Most of us have heard of “the placebo effect”—the heal-inducing effect patients in clinical trials experience when they believe they’re getting a fancy new drug or surgery but are actually getting fake treatment. The placebo effect is real. It works about eighteen to eighty percent of the time, and it’s not just in your head—itContinue reading “The Nocebo Effect: How Negative Thoughts Can Harm Your Health”
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Distant Healing and Research – A Mismatch or a New View?
Research into distant healing requires us to have new eyes. Furthermore, it may require a leap into the collective consciousness. And therein lies only one of many challenges facing researchers in their quest. Even the term “distant healing” reflects a response to the obstacles and objections within this field, for what we’re really referring toContinue reading “Distant Healing and Research – A Mismatch or a New View?”
Bioenergy Research: The Capacity to Heal – Somatic Research
Bioenergy, the assumed basis of what is now commonly called “healing,” is a complicated subject for many of us — and an even more complicated subject for research. In this evolving field of science, experts offer a variety of definitions, explanations and mechanisms for the process. Of course, the village shaman and his patient needContinue reading “Bioenergy Research: The Capacity to Heal – Somatic Research”