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The Holiday Season: Anger, Grief, Gratitude, and Resolutions

December is a complex time of the year for many of us. It is a time of blessings and celebration but for many it is a time of loneliness and sadness fueled by anger or grief. My experience of joy and celebration at this time of year is always colored by the fact that my dear […]

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How Not To Care What Other People Think

 Have you ever wondered what it takes to worry about what other people think? Do you wish you didn’t care what other people think? Or is this kind of worry so “familiar” that it seems natural . . . a deep habit of mind? Let’s take a look at it. If you are concerned about […]

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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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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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You Can Find the Buddha of Your Own Mind

As a practicing Buddhist for over 40 years, my orientation towards my hypnotherapy practice has always been within the context of the extraordinary insights about how the mind works — insights that are readily available in the Buddhist teachings. One essential point is that to see clearly you must gain the ability to stop the […]

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