Favorite Quotations ~† Stress Be Still and Know

"The right amount of stress can actually be helpful. The idea is that pressure pushes people to improve themselves and take new risks." ~ Nicole Keeter, O, 7/03

No pressure, no diamonds. ~ Mary Case

It has long been my belief that in times of great stress, such as a four-day vacation, the thin veneer of family wears off almost at once, and we are revealed in our true personalities. ~ Shirley Jackson

All stress is ultimately related to loss or the fear of loss. ~ David Simon

Stress, in addition to being itself and the result of itself, is also the cause of itself. ~ Hans Selye

There's this perception that if you worry a lot and if you look really busy and stressed out then you'll be more successful. You talk about how little sleep you get and how tensed you are and how you're not getting the appreciation you deserve. ~ Nancy Mayer

Hereís a two step formula for handling stress. Step number one: Donít sweat the small stuff. Step number two: Remember itís all small stuff. ~ Anthony Robbins

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. ~ Barbara Enberg

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. ~ Natalie Goldberg

Hint: Grandma never wore a beeper. ~ Allen Elkin

Man actually needs the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. ~ Joseph Campbell

Iíll tell you how I handle stress. I sayóThis too shall pass. Youíve got to try to stay cool and admit when youíre wrong, and tell them when youíre right. ~ Helen Thomas, 80