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Make Your Fear Bigger and Set Yourself Free

When you experience unpleasant and painful emotions, the typical reaction is to try to restrict them, stop them, or run away from those feelings.  Let’s be honest, though — this doesn’t really work, does it? Surprisingly, one of the most effective ways to control a negative emotion (such as anger or fear) is to give up […]

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What You Think You See is What You Get

One of my favorite quotes from myself (eye roll!) is, “We think we live in the world, but we live in our minds.” Another (double eye roll!) is, “Once you realize your innocence, you can accomplish anything.” I am surprised when people don’t have a clue about what I am saying with these statements. (jaw […]

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Guest Blog: 10 Tips For Understanding Someone With PTSD

I am happy to present this insightful article by  Michele Rosenthal, founder of HealMyPTSD. Michele is a trauma/PTSD survivor who now does healing coaching for people suffering from PTSD. We are trading blog posts. Look for my entry, Insights and Strategies for Dealing with PTSD and Profound Challenges, at her HealMyPTSD blog site. Enjoy Michele’s […]

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Happy with Our Stuff; Happy with Ourselves

I never seem to stop needing reminders to broaden my perspective and lighten up. I can get disturbed about something transitory and basically unimportant on a daily basis! I easily forget I’ve never missed a meal in my life; I’ve always had hot tap water at my fingertips, a heated home, and indoor plumbing. I […]

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Be More Confident with Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy

So how can we gain real confidence? It’s easy to talk about, but most people have deeply ingrained patterns and habits that keep us from appreciating ourselves and enjoying our lives. If you’ve ever really wanted to change something about yourself — shyness, a habit of negative self-talk or being late to appointments — you […]

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The Difference between Guided Imagery, Hypnosis and Meditation

Someone asked recently about the difference between hypnosis and guided imagery. Many counselors say they use “guided imagery” which they may or may not consider related to hypnosis or hypnotherapy. And if that weren’t confusing enough, sometimes people aren’t sure of the difference between meditation and guided imagery. So what is hypnosis, what is guided […]

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Self Hypnosis for Health

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to access your own inner power anytime, anywhere? Self Hypnosis is a key to the treasure chest of that inner power. The techniques of self hypnosis help you gain ready access to the extremely powerful healing abilities of your subconscious mind. BBC News recently revealed a “best kept […]

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Hypnotherapy for Loss and Grief

Healthy grief also bestows on us a tender heart of compassion for all beings, because our loss makes us vividly aware of their (and our own) fragility. There is another mental process that is also mistakenly labeled as grief. This kind of grief, however, hardens our hearts and makes us bitter. This is not true […]

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