The world is upside down…now what?

The world is upside down…now what?

As the world seems to be changing before our eyes, we are left with the daunting task of coping with it all. How do we rationalize and make sense of such an extreme situation? This is uncharted territory for all of us. The initial instinct is ‘fight or flight’ or...
Science pushes for non-substance therapies

Science pushes for non-substance therapies

A meta-analysis examines treatments like meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy as alternatives for alleviating pain that is typically treated with opioids. The more we learn about opioids, the clearer it becomes that there’s no simple solution to the opioid...
Difference between hypnotherapy and meditation

Difference between hypnotherapy and meditation

Hypnosis and meditation are both trance states that result in similar brain wave patterns. Hypnosis uses the guidance of a therapist, whereas meditation is usually done independently. Hypnosis is a trance-like state of heightened awareness.  Everyone goes in and out...
Self hypnosis for stress management

Self hypnosis for stress management

Hypnosis is perhaps one of the least understood therapeutic tools in use. While most people think of hypnosis as a way to get somebody to bark like a dog at the snap of your fingers or take off their clothes when you say the work ‘stupendous’, hypnosis can be a...