Something You Should Know about Mind Body Healing


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

 

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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

Handling Emotional Injuries - Part 2

August 7, 2013

 

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

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Failure is inevitable in everyone’s life and what’s interesting is…

 

Guy Winch:
When we fail at something it changes our perceptions it distorts our perceptions of the thing we failed at - such that we tend to see that goal as more difficult to achieve than it actually is.
 


Guy Winch Ph.D.

Handling Emotional Injuries

August 6, 2013

 

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

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you get an emotional injury in the form of rejection or failure or guilt - the tendency is to just shake it off and get over it.

 

Guy Winch:
Which is interesting because we don’t have that attitude when it comes to physical injuries, we know we have to put antibacterial ointment on a cut and we know we have to treat a cold and the same is true of emotional and psychological injuries.
 


Guy Winch Ph.D.

Alternative Medicine - Part 2

July 10, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Offit, author of the book Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Alternative medicine it’s becoming more and more acceptable. Why?

 

Dr. Paul Offit:
I think its patient demand, you know it’s a 34 billion dollar a year industry. I think that classically trained or conventional physicians want to get in on that industry. 
 


Dr. Paul A. Offit

Alternative Medicine

July 9, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Offit, author of the book Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There’s medicine and then there’s alternative medicine or is there?

 

Dr. Paul Offit:
There’s no such thing as alternative medicine. If an alternative medicine works then it’s just medicine and if an alternative medicine doesn’t work then it’s not an alternative.
 


Dr. Paul A. Offit

The Benefits Of A Positive Attitude

May 20, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Hilary Tindle, author of the book Up: How Positive Outlook Can Transform Our Health and Aging

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Having a positive and optimistic outlook helps, it helps a lot.

 

Dr. Hilary Tindle:
Optimists have fewer heart attacks, they live longer, they live healthier, they’re better “copers”, they’re less likely to get depression, anxiety, etcetera.
 


Hilary Tindle M.D.

Secrets To Health & Longevity

April 19, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book Longevity Bible, The: 8 Essential Strategies for Keeping Your Mind Sharp and Your Body Young

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It turns out that keeping your mind sharp greatly affects your overall health.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
With a sharp mind we're more likely to stay fit, have good relationships, eat well and live an overall healthy lifestyle.
 


Dr. Gary Small

The Fear Emotion

January 23, 2013

 

Interview with Jaimal Yogis, author of the book The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In human evolution fear has played an important role.

 

Jaimal Yogis:
It was meant to react to a real threat; a tiger, a tree falling - to give us some extra energy in the moment.
 


Jaimal Yogis

How Your Emotions Can Affect Your Heart

January 25, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Mimi Guarneri, author of the book The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The relationship between emotions, stress and heart disease are becoming clearer and clearer.

 

Mimi Guarneri M.D.:
There have been beautiful studies that have shown and looked at people coming to the emergency room for example, just having had a heart attack. There's a much higher incidence of anger within the proceeding twenty-four hours.
 


Dr. Mimi Guarneri

What's Going On In Your Brain

September 7, 2012

 

Interview with David Rock, author of the book Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

 

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Mike Carruthers:
 If you want to do your very best work you should probably do it in the morning.

 

David Rock:
Most people only have a few hours of really, really high thinking level ability every day – it tends to be after a good rest, in the morning.
 


David Rock

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