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Program Offers Relief From Chronic Pain

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 Read More

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Healing Ways

Barrie couple develop way to help ease chronic pain. Publication: The Barrie Examiner 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 Read More

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Free Teleseminar Interview

Want to reduce stress, increase your ability to focus, and create thoughts that heal your body? Join Bari McFarland Aug 30th 7pm – 8pm (EST) for a free teleseminar when she will be interviewing Elise Walmsley-Macwha and Andrew Macwha co-authors of The Will to Heal. Your power is in your Read More

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Empower Your Healing With Visualization

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.  Visualization techniques  have Read More

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What is a Stress-Free Mind?

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 Read More

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Stress and Pain Management Techniques Using Frontal Cortex Thought

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 Read More

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Your Autonomic Nervous System – An important part of your mind-body connection

High levels of stress inhibit your ability to think clearly and force you into perceiving your reality through your limbic system, which is a part of your primitive brain function. Your limbic system’s primary concern is for your survival – you have this primitive brain, which functions below the surface Read More

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Five Ways Mindfulness Courses will Help You

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 in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, a technique developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zin at the University of Massachusetts.  Read More

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Four Steps to Mind Body Connection Healing

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. In general, there are about Read More

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Thinking About Trees

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 Read More

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