"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important."
- Bertrand Russell
"The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking."
- Albert Einstein
"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."
- Marcus Aurelius
"How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish."
Catherine Pulsifer, from My Story
"Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche."
"Stress is not what happens to us.
It's our response TO what happens.
And RESPONSE is something we can choose."
"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."
"Even to much sunshine can be devasting, while only with rain can growth occur. Accept both as part of the growing process in the garden of life."
Donald S. Neviaser
“Stress is simply the adaptation of our bodies and minds to change; and change, as we noted, is about the only constant left in the workplace.”
Peter G. Hanson, M.D.
"Don't sweat the small stuff... and it's all small stuff."
“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.” Marcus Aurelius
"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."