If a patient during surgery visualizes that he is in a pleasant environment, his fear and pain are significantly reduced. The new technique will allow to do without general anesthesia in many cases.
According to a study presented at the conference EuroHeartCare 2014, visualization of being in a pleasant location significantly reduces pain in patients during medical procedures.
Danish nurses put patients into a trance state, which helped them cope with the pain and the fear during the ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Continue reading
When we face obstacles in our lives we not always try to overcome them by ourselves, but we rather tend to believe that we will certainly get some help from the world. We listen to the advice of friends and not-so-friends, family, read all sorts of articles and watch television programs and wait. Suggestion, which is a pretty powerful tool, plays a very important role here.
However, it is not always able to help us, and very often it may even do harm. Everyone has heard stories about how someone robbed people using suggestion. But you can also remember the stories with happy endings, for example, the ones about the placebo effect. Continue reading
It is true that drugs play a key role in the relief from pain, but in cases of chronic pain taking them may be accompanied by serious side effects.
Fortunately, numerous studies have shown that there are alternative methods to treat pain, which have to do with concentration and mind power.
1. Thinking about food
Research at the University of Wisconsin showed that when one thinks of his favorite food, the intensity of pain decreases. Chocolate was proved to be the favorite food fantasy.
2. Controlled breathing
Deep diaphragmatic breathing can be very helpful, since it stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, which Continue reading
In this article I will show you a small, simple experiment that anyone can do to see with his own eyes how the mind affects the body. We all know the most famous principle of quantum physics which states that the observer affects the observed. There are thousands of books and articles on how the mind generates almost all diseases in our body.
With this simple experiment you will see what happens in life or, in particular, how the quality of your thoughts is implemented in your body.
Close your eyes… make some deep breaths and relax your body. If you have never performed any form of relaxation techniques before, then you can use your breath. Focus on your breathing and notice how your body expands during inhalation and how it contracts during exhalation. It is very likely that after about 10 cycles of breaths you will be relaxed enough.
If this has not happened sufficiently, you can relax your body “manually”. Focus your attention on the bottom of your feet and visualize that with each inhalation you get golden light, which goes to your feet, and with each exhalation the tension is removed from your feet. Do as many cycles as necessary until you feel completely relaxed, and then proceed to Continue reading
The most important thing about the subconscious mind you need to know is that it is always “on”. That is, it is active day and night, regardless of whether you are doing. The subconscious mind controls your body. You cannot hear this silent inner process with your conscious effort. You need to start taking care of your subconscious mind. It is vital to maintain your mind in a state of expectation of only good events and make the usual mode of your thinking based solely on loyalty, justice and love.
Faith and belief are the foundation of the subconscious. Do not forget that “you will be rewarded according to your faith”.
A Protestant minister who suffered from lung cancer wrote about his methods of transferring thoughts of perfect health into his subconscious mind: “Two or three times a day, I put my body and soul in a relaxed state, repeating these words: “My feet are completely relaxed, my legs are relaxed. Right now my stomach muscles are relaxing. My heart is beating quietly, my breathing is calm and relaxed. My head is completely relaxed, my whole body is completely relaxed and calm.” After about five minutes, when I got into a drowsy, sleepy state, I repeated: Continue reading
What is a wish? It is your thoughts that arise in your mind, and that can become a reality, thanks to you and that inner power that you possess. Researchers have long studied the human subconscious and made the following discovery: any thought just like a magnet attracts and transforms the outside world.
And it is very joyful discovery, since it gives a person the tremendous power and creative energy and makes the fulfillment of wishes possible for everyone.
In order to enhance this power of thought you need to train your mind and increase energy every day, because one’s wishes become a reality much faster if they are supported by a large supply of inner strength and a positive attitude.
What destroys your energy and your power of thought?
All sorts of negative thinking – fears, doubts, disturbing thoughts – take away your energy, so your mind should be exempt from such beliefs. Try to think positively, switching to the thoughts full of positive energy and light. Continue reading
Hypnosis is a great healing instrument used by psychologists. Also hypnosis can be used in general medicine too, for instance, for calming the physical pain.
What is hypnosis? It is a form of therapy in which the therapist sends affirmations or suggestions to the client who is in a deep relaxation state.
If we want to truly believe some affirmations we must focus on them when we are totally relaxed, and no one or nothing else can disturb us. Also, if we really want to achieve something we must be able to visualize ourselves succeeding, when we are totally relaxed and nothing is disturbing us. These two are the premises of hypnosis.
So WHAT does hypnosis do? Its goal is to cure. What? Anger, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, pain, addiction and so on. Continue reading
Stress is a natural reaction to external threat. Our body gets the message about the importance of the right time reaction to an external threat. But in today’s society, many situations that cause stress have no need for such a reaction. Nevertheless, such situations cause physical changes in the body, and, as a result, we become stressed, which robs us of energy and efficiency.
Physicians recommend to relieve stress in order to avoid physical diseases: from high blood pressure to obesity. Use these 18 tips to get rid of stress and preserve health and peace of mind. Continue reading
If you have ever thought about it, you should notice that your decisions are the only thing you are truly responsible for in your life. Everything you say or do is a result of your decision.
To improve the quality of your decisions, consider the impact of your emotions, visions and needs in the decision-making process. Continue reading
Have you ever noticed that when you think of something desired, in some time your dream comes true, even though you’ve already forgotten about it? It’s not a miracle and neither a coincidence! This is exactly what is called fulfilment of a wish by the power of thought. By wishing something with passion you run an energy pulse, which “works” to make your dream come true.
Of course, you may not agree and say that nothing like this has ever happened to you. But be aware that the fulfilment of wishes by the power of thought has several features. Here is a small strategy on how to make your wishes come true: Continue reading