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 […]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]