Premonitions – Knowing the Future Can Shape Our Lives

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

There’s nothing we want to know more than what’s going to happen next. You can know. And in fact, you already do. Open this book and find out how and why. Larry Dossey, the doctor – and bestselling author – who first demonstrated the healing effects of prayer, now offers an unprecedented look at the science of premonitions. […]

The Neuroplastic Revolution – A Brain That Changes Itself

Monday, May 18th, 2009

This book is about the revolutionary discovery that the human brain can change itself, as told through the stories of the scientists, doctors, and patients who have together brought about these astonishing transformations. Without operations or medications, they have made use of the brain’s hitherto unknown ability to change. Some were patients who had what […]

Epigenetics – The Genie In Your Genes

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

When a revolutionary new technique or therapy is described, it can take a while for science to catch up. Funding must be obtained to conduct studies. Studies must be performed, reviewed by committees of the researchers’ peers, critiqued, refined, and replicated. This process takes years, and often decades. Much of the medical progress in the […]

The Effects of Gratitude on Your State of Mind

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Here are some reflections on what science has to say about gratitude, which has been called the “forgotten factor” in happiness research. Psychologists Robert Emmons at the University of California at Davis, and Michael McCullough, at the University of Miami, are foremost researchers in field of gratitude. What they have learned so far is that […]