Author: Michael Galinsky

I woke up today thinking about my father. Like so many other people, he spent way too much of his life suffering because he was unable to break his deeply ingrained habit of unconsciously repressing his emotions. As a psychologist, and someone who had discovered Dr. Sarno's book "The Mind Body Prescription" in the early 80's, he understood the...

On Nov 12th we started a kickstarter campaign to fund our film about mind body medicine. If you like this piece please consider clicking through to see more. In the spring of second or third grade my parents signed me up for track and field. The next fall we started to run cross-country. I guess I liked it well...

On Nov 12th we started a kickstarter campaign to fund our film about mind body medicine. If you like this piece please consider clicking through to see more. I recently saw a news article about Glenn Beck. In it he talks about having hidden an intense struggle with pain and auto immune disorders for the past five years. For anyone familiar...

For a number of reasons, last week was extremely difficult for me. Various stresses, both conscious and unconscious, began to affect my body in a negative way, and by Wednesday night my left foot was bothering me worse than it had in months. For the past 10 years that’s where my stress has gone, down my left leg and...

Last year when I talked with Dr. Mate I brought up the story of my father. He struggled his whole life with different psychosomatic issues. After he retired he began to have symptoms of both rheumatoid arthritis and ALS. Dr. Mate writes a great deal about the connection between the repression of emotions and auto-immune diseases.  In the clip I mentioned that...

I have been told that blog posts should be short and to the point. Unfortunately, not all of my ideas fit that paradigm. I do understand that focused pieces often make more sense, but sometimes the writing itself sparks connections that explode off the page. This is particularly true for me right now because I’ve been doing a lot of...