April is Stress Awareness Month in the U.S. and Canada. So, to help kick things off in a positive direction, here are 10 great quotes about handling stress to help you take a deep breath and gain a little perspective on your biggest workplace challenges.
To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.
– Leonard Bernstein
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
– George Bernard Shaw
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
– Mark Twain
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
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
Courage is grace under pressure.
– Ernest Hemingway
Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, “So what?” That’s one of my favorite things to say. “So what?”
– Andy Warhol
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired ,and success achieved.
– Helen Keller
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
– Dale Carnegie
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
– Vincent van Gogh
What are some of your favorite quotes about stress? How do you handle workplace anxiety? Let us know in the comments below.