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Turn Back the Clock with Your Mind

Wow! I just read a great New York Times article “What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?”  which reports on the work of Dr. Ellen Langer, a Harvard University psychologist. 

Dr. Langer’s social psychology experiments demonstrate the power of beliefs, the unity of every moment and the possibility of reversing the habitual human experience of aging.  Read more »

Mental Imagery: Instagrams of the Mind

We all have a mind, but sometimes it needs to be coaxed into cooperating so our intentions and actions work in harmony. 

There are many figures of speech substantiating the mind’s existence:  “What do you have in mind?”  “You are in my mind!”  “My mind is elsewhere.”  These phrases can go on endlessly.  Some people we think are out of their mind!

Most people are in one or the other camp as to whether the mind is materialistic or spiritual. Read more »

Intoxication: When Is Too Much, Too Much?

We are all aware about intoxication, inebriation, intoxicants and the like. Usually we identify physical substances, including money, as intoxicants. But it’s also fruitful to recognize the inwardly driven intoxicants, such as sex. Love is an intoxicant that can be “blinding” as well. As the old maxim goes “love is blind.”  Read more »

Testimonials

Dear Dr. Epstein. These three words perk up my day when I receive an email or letter from one of you.  I am so grateful for the opportunity to touch lives through my books, audio and teachings. Here are some of my favorite postings. If you want to share your story, please email me or post on our Facebook page.

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Talking With Your Doctor: Tips for Clear Communication

Health care practitioners may excel at curing but too often, their communication skills can cause anxiety in patients. Don’t let buzzwords coming from your health care practitioner determine how you feel about the health issue you are facing. When your doctor says   “I’m worried,” “I’m concerned,” “I fear that . . .”  remember that these phrases describe the doctor’s anxiety and fears. Internalizing their concerns makes them more significant or important than the task at hand: healing and deciding on a course of action for your condition. Read more »

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