Featured Video Play Icon A very simple method of self-hypnosis is called autosuggestion, where you give yourself suggestions. This idea was developed by Émile Coué in the late 1800’s. His premise was that any idea the mind focused on turned into reality. The challenge to the idea is self-doubt and negative thinking, caused by judgment and will. This […]

What if You Couldn’t Practice Self-Hypnosis?

Featured Video Play Icon I attended a workshop at a conference this month about legal concerns. I have a definite scope of practice by which I abide by. Unfortunately others do not practice these boundaries and that makes it hard on those of us that do. But it got me thinking about a group of people that want […]

Hypnosis and Creativity

Featured Video Play Icon Some of you may know that I have recently written my first novel, A Knock on the Door. And I’m 65 chapters into the second one. In the beginning, I was amazed at where these ideas came from, as I’ve never done anything like this before. The impetus to write came one day when […]

How Stress Effects Your Body

Featured Video Play Icon Last week I talked about using self hypnosis to manage stress. Over the last decade or so, our lives have gotten more stressful. Now, for many, it’s off the charts. We’ve become complacent about stress management, accepting stress as simply a part of daily life. And while some level of stress is actually helpful, […]

California Prius

Today’s Friday Photo comes from a Prius in California. Two summers ago I was in downtown San Francisco and this was how hot it was! Summers in San Fran are usually chilly by the Bay. As the heat rolls across our country this week, be it temperature, Covid-19 or protests, I thought this quote was […]

Self Hypnosis for Stress Management

Featured Video Play Icon Today’s environment may be presenting you with some stressful situations. Many things are getting your attention and perhaps pulling you in different directions. Now more than ever, it’s important to do something that nourishes your soul – cook, garden, paint, write, sing, sit under the stars. All of these things can be done solo […]


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Worry happens when you take past experiences and bring them forward into your present, and create concern around your future.

What is a Trance State?

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So what is a trance state? It’s not like the movies! Science measures electrical activity or brainwaves – how fast your neurons are firing – at 4 different levels.

Hypnosis and Cancer

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  People often ask about how hypnosis can assist in dealing with cancer. There are numerous ways.

Where’s Your Bike on the Path?

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Feel like you are always pedaling uphill, or worse yet, your chain has come off and you are stuck where you are on your path? There are many things that can keep you stuck. Stuck in worry or fear or pain, or because of these things, in a lack of sleep.