, our spouses, politics, money…the list of stressors goes on.  The good news is we are not completely helpless when it comes to managing stress levels. Don’t think you have control over stress? Check out these powerful quotes and you may change your mind.


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

–Chinese proverb


“When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter in 5 years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go.”

–Catherine Pulsifer, author, glass artist


“Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.”

–Joshua L. Liebman, American rabbi and author, 1907-1948


“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”

–Bertrand Russell, British philosopher and logician, 1872-1970


“When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”

–Winston Churchill


“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”

–Epicurus, Greek philosopher, 341-270BC


“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.”

–Simon Sinek, author and creator of the concept of Start With Why


“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.”

–Spanish proverb


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