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180 Relaxing Quotes to Make You Feel Better

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1. “Once you get to that point when you can just be yourself and relax, I just think that you’re so much happier in general.” – Jacqueline Emerson

2. “I have gotten better at saying to myself, Relax and just take this moment in. Appreciate it for what it is.” – Chris Carmack

3. “Five letters here just for everybody out there in Packer-land: R-E-L-A-X, Relax. We’re going to be OK.” – Aaron Rodgers

4. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – 

5. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” – Etty Hillesum

6. “It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.” – Paulo Coelho

7. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and for the answer.” – William S. Burroughs

8. “The more relaxed you can get, the better you’ll do.” – Isaac Mizrahi

9. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” –


10. “You can’t get too comfortable and relax, because your world can flip overnight.” – Shawn Mendes

11. “I am never embarrassed to relax. I am not part of any rat race. I am very happy to be by myself.” – Tabu

12. “Weekends are sacred for me. They’re the perfect time to relax and spend time with family and friends.” – Marcus Samuelsson

13. “My goals are so high that I don’t have time to relax in any way, shape, or form.” – Kevin Hart

14. “Before every game I pray, I find solace. It helps me to relax and prepare.” – Oscar

15. “Relax in the precious arms of the Holy Spirit.” – T. B. Joshua

16. “It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal.” – Stirling Moss

17. “Relax, Recharge, and Reflect. Sometimes it’s OK to do nothing.” – Izey Victoria Odiase

18. “Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one’s being.” – Donald Curtis

19. “Relaxation is the prerequisite for that inner expansion that allows a person to express the source of inspiration and joy within.” –

20. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mohandas Gandhi

21. “Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.” – Bryant McGill

22. “I relax my body completely, relax my mind completely, and then imagine myself at a level where anything can happen.” – Richard Bach

23. “Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream.” – John Lennon

24. “Relaxation is the doorway to both wisdom and compassion.” – Tara Brach

25. “People choose to struggle when people don’t want to relax. Sometimes it is not on your side. Relax; calm down. No matter , you will float on the ocean.” – Kubra Sait

26. “You need to stay calm the day of the contest. Not let the weather bother me and just relax.” – Joey Chestnut

27. “Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” – A.A. Milne

28. “The paradox of relaxation is the renewal of mind; rekindle of spirit and revitalize of strength.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

29. “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.” – Spanish Proverb

30. “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.” – Mark Black

31. “Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.” – Chris Bradford

32. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

33. “Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid

34. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come.” – Zig Ziglar

35. “Relax! Life is beautiful!” – David L. Wolper

36. “I like to have quiet evenings and relax.” – Gareth Gates

37. “Music—it’s motivational and just makes you relax.” – Taika Waititi

38. “For me, it’s important to relax and concentrate on what I want to do.” – Marit Bjorgen

39. “I think holidays come in all sizes—sometimes you just need to relax.” – Kate Garraway

40. “Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse.” – Christopher Morley

41. “Give your stress wings and let it fly away.” – Terri Guillemets

42. “For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” – Lily Tomlin

43. “I’ve decided to be happy because it is good for my health.” –

44. “He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul’s estate.” – Henry David Thoreau

45. “Don’t make things too complicated. Try to relax, enjoy every moment, get used to everything.” – Angelique Kerber

46. “Relax and refuse to let worry and stress rule your life. There is always a solution to every problem. Things will work out for you when you take time to relax, refresh, restore and recharge your soul.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

47. “It is both relaxing and invigorating to occasionally set aside the worries of life, seek the company of a friendly book…from the reading of ‘good books’ there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

48. “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye

49. “Only when you are relaxed can you see what’s going on.” – Jane Campion

50. “Keep walking through the storm. Your rainbow is waiting on the other side.” – Heather Stillufsen


51. “Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” – John De Paola

52. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” – Kahlil Gibran

53. “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” – Steve Maraboli

54. “Act the way that you want to feel.” – Gretchen Rubin

55. “The ability to relax and be mindfully present in the moment comes naturally when we are grateful.” – Louise Hay

56. “You just have to take a deep breath, relax and let the game come to you.” – A. J. Green

57. “You have to rely on your preparation. You got to really be passionate and try to prepare more than anyone else, and put yourself in a position to succeed, and when the moment comes you got to enjoy, relax, breathe and rely on your preparation so that you can perform and not be anxious or filled with doubt.” – Steve Nash

58. “Sometimes you just got to settle back and relax and be like, ‘All right, Saquon, chill. You know what you’re doing. Just do the little stuff.’ The little stuff will get you there.” – Saquon Barkley

59. “My mind is constantly going. For me to completely relax, I gotta get rid of my cell phone.” – Kenny Chesney

60. “It’s nice to come away from training and relax, and enjoy the downtime!” – Neil Etheridge

61. “It’s easy to relax and get comfortable, but you can’t be comfortable if you want to be great.” – Pascal Siakam

62. “ yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.” – Robert Tew

63. “I’ve learned over the years that if you start thinking about the race, it stresses you out a little bit. I just try to relax and think about video games, what I’m gonna do after the race, what I’m gonna do just to chill. Stuff like that to relax a little before the race.” – Usain Bolt

64. “Energy healing is like defragmenting your hard drive. The scattered pieces of yourself become whole again.” – Jennifer Ritchie Payette

65. “Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at myself and say, calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.” – Tristan Wilds

66. “A holiday is an opportunity to journey within. It is also a chance to chill, to relax. It is when I switch on my rest mode.” – Prabhas

67. “We need time to diffuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.” – Laurie Colwin

68. “I grind, and I graft, but I will make sure that I get that time off here and there to unwind and relax and have a life.” – Tulisa

69. “ in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

70. “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” – Sydney J. Harris

71. “Sports have always been a really important part of how I energize myself, as well as how I relax. I spend a lot of my spare time with my family playing tennis, biking, and rollerblading.” – Irene Rosenfeld

72. “Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well.” – Judith Hanson Lasater

73. “When a crime writer thinks up a delicious twist, it is a great moment. Time to relax and take the rest of the day off. I do think that it can be overdone, however.” – Mark Billingham

74. “ you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin

75. “If you want to relax, watch the clouds pass by if you’re laying on the grass, or sit in front of the creek; just doing nothing and having those still moments is what really rejuvenates the body.” – Miranda Kerr

76. “I only really and truly fully relax on my own. Give me a sun lounger, a pool, and a sea view, and I’m happy.” – Miranda Hart

77. “To have faith is to trust yourself to the When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do, you will sink and drown. Instead, you relax and float.” –

78. “Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.” – Oscar de la Renta

79. “The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside.” – Tom Felton

80. “When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle, or children playing in the park?” – Ralph Marston

81. “Close your eyes and imagine you are lying down on an empty, warm, sandy beach. Hear the waves crashing, seagulls singing. Feel the golden sun rays dancing in your hair. Take a deep breath and inhale the salty sea breeze. Exhale your worries.” – Sandi Duverneuil

82. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

83. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

84. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” –

85. “I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath, and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.” – Tom Welling

86. “Life is filled with tragedy, with long patches of struggle and with, I think, beautiful bursts of joy and accomplishment. Blessed with those moments, you just try to relax as much as possible and focus on the little things, like the joy of changing your baby’s diaper.” – David Dastmalchian

87. “We should all relax about life because you don’t have a clue as to what’s really going on.” – Barry Sonnenfeld

88. “Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.” – Eva Green

89. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” – Ralph Blum

90. “Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” – Eckhart Tolle

91. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray


92. “Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.” – Anatole France

93. “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.”- Lin Yutang

94. “Life is like breathing. If you try to hold it, you’ll lose it. But let it come & go & you’ll always be connected to it.” – Anon

95. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”- Confucius

96. “Inch by inch. Life’s a cinch. Yard by yard. Life is hard.”- John Updike

97. “Life is deep and simple, and what our society gives us is shallow and complicated.” – Fred Rogers

98. “I feel like I’ve reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I’ve been through, take all that experience, and use it. I love the of trying to get back to where I’ve been, and beyond it.” – Cathy Freeman

99. “You need balance in your life all-around. When you find that balance and relax and get away from the game a little bit – and when you come back, you just go that much harder.” – Mitchell Trubisky

100. “The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.” – Charles Barkley

101. “It can feel like such a hectic lifestyle. We are always busy and always under pressure. So giving myself that 10 minutes of meditation each day has really helped me to relax, restore some perspective, and gain that meditative state.” – Jos Buttler

102. “Together with a , there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.” – Pope Francis

103. “I am very busy. I work hard all the time. But I also need to relax; I need to disconnect. That’s why I like racing, spending time with my friends. It helps me to recover energy.” – Massimiliano Allegri

104. “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

105. “As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, , and sleep.” – Akiroq Brost

106. “Sometimes it’s important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it’s essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down the rainbow.” – Douglas Pagels

107. “Every now and then, go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer.”- Leonardo da Vinci

108. “Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.” – George MacDonald

109. “What is the answer to this fatigue? Relax! Relax! Relax! Learn to relax while you are doing your work!” –

110. “Home is often a place where we put on our most comfortable clothes, sit in our most comfortable spot, and completely let go and relax.” – Dicken Bettinger

111. “FDR once said he was like a cat, that he would pounce and then relax. That’s much harder to do in the 24-hour cable world because it’s almost like the press demands of you to be saying something or doing something every day.” – Doris Kearns Goodwin

112. “I’ve always loved to cook. It helps me to relax and gives me peace. It’s my nourishment.” – Big Freedia

113. “I like to sit down, relax, have a cup of coffee on the terrace, and read a book. I like to travel the world, and I’m lucky to see so much through cycling.” – Marianne Vos

114. “Cleaning is my favorite way to relax. I clear things out and get rid of the stuff I don’t need. When the food pantry and the refrigerator are organized, I feel less stressed. Jennifer Morrison

115. When you are at home, even if the burnt, what’s the big deal? Relax.” – Jacques Pepin

116. “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” – Jane Austen

117. “Don’t you simply love going to bed? To curl up warmly in a nice warm bed, in the lovely darkness. That is so restful and then gradually drift away into sleep.” – C.S. Lewis

118. “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”- Jane Austen

119. “I love the magic of a hot bath, how time pauses, and every grievance melts away.”- Richelle E. Goodrich

120. “Stop a minute, right where you are. Relax your shoulders, shake your head and spine like a dog shaking off the cold water. Tell that imperious voice in your head to be still.” – Barbara Kingsolve

121. “I don’t really think about the degree of difficulty or the possibility of making a . I just try to relax and let my preparation and training take over.” – Simone Biles

122. “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale

123. “If you are relaxing and subconsciously thinking about your coming race, you are going to perform at just about 100 percent efficiency.” – Mark Spitz

124. “Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body.” – Norman Vincent Peale

125. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama

126. “The mind should be allowed some relaxation, that it may return to its work all the better for the rest.” –

127. “Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” Sonia Ricotte

128. “Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.” – Robert Eliot

129. “Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.” – Rumi

130. “The secret of relaxation is in these three words: ‘Let it go!” – Dada J. P. Vaswani

131. “You can find , wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” – Dr. Seuss

132. “There is no wisdom without leisure.” – W. B. Yeats

133. “The sensation of energy expands with increasing relaxation.” – Ilchi Lee

134. “Rest and be thankful.” – William Wadsworth

135. “I absolutely love to relax and have fun. I like socializing; I like chatting. I like dancing, mixing with friends.” – Gwendoline Christie

136. “So when you get a chance to look at things and chill and relax, it makes you want it more, and that’s why I’m so happy to be back!” – Brandy Norwood

137. “Sometimes I do need to go to karaoke, sometimes I need to relax.” – Jackie Chan

138. “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

139. “It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.” – St.

140. “If a man always insisted on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.” – Herodotus

141. “Relax, ease back in your seats and let the music take you wherever it does.” – John Denver

142. “A massage is just like a movie, really relaxing and a total escape, except in a massage you’re the star. And you don’t miss anything by falling asleep!” – Elizabeth Jane Howard

143. “While you may have many other responsibilities in life like your family, work, school or relationships, you should also learn to relax and play.” – Christopher Michaels

144. “Although it is important that we be productive citizens and put in time at work, maybe we need to respect the importance of leisure time and relaxation a little more.” – Sage Wilcox

145. “If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.” – Christian Louboutin

146. “Making love is like hitting a . You just gotta relax and concentrate.” – Susan Sarandon

147. “Relaxing, embracing, surrendering, trusting—these are the only tools of a lover of truth. So, turn from a into a lover.” – Brandon Bays

148. “Relax. No one else knows what they’re doing either.” – Ricky Gervais

149. “Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” – Eckhart Tolle

150. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin

151.“Taking time to do nothing often brings everything into perspective.” – Doe Zantamata

152. “It’s not the daily increase but the daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” –

153. “The opinion that other people have about you is their problem, not yours.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

154. “Take a deep breath. Inhale peace. Exhale happiness.” – A.D. Posey

155. “Your mind is like water. When it is agitated it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.” – Bill Keane

156. “Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax.” – David Allen

157. “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” – Chinese Proverb

158. “For now, remember that the way of Grace is not about making your ego enlightened. Rather, it is relaxing out of your ego construct as an ongoing process.” – Miranda Macpherson

159. “If you can stay in a tranquil state and calm down your mind and relax for some time, you can send positive suggestions to your subconscious mind and completely change your behavior patterns and change various habits. This is the power of your mind.” – James Stafford

160. “It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.” – Moises Arias

161. “I like to go to places where you can relax a little after you’re done working.” – Ming Xi

162. “There are two places where I can completely relax: in nature and by the piano.” – Sigrid

163. “It seems when I put together records, as Henley used to say, they’re just like movies.” – They should have action, tension, love scenes, places to relax. Glenn Frey

164. “For a really relaxing time, you want to go to a place where the work ethic hasn’t taken hold, where the culture hasn’t been taken over by the western values of constant striving.” – Tom Hodgkinson

165. “By being relaxed, we become open to having more success in our lives. We set ourselves up to be in a place of abundance, where our needs often are taken care of with little resistance. Increased relaxation doesn’t just lead to better mental and physical health, but other tangible forms of prosperity.” –

166. “Create your own mini spa break at home. Light the room with candles and tealights, and relax in a scented bubble bath, with some calming music or a good book.” – Julia Laflin

167. “Many a man finds his office a good place to relax from his strenuous home life.” – Evan Esar

168. “My favorite place is Maui. It’s almost perfect there—the people, the weather, just everything. No matter how busy you are, when you get to Maui, you chill and relax.” – Carlos Mencia

169. “Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. It’s somewhere I can just get away and relax and think.” – Joe Cocker

170. “The music helped me focus, there were no words, but the instruments and the melody were uplifting, yet relaxing.” – Catherine Pulsifer

171. “Each one of us needs to find that special person or thing that provides the necessary moments for calm, for stress reduction, for motivation, and for inspiration. Your time to find that special vehicle is now; you never know when you’ll need a little bit of comfort and relaxation.” – Catherine Pulsifer,

172. “If you are around others who are funny and lighthearted, you are more likely to find yourself relaxed and enjoying a good laugh.” – Ace McCloud

173. “You must know ahead of time; there will be setbacks. When they come, relax! This is the key to getting back on track quickly and stay on track longer.” – Tamara Tilleman

174. “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” – Robert A. Heinlein

175. “To have moments of calm – creative or restful – is a form of deep sustenance for human beings of all ages. Relationships are often built in these pauses, in the incidental moments, when nothing much is going on.” – Kim John Payne M.Ed

176. “One of the easiest ways to reduce your stress and unwind after a difficult day, or even on a day-to-day basis, is to do something that makes you laugh.” – Rebecca Turner

177. “Listening to your favorite music or listening to something calming and relaxing can help you to unwind after a difficult day, or after a particularly bad marketing meeting.” – Rebecca Turner,



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