Relaxation

Found 22 thoughts of relaxation

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.

Oprah Winfrey

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

Charlie Chaplin

I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.

Joseph Conrad

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Jane Austen

If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.

Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Working in the garden...gives me a profound feeling of inner peace.

Ruth Stout

Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.

Dianne Hales

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

Lin Yutang

Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.

Euripides

Sometimes the cure for restlessness is rest.

Colleen Wainwright

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.

Robert J. Sawyer

During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.

Fritjof Capra

We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.

Etty Hillesum

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.

Natalie Goldberg

We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.

James Carroll

Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits.

Satchel Paige

This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men.

Captain J. A. Hadfield

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement.

Johann Georg von Zimmermann

Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.

Catherine de Hueck Doherty

No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.

Dr. Joyce Brothers

What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile.

George Asaf