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Mental Medicine

Do you need a check-up from the neck up?

What we think and how we respond to life and its circumstance has a great bearing on your health and well being! Proverbs 23:7 says, “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…”

Raining cats & dogsIt’s not what happens to you, it’s how you react to it!

You don’t catch depression or happiness, you create them!

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. —Bill Cosby

Stay away from toxic relationships!

Worrying is the misuse of our imagination!

No one can make you feel inferior without your permission. —Eleanor Roosevelt

Ask a question and you’re a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you’re a fool for the rest of your life.

Things to Ponder

Self education, a man sitting on books“The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity…” Proverbs 18:14.

This is an undeniable fact…. our attitude in times of illness will change how quickly we recover from that illness, or IF we’ll recover at all! So, count your blessings and try to be an encouragement to others and you in fact will be helping yourself.  Remember, “laughter is the best medicine”. 

If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

“Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them…” Matthew 7:12.

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he does not have, but rejoices for those he has.

Things work out best for those that make the best of the way things work out.

“All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast” Proverbs 15:15.

“A merry heart does good like a medicine; but a broken spirit dries the bones” Proverbs 17:22.

Be the change you want to see in the world.

I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.  —Booker T. Washington

Quotes by Doctor on Medicine

Medicines are of subordinate importance because of their very nature they can only work symptomatically. —Hans Kusche, M. D.

pillsIf all the medicine in the world were thrown into the sea, it would be bad for the fish and good for humanity —O. W. Holmes (Professor of Medicine, Harvard University)

Every drug increases and complicates the patients condition. —Robert Henderson, M. D.

Why would a patient swallow a poison because he is ill, or take that which would make a well man sick —L. F. Kebler, M. D.

bottles of drugsDrugs never cure disease. They merely hush the voice of nature’s protest, and pull down the danger signals she erects along the pathway of transgression. Any poison taken into the system has to be reckoned with later on even though it palliates present symptoms. Pain may disappear, but the patient is left in a worse condition, though unconscious of it at the time. —Daniel H Kress, M. D.

The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease and once from the medicine. —William Osler, M. D.

Food Quotes

veggie cartNothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. —Albert Einstein

We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.

Chew your food thoroughly; your stomach doesn’t have teeth!

To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals. —Benjamin Franklin

Funny Stuff

Happy elephantsDesperation is a fellow shaving before stepping on the scales.

A young woman had severe PMS, so she asked a friend to recommend a gynecologist. “I know a great one,” the friend said, “but he’s very expensive. He charges $500 for the first visit and $150 for each visit after that.” The woman went to see the gynecologist. Trying to save money, she greeted the doctor with a loud, “I’m back!” He then proceeded to examine her. “Very good,” he said when he was finished. “Just continue the treatment I prescribed last time.”

Mr. Brown was a hypochondriac and should never have attended the medical lecture on diseases of the kidney. Unfortunately he did and the very next day called on his doctor. The doctor attempted to explain that in that particular disease there was no pain or discomfort of any kind. “I knew it,” gasped Mr. Brown, “My symptoms exactly!”


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