The New Year is here, and most of us have formulated a few New Year’s Resolutions. Have you ever noticed that we tend to pledge the same ones over and over again since we didn’t fulfill our expectations from the year gone by?
I have recently come across 3 articles about scientific studies that now show that mindfulness methods lower blood pressure, improve teachers’ wellbeing and is beneficial for people suffering from COPD.
I have been a licensed hypnotherapist for over 25 years, well before I learned the wonders of energy psychology. For most of my early life I was terrified of being hypnotized and thought it meant being in someone’s power.
I have had three new clients in my psychotherapy practice in the last few months who revealed they had been in conventional talk therapy of some kind for 3 to 10 years.
One night I was watching a very old black and white film from the 1940’s and noticed that graying, older actors were portraying characters who were supposed to be in their fifties.
The holiday season is upon us. Do you greet it with trepidation? Festivities bring us together with family. Are you dreading that experience because you have to act as if everything is peachy when it isn’t because you are really having an awful time and can’t wait to find an excuse to leave?
Esta mañana yo tenía que ir a un centro de salud local por un procedimiento de ultrasonido y salí de casa temprano para asegurarse que tenía bastante tiempo para apuntarme.
A while ago I accompanied a dear friend to the doctor to lend support while she had an invasive diagnostic procedure.
I recently met a woman I’ll call Anna who lost her spouse in a terrible accident ten years ago. Although time has passed, for her it is as if it happened yesterday.
One of words we sprinkle our communications with that drive me up the wall is “hurt.” “How could you hurt your mother like this?” “I was hurt when she didn’t remember my birthday.” Or “You hurt me!” Most hurt feelings come from our expectations of others, what they should do or not do, say or refrain from saying.
We are now living in very stressful times. War, global warming and economic disasters plague us. Yet, most of our stress arises from our negative thoughts and beliefs.