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PAIN MANAGEMENT WITHOUT DRUGS – PART 5

As appeared on THE PAIN PROJECT by AIMI founder Barry Kerzin, MD Part 5 - Transforming Negativity Through Mindful Inner Work Regarding the emotional component of chronic pain, it is important to work on combating negativity, cynicism, doubt, and suspicion. This type of inner work often gets to the root of our pain and suffering. It [...]

September 28th, 2017|Meditation & Health, Publications, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PAIN MANAGEMENT WITHOUT DRUGS – PART 5

PAIN MANAGEMENT WITHOUT DRUGS – PART 3

As appeared on THE PAIN PROJECT by AIMI founder Barry Kerzin, MD Part 3 - Emotional and Cognitive Dimensions of Chronic Pain Let’s explore some of the approaches to treating chronic pain that target the emotional and cognitive dimensions of pain. First, we’ll explore meditation. While meditation does not actually get rid of the pain, it [...]

September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PAIN MANAGEMENT WITHOUT DRUGS – PART 3

HOW DO WE HEAL MEDICINE? (VIDEO)

Our medical systems are broken. Doctors are capable of extraordinary (and expensive) treatments, but they are losing their core focus: actually treating people. Doctor and writer Atul Gawande suggests we take a step back and look at new ways to do medicine -- with fewer cowboys and more pit crews. Atul Gawande · Surgeon, journalist [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on HOW DO WE HEAL MEDICINE? (VIDEO)

MINDFULNESS ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Mindfulness can add to the quality of our lives in numerous ways, from nurturing a sense of inner peace to improving the quality of a workout, from enhancing self-confidence to facilitating deeper and more meaningful relationships with others. In children specifically, mindfulness has been found to: mitigate the effects of bullying (Zhou, Liu, Niu, Sun, & [...]

February 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MINDFULNESS ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

THE PAIN PROJECT

The Pain Project is an online community where people who suffer from chronic pain—and those who care for them—learn to manage pain and provide support for one another. more

February 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE PAIN PROJECT

HUMOUR AND LAUGHTER: POWERFUL TOOLS

When harnessed properly, humour and laughter can be powerful tools for delivering an honest message in a good-natured way that captures the attention of audiences, without using corporate jargon. A recent study found that a sense of humour was seen as one of the most important qualities in effective leaders (Bell Leadership Institute, Humour gives [...]

August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HUMOUR AND LAUGHTER: POWERFUL TOOLS

SHOES THAT BLOOM

OAT makes things bloom. We have a passion for meaningful products that combine quality craftsmanship, inspiring designs and exceptional materials that are safe for you and safe for the earth. Everything we do, everything we use and create has an impact, however big or small. And every day we can choose what that impact is going [...]

July 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SHOES THAT BLOOM