Program Offers Relief From Chronic Pain

By The Will To Heal,

Publication: Massage Therapy Canada

April 4, Barrie, ON – In spring 2011, pain sufferers will engage in the opportunity to learn how to manage their pain through the highly anticipated self-help visualization book and CDs, The Will to Heal Technique, A Guided Workbook to Relieve Pain. Creators, Andrew MacWha and Elise Walmsley-MacWha, formerly of TrifocalCommunications in Barrie, have combined their backgrounds in healthcare, anatomy and their passion for medical art and design in producing the first-ever detailed visualization and meditation program guide as a complimentary pain management strategy… Read the complete article here.

Healing Ways

By The Will To Heal,

Publication: The Barrie Examiner

Barrie couple develop way to help ease chronic pain.

A local couple is asking you to listen to the voices inside your head. Andrew MacWha and Elise Walmsley-MacWha believe they have developed a methodology that will help people lessen their chronic pain and learn to deal with the stress in their lives…. Read the complete article here.

Empower Your Healing With Visualization

By The Will To Heal,

Visualization, also known as Mental Imagery, or Visual Mental Rehearsal, is a technique that has been proven to be extraordinarily successful in producing a specific outcome. Whenever we imagine ourselves performing an action in the absence of physical practice, we are said to be using visual imagery.  … Continue reading

What is a Stress-Free Mind?

By The Will To Heal,

In our modern world it can be a real challenge to determine the meaning of the words quality of life.  We are an over stimulated culture.  So busy – always going somewhere – driven by so many unseen forces that we are in a constant state of reaction. The Will to Heal Technique will be launching a new video in February 2012, called The Anatomy of a Stress Free Mind. This video is about sorting yourself out and connecting with yourself so that you can live your life with the quality that you desire. … Continue reading

Stress and Pain Management Techniques Using Frontal Cortex Thought

By The Will To Heal,

Our greatest cause of stress is often our own thoughts and we know that stress increases pain. When we hold high expectations of ourselves or when we fill our consciousness with worry, we transmit our concerns inward. Your subconscious brain has no way of knowing what is fact or what is fiction. It is only through being aware of the fact that you are conscious that you can intercept any thoughts that cause you harm – and yes your thoughts do cause you harm. … Continue reading

Five Ways Mindfulness Courses will Help You

By The Will To Heal,

Mindfulness courses are all about reducing stress and really focusing your energies on the positive.  Mindfulness is a therapeutic way to pay extra close attention on something very specific.  Mindfulness courses have their root inMindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, a technique developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zin at the University of Massachusetts.  The idea was to use mindfulness courses as a treatment for those who are chronically ill, but over the years it has developed into so much more. … Continue reading

Four Steps to Mind Body Connection Healing

By The Will To Heal,

Mind body connection healing is about directing your thoughts so that you can essentially think yourself healthy.  The process involves actually visualizing parts of your body healing, and the belief is that as you visualize these things happening, they actually will happen within your body. … Continue reading

Thinking About Trees

By The Will To Heal,

Concentrate for a moment and imagine a tree. Roots reaching deep into the ground, drawing water and nutrients upwards from the soil, leaf-filled branches, a blue sky and sunshine. I see my tree in my mind’s eye and for that moment, my conscious mind is occupied by what my thoughts have created. Close your eyes for moment and imagine a tree and know for that moment your thoughts are completely engaged. In order to clearly see your tree there can be no other thoughts. … Continue reading