Dr. Keith Ablow’s Blog

Keith’s blog is a collection of powerful insights to help you achieve emotional wellness and personal empowerment. To complement and expand on these insights check out the Pain-2-Power YouTube channel and Dr. Keith’s Pain-2-Power Podcast.

Health

Pain-2-Power Dieting

Dieting is one of those times when talking to yourself is actually good.  I’ve written about the power of self-dialogue before, but losing weight is one arena in which self-dialogue—something I call my SelfStrong technique—really stands out. What do I mean by self-dialogue?  Well, we human beings tend to think that we have only one […]

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A Startling Fact About Mental Health and Natural Remedies

Pharmaceutical companies keep coming out with one drug after another for depression and anxiety, generating massive profits.  Some of these medications are profoundly effective.  But the storm of new medications misses one crucial fact:  Supplements, when properly selected, can be just as effective for low mood, anxiety, low energy or lack of focus as medications—and […]

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Healthcare Pain to Healthcare Power

A transformational company called TALON is poised to change healthcare forever by empowering consumers as never before.  That’s because TALON has developed software called MyMedicalShopper that will tell consumers the price for nearly every medical test and procedure from every provider around them.  That means that, for the first time, we’ll have the ability to […]

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SNAP OUT OF IT

There’s something inherently wrong with Snapchat—and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  The use of social media is associated with increased anxiety and decreased mood.  That’s no surprise:  When we interact with others through apps, instead of with empathy, even (old fashioned as it is) in person, we use the app’s language and platform.  It’s impossible, therefore, […]

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PUTTING DOWN YOUR SHIELD

So many of us try to live at a distance from our true emotions and our true goals.  But what happens when we try to live lives dodging the truth is that it gets harder and harder to keep that truth from surfacing.  We have to find ways to keep our minds from focusing on […]

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Supplements for Personal Performance ~ Bacopa

One of the gifts from my having built Pain-2-Power is that one focus of the platform is the use of supplements to improve energy, increase mood and decrease anxiety.  There are a number of very powerful, all natural, well-tested supplements that do just that.  This blog will focus on Bacopa, which is also known as […]

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Posture Power

“Posture” often creates a vision of standing straight. For many, posture recalls such memories as, “My mother always told me to stand up straight,” or “In ballet they made us stand with a book on our head.”  A more frequent comment is, “I know my posture is bad but this is the way my aunt, […]

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BODY-MIND CORONAVIRUS ~ Kathi Fairbend

The Coronavirus pandemic guidelines for physical and social distancing have dramatically fueled the work-from-home movement. Employees have been told to stay at home and adapt their environments to working routine hours and producing quality results. Working at home during the pandemic should raise heightened concern for individuals’ physical and mental wellbeing. People’s homes are not designed as workplaces and are […]

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BODY-MIND AND THE CORONAVIRUS ~ Kathi Fairbend Guest Post

The world is engulfed in confusion about Coronavirus data, guidelines, restrictions, sadness about those who have lost their lives and what will unfold in the future. We have been inundated with instructions for disinfecting and hand washing, along with endless reflections on the stress of schedule changes for families. Millions of Americans used to de-stress […]

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INHALING A SCENT DURING SLEEP CAN IMPROVE MEMORY

Researchers in Germany have confirmed and added new data to an amazing finding that has implications for learning.  It also points out how astoundingly powerful some natural remedies can be for memory, mood, anxiety, sleep, attention and energy. Scents are Powerful Brain Modulators Here’s the basic idea:  The brain responds to odors in very powerful […]

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