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Athletics should reduce stress, not increase it.

Author: Mark Allen

Profession: American Track Athlete

The perfect no-stress environment is the grave. When we change our perception we gain control. The stress becomes a challenge, not a threat. When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable.

Author: Greg Anderson

Profession: American Author of "The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness"

You don't get ulcers from what you eat. You get them from what's eating you.

Author: Vicki Baum (1888-1960)

Profession: American Writer

Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.

Author: Andrew Denton


When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?

Author: Russell Hoban (1925)

Profession: American Author

In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss.

Author: Salman Rushdie (1948)

Profession: Indian-born British Author

Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.

Author: Hans Selye (1907-1982)

Profession: Canadian Physician Born In Austria, Research On Stress

I have more zits now than I did as a teenager. Stress zits.

Author: Tiffani-Amber Thiessen (1974)

Profession: American Actress

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.

Author: Lily Tomlin (1939)

Profession: American Comedienne