The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.— Carl Rogers
Wonderful Therapies quotations
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
When you do not know the nature of the malady, leave it to nature;
do not strive to hasten matters. For either nature will bring about the cure or it will itself reveal clearly what the malady really is.
Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions.
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it .
.. what you wish in your secret heart were not funny, but it is, and you must laugh. Humor is your own unconscious therapy. Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air, and you.
Let nothing which can be treated by diet be treated by other means.
I love walking in the woods, on the trails, along the beaches.
I love being part of nature. I love walking alone. It is therapy. One needs to be alone, to recharge one's batteries.
Body is not stiff, mind is stiff.
Therapy is extremely expensive. Popping bubble wrap is radically cheap.
People do not come into therapy to change their past but their future.
Problem talk creates problems, Solution talk creates solutions.
You mainly feel the way you think.
Therapy is about every kids nightmare when people are telling you that you need to get help but all you really want is a hug.
The more healthy relationships a child has, the more likely he will be to recover from trauma and thrive. Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.
Insulin is not a cure for diabetes; it is a treatment. It enables the diabetic to burn sufficient carbohydrates, so that proteins and fats may be added to the diet in sufficient quantities to provide energy for the economic burdens of life.
Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body and soul.
My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
Don't ask why the patient is the way he is, ask for what he would change.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time.
To me, wrestling is therapy. No matter how bad my personal situation is, when I step into the ring, all my troubles disappear. My baggage stays in the back where it belongs.
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.
Physical therapy is part of my offseason routine. That has helped me greatly.
Writing songs is cheaper than going to therapy.
My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry.
I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy.
Prayer is the force as real as terrestrial gravity.
As a physician, I have seen men, after all other therapy had failed, lifted out of disease and melancholy by the serene effort of prayer. Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strength.
Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war;
liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.
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.
In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training.
There are a variety of techniques to help people change the kind of thinking that leads them to become depressed. These techniques are called cognitive behavioral therapy.
For schizophrenia, the recovery rate with drug therapy is under 15%.
With nutritional therapy, the recovery rate is 80%.
The Alexander Technique helped a long-standing back problem and to get a good night's sleep after many years of tossing and turning.
Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.
The main interest of my work is not concerned with the treatment of neuroses but rather with the approach to the numinous. But the fact that the approach to the numinous is the real therapy, and inasmuch as you attain to the numinous experience you are released from the curse of pathology. Even the very disease takes on a numinous character.