Browsing the archives for the Placebo effect category

Can one healing technique work for everybody?

Is it true that no one technique can work for everyone; that we need to “shop around” in order to find what works for us?  I think that most healers believe this, not because it is true but because it is what we’ve been told.  After all, shopping around is good for the economy right?  [...]

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February 24, 2012 in Placebo effect, RPT theory and teachings
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Either I am a “moron” or healing doesn’t work!

Here’s the problem: Ninety-nice percept of healing is a placebo. Very few people can get their heads around this.  I believe that if you can understand this statement you are more likely to be healed or be able to heal others. The “moron” part of the blog title is what I remember being called by [...]

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February 22, 2012 in Placebo effect

Designing the ultimate healing technique (Part 1: Occam’s Razor)

How do you develop the ultimate instant healing technique?  Where do you even start?  By peeling away the layers of existing techniques to see what makes them tick.  How? Using Occam’s Razor.  Today I take a peek under the bonnet of several leading techniques, and show explain how this helped us develop our new method, [...]

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December 8, 2011 in Logic and skeptical thinking, Placebo effect, RPT theory and teachings
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Placebo Effect: Do healings really work?

In today’s blog I discuss the issue of “do healings really work?” It’s a good question, one that’s frequently got me into hot water. Today’s blog is partly drawn from a chapter from our Level 1 Reference Point Therapy manual. Some of you know that last year I wrote that “XXX Healing doesn’t work.” I [...]

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June 17, 2010 in Placebo effect
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The healing world’s dirty little secret

Today I’m going to spill the beans on the dirty secret that most healing teachers / healing modalities don’t talk about.  You may already know this – I believe most of you do – but it’s the great unspoken secret. Here it is:  Healing techniques don’t heal people; people do. Summary: Most healing techniques don’t [...]

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April 24, 2010 in Coherence, Placebo effect
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