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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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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June 5, 2015

Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

Thousands of years ago, food was different.  Food was a way for humans to re-energize, sustain.  We hunted, gathered, worked our fingers raw to put food into our bellies. Food was natural, organic, and most of the time, raw.  Nowadays, we speak into a receiver and our order is ready in five minutes.  Fast food, […]

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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 30, 2015

Proof We Can Heal Ourselves

God created us.  God created every single cell in our bodies with the capability to heal.  Let me write that another way: Our bodies, our cells, have the ability to heal.  Even if you don’t believe in a higher power, from a scientific standpoint, any immunologist or microbiologist can tell you that cells can divide […]

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April 14, 2015

Noah Galloway’s Inspirational Journey

The last night Noah Galloway’s body was whole, he was behind the wheel of a Humvee in Iraq. His night-vision goggles didn’t reveal the trip wire. “The roadside bomb was big enough to send our 10,000-pound Humvee flying through the air,” he says in his Alabama drawl. “We landed wheels down in a canal.” Until […]

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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 25, 2015

Exercise Habits Between Twins (and what this means for you)

Identical twins in Finland who shared the same sports and other physical activities as youngsters but different exercise habits as adults soon developed quite different bodies and brains, according to a fascinating new study that highlights the extent to which exercise shapes our health, even in people who have identical genes and nurturing. Determining the […]

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March 21, 2015

Bruce Lee-isms: 11 Must-Practice Life Rules

Bruce lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kongaction film actor, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Amongst all these, Bruce was also quite the philosopher. Along with entertaining people and being one of the best (and most recognized) Martial Artists of recent times, he also had a brilliant outlook on life, and took part […]

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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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March 18, 2015

Reinforce Positive Beliefs

I would like you to look at deliberately reinforcing a positive belief system about yourself, your life and your sport. This is a very deliberate action, especially since most of us are programmed to have negative belief systems about ourselves, our lives and the sports we play. This is especially true for those of you […]

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March 16, 2015

Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression.

(taken from the mind unleashed) Mindfulness is “the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment”, which can be trained by a large extent in meditational practices. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published the results of a ground-breaking study that found that meditation appears to […]

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December 8, 2014

12 Reasons YOU Should Lose Weight

    Here is a scary statistic:  Being obese can knock  twenty years off your life! Twenty years!! In the past, I have helped many clients with weight loss.  I have blogged about it, created audios to help you eat healthful, and taken on numerous clients in hypnotherapy.  As the new year is quickly descending upon […]

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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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August 7, 2014

Living the Virtues Series: Acceptance of a Higher Power

Acceptance of Higher Power        The past few weeks have been the start of my Living the Virtues Series. I wrote about acceptance of self, others, life, and now I will delve into acceptance of a higher power. At this point, you should be having a pretty good idea of how to implement the basic […]

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August 7, 2014

Living the Virtues Series: Acceptance of Life

Acceptance of Life        I think that wisdom is passed down over the years through some great quotes. Some quotes have been observed as really crucial towards our perceptions of life. A lot of people understand the information in quotes as essential wisdom and they like to implement it into their lives. Acceptance of Life […]

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August 7, 2014

Living the Virtues Series: Acceptance of Others

Acceptance of Others         This week in the Living the Virtues Series is Acceptance of Others. Last week I wrote about accepting yourself. If you would like to read that blog post, click here. I pulled the quote for this week from Thomas Merton: “Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether […]

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August 7, 2014

Living the Virtues Series: Acceptance of Self

ACCEPTANCE of Self      Each month, I will be taking a particular virtue and break it down into small life lessons for you. Implementing these virtues into your life will have an amazing affect on you, your consciousness, your health, your spirituality. This first week, I will be blogging about acceptance. Acceptance is the action […]

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May 27, 2014

The Truth About Lies

May’s Theme is Breaking Bad Habits I am pretty sure that all of us, at one time or another have told a white lie, whether it was out of fear, feelings, to gain respect, or simply saving face.  Our brains flipped a switch and the lie came forth on our tongues.  Some people even think […]

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May 4, 2014

Toxicity of Cigarettes

May’s Theme is Breaking Bad Habits Gone are the days of most things pure.  America’s food industries pre-package everything.  Few of us are savvy enough to figure out that box food is bad, and detrimental to our health.  Well, the tobacco industry is no different.  Gone are the days of dried tobacco leaves rolled up […]

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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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March 23, 2014

Human Body, Pushing The Limits: Brain Power

Great information on how our brain takes control of our body.

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March 19, 2014

Healthy Grocery Shopping and Eating Hypnosis

We can have the best of intentions when it comes to losing weight or taking better care of ourselves, but the reality of implementing these intentions is daunting. Planning, preparing and prepping are the commonly ignored aspects of healthier eating. These steps are currently not even happening or are used for unhealthy, convenient eating. There […]

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March 12, 2014

Clear Your Mind Of Can’t

March’s Theme is Health and Weight Loss How many of you start the day with I can’t? Samuel Johnson said “Clear your mind of can’t.” There are actually hypnotherapy sessions that I take clients into that clear their minds of can’t. It works extremely well and many people have changed their lives for the better. […]

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March 8, 2014

Live a Long Healthy Active Life

March’s Theme is Health and Weight Loss How motivated are you to live a long healthy active life? It seems to me that most people are pretty content with getting up, and going about their same daily routine; going to bed at night only to turn around and repeat the same thing the following day. […]

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March 6, 2014

The Obesity Epidemic and Weight Loss

March’s Theme is Health and Weight Loss     We are eating more junk and getting less exercise. Obesity is the globes newest epidemic. It’s a Fat World.  Fat for Life? Six million kids are seriously overweight.  Does any of this sound familiar? These are some of the topics from Newsweek for several years running now. […]

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March 4, 2014

Motivation To Change

March’s Theme is Health and Weight Loss I know that it is difficult to make change. I know this as a professional more than most people realize. People seek out hypnotherapy usually as a last resort. They have typically tried everything else without success. Just because most people have so many misconceptions about hypnosis; it […]

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March 1, 2014

The New You: Ready For Change

 March’s Theme is Health and Weight Loss What fuels our appetites? Sadly, the answer to that question is: Thought. Your mind can be a powerful weapon against you. It can make you feel sad. It could make your muscles ache. It could change the way you see yourself when you look in the mirror. Did […]

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March 1, 2014

March’s Theme: Health and Weight Loss

For March I’ve decided to address health and weight loss as a theme. Over the years in private practice, weight loss has been one of the most common areas for which folks seek my help. What has been interesting (and aggravating) is I can help someone stop smoking in one session and then, in the […]

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January 6, 2014

7 Proven Suggestions To Help You Succeed In Your New Year’s Resolution

To have a resolution or not to have a resolution… that is the question. Is it that time for you? It’s the New Year and some folks are setting New Year’s resolutions; others are so sick of hearing of them they don’t even want to consider setting one. Or maybe these non-resolutioners are “over it” […]

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November 11, 2013

Powerful Practical Prayer: Express Your Love

Do you know how powerful and practical prayer is as an expression of love for others?  Prayerfulness is a virtue we can all experience, and you can too.  Many people recognize the value of prayer and choose to make prayer a part of their life—a part of each morning, possibly, to start out their day.  […]

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October 10, 2013

The Power of your thoughts

The Power of Your Thoughts from Dawn Grant- Mental Trainer on Vimeo.

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October 9, 2013

Book I Recommend for Weight Loss: The Fast Metabolism Diet

To lose weight we have to change exercise habits, drinking habits, sleep habits, grocery shopping habits, how-I-eat-when-I-celebrate habits, how-I-eat-when-I-feel-down habits, time-spent-cooking habits, how-I-eat-at-social-events habits, and what-I-grab-to-eat-when-I'm-busy habits.

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September 16, 2013

12 Reasons to Really Quit Smoking

Are you still considering quitting smoking?  Here is an article from usnews.com containing 12 really good reasons to quit smoking:   We’ll spare you the lecture. (Seriously, though. Stamp out that butt and flush the pack, already.) Tobacco use, namely cigarette smoking, is the chief cause of preventable death in the United States. Left unbridled, […]

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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 29, 2013

Greater Joy-Less Stress and What is Stress Anyway?

If we trace back to where stress comes from, we will find that it is not a reaction to life but rather a reaction to our thoughts about life and relationships

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May 28, 2013

Believe. Trust. Faith… Inner Peace for Sport Improvement

As a Hypnotherapist and Mental Trainer, I offer mental training with a hypnosis suggestion to help clients achieve inner peace and improve their performance.  One way I do that is by helping them believe in themselves, trust themselves and have faith in their abilities.  I help them change their perceptions and belief systems that affect […]

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May 26, 2013

Feel Effects of Actions on Others: Greater Joy/ Less Stress

After years of education, private practice and my own journey, I believe that in order to truly have more joy and less stress, it is important for you to perform well in relationships.  Did you ever think about the fact that you actually perform in relationships?  This is an area most people don’t even consider, […]

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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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May 15, 2013

Stop Tobacco Dipping Hypnosis

Did you start using tobacco and dipping at a young age when you thought it was no big deal? Feeling like it was the cool thing to do or a way to fit in. Now you are older and know that it is unhealthy and causing you harm but you feel like you have no […]

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May 15, 2013

Freedom From Drinking Alcohol Hypnosis

Drinking alcohol is such a ‘normal’ part of so many people’s lives. Many people drink alcohol every evening to wind down, on weekends to forget about the stressors of their week, to celebrate special occasions and to turn off their minds when life gets tough. But have you ever had a feeling that you have […]

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May 8, 2013

Hypnotherapist Smoking… where?

Join the hundreds of smokers I have help to quit permanently with my instant download Mental Training and Hypno Therapy Session. Fifty minutes and you're free at last.

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January 3, 2013

Stop Smoking For GOOD is All Around a Good New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions usually involve getting rid of bad habits and/or adopting good habits with ultimate benefits. No wonder that quitting smoking is high on the list, combined with losing weight and picking up a workout regimen. Picking up good habits is important but getting rid of bad and self destructive habits is even better. […]

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November 20, 2012

Needs vs Wants

Needs vs Wants How many times have you said, “I need that?” People use the words I need a lot more often then they probably realize… and definitely more often then they should be saying things like, “I need to buy a new purse,” “I need to buy new furniture,” or “I need some new […]

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November 17, 2012

Quit Smoking Products

 Quit Smoking For Good!  Quit Smoking Hypnosis Did you know that smoking is the most preventable cause of disease & death in the U.S.? Every year, 440,000 Americans die prematurely of a tobacco-related illness; and for every person who dies, 20 more are living with at least one serious tobacco-related illness. Isn’t it time you […]

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November 1, 2012

Becoming a Non-Smoker

Yes, I used to be a smoker and for a brief time in 2001, I was a Hypnotist Smoking. But now, I am a Non-Smoking Hypnotist who helps other to become Non-Smokers! Like many, I started to smoke cigarettes as a young teenager, and it continued into my 20’s and 30’s. I would smoke about […]

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