Therapeutic Journaling

Life is full of upsets. Every day something will happen that disappoints, angers or scares us. What do we do when things upset us? We are masters of avoidance. More often than not we push it down inside, pretend it doesn’t matter, lock it away and get on with life. While this works for a […]

When Biology meets Quantum Physics…

Evidence of Placebo and Nocebo Effects show our thoughts have strong interactions with our bodies.When people expect something to happen to their bodies, such as side effects of medication – it often does. If people believe something has happened to their bodies, such as happens with sham surgery – it often feels like it has.It […]

Placebo and Nocebo Effect

A UK construction worker stepped on a nail. It went right through his boot and came out the other side. The pain was excruciating to the point where he needed morphine just to remove the boot. Once the boot was removed it became clear that the nail had completely missed his foot and had gone […]

Mind Body Connections

Welcome to 2017 – a brand new year with a brand new blog!I always get excited at the start of the year. A fresh, new year lying ahead of us just brimming with possibilities to turn into whatever we desire. Where will it take us? What will we achieve?I have many, many plans for this […]