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Can Positive Thinking Help You Heal?

A big part of the book I’m writing Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself (Hay House, 2013) is about how positive belief, hope, and expectation can trigger self-healing superpowers…

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A Boy/Girl’s Life: The Challenges of Transgender Children

Recently I had quite a surprising conversation with a middle-aged couple I know about transgender people. The couple, who had been together for well over 15 years in a very happy marriage, came ou…

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You’re Healed If You Think You Are

As research for my upcoming book The Prescription: 5 Spiritual Steps To Healing Yourself From Illness, Trauma, Or Loss, I have been digging deep into the medical literature, going back as far as the 1…

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When Docs Get Annoyed At Empowered Patients

I felt my ire rise when I read this article on CNN about how patients are giving their doctors headaches. Apparently, this video entitled “The Patient Who Knows Too Much," which is part of a training …

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VBAC At Home: Courageous Or Crazy?

According to an article written by CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen, Aneka was told that, because she had three previous C-sections, she could not attempt a VBAC (vaginal birth after C…

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Depression and Heart Disease

By Laurie Erdman, Owning Pink I have nothing good to say about depression. Depression has robbed my life of some very special people. Ten years ago I lost my best friend, Clay Whitmer, to s…

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A Boy and His Squirrel (video)

Meet Sportacus the happy squirrel. He was saved as a baby when a tree cutting crew cut down his home. His savior is a woman who cares for orphan squirrels and then sets them free to live in the wil…

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Grieving the Oil Spill and Other Such Tragedies

I don’t know about you, but it pains me to read the news. I got rid of TV four years ago because I just couldn’t take it anymore--the heartsickness I felt every time I turned on CNN, where I couldn’t …

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Every December, I have a routine which doesn't vary much: Most of the month, I have a pot of mulled …