Health and Wellness
Tips for a Happy Retirement by Kent Elliot
I’d like to introduce a new contributor to the Will to Heal Project, Kent Elliot. Kent Elliot is a retired architect with a passion for dogs, DIY,
and universal design. After a stroke left him with mobility issues, he thought he would need to move out of his home and into an assisted living community. But, using his experience as an architect and with a little creativity, he was able to successfully remodel his family home instead. The relief he felt has inspired him to help others do the same. He created AtHomeAging.info to share what he’s learned.
Has COVID 19 Got You Down?
Food has been at the centre of many conversations during the past couple of months of lock-down, so much so that the joke, COVID-19, is a way of poking fun at the extra 19 pounds that everyone has gained while staying at home. However, summer weather is coming and with it, the donning of shorts,…Read More
Who and What Can We Trust?
It goes without saying that these are difficult and challenging times. Is there anyone else who is having trouble knowing who or what to trust? Every day our consciousness is bombarded with an endless stream of information. Mainstream media, social media, conspiracy theories and a never-ending stream of experts, all telling us what we need…Read More
Mindful Eating: The Raisin Exercise
Mindfulness informs us that we have this moment and within this moment we have consciousness. As the mind passes through this moment of consciousness, choice always prevails. Much of what we register on a conscious level is reactionary, so the more aware we can keep ourselves moment to moment, the more we can think the…Read More
Some Scents Are Nonsense
The toxicity of scented dryer sheets and scented fabric softeners has been known for years, but for some reason, it hasn’t become common knowledge. Fabric softeners and fragrances are designed to stay in your clothes for a long period of time and hold that so called, “fresh smell” These chemicals slowly seep out of your…Read More
Happy to be Back!
For those of you who have known us for a while, you’ll remember that we launched our first book, A Workbook to Relieve Pain, way back in 2010. After almost twenty years of working in the pharmaceutical industry, Andrew and I repeatedly saw the power of the placebo effect. With Andrew’s experience with hypnosis and…Read More
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 to Heal teaches that in…Read More
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 visualizing parts of your body healing, and the belief is, that as you visualize these things happening, they actually will happen within your body.Read More
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 is fiction. It is only…Read More
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.Read More