Healing Quotes

"If you have a headache every Monday morning when it is time for you to go to work, perhaps you're driving the wrong car, perhaps you're taking the wrong route, or you may be in the wrong line of work. Obviously, only you can figure out the message." — Christiane Northrup, MD

"Self-education is the most important thing you can do to protect yourself, cut medical bills, and live a healthier and happier life." — Walt Stoll, MD

"Wholeness or health is our natural state. The nature of healing involves removing obstructions to this natural state and bringing individuals into alignment with themselves and their world. Free of these obstructions, an individual's innate intelligence and self-regulating capabilties will guide him toward a state of well being." — Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

"Wth subtly developed body awareness, it is possible for the individual to become the conscious orchestrator of health." — Jean Houston

"True health is the harmony of life within us, consisting of peace of mind, happiness and well-being. It is not merely a question of physical fitness, but is rather a result of the soul finding free expression through the mind and body of the individual." — Dr. Randolph Stone

Any illness is a direct message to you that tells you how you have not been loving who you are, cherishing yourself in order to be who you are. This is the basis of all healing." — Barbara Brennan

"Unlike much of orthodox medicine, alternative approaches to healing typically honor the wisdom and capability of the human body. Their goal is often to support and strengthen the powerful healing forces already at work within us." — John Robbins, Reclaiming Our Health

"In natural healing, illness is viewed as part of a broader process in a person's life. The illness is seen as having a long preamble and an epilogue, and it's own evolution (Herring's Law of cure*) as it resolves." — Fritz Smith, Inner Bridges

(*Herring's Law of Cure: A person heals from deep to superficial, from "more important" to "less important" organs and systems; old symptoms return in the reverse order of their occurrence; and we heal from the top of the body toward the feet.)

"If the patient has been to more than four physicians, nutrition is probably the medical answer." — Abraham Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D.

The exceptional patient is the person who, despite their diagnosis, takes charge of their health and decides to be responsible to their illness or their condition and not necessarily feel responsible for it. One stance is drenched in blame and the other is full of power."— Christiane Northrup, MD

"The more you move toward what makes you feel good, and move away from those things which bring you distress and pain, the healthier you will be." — Christiane Northrup, M.D.

"Always laugh when you can. It's cheap medicine." — Lord Byron

"Do not let either the medical authorities or the politicians mislead you. Find out what the facts are, and make your own decisions about how to live a happy life and how to work for a better world." — Linus Pauling

"'Listen to your patients,' said the late, great Dr. Walter Alvarez; 'Listen and they will tell you what's wrong with them. And if you listen long enough, they will even tell you what will make them well.'" — from the acknowledgements in The Brain Chemistry Plan by Michael Lesser, MD

"The more miserable you get, the less you should look for an escape (socializing, entertainment). Rather, isolate until you see and let go of the reason for it, or move into your real Self. Never let go of -- through escape from misery -- a good opportunity to grow." — Lester Levenson

"The work I do to let go of my suffering diminishes the suffering of the whole universe. When I have room for my own pain, I have room for the pain of others. Only then can I be transformed into joy. As I heal, the Earth heals." — Christiane Northrup, MD

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