Quotes by Hans Selye

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Hans Selye (Selye Jnos, 1907 - 1982), was a Canadian endocrinologist of Austrian-Hungarian origin. His mother was Austrian; his father was Hungarian. He did much important theoretical work on the non-specific response of the ... more

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Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.

If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions.
Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.