Category Archives: the mind

When The Doctor Says This Won’t Hurt A Bit — And Incredibly, It’s True

I found an article that was like a breath of fresh air.  It can be found here: http://commonhealth.wbur.org The title of this post is the same as the article. It is primarily about a doctor by the name of  Dr. Baruch Krauss. … Continue reading

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Neurobiology of the Placebo Effect

From: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=hard-to-swallow&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20120917

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The Brain: How The Brain Rewires Itself

TIME Magazine  |  Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 It was a fairly modest experiment, as these things go, with volunteers trooping into the lab at Harvard Medical School to learn and practice a little five-finger piano exercise. Neuroscientist Alvaro Pascual-Leone instructed … Continue reading

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HYPNOSIS FOR PAIN RELIEF – WOW!

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Memory Enhanced by a Simple Break After Reading

Originally posted at: PsyBlog Understanding Your Mind. If you find it difficult to remember what you’ve read, try giving the memory time to consolidate. *************************************************************** I have a great memory for books I’ve read on trains. I always thought this had … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

As I have often explained, when working with someone, my philosophy is to first find the cause and fix it.  When people hear this, I am often asked, “What is the most common root cause for issues that you see?”  … Continue reading

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Hypnosis Gains Credence As Influence on the Body: It Helps Control Pain, Fear and Habits

By LISA W. FODERARO New York Times | Published: February 24, 1996 When Michael Tracy learned at the age of 15 that he had a form of cancer known as lymphoma, his world seemed to cave in on all sides. His … Continue reading

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MAYO CLINIC REPORT: Hypnosis in Contemporary Medicine

[The below report is an in depth look by The Mayo Clinic at hypnosis and its efficacy in the medical profession. You will discover that “patients treated with hypnosis experienced substantial benefits for many different medical conditions.”] As alternative treatments … Continue reading

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How to Have An Aha! Moment

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Brain Activity Changes During Hypnosis, Study Finds

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Before you read this article, please understand that everyone is hypnotizable!!! Although some folks may be natural “somnambulists” and therefore are able to go into the state of hypnosis more fully, quickly & deeply, everyone who WANTS it and has … Continue reading

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