October 21, 2017

The Most Important Lesson From 83,000 Brain Scans

Daniel Gregory Amen is a famous psychiatrist who specializes in brain disorders and is also a Times bestselling author on the side.  In his TED talk, he talks about the most important lesson we can learn from 83,000 different brain scans: “After 22 years and 83,000 brain scans… the single most important lesson my colleagues […]

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October 21, 2017

50 regrets that will haunt you when you’re lying on your deathbed

We all die. It’s an inescapable fact of life. Yet most of us go about our days as if we’re going to live forever. We never take the leap to live life fully. Instead, we stay stuck in a hamster wheel that isn’t really going anywhere. Now, imagine how much you will regret if you […]

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August 24, 2017

19 slightly confusing but hilarious signs from around the world

The best of signs will do their purpose: inform you of what the sign maker wants you to know. Usually, sign makers will do this is in a straightforward, practical way. But other sign makers decide to go with a more creative approach. Below, we have compiled 19 examples of hilarious and strange signs. Get […]

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July 13, 2017

I went to hypnotherapy to see if it would help me feel better about running the marathon

I know it doesn’t matter, that it’s not a matter of life or death (well…people do drop dead every year but not many). I also know that if I get a crap time, I’m not going to get fired and there won’t be any really negative implications because I’m not a professional athlete. But that […]

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July 2, 2017

11 Short Poems That Will Speak to Your Soul

Sometimes, a few short words can change your life… Nayyirah Waheed is an African-American poet who has published two books of incandescent poetry, entitled Salt and Nejma. She began writing at the age of eleven, after being given an assignment to write a poem for a community newspaper by her English teacher. Since then, she has touched many with her […]

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June 21, 2017

7 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Want to be happier? Great–but don’t just wish for a greater sense of satisfaction, fulfillment, and joy. Do something about it. Take a different approach. Adopt a different mindset. And then let those beliefs guide your actions. Here are some of the habits of remarkably happy people: 1. They choose (and it is a choice) […]

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June 9, 2017

7 Signs You’re Way Too Stressed (and How to Deal)

Unless you surround yourself with Tibetan monks, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone in your life — including you — that wouldn’t say they’re stressed about something. There are times when stress can be a good thing — it can help you conquer fears or motivate you to get something done. But when you’re constantly […]

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June 2, 2017

According To Scientists, Visiting The Beach Can Change Your Brain In An Incredible Way

Everyone loves spending a day at the beach. The sound of the waves, the sunlight, and the relaxation of lounging in a beach chair are some of the highlights of summer. As it turns out, time at the beach does more than just provide enjoyment, it actually changes your brain. Researchers found certain traits in […]

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June 2, 2017


Imagine that! Can you believe it? The following three things – staying up late at night, messiness, and swearing– are generally considered to be certain indicators of bad manners, laziness, and general failure. However, recent scientific research claim the very opposite. If you suspect that you belong to the category of people with these traits, […]

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May 10, 2017

How To No Longer Take Things Personally

by Luminita D. Saviuc “Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz We live […]

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April 22, 2017

Your Brain Has A DELETE Button And Here’s How To Use It!

It’s the synaptic connections you don’t use that get marked for recycling. The ones you do use are the ones that get watered and oxygenated. So be mindful of what you’re thinking about. If you spend too much time reading theories about the end of “Game of Thrones” and very little on your job, guess […]

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April 19, 2017

How to Speak to Someone About an Unspeakable Loss

Five Ways to Help When You Feel There is Nothing You Can Do “It’s not about saying the right things. It’s about doing the right things.” ~Unknown Years ago, my family and I moved to a bucolic little town in New Zealand, where we were immediately swept up into a group of ex-pats and locals. […]

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April 15, 2017

10 Things Alpha Women Need In A Relationship

Alpha women are strong of mind and independent in every sense of the word. They are used to taking charge and can intimidate some people. They are confident and ambitious and not afraid to tell people what is what. That kind of power can be off-putting for some partners who are either overly competitive with […]

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March 24, 2017

The 16 Most Beautiful Trees in the World

There are plenty of reasons to love trees: they help produce the oxygen we breathe, they provide shelter from the sun on a hot day; they’re the perfect home for many different kinds of animal. Here’s one more reason: some of them look downright amazing. We admit that some of these aren’t technically trees (the wisteria is a vine; the rhododendron is a bush, and the baobab is actually […]

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March 14, 2017

Artist Suffering From Anxiety And Depression Illustrates Her Life In Hilarious Comics

By Iveta via Bored Panda There’s nothing funny about depression or anxiety, but some sufferers find humor to be a good way of dealing with the daily struggles of living with such mood disorders. British artist Gemma Correll is one of those people, and as you can see below, her illustrators are as funny as they […]

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February 25, 2017

Try Hypnosis Now For Free

There are many misconceptions about Hypnosis. Many people believe it to be something it is not. This is unfortunate because Hypnosis is a very powerful tool but it can not be used if a person keeps themselves out of the state of mind due to misconceptions. Hypnosis is not what most people believe it to be, […]

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February 23, 2017

The Science Behind Miracles

Imagine a man who could endure near-freezing water for 45 minutes at a stretch. Imagine if that same man could run a barefoot marathon in the Arctic or swim 50 meters under the ice of a frozen lake. Imagine that man said the secret to his abilities not only allows him to climb Himalayan mountains […]

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January 27, 2017

15 Psychology Tricks That Will Give You The Upper Hand

“There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.” – Miyamoto Musashi Miyamoto Musashi is arguably the greatest warrior to have ever lived. Known as “Japan’s Greatest Swordsman,” Musashi wrote The Book of Five Rings; […]

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January 6, 2017

3 Cures for Overthinking

“Thinking has, many a time, made me sad, darling; but doing never did in all my life…My precept is, do something, my sister, do good if you can; but at any rate, do something,” wrote Elizabeth Gaskell. There’s nothing wrong with thinking. It helps us to make sense of the world, come to intelligent conclusions, and […]

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December 20, 2016

6 Natural Tea Remedies for Stress and Anxiety

Credit With problems springing up everyday and pressure building up in different angles, mental, physical and emotional, you’re bound to be stressed out! The world’s getting crazier by the minute and it doesn’t seem like it’ll stop any time soon. Anxiety and stress are tough to deal with. Turning to medication to help deal with […]

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December 14, 2016

Watch ‘The Science Behind Yoga and Stress’

The neuroscience behind Yoga can help explain why regular Yoga is so effective in reducing stress and creating balance in the body. It can also help you deepen your Yoga practice and increase focus on elements that you might otherwise overlook. Dr. Mithu Storoni, a medical doctor, neuroscientist, and yoga teacher, explains the fundamental principles […]

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November 23, 2015

HSA May Cover Your Hypnotherapy Help*

If you have a HSA (Health Savings Account)… you may want to consider using it to cover the programs and services you receive through my Hypnotherapy practice. The expenses of Hypnotherapy and Mental Training may be eligible to be paid through your HSA due to their primary nature of alleviating and preventing mental defect or […]

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November 3, 2015

Thankfulness Improves Your Health

It seems like only during Thanksgiving week, people around the United States express gratitude for the bounty in their lives.  After all, the very name suggests the nature.  But what if you could carry on this way throughout the year.  What if a dose of thankfulness is just what you need to maintain your health […]

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May 22, 2015

The Motive of Kindness

Think about the word kindness. It has two different meanings. It is either a deed or a quality. Kindness can become its own motive. Motive is the “something” that causes action within us. When you are motivated by kindness, your characteristic or quality you possess will eventually make you kind. Eric Hoffer was quoted as […]

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May 6, 2015

60 Second Meditation

Anyone who has ever felt vulnerable, raw, or shattered has felt an emotion so strong it’s likely to bring you down for days.  Life is full of twists and turns, ups and downs, and all the in-betweens.  Life can hand you a bowl-full of cherries or demand it’s pound of flesh.  Sometimes, our bodies get […]

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May 5, 2015

Healing Thoughts: Our Mind-Body Connection

Humans experience an array of emotions, anything from happiness, to sadness to extreme joy and depression. Each one of these emotions creates a different feeling within the body. After all, our body releases different chemicals when we experience various things that make us happy and each chemical works to create a different environment within the […]

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May 4, 2015

Brilliant Einstein

Einstein was a mastermind.  Einstein was a genius.  Einstein was one of the most influential scientists perhaps in the world.  He wrote, a lot.  He thought, a lot.  He dreamed, a lot.  Perhaps what we don’t know of Einstein will amuse us, or ignite a fire within us.  Here are a few quotes from him […]

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April 2, 2015

12 Forgotten Life Secrets

The more I ponder about life, the more I come to one solid realization: The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a creeping malaise, forgetfulness has seeped through all of Man’s being and doing. Individually, collectively, historically or culturally, we are spellbound to forget. We haven’t only forgot our past but […]

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March 19, 2015

8 Ways To Stave Off Being Manipulated

Here are 8 ways to spot emotional manipulation and how to protect yourself from it: 1. There is no use in trying to be honest with an emotional manipulator. You make a statement and it will be turned around. Example: I am really angry that you forgot my birthday. Response – “It makes me feel sad […]

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December 6, 2014

Hypnotherapy and PTSD

Hypnotherapy, for most people is viewed as a hoodwinked way to make money.  It has been looked at unfavorably for years across many professions.  Time and time again, you will hear people tell you it does not work.  I say, the proof is right in front of you! Finally, it has emerged as a credible, […]

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October 28, 2014

Unhealthy Attributes of Stress

taken from THE MIND UNLEASHED on 24th October, 2014 Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society | We all know we should lower our stress levels, but it isn’t always easy. Sometimes, though, knowing exactly how stress is affecting us can be highly motivating to take steps that will actually decrease stress in our lives. Whether we do […]

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September 6, 2014

Mind Over Chatter: Check Your Thoughts

 Less Stress, Greater Joy      Want an advantage in life? There is a mental concept that exists and affects your life. In every aspect of your day, your mind goes through millions of thoughts. The quote that I chose today is befitting to this month’s theme of Less Stress, Greater Joy because it has to […]

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August 26, 2014

Less Stress, Greater Joy: Silence, Tolerance, Kindness

       Would you like to live your life with less stress and greater joy? I certainly would. Over the years of being a hypnotherapist, I have seen how much of an impact stress has on people’s lives and I’ve experienced some really great light bulb moments along the way. I have collected lots of evidence […]

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August 8, 2014

Let It Begin With Me… begins

Well, I don’t know about you all… But I’ve reached my spilling over point. The World is our school (all of ours) We had a few bullies in the halls, Their numbers are growing. WE are afraid to leave our rooms. How would we handle this if it were happing in our local High School? […]

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June 14, 2014

Stress of Expectations: Finding Joy in Each Moment

June’s Theme is Less Stress, Greater Joy Overlooking the ocean that is less than 300 feet away, facing east the thought this morning was to wake up and watch the sunrise. It just so happens to be overcast this morning, misty, and windy. I woke up expecting to see the sunrise, and when I saw […]

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June 12, 2014

Joy is Attainable

June’s Theme is Less Stress, Greater Joy Today I am blogging about how to live joyfully in your life; go about your day getting a little more enjoyment out of it. Today’s quote is by Marianne Williamson which I am sure you have all heard of her. She is a successful business woman who has […]

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June 10, 2014

Less Stress, Greater Joy: Acceptance and Action

June’s Theme is Less Stress, Greater Joy How often have you tried to lessen the stress in your life, or experience greater joy? What if I could help you to live a life with a lot less stress and a lot more happiness? I can tell you that my clients and I are living proof […]

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June 4, 2014

Less Stress & Greater Joy: Silence, Tolerance, Kindness

June’s Theme is Less Stress, Greater Joy Would you like to live your life with less stress and greater joy? I certainly would. Over the years of being a hypnotherapist, I have seen how much of an impact stress has on people’s lives and I’ve experienced some really great light bulb moments along the way. […]

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May 29, 2014

Amrit Yoga Recommendation

Yoga serves many purposes which tie in very nicely to my mental training teachings. There is no question that yoga helps a person to build strength, and flexibility. It is common to see a person that practices yoga regularly as having a long, lean, toned body. When I first learned of yoga, I remember thinking […]

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April 18, 2014

Book I Recommend: The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles

One of the best books I have read to understand the mind, body connection. Dr. Lipton takes his knowledge as a biologist and helps us to understand how thought energy effects our bodies. He takes what could be very complicated information, and makes it easy to comprehend. I recommend this book to all my clients […]

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April 18, 2014

Book I Recommend: Sacred Contracts: The Journey

Carolyn Myss’ work on Sacred Contracts and archetypes has helped me tremendously to, not only understand my unique tendencies, but to understand the uniqueness in each of my clients. The more I have learned about archetypes, the more I have been able to empower myself, and, therefore, be able to help others be empowered also. […]

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April 18, 2014

Book I Recommend: Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential

Myself and several of my friends have studied Caroline Myss’ work to get a better understanding of our archetypes and divine potential. I use this information in my own life to help me with empowerment, as well as to help my clients. The information is spot on and always leads to deep and meaningful clarity.

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January 6, 2014

Acceptance for Less Stress & Greater Joy

Over the years, I have found that joy actually comes from acceptance.  You can increase joy and decrease stress in your life by accepting yourself, your life, other people, and whatever situations may be presented to you.  Of course, joy is quite the opposite of stress, or always feeling resentful, angry, frustrated, or guilty.  You […]

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December 24, 2013

Is Phil Robertson Keeping Christ in Christmas… Are You?

Phil Robertson from reality A&E TV show Duck Dynasty is receiving a ton of slack for making comments regarding homosexuality in an interview with GQ magazine. In subsequent statements he has called himself “a lover… not a hater,” and pointed out that “Jesus Christ was the most perfect being to ever walk this planet and […]

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November 6, 2013

Joy & Happiness: One Day at a Time

As you consider your wellbeing, do you think about the words you use every day?  The way you speak to yourself (or others) and the way you think everyday directly affects your feelings, your physical health, and your success.  Moreover, your mindsets and belief systems prompt you to speak and think as you do.  They […]

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October 8, 2013

Is Getting Help For The Psyche Just For Psychos?

For years, people were afraid to make mention that they were going to therapy or seeing a Psychologist. The misperception was that admitting to such a thing would make them appear weak or disturbed. Nothing could be further from the truth! A person seeking outside help to improve themselves is a person who is courageous […]

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September 5, 2013

Acceptance for Less Stress and Greater Joy

Over the years, I have found that joy actually comes from acceptance.  You can increase joy and decrease stress in your life by accepting yourself, your life, other people, and whatever situations may be presented to you.  Of course, joy is quite the opposite of stress, or always feeling resentful, angry, frustrated or guilty.  You […]

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May 20, 2013

In Golf, As In Life, There’s No Such Thing As Perfect!

Do you believe things should be perfect in your life, or you should have a perfect swing or perfect golf game? As I work with many athletes and consider different ways a golfer might achieve peak performance, something that comes up a lot is the word ‘perfection’.  Perfection is probably the most common trap golfers […]

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February 27, 2013

Serenity as a Cushion For Less Stress and Greater Joy

How would you like to achieve a state of greater joy and happiness in balance with less stress in your life?  You might wonder: “Can I really reduce stress and increase my joy?”  “Can I effectively and permanently increase joy, happiness, and the feeling of really loving life, while decreasing stress at the same time?”  […]

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January 30, 2013

Master The Zone State and Peak Your Performance in Sport and in Life

Have you heard of The Zone? If you are an athlete it’s pretty likely you’ve not only heard of it, but you have experienced it and loved it! But what if we could ALL peak our performance… in LIFE, by Mastering the Zone State! Most athletes would do anything to learn how to be in […]

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January 23, 2013

20min Hypnosis for Transformation

This 20min hypnosis audio is generic in nature… I give it to every one of my clients at their first appointment so they can start doing hypnosis immediately at home, to become comfortable and familiar with it. I also encourage clients to use it as a tool to assist them in becoming familiar with how […]

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