Category Archives: Attitude

Happy 11th anniversary

Every morning I wake up and I listen. I hear my tinnitus. It is not a loud high frequency but it is there. In fact, as I sit listening to a podcast I can hear the same ringing. It has been about 11 years. October 2008 is when it became my daily companion. It does… Read More »

A new phase in my life – the journey evolves

Since my last post, I have noticed something very different about my relationship with tinnitus.  I am almost ignoring it now.  I still hear it but I have not been trying to focus on it.  I do not mean I don’t notice when it changes, but it is just there. However, I have noticed it… Read More »

Acupuncture for tinnitus

Today I am trying to see if acupuncture will help my tinnitus. It is called auriculotherapy. Here you can see the beads applied to key points. I will cure myself. Update. I did not notice any effect from the acupuncture beads in my ear.

Update on tinnitus

It has been awhile since I updated on my progress. I continue to take taurine and astralagus. I have been focused on other things so I have not been consistently meditating on the tinnitus. I have started to wear my hearing aids at work as I have problems with the white noise. I seem to… Read More »

Phantom noise? I doubt it.

If my tinnitus was some made up noise due to the lack of stimulating from hearing loss, I doubt the pattern and level of ringing I hear would vary. Also, I have to give more credit to my brain. It is not stupid. What I mean is the body knows when something does not make… Read More »

Tinnitus meditation

I use meditation to help understand my tinnitus and relax. I am working on a program to help people meditate. I have read articles saying that meditation does not actually help cure the tinnitus. I cannot say I believe that. The type of meditation I practice is a very deep meditation. It takes endurance and… Read More »

Getting better? Never surrender

I will cure myself. This is my mantra. I state this not only as a fact but a direction, an attitude. Sometimes I feel like I am improving and then I start feeling like I am not. Those moments can make me think about just giving up and drifting. I mean just putting up with… Read More »