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How my clients retrain their brains to feel no pain

Last week,  I shared  how I personally use the Positive Prime application to assist me in visualizing and achieving  my goals.  Now, I’d like to share how I use the session I created, “Retrain your brain to feel pleasure,” to help my clients replace feelings of persistent pain with those of persistent pleasure.    My session offers positive  images and  statements  that […]

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What tennis sensation Bianca and I have in common, and how it can help you

Admittedly,  Bianca Andreescu and I don’t have much in common. I barely know how to hold a tennis racquet! But what the new Canadian tennis superstar and I do share is a strong belief in tools  that help to create positive thinking, such as visualizations and meditation.  In interviews, the 19-year-old, who beat veteran star Serena […]

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Why Positive Prime works to decrease pain and improve health

I want to thank so many of you who have sent me positive comments about my Positive Prime session, “Retrain your brain to feel pleasure.” This session is part of a tool that I’ve already shared with you that can make someone feel more positive in as little as three minutes. The tool is a digital vision board that […]

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A new look at selfishness

Modern culture prizes selflessness and abhors selfishness, in effect setting the two against each other. “The alternatives are either to love others, which is a virtue, or to love oneself, which is a sin,” wrote social scientist and philosopher Erich Fromm, in his essay titled Selfishness and Self-Love.  While no one would argue with considering […]

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An easy way to lift your mood in just three minutes!

Often, clients who are suffering from physical problems also find themselves in emotional distress. To help them, I’ve  been turning clients onto a marvellous tool I recently discovered that can help someone down in the dumps feel their mood brighten in as little as three minutes! The tool is a digital vision board that comes […]

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Pearls of wisdom from Day One of Tapping World Summit

As an ardent fan of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), also known as tapping, I look forward to the annual Tapping World Summit, a 10-day, online event that  connects you with experts to help you learn all about this very effective technique. As I write, the summit is ongoing. I’d like to share with you some […]

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Seven ways to love thyself

In The Purpose Fairy’s January blog, writer Paisley Hansen explains why it’s important to focus on yourself before you can focus on others. You’ll always have “you” to fall back on if you’re able to. Even if your life goes along perfectly and  your relationships are always intact,  it’s always best to make sure you’re […]

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Evidence supports light therapy for post-concussion syndrome and much more!

I have a few clients with post-concussion syndrome resulting from traumatic brain injuries (TBI). I’ve been using laser and LEDs  (light-emitting diodes) to treat their body pain, with significant success. For a couple of those clients, I have also started to use light therapy — red and near infra-red lights, or what is now referred […]

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Three reasons why my mom will only use a Volaris walker

My mother is one of those very proud and independent women who used to say: “I will never use a walker to help me walk.” It reminded me of the shock I felt while working in a nursing home when I overheard residents say that  they would “rather die than use a walker.” My mom […]

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Four ways to collaborate with your mind to get what you want

One of the best collaborations you can make is between you and your own mind, says Marisa Peer, a British therapist, motivational speaker and best-selling author. In the YouTube video below, she talks about the four ways you can train your brain so that you can reach beyond your limits — in any area of […]

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