People suffering from chronic pain and stress now have a new treatment option on the North Island. Comox-based brain health expert and registered clinical counselor, Dr. Tom Diamond, has expanded his brain-changing practice to include Virtual Reality (VR) for pain, stress and anxiety management, and
Our founder, Dr. Tom Diamond, delivers a very interesting one hour presentation that introduces our wellness practice that provides natural solutions for relief from anxiety and stress and to improve sleep. He provides fascinating information about the brain, and generates lots of audience discussion and participation.
Everyone experiences stress; some more often than others, and we all react in different ways. Unfortunately, we often don’t know how to deal with our own stress and emotions when they pile up and cause us to break down. As a result, it’s important for
Tryptophan and Anxiety Diet plays such an essential role in our health. Importantly, everyone knows this, yet few know every inner working to their nutrition; in fact, it would take years to learn everything! Have you ever heard of tryptophan? How about serotonin? Serotonin is
Considered the parasympathetic nerve, the vagus nerve is essential to relaxation. Reaching many organs, some of its key roles involve the digestive system, heart rate, blood pressure, and inflammation. Of course, these are all important to calming you down after an event; that’s why the
Someone out there needs to hear this today: relaxation is not selfish. re·lax·a·tion /rēˌlakˈseiSH(ə)n/ noun the balancing of your body’s cortisol levels. Relaxation seems so frivolous when we are immersed in such a fast-paced world based on productivity. We can’t make time for it because
Three worlds colliding: Neurofeedback, Virtual Reality, and Meditation. Technology is changing quickly, and it’s becoming more mental health-friendly. Imagine being able to sit in a chair, visually in the most serene environment, all while training your brain to be less anxious and more positive. Now