ometimes being happy isn’t as complicated as you think. In fact, the way we think is almost always more complicated than it is making the choice to be happy!
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eople who suffer with chronic pain due to injury or illness can begin to feel at the mercy of their body’s nerve responses. This may sound strange, but with hypnosis and hypnotherapy you can actually “talk” to the part of you that is creating your pain. Once you have its attention, you can then discover […]
Addictions are often referred to as diseases. That reflects the deeply destructive, often life-threatening, effect that an addiction has on a person. Addictions are the most extreme form of self-rejection and self-hatred. If you’re involved in an addiction, you focus almost all your energy on one thing (drinking alcohol, overeating food, smoking cigarettes, gambling). The […]
By the time I encountered Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) and hypnotherapy, I had been studying Buddhism for 14 years. It was fascinating to discover that the most valuable insights and techniques presented by hypnotherapy and NLP were fragments of the Buddhist wisdom teachings that I had already encountered in a much more comprehensive form.
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 […]
This is Part One of a series examining the nature of fearful thinking, how we become fervently devoted to it, and how to conquer fear. Using the art and skill of inquiry, mindfulness, and awareness, I have helped many students and clients to do this.