Smoking is a habit and an addiction. The addiction to nicotine is strong, but the habitual behavior associated with smoking is far stronger. If the addiction to nicotine was very strong then I would have clients with an addiction to nicotine gum or patches. The smoker has linked all the pleasures… [more]
There are numerous misconceptions and half truths regarding hypnosis. Hypnosis occurs in the alpha/theta brainwaves. We all have these brain waves and therefore we can be hypnotized if we are willing. Anyone who has ever arrived at their destination without remembering the drive has been in hypnosis. Similarly… [more]
Tired of dieting? We all know that diets don’t work long term. Dieting will not result in permanent weight loss without permanent behavior change. A new life style has to replace the old. Obesity is a huge problem and according to the latest statistics if we continue on the path we are on all… [more]
Improving Golf Performance
Shoemaker, a noted golf coach and the author of Extraordinary Putting, explains why most thinking is bad for your game. "It's easy for people to accept the fact that negative thinking can be a source of interference. I've found that the real challenge is to have people see for themselves… [more]
In order to be more successful you need to use the power of your subconscious mind to break through old patterns and obstacles. You can change in an instant by making a decision to change. The fact is that the choices we make in life create who we become.
Many people tend to choose the easy way […]
Self Awareness is one of the most important aspects of emotional intelligence. “Emotional Intelligence” or EQ has been most famously written about by Daniel Goleman. By being more self aware you will increase your ability to function well in all aspects of life. For those in sales or who are entrepreneurs this aspect of EQ […]
One of the most overlooked skills in life is listening. In order to learn you need to listen. In order to understand you need to listen. In order to give information you need to listen so you know what needs to be shared.
Listening for sales people and entrepreneurs helps them to gain credibility. Trust and […]
Procrastination can ruin your life. This is a behavior that can snowball out of control and affect every aspect of your life. Whether you procrastinate about working out or eating right or something like doing your homework or completing a presentation at the office, in all cases this is a very damaging habit.
Many people start […]
Self discipline means to act on what you think instead of how you feel in the moment. Without this valuable trait you will be driven by your feelings and wants instead of by your thinking mind and your goals. Self discipline is developed in many ways.
In the book “The Power of Habit” Charles Duhigg talks […]
Health & Weight Loss
The average diet lasts 72 hours. hypnosis and behavior modification can make weight loss permanent. Obviously the habits and behaviors with food need to change if any weight loss is to become a part of your life. My clients are typically those people who want to lose between 20 and 150 lbs.
All behavior comes from […]
As a hypnotherapist I see many clients who want to lose weight. Losing weight is difficult for many due to the many habits and behaviors that are involved in changing this very complex issue. The habits that need to change are many and the emotional reasons to eat can be complex but there are ways […]
Dieting doesn’t work for permanent weight loss. Any diet works short term if the dieter sticks to the diet. However the ability to be that self disciplined is finite. In other words a person’s self discipline and self control weakens over the course of a day. So what can you do to lose weight and […]
Symbolically the New Year is a time of new beginnings and so the perfect time to start a new habit or behavior. As a hypnotherapist, this is the time of year that I receive the most calls from new clients. One of the most popular behaviors to change is eating behavior. I use hypnosis to […]
According to the American Medical Association approximately 80% of the patients who visit an internal medicine doctor are there due to the long term effects of stress. Long term chronic stress or a person’s perception of the stress causes a great deal of physical damage and is underlying almost all disease. Symptoms like headaches, back […]