These inspirational life quotes will help you to relieve stress during tough moments.
Who never went through hard times?
Whether you’re in pursuit of happiness, personal fulfillment, or serenity, life’s challenges are holding a major enemy for you: stress.
For many, stress is a daily reality.
It can result from relationship problems, financial uncertainty, though life challenges, multiple failures, and many other circumstances.
I know that feeling, I have been there multiple times.
It is a lonely feeling. Where once life was amazing, it came back, crushed you, and beat you down to your last breath.
We all have different circumstances, but the feeling is the same.
Your heart starts boiling, and your brain freezes you from action.
Your blood flows through your veins as a devastating hurricane.
And you can’t stop a hurricane. In fact, nobody can.
Thus, you feel helpless, and that last breath is the only thing holding you from drowning in that violent liquid windstorm.
You are only a tiny drop of water compared to it.
But despite all that drama, there is hope!
Because a drop of water, merged with a hurricane, doesn’t think of itself as a mere drop of water, it thinks and acts as a hurricane.
That’s right, you become the hurricane. And the bigger your struggle, the bigger is the hurricane.
The bigger the hurricane, the stronger you become.
Here are 35 inspirational life quotes to relieve your stress once and for all!
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
“When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.” – Les Brown
“Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.” – William Hazlitt
“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.” – Unknown
“Persistence is the ability to maintain actions regardless of your feelings. You press on even when you feel like quitting. When you work on any big goal your motivation will wax and wane like the waves hitting the shore. Sometimes you’ll feel motivated, sometimes you won’t. But it’s not your motivation that creates results – it’s your action.“ – Unknown
“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response TO what happens. And RESPONSE is something we can choose.” – Maureen Killoran
“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin
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“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison
“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” – Dr. Seuss
“Stress can actually help you focus better and can be positive. Having small amounts of stress can stimulate you to think. Being able to manage your stress is key.” – Frank Long
“Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.” – Les Brown
“Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.” – Margaret Fuller
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“Bad things happen to good people all the time. It sucks. It’s not fair but then much of life isn’t fair. It’s how you live that matters. It’s how you deal with the bumps in the road.” – Maya Banks
“Worrying is stupid. It’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain” – Wiz Khalifa
“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” – David Allen
“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.” – Marilu Henner
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy
“If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.” – Les Brown
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” -William James
“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” – Albert Schweitzer
“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
”If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” – Mary Engelbreit
“You have to get hurt. That’s how you learn. The strongest people out there – the ones who laugh the hardest with a genuine smile, those are the people who have fought the toughest battles. Because they’ve decided they’re not going to let anything hold them down, they’re showing the world who’s the boss.” – Unknown
“Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle. “ – Bill Phillips
“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca
“When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.” – Joel Osteen
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol
“Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself” – Stacy Westfall
“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” – Maori Proverb
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
“When stress is at the highest, just know it can only go down.” – Tom Rataj
“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling
As I stated in my free eBook One Thought May Change your Life, here’s the model I wake up on every day;
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…
to leave the world a better place…
to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finally, make the right choice, and don’t let anything put you down.
You are way stronger than you think, and remember, it is a choice to be strong, not a precondition.
And the harder your situation is, the stronger you have the chance to become!
Interesting fact; stressed spelled backwards is desserts.
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