Healing Rosie

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Rosie was a neglected and abused dog. She is a small-medium red dog, about thirty pounds. She had been starved, and at eight months hadn’t lived in a house or been house trained. My daughter adopted this needy dog. She … Read More

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GROW YOUR BRAIN

WHAT IF WE HAD A SIMPLE HABIT that would grow our brain, lengthen our life, and help eliminate depression? Would you be interested? Maybe not, because few people are actually doing it. Only about one person in four. I am … Read More

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INTUITION

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   WE ENJOYED A LIVE INTERVIEW with Paul H. Smith, Ph.D., and even if you weren’t on the call, now you can enjoy it too! Paul was a remote viewer for the U.S. Army at Ft. Meade, Maryland, for several … Read More

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WILL TO BELIEVE

Friday is “ski with the grandchildren day” in my family. We go up for the afternoon and practice our turns on the intermediate runs. The seven-year-old is working on parallel turns, while the four-year-old, who started out turning very gradual … Read More

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When Psychotherapy Hurts

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Therapists do a lot of good. People who have been through therapy are much better off. But the question of whether psychotherapy can hurt people is not one we see much research on. A new study by Mike Crawford in … Read More

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Hope For IBS

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A recent meta analysis shows that patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome – IBS – are helped by psychotherapy. Not only do they feel better while the therapy helps them work with their emotions, but the benefit continues for six … Read More

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Skepticism and Health

Today many people are avoiding wheat. I saw one report on the internet claiming that wheat uniquely drives up blood sugar. According to this report, blood sugar would rise moderately with an oatmeal breakfast but skyrocket with a wheat breakfast. … Read More

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More About Anger

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My post on anger left some questions. One reader, Bryan, asks on my blog if I am advocating a kind of “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” position. It is a wonderful question and deserves a response. Bryan points out … Read More

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Mental Illness? Or, anger?

    Each time we have to endure another horrible shooting like the one at Umpqua Community College, there are calls for more treatment of mental illness. Yes, by all means. Mental health treatment is inadequate. Cuts in mental health … Read More

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More on Parenting

My friend Bill O’Hanlon likes to tell about a marriage counselor with a popular parenting course, called “Four Rules for Parents.” People loved it and he was wildly successful. He wasn’t married and had no children, but nevertheless . . . … Read More

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