quote by Marcus Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

— Marcus Aurelius

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Throughout history many nations have suffered a physical defeat, but that has never marked the end of a nation. But when a nation has become the victim of a psychological defeat, then that marks the end of a nation.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

There are... for us no instincts—we no longer need the term in psychology. Everything we have been in the habit of calling an 'instinct' today is a result largely of training—belonging to man's learned behavior.

Psychology, as the behaviorist views it, is a purely objective, experimental branch of natural science which needs introspection as little as do the sciences of chemistry and physics.... The position is taken here that the behavior of man and the behavior of animals must be considered in the same plane.

Adolescents need freedom to choose, but not so much freedom that they cannot, in fact, make a choice.

Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification.

You must take your opponent into a deep dark forest where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one

If you are not prepared to look at your pupils strength's, don't touch their weaknesses.

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.

The workplace has become a psychological battlefield and the millennials have the upper hand, because they are tech savvy, with every gadget imaginable almost becoming an extension of their bodies. They multitask, talk, walk, listen and type, and text. And their priorities are simple: they come first.

Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions.

There is in every child at every stage a new miracle of vigorous unfolding.

When I go around in America and I see the bulk of the white people, they do not feel oppressed; they feel powerless... and we understand the psychological genocide that they have already inflicted upon their own people.

Breathing is so important with physical activity, then how much more important is it with psychological activity?

In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond.

When children are allowed to help make family decisions, they tend to be much more supportive and happier with family life. Also when allowed to help make rules, they will follow them much closer than if rules are forced on them. All these add up to a happier home for all.

Coaching is making men do what they don't want, so they can become what they want to be

Not everything that steps out of line, and thus "abnormal", must necessarily be "inferior".

Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.

If it's not one thing, it's your mother.

Oh! This'll impress you - I'm actually in the Abnormal Psychology textbook.

Obviously my family is so proud. Keep in mind though, I'm a PEZ dispenser and I'm in the abnormal Psychology textbook. Who says you can't have it all?

Problem talk creates problems, Solution talk creates solutions.

...man can no more survive psychologically in a psychological milieu that does not respond empathetically to him, than he can survive physically in an atmosphere that contains no oxygen.

This dogma (the soul) has been present in human psychology from earliest antiquity. No one has ever touched the soul, or has seen one in a test tube, or has in any way come into a relationship with it as he has with the other objects of his daily experience.

The aim of Positive Psychology is to catalyze a change in psychology from a preoccupation only with repairing the worst things in life to also building the best qualities in life.

Cognitive psychology - study, including educational psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, linguistics, and economics

Developmental psychology - Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life. Originally concerned with infants and

Clinical psychology - Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory, and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based

Analytical psychology - Analytical psychology (German: Analytische Psychologie, sometimes translated as analytic psychology and referred to as Jungian analysis) is the name Carl

Personality psychology - Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals. It is a scientific study which aims to show

Evolutionary psychology - Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective

Gestalt psychology - Gestalt psychology or gestaltism is a school of psychology that emerged in Austria and Germany in the early twentieth century based on work by Max Wertheimer

Attitude (psychology) - In psychology, attitude is a psychological construct, a mental and emotional entity that inheres in, or characterizes a person. They are complex and are

Educational psychology - Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning. The study of learning processes, from both cognitive

A MAN WITH A CONVICTION is a hard man to change.

Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.

It isn't the changes that do you in, it's the transitions.

Change is not the same as transition. Change is situational: the new site, the new boss, the new team roles, the new policy. Transition is the psychological process people go through to come to terms with the new situation. Change is external, transition is internal

One of the most wicked destructive forces, psychologically speaking, is unused creative power ... If someone has a creative gift and out of laziness, or for some other reason, doesn't use it, the psychic energy turns to sheer poison. That's why we often diagnose neuroses and psychotic diseases as not-lived higher possibilities.

Close your eyes, fall in Love, stay there.

I don't believe in psychology. I believe in good moves

How could we have such a low view of the gospel of Jesus Christ that we have to manipulate men psychologically to get them to come down and pray a prayer? …How many times have I heard evangelists say, “It’ll only take five minutes.”? No my dear friend, it will take your life–all of it!

I sit for two or three hours and then in 15 minutes I can do a painting, but that's part of it. You have to get ready and decide to jump up and do it; you build yourself up psychologically, and so painting has no time for brush. Brush is boring, you give it and all of a sudden it's dry, you have to go. Before you cut the thought, you know?

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.

Radical acceptance rests on letting go of the illusion of control and a willingness to notice and accept things as they are right now, without judging.

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