How does your body feel right now?

Walking down steps

When looking at an unpleasant reaction to an event you have had, imagine you in a four-story building. On your first floor, there is the event: perhaps the event is tripping over some wires around your computer table. Your brain recognizes what has happened. On your second floor is pain. Your brain is well equipped…

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Hypnosis in the treatment of anxiety- and stress-related disorders

Self-hypnosis training is a fast, cost-effective, non-addictive, and safe option in place of medication to care for anxiety-related conditions. Multiple experimental pieces of literature on self-hypnosis in treating anxiety and stress-related disorders, including anxiety associated with cancer, surgery, burns, and medical/dental procedures, have been published. Research has also provided findings regarding self-hypnotic treatment of anxiety-related…

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Finding therapy and support can be confusing

It’s nice to have somewhere to talk about your difficulties, but is that the reason for therapy? As a Registered Nurse and a Hypnotherapist, this is one of the frustrations I often hear when people schedule their appointments. These conversations either occur when I have someone arrive for their initial screening or while I am…

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Are You Ready to Bounce Back? Adapt and Show Grit

We are going through a tough time. In the last of March, An ABC News/Washington Post survey found that 77 percent of people were experiencing stress as a result of the new coronavirus outbreak, and it still is experienced globally. And now the world watches us as we enter another pandemic, a social one.  Can you imagine living…

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Life is Not Always What It Seems

Sometimes life is not what it seems Sometimes our senses deceive us. What we think and perceive is gathered through our senses then sorted within our brain to create a useful interpretation of our world. But our senses are not perfect. Clarifying information is beneficial and allows us to determine what is the essential data…

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