The occupational therapy hypothesis makes the assumption that the mind and the will of man are occupied through central nervous system action and that man can and should be involved consciously in problem solving and creative activity.

Mary Reilly, 1962

Favorite Thoughts and Quotes


Nothing endures but change.                                          Heraclitus (540 BC – 480 BC)

Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.                  Robert C. Gallagher

It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.                                                                        James Gordon, MD

We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.                                                                    Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989

Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy.                  W. Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965), The Razor’s Edge, 1943

Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.                                                                                                  John F. Kennedy


Creativity is one of the last remaining legal ways of gaining an unfair advantage over the competition                                                                                                                   Ed McCabe