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Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert

Marbella, Spain
Dr. Kortsch is the author of "Rewiring the Soul" (2011), "The Tao of Spiritual Partnership" (2012), and "The Power of Your Heart: Loving the Self" (2013. The books are available on all global Amazon sites in print and Kindle, as well as other online book sellers.... Full Bio
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Are You Doing It For Them or For You? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health When you go to the gym to get fit and toned, or when you jog along the trail, or when you buy that high-end table for your house, or when you wear those 3-inch heels or ... Read on »
The Strength to do What is Necessary by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Did you know that being strong may be an acquired characteristic? Some are born strong, others less so, but all of us can become strong by practicing. There is a muscle ... Read on »
How Myopic is Your View of Yourself? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Just because you have 20-20 vision, does not mean your're not myopic. Just because you consider yourself broad-minded, open-minded, free-thinking, and flexible, also do ... Read on »
What Fills Your Head? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Clearly, we all have varied interests. John's into politics, Ted's into football, Marguerite likes the theatre, and Evelyn runs marathons. So those interests we hold, o ... Read on »
Heroes & Heroines by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It's that day of the year again where the inevitable passing of time assigns an extra number to the years we have been here. I've decided to have a look at one aspect o ... Read on »
When Others See You How You Are Not: Its Effect on Your Relationships by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We often fall in love with a projection, which simply means that we aren't properly aware of who the other person really is ... and what we love is not necessaril ... Read on »
Choosing Where to Place Your Attention by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Consider where your attention tends to be during your day. Obviously part of your attention is on the things you must do. Get up, exercise (I hope), shower, eat breakfa ... Read on »
Follow Your Bliss: Perhaps Not? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Do what you love. Follow your bliss.  I've repeated those phrases endlessly, as I am a great admirer of Joseph Campbell, Goethe, and Thoreau, yet I always felt a niggl ... Read on »
Improving Gut Health Improves Mood by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This blog isn't really about the body, at least not directly. But over the past few years more and more articles have emerged indicating that not only do we have that - ... Read on »
Raising Oxytocin: Stress, Health, Weight & Well-being by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Stress is very bad for your health. You know this. Stress also negatively induces weight gain. You might not have known this. More below. And stress - obviously - impac ... Read on »
60 Seconds of Happiness by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Have you been annoyed today? How about frustrated? Perhaps peeved? Angry? Stressed? Impatient? Your reply may be: of course I have ... I had to contend with that id ... Read on »
Being Miserable is a Habit by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Not true, you say. Being miserable is no more a habit than being happy is. Both depend on circumstances at any given moment. Not so. We all make choices at every mome ... Read on »
The People That Matter by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health When you have been successful at something, it could simply be on a small level in your neighbourhood or at a baking contest, or in the company where you're emplo ... Read on »
A Fresh Look at Suffering by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health When others suffer, it is often best to merely listen. Sometimes it helps to talk as though whatever is causing the suffering is not happening ... not because you are ... Read on »
The Last Time You Try by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health As a child I was most amused by the witticism that the reason you always found a lost article in the very last place you looked, was because after finding it, you stopp ... Read on »
Confidence & Belief in the Self by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Isn't it fascinating that Seneca said the same thing in 50 BC as Emerson said in the 1880's, nearly 2000 years later? Both insisted on the importance of belief and conf ... Read on »
The Gift in Your Problems by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands.  You seek problems because you need their gifts. Richard Bach Every situation, proper ... Read on »
Which Companions Shape Your Life? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health    John (not his real name, all names in this article have been changed) was recently told he has a tumor. Malignant or benign, he will not know for about three weeks, ... Read on »
Being Absolutely Certain Something Is Right by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health You've just had a great idea. You are beginning to put it into practice, or having some initial conversations about getting it going. And the doubts assail you. Will y ... Read on »
Choosing Habits by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Consider with how much care we choose our clothes, our cars, our hairstylist, the cologne we use, the watch we wear, our mobile phone, and yes, the restaurants or cl ... Read on »