If you listen to what Deepak Chopra has to say then the Power of Positive Thinking does have a positive effect on ones well being. If you listen to medical doctors positive thinking does not make a difference in how a person gets well or recuperates from a sickness. Doctors are of the opinion that positive thinking is not “real” medicine whereas Deepak Chopra states that positive thinking can act as a medicine as proven with the placebo effect. When given a sugar pill in place of a prescription drug, an average of 30% of subjects will show a positive response. This is a good article. What do you think?KJ
Can positive thinking make you well?
By Deepak Chopra,
Surveys of the leading research in the field conclude that recovery rates from cancer, for example, are not higher among patients who take a positive attitude about fighting their disease. Studies that show the reverse have been small and, according to their critics, flawed in serious ways.
Anyone would be forgiven for throwing up their hands. This seems like another example of dueling data, where one study’s findings are contradicted by the next study, leaving the public in a state of confusion. Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking