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Discover how to conquer debilitating chronic pain by using a groundbreaking, self-directed approach pioneered by Dr. David Hanscom. His methods have been used by hundreds of patients to eliminate chronic pain and regain control of their lives.

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If you suffer from chronic pain, you can learn a new language, a language called ?an enjoyable life.? Since anxiety and anger are basic survival responses, that's where your brain is programmed to go as the default mode. These automatic... more

Extensive research shows that expressive writing is effective for improving both your mental and physical health. It appears that expressing thoughts and emotions works. Why is it so effective? One theory is that it switches your... more

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an extreme form of anxiety. It is characterized by a relentless assault of unwelcome intrusive thoughts.You cannot control your thoughts or emotions without paying a significant price. It all sounds... more

Have you noticed that when your spouse or partner is having a great day that your day is better? Conversely when he or she is having a bad day, then it takes yours down a couple of notches. It is because a similar part of your brain is... more

How do you break the cycle of pain behavior, criticism from your partner, and more pain? You have the choice whether to engage in pain behavior or not. At some level you must know that your partner is going to react negatively to it, but... more

When you are trapped in pain you have a difficult time reaching out. Others do not necessarily want to interact with angry people. The problem becomes greatly magnified in that it has been shown that social rejection shares the same... more

Pain pathways are permanent and part of the unconscious part of your brain. There is nothing you can do to ?fix? them. Any attention paid to them simply reinforces them. That includes trying not to pay attention to them. For example,... more

Your unconscious brain processes 40 million bits of sensory input every second. Each sensation, sound, touch, taste, smell, vision has to be interpreted by your brain as pleasant, neutral or unpleasant. It continuously interprets the sum... more