Hypnotherapy for Pain Explained

Hypnotherapy for Pain Explained

  Can you imagine using hypnotherapy instead of anesthesia for major surgery?  We all know pain is processed through the brain, but how can we use hypnosis to reduce physical suffering?  In Herbert and David Speigel’s book, “Trance and Treatment,” he describes a...
Hypnosis Focus

Hypnosis Focus

You likely have heard of hypnotherapy but have never experienced it.   Unfortunately, the only exposure most Americans have is stage hypnosis performers. They recall some kid on the football team jumping up and down and excited that they won the lottery whenever they...
Procrastination is not a personality flaw

Procrastination is not a personality flaw

All humans procrastinate. Just knowing this will help. Procrastination is not an identity flaw that needs to be “fixed” but part of being a human in the modern age.   Our brains are drawn to do what is easy and want to avoid anything emotionally...
Why is self-compassion so tricky?

Why is self-compassion so tricky?

Why is self-compassion so tricky? All the memes on IG about “love yourself!” can make you want to puke. They seem so unrealistic and almost passive-aggressive. First of all, most of us are endlessly self-critical. And It is impossible to be constantly...
The Problem with the Unwinding Hour

The Problem with the Unwinding Hour

The witching hour You get home from work. You are mildly hungry, mildly tired, and dazed during the transition from work to home. In search of a boost of energy or an escape from your restless unease, you open the fridge door, searching for something. Not sure what,...

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