The only problems we have are those where we fail to see a solution.
Often we allow ourselves to get all worked up about things that, upon closer examination, aren't really that big a deal. We focus on little problems and concerns and blow them way out of proportion.
Richard Carlson, Ph.D., Don't Sweat The Small Stuff… and it's all small stuff
One of the major underlying causes of the global ecocrisis is the dominant attitude within society today. It is based on a profound faith in the power of science and technology to give us insight and understanding that enable us to control and manipulate our environment.
David Suzuki, Time To Change Essays.
Stress is, basically, the designation of the right assignment to the wrong part of your brain, all because the emotional trigger in the assignment has you reacting in a self-preservation mode instead of a self-reflection mode.
Paul Witz, One Powerful Mind; The Complete Approach To Emotional Management At Home And At Work
A major factor in the mounting stress level is that the actual nature of our jobs has changed much more dramatically and rapidly than our training for and our ability to deal with work.
David Allen, Getting Things Done; The Art Of Stress-Free Productivity
Give yourself a break and view your problems as challenges that you can and will overcome.Think yourself up (I am great, I know I can do this) and never undervalue yourself to others.
Lynda Field, Weekend Life Coach; How To Get The Life You Want In 48 Hours.
There is nothing in this life quite so satisfying as to surmount
trouble, and nothing so exciting as to take apart a hard tough problem
and put it together rightly.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Whether the psychological problem is big or little,
the cure comes when one learns to quit drawing negatives from
one's memory bank and withdraws positives instead.