Messages & Channelings

David R. Hamilton PhD > Why Animals Are Good for Your Health

I have a new family member – a 14-week-old puppy named, Daisy. In the spirit of how much she has added to my life already, I thought I’d share some health insights and scientific research on...

David R. Hamilton PhD > 5 Tips For Making Visualisation Work

Here are 5 tips that can be used to help you get the most out of your visualizations, whether you’re applying them to heal your body, to change your life, or to improve your sports performance.

Would you say that grass is green? How sure can you be about that? Grass has no colour of its own! It is green for us because we have three types of cones (or photoreceptors) in our eyes...

David R. Hamilton PhD > 3 Ways to Practice Kindfulness

I’ve talked a lot about benefits of kindness in other articles. For example, I’ve talked about the impact of kindness on mental health, through how kindness feels as well as how it induces changes in brain regions, plus how kindness impacts the heart, immune system...

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.

David R. Hamilton PhD > Kindfulness

Most people nowadays have heard of mindfulness. The simplest form of mindfulness is to breathe and to simply notice that it’s what you’re doing right now. So you might place your attention on what breathing feels like for you or notice what it sounds like.

Can you imagine being able to switch on a light with your mind? Or adjust the volume on the TV by just thinking about it? Or even drive your car by imagining yourself driving? These things sound like they’re straight out of a Sci-Fi movie, but in reality we’re not actually that far from it.

One of the most important advances in the neuroscience of the placebo effect is that in studies so far, belief, or expectation, shifts biochemistry, causing the brain to produce what it needs to produce to deliver the result the person believes is supposed to happen.

David R. Hamilton PhD > Did You Know You’re a Chemist?

Yes, you are a chemist! As you think, you shape the chemistry of your brain and blood, you shape the chemistry of your relationships, and you also shape the chemistry of your life.

David R. Hamilton PhD > The Acceptance Paradox

Whatever you accept begins to change. That’s the acceptance paradox in a nutshell.

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