The human race will be the cancer of the planet.
~ Julian Huxley
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
I eat so poorly during the stressful part of my day I need to have a vegetable orgy for dinner just to make up for it.
We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie....
The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself.
Henry Louis Mencken
Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well.
Judith Hanson Lasater
Stress is poison.
For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves.
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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
Studies find top 3 most stressful moments in people's lives: death, divorce, and properly pronouncing "Worcestershire sauce."
Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.
John De Paola
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
Some of the secret joys of living are not found by rushing from point A to point B, but by inventing some imaginary letters along the way.
Releasing the pressure, it's good for the teapot and the water. Try it sometime.
Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
When you're dealing with stress, the problem may not be the stressful situation, as much as the effort to avoid that situation and the feelings it arouses.
Ted A. Grossbart
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering.
Stress is something that we are not always conscious of; it can exist on a cellular level and hide, masked by our ingrained insensitivity.
The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.