Why are Placebos Becoming More Effective? 
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Dr. Joe's Newsletter: June 1st, 2019

Are You Ready to Break Your Four Minute Mile?

Are You Ready to Break Your Four-Minute Mile? 


In 1954, Roger Bannister did what was once thought impossible—he broke the four-minute mile by running it in 3:59.4. Up until that point, it was perceived the human body could not physically run that fast for such a distance. Not only was it thought to be too hard, but doctors warned it was dangerous.


Bannister’s main competitor was an Australian named John Landy. Both had their eyes on the four-minute barrier, but Bannister beat him to it. After Bannister broke the record, he was quoted as saying he believed Landy had lost heart, and that what was once Landy’s goal had become a barrier. Yet only 46 days later, Landy also broke the four-minute mile: read article







Why Are Placebos Becoming More Effective?

Why Are Placebos Becoming More Effective


When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials determine whether they perform better than inactive pills known as "placebos". 

Research shows that over the last 25 years the difference in effectiveness between real drugs and these fake ones has narrowed - but more in the US than elsewhere. Are Americans really more susceptible to placebo effects, or is something else going on?


If you were a sick Londoner in the late 18th Century several treatment options were open to you. By no means the cheapest of these was to go along to a little shop on Leicester Square, hand over five guineas and receive a pair of pointy metal rods that would suck the disease from your body: read more







Scott's Transformational Video

Scott's Transformational Video


What if you took your worst moment and made it your greatest?


If you have ever attended one of Dr. Joe's workshops, then chances are that you may have had the privilege of meeting Scott Sunderland.  Speaking with him today you would experience an infectious, joyful being that would have you wondering exactly from where this unbridled zest and enthusiasm for life emerges.  Great challenges often lead to great changes in one's perspective and in Scott's case, he is indeed the living example. 


This moving video captures what it was like for Scott during the most challenging episode of his life: watch video 







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Embracing Your Bliss One Day Workshop Sedona, Arizona June 7th, 2019 Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference
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Consciousness & Human Evolution Conference, London, England, August 23 - 25, 2019 Special Post Conference Workshop with Gregg Braden
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