Something You Should Know about Mind Body Healing

When Kids Get Hurt

September 11, 2015


Interview with Judith Acosta, co-author of book Verbal First Aid: Help Your Kids Heal from Fear and Pain--and Come Out Strong




Mike Carruthers:
Kids get hurt. And how parents react when their kids get hurt is more important than you might realize. For instance if a kid takes a bad fall…


Judith Acosta:
And the mother goes over to him and says, “My God, my God, my God are you OK? Oh my God, oh no look at all that blood!” How do you think the child is going to respond to that?


Judith Acosta

How To Stay Young & Live Longer

September 3, 2015


Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Looking Good & Feeling Great




Mike Carruthers:
Having too much stress in your life is bad for your health. How exactly?


Dr. Michael Roizen:
Stress (that is unmanaged stress) turns on around 550 of your genes that produce then inflammatory proteins.

Dr. Michael Roizen

Living With Pain

July 8, 2015


Interview with Dr. Mel Pohl, author of the book The Pain Antidote: The Proven Program to Help You Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers--and Reclaim Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain and for most of them there is no simple cure or treatment.


Dr. Mel Pohl:
But how you respond to it - the amount of suffering you experience is what you can really work on and have a better life.

Dr. Mel Pohl

Bouncing Back From Setbacks & Trauma

May 11, 2015


Interview with David Feldman, author of the book Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success




Mike Carruthers:
How many have you heard what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger? Or when life gives you lemons you make lemonade? But when you really study people who have bounced back from trauma in life…


David Feldman:
All have said what did not help them was positive thinking. What did not help them was silver lining look on the bright side thinking.


David Feldman

Finishing What You Start

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October 10, 2014


Interview with Steve Levinson, author of the book Following Through: A Revolutionary New Model For Finishing Whatever You Start




Mike Carruthers:
You start a project with the best of intentions but you never finish it, everybody does it.

Steve Levinson:

We discovered that the human mind has a whopping design flaw, so to speak, that really accounts for why people don’t follow through.

Steve Levinson PhD

Medical Miracles

September 11, 2014


Interview with Dr. Edward Creagan, author of the book How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis




Mike Carruthers: 
There are a lot of people walking around today who really should be dead.


Edward T. Creagan, M.D.:
I have a formal presentation on miracles and I have the Cat scans and I have the MR scans and I have the pathology report. Patients who should have died twenty-five years ago continue to live meaningful productive and creative lives.

Dr. Edward T. Creagan

Quieting Your Inner Critic

July 30, 2014


Interview with Beverly Engel, author of the book Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame




Mike Carruthers:
Do you have a negative voice inside your head that loves to pop up and criticize you?


Beverly Engel:
People who have a very powerful inner-critic usually are perfectionists, they are really critical of themselves constantly; they always blame themselves when things go wrong.

Beverly Engel

Why Rejection Hurts So Much

June 3, 2014


Interview with Dr. Guy Winch author of the book Emotional First Aid: Practical Strategies for Treating Failure, Rejection, Guilt, and Other Everyday Psychological Injuries




Mike Carruthers:
Rejection is something we all face and mostly we’re just supposed to get over it but often it’s not quite that easy.


Dr. Guy Winch:
Well when we get rejected the interesting thing is that the same areas get activated in our brain that get activated when we experience physical pain.


Dr. Guy Winch

How To Live A Long & Healthy Life

May 16, 2014


Interview with Bernie Siegel, author of the book 101 Exercises for the Soul: Simple Practices for a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit




Mike Carruthers:
Want to be healthy and live a long time? Well try keeping a journal.


Bernie Siegel :
If you write your feelings, not your schedule but your feelings down, you'll live a longer healthier life.


Bernie Siegel

Love, Happiness & Health

October 3, 2013


Interview with Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of the book The Art of Healing: Uncovering Your Inner Wisdom and Potential for Self-Healing




Mike Carruthers:
While you may not think that the love in your life is related to your health and illness – apparently it is.


Dr. Bernie Siegel:
Harvard study did your parents love you? When they looked these students up 35 years later if they said yes my parents loved me 1 out of 4 had suffered a major illness. If they said no my parents didn’t love me 98% had.

Dr. Bernie Siegel

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