Using Science to Inspire

David R Hamilton PhD

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Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” Christine Caine

That quote is quite meaningful to many of us.

Why do we love quotes so much?

I think it’s because they give us hope. Well placed words offer a promise of life improving in some way.

I grew up hearing, “Every day in every way, I am getting better and better.” ... more


At first it might sound a bit ‘out there’ to say that being kind to people might affect how fast you age but hear me out.

It’s all about the feelings that you get from being kind.

Here’s how:

1) kindness counteracts the effects of stress

It’s widely accepted that stress speeds up ageing ... more


Imagine extending and contracting your little finger.”

This was the sort of instruction given to people who volunteered to take part in a visualisation study at the Lerner Research Institute in Cleveland, USA.

The question was, could imagining working your muscles make those muscles stronger? ... more


Praise for my latest book, 'Why Woo-Woo works'

David has done a stellar job!

Vex King
Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author of Good Vibes, Good Life and Healing is the New High

Dr. David Hamilton is one of the leading experts in the field of the mind-body connection.

Dr Joe Dispenza
Author of You Are the Placebo and Becoming Supernatural

We now realise that alternative therapies and Western methods can be used together to reach a state of lasting wellness.

Deepak Chopra

One of the clearest and most accurate expositions of alternative mind-body practices that I've had the pleasure to read.

Dean Radin
Chief Scientist, Institute of Noetic Sciences.

A truly wonderful and fascinating book. A must read!

Dr Punam Krishan
GP, writer and broadcaster

If medical students and sceptics everywhere were required to read this book, the world would be a more harmonious and healthy place.

Kelly Noonan Gores
Director and Executive Producer of HEAL documentary

David's book is highly valuable for those scientific nuggets that back up what we intuitively know to be true.

Adam Schomer
Producer of HEAL and The Road to Dharma

Dr. David Hamilton is uniquely placed to give compassionate science-based perspectives on the role that the mind plays in helping to heal the body. The world needs more authors - and scientists - like David Hamilton.

Dr Gemma Newman
GP and author of 'The Plant Power Doctor'

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