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
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?
Have you heard of Parts Therapy? Parts work is a kind of therapy that addresses conflicts in ‘agendas’ between our internal parts. Sounds interesting, right? But what exactly does this mean? There are different parts of our subconscious mind making up our personality… sort of like different ‘people’ inside us. That’s right – we have different “managers” that exist inside us that can seem to either be for us or against us. These managers with their different opinions can get in the way of ou … [Read more...] about The Parts Inside of You
Don't! Stop! Don't Stop! These phrases read very differently depending on where you put the emphasis, right? Don't! Stop! OR Don't Stop! The same is true of resolutions. DO make them -- but be sure to make the goals reasonable ones and only those that you really truly desire. Let's break these down. 1. Reasonable Goals To know what is reasonable, let's look at what might be an unreasonable or unattainable goal. "This year I am going to lose 50 pounds!" OR … [Read more...] about A New Year & ANOTHER Resolution
I can’t believe it is already February 2016… I can’t believe it is already February 2016 – but maybe I say that every year. Time just goes so quickly and things that I was determined to get done in January – well – they are now postponed for February. Do you do that? I think, unfortunately, that’s what most of us do. I believe in goals and working for what we really want for tomorrow – and yet, I also believe in living in the present and enjoying the gift of “today.”So, how can you make plan … [Read more...] about Time goes so quickly