Chronic Pain – what do we really know?

This blog post is dedicated to Dr John Sarno 23/06/1923 – 22/06/2017 – the pioneer of mind-body medicine.I, along with my fellow mind-body workers, will continue to strive to realise his vision of the acceptance of mind-body theories by mainstream medicine.

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 […]

Chronic Stress and your Health

Its been proven time and time again that our minds and emotions are able to create changes in our bodies that can result in poor health. But how is this possible?Ironically, it’s one of the survival mechanisms designed to keep us safe that is actually doing us harmThe Fight or Flight Response, or Stress Response. The […]

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 […]