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The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need by Paul Pearsall

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Escape from Health Hysteria
Health is not a matter of doing. It is a matter of being.
ABRAHAM MASLOW

PROPOSITIONS ABOUT HEALTH AND HEALING

1. Illness is essential to your health.
2. Indulgence is good.
3. There is no such thing as an illness-causing emotion.
4. A positive attitude is not necessary for healing.
5. Giving up is essential to healing

HOW ARE YOU?

The best answer to that most common question might be “Compared to what?” How we answer reflects our view of what we consider to be a healthy life. If we answer “Great” or “Fine,” we are often just exchanging social graces instead of delivering a lengthy review of our overall health. Some of us answer according to the absence of symptoms: “Not bad,” or “I’m hanging in there.” One ...

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