TABS: A New Tinnitus Coping and Habituation Technique

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Today, I am excited to finally share a powerful new tinnitus coping and habituation technique that I have been developing for the last 4 months. I call it the TABS technique, which is short for Tinnitus Awareness Body Scan. It’s a coping exercise that combines a breathing technique with brief moments of focused tinnitus awareness, a progressive muscle relaxation routine, …

Tinnitus Challenges, Obstacles & Hope (Outring Tinnitus Podcast Interview)

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(Click here to listen in Apple Podcasts – Click here to listen in Sound Cloud – Click here to listen in Spotify) I recently had the opportunity to record a podcast conversation with Frieder Kühne, a fellow tinnitus coach who resides in Germany, founder of Outring Tinnitus, and host of the Outring Tinnitus podcast. We had a great discussion about …

Acceptance is Not the Answer to Tinnitus

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Acceptance is the emotional outcome of habituation. When I talk to tinnitus sufferers, people often tell me, “If I could just accept my tinnitus, it wouldn’t be so bad.” I know exactly what they’re trying to say, but it’s not helpful to think about tinnitus in those terms, because severe tinnitus isn’t something you can just magically accept. To be …

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus: A Comprehensive Guide for Finding Relief

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There’s a reason that loud, repetitive sound is used to torture people: it works, and not just a little bit, it can completely break a person down. But the “sound as torture” concept isn’t limited to interrogation tactics. Unfortunately, it hits home with a much larger demographic: tinnitus sufferers. Tinnitus, the medical term for ringing in the ears, is a …

The Real Problem with Tinnitus Part 1: Impossible to Ignore (VIDEO)

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As I get ready to launch my new book, I wanted to take a deeper dive into the problem of tinnitus. **UPDATE: My new book – Rewiring Tinnitus How I Finally Found Relief From the Ringing in My Ears – is available now!** On the surface, it seems pretty straight forward – tinnitus is the perception of noise when there is no actual …