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span>What is the secret sauce that makes hypnosis successful? First, it’s not all about the hypnotist. Of course you want your hypnotist to have quality and extensive training and experience so they know the best tools to employ during your sessions. But a hypnotist cannot control the outcome you receive. You must be a willing participant in the process.  There are 4 criteria I look for in determining if a client is really ready to accomplish their goals and if hypnosis is the right modality for them: The first is their Desire for the change. They don’t have to believe hypnosis will work, but they have to want the change - for themselves, not because of anyone else. The second is Effort. The client has to be willing to do the work: to be honest with themselves, to let emotions arise, to journal or do homework, to practice techniques we teach. A hypnotist cannot do the work for the client - they cannot take a magic wand and hypo it out of you! Yes, their experience and flexibility is important, as hypnosis is a combination of science and art, but the client has to do their part. The 3rd criteria is Introspection. Insights are always a part of a hypnosis session and it’s important to continue to connect the dots after the session is over. A client should examine what was learned and look how those insights have played out during their life.  And finally, Conscious Action is necessary. While the session is spent working in the subconscious mind, the conscious mind is essential in the follow up. Insights are important for shifting beliefs and gaining understanding and awareness, but then the conscious mind must make different choices. The client has to implement the new choices they’ve discovered - the hypnotist can’t do that for them! Hypnotists WISH they could wave the hypo-wand and everything would be done. But that just isn’t how it works. But here’s the good part - because hypnosis  happens in the subconscious mind - the part where all the old worn-out beliefs and rules are that are keeping you stuck - it’s so much more efficient than working on it in the conscious mind. Bottom line - want it, take inspired action, and watch it happen! 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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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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  Hello, I’m Linda Schutz, a board certified hypnotist at the FARE Hypnosis Center. I love driving through small towns and even big cities looking at all the old houses. There is always that one house that is bigger, better and has more charm than all the rest. If it has a turret and a wrap around porch I always say “Oh! That’s the one I want!” Recently, while surfing the internet, I came across an abandoned luxury housing complex located in Turkey. Just google ghost town in Turkey and it will come up.  The developer built 732 identical Disney like mini-castles and then went bankrupt. Now all of these unfinished mini castles sit empty.  My first thought upon seeing this was “Oh! I want one of those!” But after watching the video again and again I realized that I would never want to live there. They are all the same. How would you know which house is yours? It’s just same same, same, and more of the same. It really depletes the charm effect that was originally intended. Those houses are kind of like all of us. Just think what it would be like if WE were all the same. It would really deplete our individual charm, wouldn’t it?  Instead of trying to be like everybody else in any way, wouldn’t we be better off just building up our OWN talents and strengths? Think of yourself as a house. Do you really want to be like every other house or do you want your own perfect charm to shine through? I’m Linda Schutz helping you take back control, by unlocking the power of your mind to reach your goals of any kind.
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Your connection to all things in life are of the utmost importance in our physical and mental health: Get a massage - physical touch positively alters your body chemistry Pet an animal - if you can’t own one, volunteer at a shelter and learn about unconditional love through animals. Hold a baby - watch the pure joy of the first time discovery, be it a smile, a sound, a new movement or taste Take a walk in nature alone - without a mobile device, to connect with nature. Notice the sky, the birds and animals, the plants and trees. Notice what you see, hear and smell. Listen to your own thoughts.  Do something that provides your body movement that it’s never done before - salsa dancing, hula hooping, skating, shooting pool, ride a roller coaster. Notice the sensations of movement as you experience it. Revel in the newness of it. 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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  I remember one day about 7 years ago walking along the creek at Minnehaha Falls with my daughter. We were watching some 7-8 years old playing totally uninhibited in the river. My daughter asked, when did I forget how to do that? She was only 22.
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Practice finding your voice. Sometimes you respond with a socially appropriate answer, not what you really feel - (Did you find everything you wanted - “Yes”; How are you today - “Fine”). May be you don’t want to give them a 10 minutes explanation of your life at the moment or list the 10 things they didn’t have that you came in for, but surprise them with something unexpected - “It’s an amazing day and I hope you are having one, too.”

Do you have trouble saying what you’d really like to say? Imagine someone you really admire, and say what you think they’d say  - and go for that academy award nomination when you do it! 

Give a pretend speech to a captive audience, sing to a concert hall of people, growl, bark, meow, cry, scream. Find a sound that resonates with you and make it your version of “ohmmm”. 

Oh, and while you are at it, learn how to say no with as much confidence.

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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I was getting my nails done and there was an advertisement for a show called My Lottery Dream Home. A few days later I was in Target and I saw these glasses, like in the commercial and they called to me!) It inspired me to reflect on the idea of abundance.

You can view your world in one of two ways - Abundance or the lack of it. The first law of the mind is focus (the F in FARE) - what you focus on expands. 

Where do you want to put your focus? On the abundance you want in life, or your perception of the lack of it? Use the power of your imagination and focus on what you want. Visualize it. Surround yourself with images of it. Be it. 2nd law or the mind is Associate, so set up those positive triggers.

Repeat is the 3rd law - keep doing this. And finally, the 4th law: You get exactly what you Expect you will.

And isn’t that wonderful - FARE? Need help with any of these steps. Give us a call today!

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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What if you decided to treat each day as if it was the last day of your life? What are you going to spend your time doing? 

How would it effect how you interact with people? Would you obsess over things that weren’t really important? Would you prioritize things differently? 

When you change how you are putting yourself out there, people respond to you in a different way. And this becomes a very positive cycle!

Practice this for a week and let me know how your life changes!

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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I’d love you to make a treasure chest. Sometimes life is challenging and throws a lot of stuff our way. It’s those times that we need to dig in and gather the resources that we have inside to get through.

So why you don’t need the treasure chest now, get a bunch of slips of paper and a jar or pretty box. On those slips of paper write down resources that you have.

They may be physical things that make you feel better. like a warm snuggly blanket. It could be emotional, like going to a place where you feel really comfortable. It could be meditation. Or something spiritual like prayer or connecting somehow.

We all have amazing resources inside of us - physical, spiritual and mental things that help get us through tough times. Write down as many as you can think of on individual slips of paper. Put them in your treasure chest and when one of those tough times comes along, pick one out and do it!

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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