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10 Quotes On Stress To Help You Loosen Up:

Posted Nov 08 2009 10:00pm

By Carole Fogarty

Editor Rejuvenation Lounge and facilitator of Women’s Rejuvenation Retreats


Rejuvenate Your Mind:

“Today I will uplift the atmosphere in my mind”  

It’s time to give your stress wings and let it fly … away.  Lets be honest,  I mean really, is all that continuous stress and excess worry really worth it ?

Will the things you are rehashing,  over and over again in your mind today really matter in few years time.  And more importantly, do you really know the side effects or damage that’s happening below the surface of a worried looking face.



 Photo by  Lucas Janin’s


So, in my ever evolving journey to live a life - as stress free as possible - I am sharing with you, what I believe to be a collection of worthy, thought provoking quotes on stress.   This post is intentionally simple, short and very stress free.


As an old Chinese proverb says “Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are”.  How awesome is that.  Enjoy.



10 Quotes on stress to help you loosen up:


1:  “If you ask what the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension.  And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it”  George Burns who lived to 100


2:  “Stress is like an iceberg.  We can see one-eighth of it above, but what about what’s below ?”


3:  ‘The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it”  Jim Goodwin


4:   “Give your stress wings and let it fly away”  Carin Hartness


5:  ” For fast acting relief.  Try lying down” Lily Tomlin


6:  “Is everything as urgent as your stress would imply”  Carrie Latet


7:   “How beautiful is it to rest and then do nothing afterward”  Spanish proverb


8:  ” I try to avoid stress - it makes me feel like I’m rubber-stamping all my organs “Urgent” Berri Clove


9:  ” Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are.  Chinese Proverb


10:  ” Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”  Etty Hillesum



More suggestions to help you  loosen up:




I really appreciate the time you’ve taken to read my article, Carole.

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