Anxiety is something we all deal with, some more than others. Anxiety and worry are difficult to deal with. We have here some of our favorite quotes on anxiety, and you can check out our 5 Practices for Letting Go of Worry.
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”
“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.”
-Thich Nhat Hanh
“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.”
-Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”
“Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.”
“Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
-Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”
“If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another. The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.”
“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”
-Arthur Somers Roche
“Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.”
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
-Martin Luther King Jr.
“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.”
You may also check out our page on guided meditations for anxiety for more!
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