Fear: the Medium of Death; Love: the Elixir of Life

By Dr Timothy JenningsWinston Churchill said, “There is nothing to fear except fear itself.” Have you ever wondered about that famous statement? Imagine walking a four-inch wide balance beam placed securely on the ground, your feet only a few inches from the dirt. Now...

Singing Changes Your Brain: Group singing has been scientifically proven to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins by Stacy Horn

Published in TIME MagazineLIFE & STYLE SectionAug. 16, 2013 When you sing, musical vibrations move through you, altering your physical and emotional landscape. Group singing, for those who have done it, is the most exhilarating and transformative of all. It takes...

Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France...

Lose Your Temper and Risk Your Heart Health

By T. Jared Bunch, MDPublished Mar 13, 2014Recently I visited one of my patients in the hospital who had experienced a heart attack. When I went into his room, his wife said, “I told him if he didn’t stop losing his temper this would happen.”Fortunately, he...

Ten Fundamentals Of Neuroplasticity

Science has confirmed that you can access neuroplasticity for positive change in your own life in many ways, but it’s not quite as easy as some of the neuro-hype would have you believe. In the article, “Neuroplasticity: can you rewire your brain?,”...

Trauma Types

Two types of trauma are described in the Life Model – Type B trauma is the kind we usually think about and involves the bad things that happen like war, rape, assault, child molesting and emotional abuse. Type A trauma is often referred to as “neglect” but the absence...

The Effects of Trauma & Trauma Types

Trauma is the result of overloading the emotional circuits in the brain’s control center. Chronic traumatic effects follow overloads that damage the brain, development, wiring, chemistry and structure. Some of this damage is immediate but most of it happens in the 48...

Science Proves the Healing Power of Prayer

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015      © 2015 NewsmaxHealth. All rights reserved. For the devout, there never has been any question that prayer has the power to heal.  Now, more and more medical research from leading hospitals and universities across the U.S....

DID Continuum

D IF PTSD DE DPD V VIF FIFF DID< Less Pain ————————————————————————- Greater Pain> 1- DAYDREAMING OR FANTASY (DD) A...