24 Quotes to Help You Relax When You’re Stressed

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

It seems that our pace gets faster each year, the stresses pile on, and the work never ends. Deadlines loom. We want to hit our goals.

Relax.

Here are some quotes to help you relax. As you read them, breathe. Really breathe slowly and just let whatever is bothering you go for a few minutes.

 

“I’ve decided to be happy because it is good for my health.” –Voltaire

 

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” –Chinese Proverb

 

“It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.” –Moises Arias

 

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” –William Burroughs

 

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

 

“Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” –Eckhart Tolle

 

“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.” –Spanish Proverb

 

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

 

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

 

“Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.” –Chris Bradford

 

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

 

“You don’t always need a plan.  Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” –Mandy Hale

 

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes…Including you.” –Anne Lamott

“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges.  So relax.” –Bryant McGill

 

“Ah!  There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” –Jane Austen

 

“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” –John De Paola

 

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” –Sydney Harris

 

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” –Amit Ray

 

“Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse.” –Christopher Morley

 

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” –Ralph Blum

 

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” –Lily Tomlin

 

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” –Dalai Lama

 

“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” –A.A. Milne

 

 

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