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What Can You Be Grateful for Today?

Developing gratitude is a practice that holds the power to transform our lives from within.  The act of exercising one’s gratitude muscle can “profoundly change your brain.” You are literally programming a portion of your brain to look for what’s right about your life instead of what’s wrong. It’s the reticular activating system (RAS), and it filters all the sensory information our brains draw from the world. As you retrain your RAS, your brain makes a subtle shift in priorities. In short, you become [...read more...]

What Can You Be Grateful for Today?2024-03-20T15:04:17+00:00

Jeremy Haynes – Getting Hypnotized for Success

“It’s weird and worth it.” In an interview for Thrive Global, Adam Artemis spoke with Jeremy Haynes about getting hypnotized for success. Jeremy is a high-level digital marketer who contributes a lot of his success to being hypnotized. He talks about the process, how it happened and the results he’s seen from it. […read more…]

Jeremy Haynes – Getting Hypnotized for Success2022-11-11T21:06:29+00:00

The Code to Joy #SANE with Dr. George Pratt & Jonathan Bailor

When it comes to most things in life, we welcome the latest advances in science. Could you imagine using the same phones we used in the 50 years ago? So isn’t it time to free yourself from obsolete and oppressive wellness theories from the 1960’s like calorie counting? You don’t have to go hungry or do complex math to live your best life. […read more…]

The Code to Joy #SANE with Dr. George Pratt & Jonathan Bailor2022-11-11T21:19:17+00:00

Electric People Podcast: George Pratt, PhD | Psychologist & Performance Expert | Train Your Subconscious

George is a licensed psychologist and author, focusing on high performance arenas. Simply, George helps people be successful and remove roadblocks in their way. Tune in to learn how to train your subconscious to reach your potential! […read more…]

Electric People Podcast: George Pratt, PhD | Psychologist & Performance Expert | Train Your Subconscious2022-10-27T20:55:31+00:00

Understanding the Power of Your Subconscious Mind

Please enjoy this interview with Alex Saenz and Dr. George Pratt.  It was conducted while in Kona, Hawaii at the most recent Power of Energy seminar in August 2019.

Understanding the Power of Your Subconscious Mind2019-09-27T00:01:16+00:00

Would you like to be happier and less stressed?   Go outside!

Anything that puts you in regular contact with nature has a decidedly positive impact on the nervous system. Fractals are patterns in nature that repeat at different scales.  These patterns […read more…]

Would you like to be happier and less stressed?   Go outside!2019-09-26T23:57:36+00:00

Best-Selling Author, Gene Riehl, Gains Insight from Dr. Pratt

The insight of Dr. George Pratt, Chairman of the Department of Psychology at Scripps Memeorial Hospital, La Jolla, California, was invaluable in the process of deepening and enriching my understanding of Puller Monk, as well as helping me get a better handle on the creative process itself. Gene Riehl was an FBI agent for more than twenty years, serving in Washington, D.C., San Antonio, Texas, and San Diego, California. As an agent he worked virtually every category of federal crime - including kidnapping, extortion, bank [...read more...]

Best-Selling Author, Gene Riehl, Gains Insight from Dr. Pratt2021-01-10T04:52:09+00:00

Code to Joy Summary Published by Success Magazine

We recently became aware of a well written summary of our book, Code to Joy, published by Success Magazine.  For those of you who may not have read the book, this summary outlines many of the core principles. […read more…]

Code to Joy Summary Published by Success Magazine2019-09-26T23:40:37+00:00

New Screening Recommendations for Depression

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported last week on the recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that all pregnant and postpartum women to be screened for depression.  Dr. Pratt discusses research showing that maternal depression during and after pregnancy often goes unidentified and untreated presenting a significant potential risk to both the baby and the mother. Maternal depression is associated with pre-term birth, low birth weight, lower academic achievement, and an increased risk of mood and anxiety disorders across the child’s lifetime.  Universal implementation of this [...read more...]

New Screening Recommendations for Depression2019-09-26T23:24:55+00:00

Code to Joy Featured in 13D Research “What I Learned This Week” Update

Once again, Kiril Sokoloff and 13D Research has been kind enough to share positive feedback about our work, this time after reading Code to Joy.  Below are sections of the book that he felt merited special mention.  Emphases shown are Kiril's. With permission, we have included an excerpt of his article from 2/27/14 here: Are you happy? And what is real happiness (continued)? After reading Instant Emotional Healing: Acupressure for the Emotions by Dr. George J. Pratt and Dr. Peter Lambrou (see WILTW December 19, 2013), we [...read more...]

Code to Joy Featured in 13D Research “What I Learned This Week” Update2019-09-26T23:22:37+00:00

Mental Mastery of Chemotherapy

The Mental Mastery of Chemotherapy is a story about how one patient, David Nethero, put into practice the mind/body techniques that Dr. Pratt taught him to overcome the extreme side effects of chemotherapy, to complete chemo successfully and most importantly with great spirit and strength.    The book tells how, based on George's teachings, David used positive mental imagery and meditation to program his subconscious mind to be uplifted and constructive - even during this difficult 26 weeks of chemo! In his book, David [...read more...]

Mental Mastery of Chemotherapy2021-01-10T04:54:57+00:00

Instant Emotional Healing Featured in 13D Research “What I Learned This Week”

Respected investment strategist Kiril Sokoloff, founder of 13D Research, Inc., featured Instant Emotional Healing by Drs. George Pratt and Peter Lambrou in a recent issue of his newsletter What I Learned This Week. In addition to investment advice, 13D is a source of inspiring and unconventional thinking. To successfully navigate today’s complex world, Sokolaff believes it is vital to keep an eye on the lessons of history and the wisdom of the great philosophers and writers. Devoted to study of the human spirit and guided by the teachings [...read more...]

Instant Emotional Healing Featured in 13D Research “What I Learned This Week”2019-09-26T23:13:58+00:00

No Joke: Laughter is the Best Medicine

Dr. Pratt is interviewed for this Union Tribune article on laughter and health. By Erinn Hutkin Special to U-T San Diego 12:01 a.m. April 1, 2014 April Fool’s Day means humor, and in society, funny can be found everywhere, from TV to movies to comedy clubs and social media and of all places, even medical facilities and hospitals. Around San Diego and elsewhere, hospitals and other medical offices are offering classes in laughter yoga for community members, employees and patients with conditions such as cancer [...read more...]

No Joke: Laughter is the Best Medicine2019-09-26T23:10:29+00:00

Autism Awareness

Dr. Pratt is proud to have participated in the production of a public service announcement and two short films promoting Autism awareness.  Click post title to see public service announcement and trailer for film El Abuelo. El AbueloNick, an autistic boy, doesn't speak. It is only when Nick is befriended by an illegal Mexican laborer, El Abuelo, that he finds his voice. 

Autism Awareness2019-09-26T23:06:59+00:00

Healing Love Pain

We all want to give and receive love as part of our lives. However, when love doesn t work out, you may be stricken by the pain of lost or broken love, often called a broken heart. This feeling of love pain can disrupt your balance in life in both practical and profound ways including loss of concentration, sadness, lack of energy, and becoming blocked from moving ahead in life. When love is lost, trust broken, or your heart breaks, the shock, disbelief, and even [...read more...]

Healing Love Pain2019-09-26T23:03:36+00:00

Code to Joy Forward by Larry King

The twentieth century had its share of medical miracles.  I should know.  When you've survived a heart attack, had quintuple bypass surgery, and you're still going strong a quarter-century later, it gives you a pretty healthy appreciation for modern medicine. Still, there are some aspects of the human condition medicine can't touch.  Or at least it couldn't until now.  Modern medicine has made us a lot healthier—but what about happier?  That may be where the frontier of medicine lies in this still young century. [...read more...]

Code to Joy Forward by Larry King2019-09-26T23:00:58+00:00

Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Dr. George Pratt As another new year approaches, people across San Diego are resolving to lose weight, exercise more, manage stress and make other changes improve their health and life. According to an article in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, 40 to 45 percent of American adults make resolutions—but just two weeks later, only 71 percent are still sticking to them. How do you make resolutions last? First, be realistic. When you set unrealistic goals, you set yourself up for failure. Choose goals that [...read more...]

Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions2019-09-26T22:56:18+00:00

Neanderthals Never Used Freeways – from Hyper-Performance by Drs. Pratt & Korn

Neanderthals never used freeways or they would likely have been plagued by many of the same stress related illnesses we have in our present society. We inherited our fight or flight reaction from our primitive ancestors who were more worried about sabre-toothed tigers and dinosaurs than adjustable rate mortgages and traffic snarls on the way to work. Fortunately for them, the tiger or tyrannosaurus was either fought or fled from, and the biochemical responses to those threatening situations usually subsided within a few hours. Unfortunately [...read more...]

Neanderthals Never Used Freeways – from Hyper-Performance by Drs. Pratt & Korn2019-09-26T22:52:57+00:00
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