When the days are short and the nights are long, do you feel like crawling in a cave or at least under the covers until springtime? Do you feel like Lord Byron expressed-“I am always more religious on sunshiney days”? Mood variation dependent on the amount of sunlight affects many of us, mostly women. Symptoms […]
Did you know that our brains have a preferential bias for the negative? Rick Hanson, Neuropsychologist, Rick Hanson, Ph.D., says that our brains are like teflon for positive experiences, but to ensure our survival and keep alert for signs of danger, they are constantly scanning for the negative out there and then latching onto it like Velcro. No […]
We’ve all heard it stated, as if it were true, that a person “has to hit bottom” before they are really ready to recover from addiction? Strong evidence shows that “reaching people early, when their problems are less severe and more treatable, leads to better outcomes. Since 1996, the American Society of Addiction Medicine […]
Life Beyond Cancer Cutting edge mind/body tools, resources and support Thursdays at 6:30, Starting June 7 Nourished Health Center, 1740 Marion St. Denver CO 80218 Research shows that survivors of serious illnesses usually demonstrate these three elements- 1. They have a sense of Purpose. 2. They are connected with People. 3. They feel that they […]
This powerful TED presentation by Brené Brown on the effects of shame in our lives is well worth watching. The experience of shame is at the foundation of most of the negative reactions and behavior we see in others and wish we didn’t see in ourselves. Brene Brown: Listening to Shame Bookmark on Delicious Digg […]
In a recent study, which “compared 10,529 people who received prescriptions for sleep aids with nearly twice as many people with similar health histories who did not take sleeping pills, researchers found that those who had prescriptions were more than four times as likely to have died during the study’s 2.5-year follow-up as those who […]
The Associated Press reports that Americans are in more pain than ever, probably due to the aging of the population, so pain killers are selling like crazy. The use of oxycodone, found in OxyContin and Percocet has increased 16 times in some areas. According to Gregory Bunt, medical director at the Daytop Village treatment clinics […]
I need to spend much less time in 2012 sorting through email and I bet most of my contacts do too. So, my #1 and #2 New Year’s resolutions for 2012, starting NOW are–#1 Unsubscribe to almost all email newsletters. #2 Resolve not to send others marketing messages disguised as friendly holiday greetings. Care to join me?
#1 Unsubscribe to almost all email newsletters.
#2 Resolve not to send others marketing messages disguised as friendly holiday greetings.
A recent presentation at the European Anaesthesiology Congress, in Amsterdam, showed significant benefits of combining hypnosis with a local anesthetic. “We can reduce the costs involved in longer hospital stays, remove the need for patients to use opioid drugs, and increase their overall comfort and satisfaction levels.” The conclusion was based on a studies using […]
Katie Bauer, of Nourished Health Wellness, is a gifted, knowledgeable nutritionist, herbalist, and Healthy Chef. We are co-presenting an introductory workshop for healthy recovery from the effects of alcohol in the Denver area on May 14. Have you recently quit drinking and realize that life is still challenging? Unfortunately, true recovery isn’t just about not […]
New research by Francois Ansermet, a psychoanalyst, and Pierre Magistretti, a neuroscientist, shows how, rather than polar opposites, both fields are describing the same dynamics in the personality, behaviors, and motivation. “The physical traces revealed in neuroplasticity correspond to a central tenet of psychoanalysis that life leaves its traces on the psyche as well.” A […]
Saturday, April 30, 2-4:30 pm People House 3035 West 25th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 Discover the power of healing through sound and color. The chakras are the energy centers of our bodies. They function as our spiritual respiration system and play a vital role in our emotional and physical health. Each chakra is associated with […]
Check out this short YouTube video. It’s a fascinating look at the powers of the placebo effect-in other words, the power of our own minds. No wonder hypnosis has such great results and without side effects! via YouTube – The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook […]
The Whole Person Approach- Quit dieting and tune-up your brain! Learn, too, how to coach your own subconscious mind to spontaneously make healthier choices with group support. Hypnotherapist and Brain Nutrition Counselor, Victoria Bresee introduces a holistic approach to weight loss. Learn your brain type to understand what kind of eater you are and find out […]
A global review of research of the neuroscience of music, conducted at Northwestern University, to be published July 20 in Nature Reviews, shows how musical training enhances neuroplasticity and develops skills that spill over to “language, speech, memory, attention and even vocal emotion. . . The science covered comes from labs all over the world, from […]
“Our growing preference for bottled water is hazardous to the planet’s health,” according to an Earth Policy Institute report. “Americans alone drank 7 billion gallons of the stuff in 2004, and worldwide consumption has more than doubled in just six years. To bottle and ship a year’s worth of bottled water to the US, companies […]
A recent study shows that while creative brains are not particularly efficient for moving quickly, the meandering paths are what lead to new ideas and ways of looking at things. “‘The brain appears to be an efficient superhighway that gets you from Point A to Point B’ when it comes to intelligence, Dr. (Rex) Jung […]
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Leigh Ann Phillips Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience the powerful work of Sound Healer/Musician Leigh Ann Phillips in an intimate San Luis Valley home setting. Participants can play the quartz crystal singing bowls as well as receive healing directly from Leigh Ann. Leigh Ann will incorporate Celtic harp, crystal bowls, tingshaws(small cymbals), Tibetan bowls and tuning […]