The Super Hero Power of Plasticity

Most of you are probably familiar with the “superhero stance”, the physical pose in which the superhero stands with legs spread apart, arms on hips and elbows bent. The superhero stance projects power. It’s an example of what psychologists refer to as an open posture, in which limbs are spread out in a way to...

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Neuroplasticity Demystified

Overcoming a complex system…with simple steps… With all the online information out there  for and about the Dynamic Neural Retraining System, the term “neuroplasticity” comes up frequently – but what exactly does it mean and what does it have to do with mysterious and multiple symptom illnesses? While it sounds complicated it doesn’t have to...

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The Physician Within

“In the spirit of having argued against multiple words for the placebo effect, I facetiously suggest calling this the “temptado” effect, after the Latin for “I will try” Mark Jacunski 2015 In the so often frustrating world of navigating chronic and mysterious illnesses it is hard to not come across explanations for and against the...

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A Perfect Storm

When suffering from chronic pain, fatigue, electrical and chemical sensitivities and many more, it is sometimes difficult for both sufferers and medical practitioners alike to immediately make the connection between the symptoms and limbic system impairment. The limbic system is a complex set of structures in the mid-brain that has been described as the “feeling...

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When our Natural Defenses Turn Against Us

When we are feeling threatened by someone or something, we will naturally defend ourselves to ensure our survival. This is a healthy and typical response. During this period of high stress, our bodies will release neurochemicals that increase our senses to allow us to track and protect ourselves from a perceived threat. Our unconscious survival...

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