Why Are Placebos So Effective?

Answer me this, Rabbit: Why are placebos so effective? Sometimes placebos are just as effective as traditional treatments. Furthermore, the placebo can still be effective when the patient is given a pill labeled “placebo”. Why?

I am not arguing about the efficacy of pills, but rather the power of our minds. The idea that our brain can convince our body that a fake treatment is the real thing ā€” the so-called placebo effect ā€” and thus stimulate healing, is beyond incredible!!! Don’t you agree?

If our mind can help heal us, what else can it do? It is a lot more than positive thinking. Check out the article in Harvard Health Publishing: https://www.health.harvard.edu/ā€¦/the-power-of-the-placebo-eā€¦. The mind is an incredible resource available to us every day, but I question whether we are using it to its fullest potential. Hmm.

With Gratitude,

You May Also Like…

Friday’s Quote

Friday’s Quote

"As one goes through life, one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move." Katherine Hepburn...

What’s Important?

What’s Important?

Yesterday, Doug and I flew home from Germany on a Lufthansa flight (I highly recommend Lufthansa for so many reasons)....

Motivational Monday!

I was thinking about professionals the other day. It didn't matter what kind of professional, just someone who is...


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.