Meditation Changes Your Body on a Cellular Level, New Study Finds

The go-to solution, when sick, has been running to the doctor’s office and loading up on antibiotic prescriptions. It works, and this treatment seems to be the easiest and most convenient way to end the life of those sniffles, coughs and sore throats. As far as more serious conditions go,…

LSD Helps Terminal Patients Cope with Depression and Fear

The psychoactive drug seems to help in combating the fear of impending death associated with a terminal illness. An incurable disease sooner or later makes the person face the fact of premature and inevitable (and possibly quite painful) death. This serious psychological problem should be solved, but it is clear…

Placebo Surgery: ‘Fake’ Surgery Seems to Be Equally Effective

We know so little about the human abilities that some simple truths can confound even a scientist. The placebo effect is one of those phenomena that still puzzle modern science. Can a dummy pill together with a person's faith really work miracles? What about placebo surgery? The amazing power of…

Matter and Consciousness: Do Our Thoughts Create Our Reality?

Dr. Joe Dispenza claims that every time we learn something new, hundreds of thousands of our neurons change, which affects the state of our physical body. According to him, there is a link between matter and consciousness. Dr. Dispenza is known worldwide for his original theory of the connection between…

Placebo and Nocebo Effects: How Your Thoughts Influence Your Wellbeing

Today, let's explore the intriguing placebo and nocebo effects and what they could reveal about the human mind. We all have heard of the miraculous placebo effect: you take a simple aspirin strongly believing that it will reduce your cholesterol and it does! While the positive effects of placebo pills…

Placebo Effect vs. Nocebo Effect: the Power of Suggestion

It's incredible how an individual’s subconscious can be influenced. But what's more powerful is how the nocebo effect and the placebo effect come into play. Since the subconscious mind is what controls our body and our whole life, through suggestion, we may have many interesting events happening - some pleasant,…