Theraphy Quotes

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David Foster Wallace
“Which he said was the big lie they all bought that made doctors and standard therapy such a waste of time for people like us -- they thought that diagnosis was the same as cure. That if you knew why, it would stop. Which is bullshit. You only stop if you stop.”
David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

Alexander Lowen
“The primary nature of every human being is to be open to life and love. Being guarded, armoured, distrustful and enclosed is second nature in our culture. It is the means we adopt to protect ourselves against being hurt, but when such attitudes become characterological or structured in the personality, they constitute a more severe hurt and create a greater crippling than the one originally suffered.”
Alexander Lowen, Bioenergetics

Kaui Hart Hemmings
“Say goodbye to your mom.”

Scottie pauses, then keeps going.

“Scottie.”

“Bye!” she yells.

I grab her arm. I could yell at her for wanting to leave, but I don’t. She pulls her arm out of my grasp. I look up to see if anyone is watching us, because I don’t think you’re supposed to aggressively hold children these days. Gone are the days of spanking, threats, and sugar. Now there are therapy, antidepressants, and Splenda.”
Kaui Hart Hemmings, The Descendants

Alexander Lowen
“Therapy takes us backward into a forgotten past, but this was not a safe and secure time, else we would not have emerged from it scarred by battle wounds and armoured in self-defense.”
Alexander Lowen, Bioenergetics

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Exercise daily to keep an active life.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Whatever happens to you, once you have hope you will survive.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!