Archive for the New Scientist Tag

TED Talks Pain and the Brain

I’ve written about pain a few times over the last year because I believe it is an important topic. With so many commercials on TV about pain medicines, pain clinics, and other resources for relief from pain, I continue to see the need to share how easily pain can be removed, both physical and emotional. Even though I have helped scores of people be relieved Read More...

The Problem with ‘Giving Up’ Smoking – Part II

In Part I of this two-part blog post, I shared what New Scientist magazine said about hypnosis.  To capsulize, it simply stated, “Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking.”  I also asked the question, what is the problem with ‘giving up’ smoking? The explanation is in the words.  The way our minds give meaning to words is quite interesting. The nuances of the words we use Read More...

The Problem with ‘Giving Up’ Smoking – Part I

If you are a smoker, you have probably considered giving up the smoking habit. As you do, there are numerous things to consider, including: Do I, and can I, quit “cold turkey”? Will I gain weight if I give up smoking? What will I do with my hands when I get bored or nervous? How quickly will my body clean itself of the residue from smoking Read More...