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50 Quotes On Stress and How To Handle It

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Our latest collection of stress quotes on Everyday Power Blog.

Regardless of what status you hold, life can get stressful at times. Sometimes we have to deal with financial setbacks, health problems, workplace challenges and all sorts of difficulties.

But no matter what stress we might experience, we cannot allow it to make us crumble. Just like mentally strong people, we must be able to thrive regardless of any added tension.

In order to handle stress effectively, we have to accept that stress is part of life, accept that we cannot control everything and maintain a positive attitude. We have to put our stress in perspective, replace negative thoughts with positive ones and be proud of our achievements, no matter how small.

When stress takes over, it can be really challenging to return to your happy state. To help you get back there, here are some inspirational stress quotes on how to manage it.

 

Inspirational quotes on stress and how to handle it

 

1.) “It’s not stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye

 

2.) There’s a lot of stress… but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window. – Dan Brown

 

3.) Problems can be experienced as… a chance for renewal rather than stress. – Marilyn Ferguson

 

4.) When I’m under stress, I do yoga. It’s when I’m happiest that I have a problem with junk food. – Britney Spears

 

5.) Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. – Astrid Alauda

 

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

 

7.) Stress is the trash of modern life we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life. – Danzae Pace

 

8.) “Trying to be a perfectionist brings increased stress and hinders performance.”  – T. Whitmore

 

9.) “One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control.” – M. P. Neary

 

10.) “I think one of the biggest things that sleep does is help with emotional stress.”  – Joe Zeller

 

Quotes on stress and how to manage it

 

11.) I enjoy an evening stroll. It helps me to reflect and eases stress. – Blac Chyna

 

12.) I’ve chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about. – Martin Short

 

13.) “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca

 

14.) “Over-thinking causes unnecessary stress and worry, and tends to blow things out of proportion.” – Melissa Eshleman

 

15.) “Laughter helps bring balance to a stressful situation.” – Kala Stevenson

 

16.) “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.”– David Allen

 

17.) “Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.”– Ziggy Marley

 

18.) “If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”– Dean Smith

 

19.) “Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.”– Robert Eliot

 

20.) “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mohandas Gandhi

 

Inspirational stress quotes to calm you

 

21.) “Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” —Brian Tracy

 

22.) “In a year you’ll barely remember why you felt so stressed, so why stress about it now?” – Unknown

 

23.) “Stress can actually help you focus better and can be positive. Having small amounts of stress can stimulate you to think. Being able to manage your stress is key.” – Frank Long

 

24.) “… some stress is necessary in our lives when we want to stimulate creativity, or to promote learning.” –Christian J. Borg

 

25.) “Each moment of worry, anxiety or stress represents lack of faith in miracles, for they never cease.” ― T.F. Hodge

 

26.) “Sometimes we can focus so much on nothing that we make it a big something of nothing” ― Ricky Maye

 

27.) “Today I refuse to stress myself out about things I cannot control or change.”- Anonymous

 

28.) “Stress spelled backward is desserts.” – Loretta Laroche

 

29.) “Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.” – Paulo Coelho

 

30.) “Gratitude can reduce your stress and anxiety.” – Bree Miller

 

Quotes about stress in life

 

31.) “You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ― Steve Maraboli

 

32.) “Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.” ― Jane Wagner

 

33.) Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.? – Richard Carlson

 

34.) Stress is like spice – in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you. – Donald Tubesing

 

35.) Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche. – Andrew Denton

 

36.) “Much of the stress people encounter is derived from dishonesty. People first lie to themselves and then to others.” – David DeNotaris

 

37.) “Give your stress wings and let if fly away.” –Terri Guillemets

 

38.) “Make jokes. No stress. Love. Live life. Proceed. Progress.”  – Lil Wayne

 

39.) “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.” –Mark Black

 

40.) “A good way to overcome stress is to help others out of theirs.” ― Dada J. P. Vaswani

 

Other inspirational quotes about stress

 

41.) Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. – Natalie Goldberg

 

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

 

43.) We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.~ David Mamet

 

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

 

45.) Our stresses, anxieties, pains, and problems arise because we do not see the world, others, or even ourselves as worthy of love.~ Prem Prakash

 

46.) When you are stressed on mind…to pour it out, is the behaviour, most kind!~ Sujit Lalwani

 

47.) Where there is a lack of rest, there is an abundance of stress.~ Lysa TerKeurst

 

48.) Everyone is struggling under stress and fear. Only with right attitude we can avoid regrets.~ Kishore Bansal

 

49.) “The human body can be placed under huge stresses before death will result.” ― Steven Magee

 

50.) “The stresses and strains of life mould us into our mature selves. The key to life is to accept the wisdom of our later years while maintaining our youthful enthusiasm and curiosity for the world.” ― Stewart Stafford

 

Which were your favorite stress quotes?

 

Stress is a part of life. Stressful situations are bound to arise at some point. When they do, it’s upon us to continue thriving despite the added tension.

No matter what stress and challenges life throws at us, we have to be mentally strong in order to be successful. Hopefully, these stress quotes have helped you cope with whatever stressful situation you might be facing.

Which are your favorite quotes on stress? Do you have any other stress quotes to share with us? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Masenya Mmasere Josephine

    August 15, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Much of the stress people encounter is derived from dishonesty, people lie to themselves and then to others.

  2. Krishna

    August 16, 2018 at 3:20 am

    Great quotes.very helpful.thanks for sharing.

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