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What if you could eat what you want and manage a healthy weight?

What if you could eat what you want and manage a healthy weight? In case no one's told you today, "eat what you want." ^ Advice you rarely hear from - well, anyone these days. Some are well-meaning. Others are gimmicks. Either way, the weight-loss industry is built on rules, limitations and restrictions: Cut out … Continue reading What if you could eat what you want and manage a healthy weight?

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Weight-loss: are people really as motivated as they think they are?

Weight-loss: are people really as motivated as they think they are? Today I want to start a conversation with you about weight-loss.  Not surprisingly, weight-loss is one of the most common reasons people seek hypnotherapy. People love to talk about food, appearance and weight. When was the last time you went a whole week without discussing … Continue reading Weight-loss: are people really as motivated as they think they are?

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Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?

Today I'm sharing one question (and answer) that speaks to people who struggle with chronic stress and anxiety -  fear of failure. How do I handle the stress of failure? "I'm suffering with stress and the thought of failure is killing me. I'm not doing well at my job at all. My path isn't going the … Continue reading Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?

Anxiety, Stress & Trauma

Anxiety is often a stress response. When faced with a serious threat (real or imagined), your autonomic nervous system gets activated, and instantaneously you have to decide whether you’re going to fight, flight, or freeze. For those who have experienced trauma, the freeze response can become ingrained and stored in your subconscious, thus leading to … Continue reading Anxiety, Stress & Trauma

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A Hero’s Journey

You're a hero. Does it feel strange hearing that? Or do you feel at home in those words? I remember when I was first introduced to the concept while studying the Hero's Journey. At the time, I felt like a visitor in a strange land. I couldn't own the feeling of being a hero. A … Continue reading A Hero’s Journey

Self-Alignment Matters For Stress Management

Ever notice how everyone seems to have an opinion or idea about what you're doing or what they think you should do - especially when you're experiencing a challenge? That's a lot of pressure. Even when your friend, mom, therapist, coach, or doctor has the best intentions in mind. Problem is, as they say, "you … Continue reading Self-Alignment Matters For Stress Management

Soothe Stress With My Free Hypnosis Recording

A lot of people are experiencing more stress, anxiety, and uncertainty - even as the Covid-19 restrictions are easing up. If you're an Empath (person with a highly sensitive nervous system), you've probably noticed the collective emotional swing that has been shifting every few days. You might even be taking prescription medication to help with … Continue reading Soothe Stress With My Free Hypnosis Recording

How Hypnotherapy Can Change Stubborn Habits Fast

A short video on how hypnotherapy can help you change stubborn habits more quickly, easily, and successfully - with permanent results.

Create A Powerful New Year Resolution

As 2019 is coming to a close, many of us are turning our attention toward the new year and what we hope to experience or accomplish in the next 12 months. We reflect on the success and the challenges of the previous year, and begin to hope and dream about the future. And with the transition of the winter solstice, this is a natural time to be more quiet, look within, and reflect on changes we want to make in the coming year.

How To Use Affirmations Effectively

6 tips for when you're Feeling stuck In the last post we looked at why Affirmations may not have worked for you.  In this post, I’m following up by sharing some of my favorite methods for changing negative self-talk and mental chatter.  While learning how to use Affirmations, keep in mind the purpose of this … Continue reading How To Use Affirmations Effectively