Vert Mooney died yesterday afternoon on his way home from work, apparently from a heart attack or stroke. He was a pioneer in so many aspects of rehabilitation and one of the world's foremost spine surgeons, a wonderful husband and father, and a friend and mentor whose absence will be deeply felt. I woke up [...]
Why God-Wired? Because I believe that God is the Architect of your brain...one trillion cells packed into 3 pounds of matter...100 billion neurons, with 10,000 connections each...the foundation of your mind, your personality, and your abilities, with millions being added every day.
... the Hippocampus of a happy and successful person...helps her develop belief in her courage to handle difficult situations, self-esteem by appreciating her successes, her character and responsible habits, her helpful personality and skills in cooperating with others, and an attitude of respect and grace for others.
What is different for psychologists, counselors, and many healthcare professionals is that whenever faith is important to our patients, our resistance to addressing faith as a legitimate issue unnecessarily limits our effectiveness.
What is the common thread among these approaches? The patient must accept ongoing responsibility for pain. In order to manage pain, the patient must develop an attitude of personal agency.