"The number of stressors has multiplied exponentially: traffic, money, success, work/life balance, the economy, the environment, parenting, family conflict, relationships, disease. As the nature of human life has become far more complicated, our ancient stress response hasn't been able to keep up."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Andrew Bernstein on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Andrew Bernstein on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Andrew Bernstein on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Andrew Bernstein on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Andrew Bernstein on Ron Taffel
"The more you worry, the more you throw off the delicate balance of hormones required for health."
"The truth is that stress doesn't come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances."
"Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen."