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Bottles with some labels saying placebo and other labels saying extra strength placebo.

Does a placebo work if you know it’s a placebo?

Patients receiving ‘open label placebos’ had reduced pain compared with those who received ‘treatment as usual’. When the latter group were then offered placebos to supplement their usual treatment, their pain also then reduced.

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Meditation

The first time I tried meditation was after reading James Redfield’s novel, ‘The Celestine Prophecy’….

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How to use visualisation for wellness

Turn illness into wellness in your imagination! That’s the basic premise for using visualisation for…

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An exercise to counter self-criticism

Do you ever criticise yourself? Or let me put it differently. Do you ever give…

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