Can the Mind Cure Cancer?
There are many case studies of patients like Mr. Wright, who cured themselves of cancer and other deadly diseases as a result of a profoundly deep belief in a placebo. The mind is powerful enough to cure us of almost any disease. The problem is that no one has ever figured out how to create a belief deep enough to effect a cure. I cured myself of influenza in a two hour period in 1991, but I have been unsuccessful in all my subsequent attempts. I have tried self-hypnosis, but even that is not enough because I was trying to cure myself. Here lies the challenge: To effect a cure with the mind, you must know that you can do it. Trying is simply not effective at all.
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Berkelhammer, D. (2015). Can the Mind Cure Cancer?. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 18, 2017, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/own-hands/2015/11/can-the-mind-cure-cancer/