Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.
No about of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.
Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Interrupt anxiety with gratitude.
The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind, so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.
I'm in my head so much, and I'm thinking so much, I'm playing a tug-of-war within my mind.
The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.
Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties.
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind.
Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.
It's perhaps easier now than ever before to make a good living;
it's perhaps harder than ever before to stay calm, to be free of career anxiety.
When a parent shows up with an attitude of entitlement, understand that under it is a boatload of anxiety.
Anxiety is the doorknob. The doorway leads to change. But you have to open the doorknob first.
I always say I am a realist, and my mom says, 'No, you just have anxiety.'
It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing, They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
For the high achievers, studying gave them the pleasing, absorbing challenge of flow 40 percent of the hours they spent at it. But for low achievers, studying produced flow only 16 percent of the time; more often that not, it yielded anxiety, with the demands outreaching their abilities...The low achievers found pleasure and flow in socializing, not in studying.
Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry
Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.
Such is the love of praise, so great the anxiety for victory.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.