The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.— Hippocrates
Provocative Personal Healing quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
I think the hardest thing in life is to forgive.
Hate is self destructive. If you hate somebody, you're not hurting the person you hate, you're hurting yourself. It's a healing, actually, it's a real healing...forgiveness.
God is loving you into better relationships.
He is loving you into being a more loving person. The more we grow in love, the less offended we become. The less offended we become, the more easily and quickly we get healed when people do wound us.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
By far the strongest poison to the human spirit is the inability to forgive oneself or another person. Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing.
Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.
Psychotherapy is what God has been secretly doing for centuries by other names;
that is, he searches through our personal history and heals what needs to be healed - the wounds of childhood or our own self-inflicted wounds.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
All it takes is one person in any generation to heal a family's limiting beliefs.
We are not here to fix, change or belittle another person.
We are here to support, forgive and heal one another.
You can forgive someone almost anything.
But you cannot tolerate everything...We don't have to tolerate what people do just because we forgive them for doing it. Forgiving heals us personally. To tolerate everything only hurts us all in the long run.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
There is no such thing as a simple act of compassion or an inconsequential act of service. Everything we do for another person has infinite consequences.
Remember your personal demons should be afraid of you, because you are their home, their food, and as you heal, their executioner.
My feeling is that poetry is also a healing process, and then when a person tries to write poetry with depth or beauty, he will find himself guided along paths which will heal him, and this is more important, actually, than any of the poetry he writes.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
The joy is that we can take back our bodies, reclaim our health, and restore ourselves to balance. We can take power over what and how we eat. We can rejuvenate and recharge ourselves, bringing healing to the wounds we carry inside us, and bringing to fuller life the wonderful person that each of us can be.
The single most important key to sex that I've yet discovered is conscious rhythmic breathing; the more you breathe the more you feel and the more you come alive. Many of us breathe only enough to survive but not to live fully. Deep breathing is a door to waking up to healing and to more personal freedom.
Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before, but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
What may appear as truth to one person will often appear as untruth to another person. But that need not worry the seeker. When there is honest effort, it will be realised that what appears to be different truths are like apparently different countless leaves of the same tree.
Give everyone whose life you touch a sense of their own worthiness as a person, a sense of the true wonder of who they are. Give this gift and you will heal the world.
If the love of surgery is a proof of a person's being adapted for it, then certainly I am fitted to he a surgeon; for thou can'st hardly conceive what a high degree of enjoyment I am from day to day experiencing in this bloody and butchering department of the healing art. I am more and more delighted with my profession.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
I think writing really helps you heal yourself.
I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.
Loving everything about yourself - even the 'unacceptable' - is an act of personal power. It is the beginning of healing.
You know, it’s amazing to me the wounds we carry for eternity.
But what has fascinated me most these last few years is how the right person can heal them. I remember a wise man once said to me that everyone deserves to be loved. Even you. (Zarek)
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
Healing works through a kind of detox: things have got to come up in order to be released. That is true of our personal issues, and also our collective issues. We can't just push the darkness down, pour pink paint over it and then pretend it's not there. We have to look at it, accept that it exists and then release it for healing.
The words and sentences you take into your body from books are no less sacred and healing than communion. Surely at least one such person lives in your zip code.
When marriage exposes a person's selfishness and sins it's doing what it is meant to do: bringing our sins and wounds to light so we can recognize them, confess them, and begin the healing process.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
One of the ways that your project, your personal healing, or your social invention can change the world is through story. But even if no one ever learns of it, even if it is invisible to every human on Earth, it will have no less of an effect.
The more a person loves, the closer he approaches the image of God.
On the other side of the spirit veil, I spend more than a little bit of time researching the hallucinogens. I personally believe ayahuasca is also the greatest natural healing agent, period.
Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.
Listen to what your higher wisdom has to say about how you can deepen your participation in the global shift-through personal healing, changing your worldview, or finding ways to help others and the environment. This is how you can both heal yourself and help humanity. At their deepest level, the two are joined and ready to awaken to a new world.
Why write a book on uncovering past lives? Because the benefits for personal empowerment, healing, and enlightenment are tremendous.
While personal problems are not overlooked, the analyst keeps an eye on their symbolic aspects, for healing comes only from what leads the patient beyond himself and beyond his entanglement in the ego.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
Healing is a different type of pain. It’s the pain of becoming aware of the power of one’s strength and weakness, of one’s capacity to love or do damage to oneself and to others, and of how the most challenging person to control in life is ultimately yourself.
The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems before they arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise.
The process of self-healing is the privilege of every being.
Self-healing is not a miracle, nor is self-healing a dramatization of the personality as though you could do something superior. Self-healing is a genuine process of the relationship between the physical and the infinite power of the soul.
Pain is not the same as suffering. Left to itself, the body discharges pain spontaneously, letting go of it the moment that the underlying cause is healed. Suffering is pain that we hold on to. It comes from the mind’s mysterious instinct to believe that pain is good, or that it cannot be escaped, or that the person deserves it.
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.