Your Mindset About Your Health Can Make a Big Physical Difference

Our mind and body are tightly interconnected. Often times we can’t talk about our “physical health” without also talking about our “mental health,” and vice versa. One of the biggest pieces of evidence for the mind-body connection is the placebo … Continue reading

The Power of Small Rituals in Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

A ritual is any meaningful or symbolic behavior that we believe helps us face a situation or overcome an obstacle. Our daily lives are filled with small rituals that we believe benefit our lives, such as putting on your ‚Äúlucky … Continue reading

The Mastermind Effect: How Placebos Can Boost General Intelligence

The placebo effect is when an individual experiences benefits from a “sham drug” or “sham treatment” that is otherwise not supposed to have any medical benefits. The basic idea is that the mere suggestion that an individual is receiving an … Continue reading