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Video: How to Live a Rewarding Life with Chronic Illness (Kaiser presentation)

Doctor Larry Berkelhammer recently did a presentation at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland for a multiple sclerosis support group.

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Video: Mind Training Cures Depression

Never do anything you don’t want to do. The most powerful mindfulness practice is to consciously choose everything you do from moment-to-moment. Eliminate all toxic words from your language—words such as have to, must, got to, can’t, should, shouldn’t, and replace them all with: “I’m choosing to…” This “I am choosing” practice reprograms the brain […]

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Video: How the Mind Affects Health

The mind has profound effects on physiological functioning and health. Emotional distress causes physiological stress and dysfunction, which, when chronic, eventuates in disease. In this discussion, we also address the healthy physiological effects of mind training. The concepts of self-efficacy and mastery are described. The term “mastery” is used to describe a sense that we […]

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Video: Focus On Possibilities, Not On Limitations

This interview with psychophysiologist Dr. Erik Peper reveals self-healing secrets used by yogis for thousands of years. Mind-training methods used by yogis like Jack Schwarz were explored. The underlying message throughout the discussion was that suffering and even actual tissue damage are profoundly influenced by both our negative and our positive attributions. The methods by […]

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How Does Mindfulness Improve Health and Well-Being? Part 2

Mind training, such as mindfulness practice makes us more stress-hardy and resilient. Instead of being victims of environmental stressors or stressful situations, we can choose to respond in healthy ways to the stressors that are part of life. Thought processes below the level of our awareness become increasingly observable as we practice mindfulness. In a […]

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Video: Train Your Mind / Mindfulness Practice

Train Your Mind / Mindfulness Practice

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Video: Loving Self-care

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The best drugs are those made by the brain.

The most effective drugs are free and without any side effects. These are biological drugs prescribed by the brain and synthesized by the endocrine, immune, GI, nervous, cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, and other systems. If one is in perfect health, these endogenously produced drugs are dispensed in exactly the right formula, dose, and schedule and are […]

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Belief Becomes Biology

Beliefs alter physiology to the degree to which we are fused with them. For example, the thought This headache could be a brain tumor could create enormous emotional distress, leading to physiological stress and illness. The ability to step back from that thought and take it lightly causes no distress and is harmless. The most […]

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Train Your Mind: Evolve Your Brain

The fascination with mind training goes back many thousands of years. The most successful hunters practiced it twenty thousand years ago in the form of conscious use of the imagination. World-class athletes today train their minds with neurofeedback and other high-tech measures in order to improve their performance. Brain scans are now revealing that mind […]

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