Paul Pearsall

Paul
Pearsall
1942
2007

American Author, Public Speaker, Psychoneuroimmunologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Professor at the University of Hawaii, Founder and Director of Psychiatric Clinic at Sinai Hospital, Founder and CEO of Ho'ala Hou (To Reawaken), Professor of Psychiatry at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Director of Professional Education at the Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender and Reproduction

Author Quotes

Stop looking for love and start showing it.

The credo of Asclepian or brain-oriented healing is 'don't just sit there, do something.' [...] The credo of Hygeian or heart-oriented healing is 'don't just do something, sit there.

I began to fear that constant hoping might cause me to sacrifice today for the illusion of a better tomorrow.

Marriage, families, all relationships are more a process of learning the dance rather than finding the right dancer.

True joy results when we become aware of our connectedness to everything.

Our every wish is a command and our every intention is an act of creation.

We come to feel as we behave.

You can resent your bald spot or be glad you have a head.

Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted.

We learn more from studying happy, healthy people than we can learn from the exclusive study of the sick and stressed.

All disease is brain disease... Only when the immune system is viewed as a world system will disease be reduced.

Process is more important than product. We must learn to pay more attention to the "how" instead of the "what" we are doing.

Self-acceptance is more important than self-improvement. There is no possibility of self-improvement without the prerequisite of self-acceptance... Interdependence is more important than independence.

Author Picture
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Pearsall
Birth Date
1942
Death Date
2007
Bio

American Author, Public Speaker, Psychoneuroimmunologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Professor at the University of Hawaii, Founder and Director of Psychiatric Clinic at Sinai Hospital, Founder and CEO of Ho'ala Hou (To Reawaken), Professor of Psychiatry at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Director of Professional Education at the Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender and Reproduction