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Life beyond/with Cancer Meetup Starting

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 […]


Shame is at the Core!

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 […]


Having Trouble Sleeping? Don’t Take Pills!

Having Trouble Sleeping? Don't Take Pills!

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 […]


Americans are in More Pain

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 […]


Deleting for New Year’s

Deleting for New Year's

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.


Combination of Hypnosis and Local Anesthesia Provides Benefits

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 […]


Nourishing Recovery-A Holistic Approach

Nourishing Recovery-A Holistic Approach

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 […]


Finally, a Bridge between Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis!

Finally, a Bridge between Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis!

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 […]


Visualization and Vibration: THE ENERGY CHAKRAS

Visualization and Vibration:  THE ENERGY CHAKRAS

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 […]


Look What Our Minds Can Do! Powers of the Placebo Effect

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 […]


NEW MEETUP FOR BRAINY WEIGHT LOSS-Central Denver

NEW MEETUP FOR BRAINY WEIGHT LOSS-Central Denver

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 […]


Get Smarter with Music

Get Smarter with Music

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 Love for Bottled Water

Our Love for Bottled Water

“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 […]


Creativity Slows the Brain for Good Reason!

Creativity Slows the Brain for Good Reason!

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 […]


Difficult Choices Nowadays!

Difficult Choices Nowadays!

Local or organic?? What is best? What is best for our families? What is best for the people that work in the fields? What is best for the environment and the planet?


Sound Healing Circle

Sound Healing Circle

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 […]