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WE WERE WRONG ABOUT PAIN

Most of what we knew about chronic pain is just ... wrong. Chronic pain- back, migraines, etc. all have components linked to stress,...

Take Control

I had a friend once. Really! She's really smart. So I'm "borrowing" her wisdom. My friend told me that yeah, there’s things out of my...

Anxiety is OK!

Let’s get this cleared up right away: It’s ok to feel some anxiety- that’s what professionals call “normal” right now and it keeps us...

Happy New Year

It's fun to think of the new year and what lies ahead. We have so much opportunity coming. We can prep ourselves to be ready for when...

Happy Holidays

Enjoy yourself. Seriously. Be kind to yourself. Take a moment and really look at how far you have come. Appreciate that you've made...

Self-Hypnosis: How?

Here's the basics: Practice self-hypnosis, meditation, whatever floats your boat every single day. Make it a part of your routine....

Self-Hypnosis: Just Like the Gym

A daily practice of self-hypnosis helps create a sense of well being. We develop mental focus. We become more emotionally resilient. ...

The Mind Supports The Body

Have chronic pain? Relaxation techniques like deep breathing and mindfulness exercises like creative imagery rewires the mind and preps...

The Body Supports The Mind

We go for walks, we eat baked chicken, we drink our water, we maintain a work-life balance. These are all part of maintaining a healthy...

Fall is Beautiful

Take a moment. Breathe. It's important. Enjoy the crisp air. Smile at a falling leaf. Take just a bit of time for yourself and see...

Stage Hypnosis is Real

Stage hypnosis is fun and exciting. Watching people sing and dance as if they are the new Cher or be completely convinced they are stuck...

"Fake it 'till you make it" is BS!

So the idea behind "fake it until you make it" is basically even if you don't feel positive, change your thinking and it changes your...

Hallucination is not a naughty word

The word "hallucination" has a bad rap. There are lots of negative connotations to the word. I heard a brilliant explanation that takes...

Classes in October

Good morning! I am working with Marysville Parks and Recreation and in October I am instructing two low-cost introductory classes. Class...

Summer Fun

This summer has been amazing. We've done lots of cool activites with the family. We've gotten to explore new aspects of hypnosis, too!

Weight Update

Using self-directed hypnosis, I continue to successfully manage my weight. I'm down from 350 lbs to a consistent 230 lbs. Only 5 lbs...

Therapist Advice

My therapist told me to write letters to the people with whom i have trouble and then burn them. It was very therapeutic. But what do I...

Laughter is Good Medicine

Ok. This blog is not turning into the Jokey Jokerton blog. It is, however, important to acknowledge the role of humor in staying...

Our Brains Are Listening

Our brains hear everything we say. I know that sounds really basic- and it's the truth! It's a long proven fact that the way we speak...

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