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76 Calming Quotes For Wellness And Well-being At Work

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Last Updated on 05 January, 2024

Ever wondered how important it is to relax and keep yourself calm?

Calmness is not just a state of mind but a process of cultivating mindfulness. Life is full of tensions and troubles that excite stress, anxiety, depression, and anger. Sometimes it creates chaos that ignites unrest, leading to physical and mental health issues.

Moreover, absenteeism, unproductivity, burnout, etc.

Calmness For Employees

For an employee, calmness is crucial, whether to start a mindful day or easily handle difficult tasks at work. You can always win even the toughest battle at work with the right mindset and sound mind.

Being calm and composed is today's ultimate emulsion to good health and wellness. To thrive, win and achieve personal and professional success, all you need to be: composed.

Read: 21 Positive Thinking Ideas For A Workplace To Encourage

76 Calming Quotes

So, here are 76 quotes to keep you calm at work and make you a better employee:


The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. – James Allen.


Calm your mind life becomes more crystal clear – Anonymous.


The best entrepreneurs aren’t frazzled; they’re not tactic chasers. They’re calm. They’re systematic & they learn to say no. – Ramit Sethi.


Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. – Leo F. Buscaglia.


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There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
– French proverb.


Make peace with mind, it’s your best ally. – Anonymous.


Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself. – Hermann Hesse.


Slow Down, calm down, don’t worry, don’t hurry. Trust the process – Alexandra Stoddard.


Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds. – Osho.


Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

  • Chinese proverb.


Virtue alone affords everlasting and peace-giving joy. – Seneca.


The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. - James Allen.


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The nearer a man comes to a calm mind the closer he is to strength. -Marcus Aurelius.


A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. - Aesop.


Real leadership is calm. Real leadership is steady in moments of crisis. It is not hysterical. It is not exploitive. It is not dishonest. - Brianna Keilar.

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Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat. - Bhagavad Gita.


Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. - Benjamin Franklin.


Sometimes there is no time to wait for the sea to calm down! If you have to reach your target, let your voyage start and let the storm be your path! - Mehmet Murat Ildan.


Be wary of those who gain a reputation of genius from calm seas. -Shane Parrish.


90% of what you’re stressing about right now won’t even matter a year from now. Take a deep breath. — Mel Robbins.


True success comes with inner peace. ― @orangebook.


Whoever & calm and sensible is insane. ― Rumi.

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If you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. — Dalai Lama.


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Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything. — Morihei Ueshiba.


A wild person with calm mind can make anything. — Eric Maisel.


It’s all about finding the calm in the chaos.
— Donna Karan.


Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. ― Buddha.


A man of calm is like a shady tree. People who need shelter come to it.
― Toba Beta.


When one tunes in into nature’s frequency, life becomes change, change become hope! — ANIEKEE TOCHUKWU.


It's always the mind that needs quietening and the heart that needs listening to. — Rasheed Ogunlaru.


Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. -Robert J. Sawyer.


The fear of losing can make a calm mind restless. ― Aniket S Sharma.

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Don't chase the fast pace. Be calm and stay at peace, for it has 10X more power to take you places. ― Hiral Nagda.


He who is contented is rich. -Lao Tzu.


Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself. — Hermann Hesse.


If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony. -Xun Kuang.


I never let myself get psyched out. My motto is, 'Stay calm and carry on.' - Mary Cain.


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Calmness is the cradle of power. —Josiah Gilbert Holland.


Understand this and be free: we are not in our bodies; our bodies are inside us. —Sean A. Mulvihill.


True peace cannot be achieved by force or by merely invoking the word “peace.” It can only be attained by training the mind and learning to cultivate inner peace. Peace is a calm and gentle state of mind. - 17th Karmapa.


Bill Gates can't control a high-level-energy dog, because his energy is very low, very calm. Very intellectual. A dog doesn't see that as leadership. - Cesar Millan.


The day she let go of the things that were weighing her down, was the day she began to shine the brightest. — Katrina Mayer.


There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. —James Carroll.


To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. -Zen proverb.


When in doubt, chill out. -Tim Fargo.


Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. ― Mahatma Gandhi.


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Wisdom yields calmness. -Paul Graham.


Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation. -Vannevar Bush.


Calmness yields happiness. -Maxime Lagacé.


Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. ― Siddhārtha Gautama.


Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm. - Publilius Syrus.


Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within. ― Eckhart Tolle.

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We get so busy with modern technology and device we forget the tranquility that being out in nature offers. -Catherine Pulsifer.


The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore. -Cyril Connolly.


Sometimes you just have to calm down a little bit and let the system work itself. - Blake Griffin.


I have to stay calm, cool, and collected. -Canelo Alvarez.


There's a lot more power in calm than in vituperation. -Dennis Prager.


If the mind is calm, your spontaneity and honest thoughts appear. You become more spontaneous. -Chade-Meng Tan.


The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis. -Franklin P. Jones.


Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed. -Channing Pollock.


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We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. -Dwight D. Eisenhower.


Calm is the magic elixir that brings you to a place of balance, harmony, and peace. - Donald Altman, 101 Mindful Way To Build Resilience.


The ability to keep a sense of calm amidst a world full of noise is becoming more and more difficult to achieve. - Dane Krauss, The Meditation Guidebook For Beginners.


Cultivate outward calm and inward calm will come. - Obi-Wan Kenobi.


Quiet mind, quiet soul. ― Lailah Gifty Akita.


And it is the mind that can learn to stay calm, resourceful, compassionate, and effective. Everything depends on our state of mind – the one thing in life we can do something about. - Eknath Easwaran, Strength in the Storm.


Tranquility is found by abandoning our desires for things that are not in our control and focusing our efforts on those things that are in our control. - Marc Libre , Morning Meditations.


Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. I say it’s perfectly heartless you’re eating muffins at all, under the circumstances. ― Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest.


A samurai must remain calm at all times even in the face of danger.
― Chris Bradford, The Way of the Sword.


You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you. – Dan Millman.


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Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is rather than as you think it should be. -Wayne W. Dyer.


Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we’re frantic, life will be frantic. If we’re peaceful, life will be peaceful. -Marianne Williamson.


Emotional healing and down-regulation are not the same thing. ― Jessica Moore.


When playing music, it is possible to achieve a unique sense of peace. - Daniel Barenboim.


When people ask me what the most important thing is in life, I answer: ‘Just breathe.’ – Yoko Ono.


Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances. ― Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson.

So, did these calming quotes help you return to a tranquil state of mind and restore your well-being?

You can also start your physical wellness journey today. FYI, it all begins with the right corporate wellness program.

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This article is written by Parismita Goswami who is a content writer and marketer at Vantage Circle. A feverish poet and cinephile with an intense taste for music, specifically rock, she has the heart of an explorer, learner, and is a lover of the Himalayas. To get in touch, reach out to editor@vantagecircle.com

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