Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Jittery Physical Health quotations
Healing of the physical without the change in the mental and spiritual aspects brings little real help to the individual in the end. How true, because the mind and the body imprint and imitate each other. What we think, we become. What we become, we think. It's an insidious process that can predispose us to illness or it can lead us to health.
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
For an artist to do creative work, he needs at once physical health and some physiomental ill health. He needs both serenity and gloom.
And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.
I was dubious about the effects of the Alexander Technique when I first went in to experience it, but I found out almost immediately that the benefits were total - both physically and mentally - and, happily, have also been long-lasting.
If there is a single definition of healing it is to enter with mercy and awareness those pains, mental and physical, from which we have withdrawn in judgment and dismay. (48)
I think watching the TV news is bad for you.
It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.
I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.
Habits of pessimism lead to depression, wither achievement, and undermine physical health. The good news is that pessimism can be unlearned, and that with its removal depression, underachievement, and poor health can be alleviated.
The preservation of health is a duty.
Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.
I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health.
Many children face chronic stress from nutritional deprivation or persistent violence at home or in the community. By addressing their medical, emotional and developmental needs through a comprehensive clinical care model, we can lower their risk of developing long-term physical and mental health issues.
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list.
Pain (any pain--emotional, physical, mental) has a message.
The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: We would be more alive if we did more of this and Life would be more lovely if we did less of that. Once we get the pain's message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away.
Best way to get away from negative feelings and emotions is to involve ourselves without getting involved. It comes by practice and is beneficial for our health; be it physical, mental, emotional or spiritual.
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.
The problem that has no name-which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities-is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease.
Running has always been a relief and a sanctuary—something that makes me feel good, both physically and mentally. For me it's not so much about the health benefits. Those are great, but I believe that the best thing about running is the joy it brings to life.
The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake. This isn’t the kind of problem that can be solved overnight, but with everyone working together, it can be solved. So, let’s move.
Taking care of your mental and physical health is just as important as any career move or responsibility.
Theory is good for the intellect, but action is good for the soul.
It's also good for your mental health, your physical health, and your pocketbook.
I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals.
A child's mental health is just as important as their physical health.
A country is as strong, really, as its citizens.
And I think that mental and physical health - mental and physical vigor - go hand in hand.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.
Low income is related to poorer housing, poorer diet, fewer social amenities, worse working conditions. (...) After adjustment for age, sex, race, smoking, alcohol consumption, sleep habits, leisure-time physical activity, chest pain, diabetes, or cancer, there was still an increase risk of 1.6 for those with inadequate incomes.
Health is worth more than learning.
Getting healthy isn't just about losing weight.
It's not limited to adjusting our diet and hoping for good physical results. It's about recalibrating our souls so that we want to change - spiritually, physically, and mentally. And the battle really is in all three areas.