Quotes on Stress

Some quotes on Stress:

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.  – Sylvia Plath

Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. -Lily Tomlin

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  – Ovid

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 Bernstein

“Stress: The confusion created when one’s mind overrides the body’s basic desire to choke the living daylights out of some jerk who desperately deserves it”  -Unknown

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.  – Will Rogers

There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want. – Bill Watterson,Calvin and Hobbes

I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.  – Jennifer  Yane

The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable. – Lane Olinhouse

God put me on this Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now, I am so far behind I will never die. – Unknown Author

People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant. –  Ellen DeGeneres

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But seriously, if you feel that you need help because of serious stresses in your life that may be placing you at risk, or if elevated stress is causing difficulty for others around you, including your family, consider speaking with your health care provider. Or, contact below online and/or by phone:

Woman’s Health.gov (Link opens to a thorough list of available helplines and resources, for both genders.)

Quotes compiled by Kevin Lee

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