Anxiety comes in many forms and causes a lot of distress in the lives of those, who experience this unpleasant inner turmoil. Being anxious from time to time is inevitable, but when the feeling starts to overcome you, it is a sign that you need to slow down and deal with it before it takes over your life.
The rollercoaster that entrepreneurship is with its ups and downs takes every startup founder to an emotional journey. Entrepreneurs are familiar with the anxiety of starting a business, dealing with uncertainty and fear of failure. But the lack of emotional and self-management can not only had your business but can lead to many other negative outcomes in your life.
When you sense that this overwhelming feeling is getting to you and affects the quality not just of your work but of your personal life, it is time to slow down, reflect, and do your best to manage it. The following 10 quotes will help you take the first step to overcoming anxiety and get a new perspective on your situation.
“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” Steve Maraboli
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” Deepak Chopra
“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” Mary Engelbreit
“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” George Bernard Shaw
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” William James
“You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” Wayne Dyer
“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles.” Charlie Chaplin
“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” Jamie Paolinetti
“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.
“If you’re going through hell keep going.” Winston Churchill