The Untroubled Mind

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Author: Herbert J. Hall
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,601 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.3
LoC Category: HQ
Downloads: 1,310
Added to site: 2007.07.20
mnybks.net#: 17687
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Health

A very wise physician has said that ''every illness has two parts--what it is, and what the patient thinks about it.'' What the patient thinks about it is often more important and more troublesome than the real disease. What the patient thinks of life, what life means to him is also of great importance and may be the bar that shuts out all real health and happiness. The following pages are devoted to certain ideals of life which I would like to give to my patients, the long-time patients who have especially fallen to my lot.

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could know more clearly the joy of such a conception, we should dry up at its source much of the unhappiness which is, in a deep and subtle way, at the bottom of many a nervous illness and many a wretched existence.

The happiness which is found in the recognition of kinship with God, through the common things of life, in the experiences which are so significant that they could not spring from a lesser source, the happiness which is not sought, but which is the inevitable result of such recognition--this experience goes a long way toward making life worth living.

If we do have this conception of life, then some of the old, old questions that have vexed so many dwellers upon the earth will no longer be a source of unhappiness or of illness of mind or body. The question of immortality, for instance, which has made us afraid to die, will no longer be a question--we shall not need to answer it, in the presence of God, in our lives and in the world about us. We shall be content finally to accept what

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