40 Million Americans Have It? Do You? Yup, about 40 million of us, or 19% of the United States population, suffer from anxiety.* Are you one of them? I am! In fact, most of my clients come in telling me they have been diagnosed (or have self-diagnosed) with anxiety disorder. Many, like myself, take some sort of prescriptive medicine to help them live with their anxiety. If there is an epidemic, I would declare anxiety as an epidemic. It doesn’t even seem to matter your age as it ap … [Read more...] about 40 Million Americans Have It
Here we are again at that wonderful time of year when we are asked to be in a state of gratitude. And yet, this is the time of year when we often feel more stress and anxiety than we seem able to deal with. How can we find an attitude of gratitude when our “to do” list is a mile long? What if I told you that you CAN, and It’s easier than you think?! Take a few minutes right now and think of things that bring you joy. Having any trouble? Well, here … [Read more...] about Attitude of Gratitude
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 go...'a … [Read more...] about Can We Change Negative Habits
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
What is it and can you benefit from treatment? We all know that we share traits with our parents and grandparents like hair color or height, or even a talent for music or sports. But have you ever wondered if the life experiences of your ancestors have impacted your own psychology? While it might sound like a stretch, it’s possible — especially when it comes to trauma. In most hypnotherapy sessions it's not only the client that I am working with but also their parents and grandparents – and s … [Read more...] about Epigenetics
It might sound like this... I hate myself! Why do I always say stupid stuff? I am so fat! I am ugly! I’m lazy! What’s wrong with me? No one likes/loves me. I am not worthy of good things. I should be a better spouse/parent/friend. Own Worst Critic Sound familiar? I bet we have all engaged in this type of behavior against ourselves at some point in our lives. Sometimes it depends on the day. Sometimes we look in the mirror and hate everything about ourselves. We can … [Read more...] about Do You Bully Yourself?