Learned Behaviors


From time to time we’ll have clients who say they inherited their mother’s fear of driving, or they – the client, mom and  sister – all get motion sickness in the car, or perhaps they  they inherited same fear of spiders that their dad and brother have.

Sometime emotions like fear, and certain physical behaviors are mistaken for learned behaviors. When you are young you may form a certain belief, like every time you ride in a car you get motion sickness. You see that it happens to Mom, so it must be true for you, too. You see mom get sick, so now it is really true. Then you observe how mom copes – she has to have a window open, or she has to be sure she doesn’t eat an hour before the car ride, or smell anything bad during the ride. And wow, it’s true for you, too. And you know it because you didn’t open the window one time and you got sick.

And all of these ideas build. Then they become expectations. And then they become habits. A belief is then confirmed because it happens again and again. 

Here’s the rub – a belief is just something you keep thinking over and over again. And you know you can change your thoughts any time. I laid the green sweater out last night, and look what I put on this morning.

Change your thoughts, change your mind, change your life. We can help with that!

I’m Roberta Fernandez, a Board Certified Hypnotist and Certified Trainer at The FARE Hypnosis Center, helping you take back control, by unlocking the power of your mind to reach your goals of any kind.

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