Buddhist

Buddhist-Inspired Secrets for Coping with Pain Part II

No one knows what life has in store for us.  When we have pain that doesn’t go away, how do we cope with the new life that now confronts us?  Our guest Toni Bernhard became ill with an acute viral infection and has never recovered.  We will examine the benefits of mindfulness/meditation, answer the question “Why …

Soothing Scents of Aromatherapy, Part II

Our first guest, Fran Munroe suffered from 50 years of migraine headaches that would leave her bedridden for 2-3 days. Aromatherapy has allowed her to escape a migraine more than 95% of the time.  Dr. Kamyar Hedayat, expert in medical aromatherapy, joins us again to share the power of essential oils in combating conditions like …

Energy Healing from Afar, Part II

Is the art of healing bound by physical limitations?  Can healing take place over long distances – by telephone for example.  Does some universal force or energy source provide human beings with avenues to connect with each other for the purpose of healing pain? Lynn describes in even more detail the remarkable effects of energy healing …

Jin Shin Jyutsu: A Simple Japanese Touch Therapy, Part II

Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) is a little known Japanese healing art that can relieve pain, restore emotional equilibrium, and harmonize the vital energy of the whole person. Cathy Calvert will share an extraordinary story of a debilitating horse accident and how JSJ left her pain-free following just a 30 minute session. Jennifer Bradley, certified JSJ …

A Game for Pain? The World of Virtual Reality, Part I

Imagine yourself gliding down an icy canyon while it’s lightly snowing, feeling a wet, cold snowball in your hand as you throw it at an igloo – this is the world of virtual reality (VR). Luke Moore shares the power of VR in getting him through the intense pain of cleansing burn wounds on his …

A Game for Pain? The World of Virtual Reality, Part II

Imagine yourself gliding down an icy canyon while it’s lightly snowing, feeling a wet, cold snowball in your hand as you throw it at an igloo – this is the world of virtual reality (VR). Luke Moore shares the power of VR in getting him through the intense pain of cleansing burn wounds on his …

Hypnosis, Healing and Pain Relief

Hypnosis is a mind-body healing approach that’s been used successfully to manage acute and chronic pain, including cancer pain. Ross Chambers talks to us about how well hypnosis relieved aggravating chest wall and shoulder pain following a pacemaker implantation. Then, Dr. David Patterson, psychologist and hypnotherapist from the University of Washington School of Medicine, shows …

Jin Shin Jyutsu: A Simple Japanese Touch Therapy, Part I

Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) is a little known Japanese healing art that can relieve pain, restore emotional equilibrium, and harmonize the vital energy of the whole person. Cathy Calvert will share an extraordinary story of a debilitating horse accident and how JSJ left her pain-free following just a 30 minute session. Jennifer Bradley, certified JSJ …

The Mystery of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) attacks the nervous system and can cause painful, stinging, needle-like sensations along with numbness and weakness. The cause is unknown, but this type of neuropathy can be associated with HIV and Lupus. Ellen Schecter, an award-winning writer takes us through a time when she felt her life was shattered by …

Emotional Pain

It seems surprising, but pain caused by emotional distress can be felt more deeply and for a longer period of time than pain caused by physical injuries. On today’s show, we’ll talk to Julie Hersh, author of Struck by Living: From Depression to Hope. Julie shares her journey from the depths of painful depression and three suicide …