It’s 5PM. You're finally finished with a long, difficult day at work. Your first thought is to find release and relief through a delicious glass of wine, a cold beer, or the inhale of some cannabis, or _____(insert your favorite RELIEF RELEASE here)_____. It's almost an overwhelming feeling of, “I can’t wait!” Are you addicted? Some might say yes, but let’s also look at it as a Habit. It has become a habit to finish work and link it with the desire for that wonderful feeling of letting … [Read more...] about Can We Change Negative Habits
The Tree of Life
Offering Us Wisdom In my last blog post, https://wiseheartcoaching.com/epigenetics/, I wrote about epigenetics. Since then, I have been studying more on this important topic and feel it is often the key to much of the pain that causes us to suffer. My marketing manager, Anne Haynes, created a wonderful grap hic that helps explain epigenetics by utilizing the wisdom of the Tree of Life. Let's Take a Look First, notice that she is a crone tree, old and riddled with wisdom – a sage … [Read more...] about The Tree of Life
Are You a Victim of Gaslighting?
Gaslighting is a form of abuse when another person denies what you are experiencing and states this denial in a way that makes you think you might be crazy. Common gaslighting phrases are: Are you sure your memory is correct? I never said that. You’re being too sensitive. That never happened. You’re imagining it. It’s your fault. I'm only kidding. And so many, many other phrases that all signify that something is wrong with you. Gaslighting is a way of … [Read more...] about Are You a Victim of Gaslighting?
A New Perspective
Exploring the Benefits of the Meta-View In my work as a hypnotherapist, helping my clients let go of old anger, hurt, disappointment, pain, and tears has been the most important in supporting them to move forward in life. I do this by teaching how to take the 'Meta-View'. In the Meta-View the client is able to look at the circumstances of their life from a different perspective. According to Wikipedia: “Perspective-taking is the act of perceiving a situation or understanding a … [Read more...] about A New Perspective
Unlock the Door to Freedom
“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies." -- Nelson Mandela Are there people and events taking up space in your mind rent free? More than likely, the answer is YES for most of us. But, how and why does this happen? When we hold anger or resentment with someone or something from our past, these things keep getting our attention. It usually happens when least expected. We’ll hear, smell, or experience something that triggers us to recall that … [Read more...] about Unlock the Door to Freedom
It’s all YOUR Fault! Yup! That’s what we say – a lot! We are masters at blaming others for our headache, bumped knee, lack of exercise, or eating chocolate. We blame everyone for everything – no matter how silly the blaming may be. We are late for an appointment – it’s all the fault of the construction they HAVE to do during the busiest hours of the day. “Dinner is late because …….” “I would have been here on time but ……” “I have a headache because …..” And of course we can … [Read more...] about Blame
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