Messages & Channelings

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...

David R. Hamilton PhD > The Acceptance Paradox

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

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.

We all catch other people’s emotions. It’s called ‘emotional contagion’ because the effect is similar to catching a bug, only it’s an emotion we catch rather than a cold. 

David R. Hamilton PhD > You Are Made of Stardust

Every atom in your body was made in a star! That means those that make your heart, brain cells, skin, hair, teeth, bones, even the air you breathe, plus those that compose the trees, dogs and cats, rabbits and horses, lions, tigers, and bears, Oh my!

David R. Hamilton PhD > Trust That What Happens Is for the Best

I broke my wee toe about three weeks ago. I have such a dangerous job – I was preparing to give a talk, walking around my office speaking aloud as I refined how I was going to describe one particular topic, and I hit my toe on the radiator.

When you observe an action – whether of a person moving their facial muscles, a hand, arm, or even making a specific movement – the observation stimulates your MNS, which then stimulates your own face, hand, arm, or range of muscles...

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.

The surprising answer to that question is yes … a lot of the time. Knowing full well that what they were taking were placebos instead of their normal medication, people have seen improvements in symptoms of...

David R. Hamilton PhD > My Experience of Bullying

I was bullied at school, although not until my sixth and final year of high school. It wasn’t physically violent, but more psychological – making fun of me, taunting me, talking about me, that sort of thing. 

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