Pain Is Mostly In Your Mind (Or, Even My Husband Doesn’t Get What I do)

It’s always a fun day when your husband comes up to you excitedly and tells you about a podcast he just heard. It’s even better when he tells yous something you have been trying to get through to people for the last four years. “They were talking about pain and how most of it is actually in your mind!” I sat there and starred at him. “You don’t say?” “Well, I KNOW you know that but it was the way they put it that changed something in the way I think about it,” the husband redeems himself with. That actually …

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Self Care is NOT an Escape

I saw a meme the other day that has been bothering me ever since I saw it.  It said something about “build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.”  The over all thought of the meme wasn’t exactly wrong, however, the words used bothered me greatly. The idea is that self care should be something that is part of your life.  Yes, we should build in regular, daily self care.  Every single day we should have a routine that includes self care.  That message is great but self care should not ever be compared to an escape. Life …

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Help Safeguard Your Kids

I have talked about this issue before but I have been seeing it come up a lot lately so I want to talk about it again.  There seems to always be cases about parents leaving babies in a hot car and the poor child dies.  I see so many parents pass judgement and even blame the parent for intentionally causing the death.  The truth is, when you look at how the mind works, you can see how easy it is for this tragedy to take place. Your subconscious mind is way more powerful than we like to admit. So many …

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Hypnosis For Grief

Today is one of those days that always makes me stop and think. Three years ago today, one of my dearest friends ever passed away suddenly. I hadn’t spoken to him in a while and his death was extremely unexpected. There were multiple complications involved as well which made the grieving process harder. Three years later and it doesn’t hurt as much. I still miss him and am saddened when I realize I can’t call him. I still have these days that belong to him- his birthday, his death anniversary, etc. Grief is one of the hardest things you have …

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How To Reach Your New Year’s Goals

Happy 2018! It is the year that you have been waiting for, this is your year! How do you make things different this year? Well, for starters, throw out the resolutions. Resolutions have a hug failure rate and you are ready to succeed! So how do you create change without resolutions? Simple, create goals. When creating goals, the key is to make them practical, simple and easy to manage. Do not create unrealistic timelines. For example, if you want to lose weight, don’t set yourself up to fail by saying “I am going to lose 5 pounds in a week.” …

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Why Are You Afraid of Monsters? Scooby Should Have Had Hypnosis

My kids have been saying some pretty amazing things lately. Today my son said “Mommy, I don’t get Scooby Doo. Every episode they are afraid of monsters but then they always find out it’s just a person wearing a mask. Why are they still scared?” At first, I just looked at him, trying to process what he just said. Then I chuckled at the comment but at the same time, I realized he had just said something way more profound than he had realized. Each and everyone of us is just like the characters on Scooby Doo. There is something …

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Life Coaching (with a twist) and What The Heck Is It?

Almost everyone has heard of a life coach, but what does it mean? Is it some trendy thing taking place on the west coast? Something only the very rich and elite use? I bet you have a million questions about life coaching, well, I am here to answer them! Let’s start with the basics. For many years now, humans have realized that they are not always feeling fulfilled, successful or even happy. Many people would go to a therapist and evaluate their lives. They would work on past issues, current feelings and establish some methods to stay on a more …

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Using hypnosis to help with your New Year’s goals

I am really excited about my new group starting on January 10.  It is going to be group hypnosis to reach your new  year goals! Okay, what do I mean by that?  First, I am going to help you set our goals. I have said this before and I will say it again, set goals, do NOT make resolutions.  New year’s resolutions don’t work.  By setting goals, you are able to have a plan and reach your goals! Once your goals are clearly set, I will help you create a plan on how to get there. After that comes hypnosis. …

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Seventeen Years Later

Seventeen years ago, I graduated high school. I really didn’t know what I wanted to do. I liked TV/radio but I felt a calling toward Psychology.  Psychology required too much additional school. I was ready to be DONE!  I decided on community college, mostly because of a BOY. That decision started a chain reaction that would have every effect on my life.  Life happened and two years later, I was marrying a different boy and becoming a mom.  School got put aside. I wanted to get a degree. My ex husband had this way of claiming to encourage me and …

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