Like a lock & key, morphine fits into a special receptor & click, it works it’s magic on pain. BUT the ‘lock’ inside you that morphine works on isn’t actually made to be opened by morphine (or other artificial opioids). What’s the real KEY? Like Dorothy and her magic slippers that were with her the […]Continue Reading
Does the Lightning Process Training Programme Reduce Chronic Fatigue in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors?
(Cancers 2021, 13(16), 4076) Another research study was published about the Lightning Process. It is a mixed methods study of the effects of the Lightning Process on cancer survivors with chronic fatigue and has shown promising results. Chronic fatigue is a severe side-effect commonly experienced by many who have recovered from cancer. It is often debilitating […]Continue Reading
Post Cancer fatigue
I recently wrote an article on the nature of fatigue and the idea that fatigue / tiredness is not a lack of biological energy, but rather a form of protective response to a perceived threat. With the brain being plastic and changeable with experience, a past threat can seemingly alter brain function to maintain the protective […]Continue Reading
What Choice Do you Have?
Summing up the Lightning Process A while back I emailed many of hundreds of graduates who had taken one of my trainings over the last 13 years. I gave them this challenge. Sum up the Lightning Process in one word. I knew it was a big ask, as we cover so many things over the […]Continue Reading
Is Fatigue a lack of Energy?
There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to recharge the body’s batteries – except that’s not how it works. Some people think that going to sleep is like plugging in your phone to the charger at night. Give it 8 hours and you wake with full batteries and you’re good to go all day. If you […]Continue Reading
Fire & Your Brain
FIRE & your BRAIN As fire season starts I’m reminded of my work on fire crews when I was younger. Little did I know that my work testing moisture in leaf litter or plugging in wind speeds would give profound insight into the brain and pain & fatigue. Question? Who is better protected from catastrophe – a […]Continue Reading
Lightning Process Research
Lightning Process Research Below is a recently published paper which reviews current research into the Lightning Process. Systematic review of the Lightning Process finds an ’emerging body of evidence supporting the efficacy of the LP for many participants with fatigue, physical function, pain, anxiety and depression.’ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1550830720302330 Abstract Background: The Lightning Process (LP), a mind-body […]Continue Reading
Lightning Process success stories
“If they can do so can you” Before taking anyone through a Lightning Process training, each client must first get really clear about their goals. It’s not enough to desperately want to get rid of pain, fatigue, anxiety, trauma etc. There needs to be a reason bigger than what they are leaving behind. Something in […]Continue Reading
If your brain can change – so can YOU!
#This is my fifth email in a Lightning Process info series. If you would like to receive all emails in the series, subscribe to newsletter in the side box. Your last email in this Lightning Process Info Series focused on NEUROPLASTICITY – the brain’s ability to alter its structure and function through repeated experience. If you […]Continue Reading