What manager hasn’t said to himself, at least once in his professional life, that his job would be so much easier if it weren’t for all the people he had to deal with?
Odds are there isn’t one person who manages employees who hasn’t uttered that phrase. But getting work done through other ... Views: 910
Have you ever been lonely in a roomful of people?
Have you ever been perfectly content all alone?
Most people would answer yes to both questions
and yet a number of the same people complain of painful
chronic loneliness. What is loneliness?
Why are some people troubled with it so much ... Views: 1963
Parents are often the instruments of change for adult children in abusive relationships. And at the same time, they can also impede the change process.
The Process Yields the Result
Psychotherapy is a process; it’s not an injection. Even though there are psychotherapeutic techniques ... Views: 501
The journey of recovery from sexual abuse can often be a journey of pain that over time may become hopeful longing and turns towards the end into delight. Even though most survivors understand recovery as a lifelong process, a significant milestone is usually achieved when coping without ... Views: 557
There is an old saying that there are only two emotions in the universe: Love and Fear. All the other emotions are really a form of one of these two. If this is the case, then whatever we do, we are either Loving or Fearing. Which is more familiar to you?
We have ample enough reasons to be ... Views: 433
Funerals are tricky. They always have a somber atmosphere that leaves you at a loss for anything to say. Even if you’re a close friend of the family, it’s sometimes difficult to offer words of condolence other than “I’m sorry for your loss.”
What you must remember ... Views: 2812
There are many myths and misconceptions out there about hypnosis. Hollywood portrays hypnosis in a way that is far different from reality. This feeds into the many misconceptions that are still present today.
The 7 most common hypnosis myths & misconceptions are:
1. Not everyone can be ... Views: 537
A person seeking help for addiction and guidance about how to stay clean from their addictive behaviours will have a wide variety of options to choose from. However, most do not realise that in order to stay clean once out of treatment, a daily programme of recovery is needed such as a Twelve ... Views: 720
Sex addiction is an illness that is experienced worldwide by men and women from different backgrounds and cultures. When a person is a sex addict, they suffer from a disease which is incurable, progressive and capable of destroying the lives of not only the sufferer but of their families as ... Views: 659
Eating disorders have become quite a well known problem, with millions of people affected. Eating disorders are a disease that is progressive and incurable and the same type of disease as any other addiction. The sufferer is trapped in a helpless cycle of obsessive and compulsive behavior and ... Views: 1057
I was born in Stockton, California in 1925. I was the only child of two loving parents. My dad was a successful securities salesman. My mother was a concert pianist and a daily student of the Bible. My dad had quit smoking before I was born, and neither parent gave evidence of any problem with ... Views: 1267
Mind control stories could be very helpful, especially when you want to get people to see your point of view. People can sometimes be either too closed-minded or they already have a fixed opinion. This can be rather frustrating, which is why I have decided to share one of my mind control stories ... Views: 744
Yes, there is treatment for PTSD, but a great first step is to get information and education about the disorder and then to attend a local PTSD support group. Therapy for this can be very expensive and so the more knowledge about it before going into therapy the better. Being educated and ... Views: 687
You are taking care of your elderly parents and at the same time caring for your own family. How do you find time for yourself?
I found myself every Saturday going to my parents’ home to go through their cupboards and refrigerator to determine what I needed to buy for them at the grocery ... Views: 2650
When I work with clients, I see their gifts and potentials and what they came here to do. I also see their departed loved ones, who come to the session to offer guidance. This information comes to me as photographic images, words, and strong feelings that I transmit directly to my clients.
I ... Views: 701
He’s a thin man; a cowboy in tight jeans, standing in front of me with his hands in his pockets. We’re having a conversation when I realize that he’s dying; he has advanced cancer and is pretending not to know it.
“You need to go into the hospital,” I explain. ... Views: 468
I am an adult orphan. I'm not anyone's child anymore. Both my parents have died. There is no smooth transition from being a child in the family to becoming an orphan. One day you have parents and the next day you don't. It's quite a revelation to know that there is no one to approve or ... Views: 906
I’m standing on a beach surrounded by a vast expanse of dark sand for as far as I can see. Gulls are squawking in the distance. I’m looking into my father’s watery blue eyes. He’s animated and young, explaining something to me with more passion than I ever saw in the last ... Views: 706
Money Trouble, Stress, Fear, Can All Be Traced to a Habit You Have. End this Habit and For You There Will be Plenty of Money, Peace of Mind and a Bright Future
Want money? Want to get rid of your stress? Want to get free of all this negative news going on in the world today? What are you ... Views: 1462
It’s 2 a.m., and I’m sound asleep when suddenly there’s a strange and very large man standing right beside my bed – about a foot away. He’s wearing jeans, a dark t-shirt, and an unbuttoned flannel plaid shirt. He’s not trying to scare me; he’s just ... Views: 483
Something You Are Doing. Do You Know What It Is? Find Out What to Do to End Stress, Beat the Negative News, and Be Untouched By The So Called Money Crisis
Stress got you? Nerves frayed? Anxiety and sleepless plaguing you? Do you have money woes? What’s causing you all of this stress ... Views: 981
A 12-year old South Carolina boy was shot and killed while trick or treating on October 31. Members of his family were shot and injured.
Werner Lippe, a 66-year old jeweler, has confessed to killing his wife and disposing of the body.
Four men have been charged with the deadly shooting of ... Views: 579
We will all do two things in our lives – pay taxes and die. We do the very best we can to plan for our taxes, why don't we do as much to plan for our death? National Hospice Foundation statistics show that Americans are more likely to talk to their kids about drugs and sex than they ... Views: 798
Wealth is all about success, but not many of us have the kind of luck necessary to be born extremely rich or come across millions by chance. Most of us have to work to that goal, weed out opportunities, make the right friends and find that X factor. The adage ‘work smart’ has more ... Views: 3149
I think a much not talked about endemic that is afflicting the world is called the lack lustre existence. Most of us are in it, whether we realize it or not and sometimes it can be something as simple as not doing as much as we can, for our own success. There is a lot of inertia against drive ... Views: 456
I am pretty sure that the first question that comes to your mind when you read the title is - what is this guy talking about? Well, that was my initial reaction the moment someone told me that controlling my brainwaves was the key to reaching the goals in my life. I looked at him, raised my ... Views: 499
Your brain exists in different stages that are determined by the state that you are in. Conscious, walking around or even in deep sleep - our brains produce electromagnetic waves in differing frequency ranges that have been scientifically marked as Alpha all the way to the Theta stage. From ... Views: 1394
You know you can do something if you put your mind to it. But what does that maxim even mean? How do you ‘put your mind to it’? Sometimes concentrating too hard can give you a headache. You get creative blocks, you come up blanks and at the end of the day, you throw your hands up in ... Views: 775
Emotional eating is the act of eating to feel better emotionally. Some people eat because the can’t deal with strong emotions such as anxiety, depression, anger and even boredom.
If you can’t identify emotions and deal with them you may start the habit of emotional eating. You ... Views: 650
There he is. Passed out on the couch and oblivious to the world. Drunkenly content in his self-made bubble of misery and confusion. Addiction of the mind and body has all but destroyed him. The Anxiety of the loved ones increase by the day.
Recognise this scenario? I bet you do. To the outside ... Views: 504
How much abuse can your body take? One man's journey to the depths of alcohol addiction, and what it took for him to overcome it.
Friday, 17 march 2000. D-day and the sun was shining in Margate. My bedside clock said 5.15am and I was fully awake.
The night had passed like so many others in ... Views: 351
An essential spiritual force is missing from our lives. We are about to gather ample evidence of this fact, and learn ways to recover this crucial force that we unknowingly give away.
The power we're missing is patience. Real patience is not about waiting for one's expectations to be fulfilled. ... Views: 1049
With all these rhymes I was tempted to write a poem (and I may still...stay tuned for the sequel!!) about this topic. However, I decided I would just be straight-forward with these dynamics, seeing how critically valuable they are in our day-to-day lives.
We have a choice we make many times ... Views: 524
Why? Why does she think that losing weight is more important than anything else, even her health? Why doesn’t she see herself as the bright, talented, athletic, attractive young woman that others see? These are among the questions most frequently asked by family members of a young woman ... Views: 2203
How many times have you found yourself feeling bad as soon as you woke up?
How many times have went to your bed feeling good then woke up feeling bad?
This article won't tell you to change the tone of your alarm clock nor it will tell you to think positively while in bed but it will direct ... Views: 2873
Are you suffering from what feels like depression or mood swings and concerned that you may be exhibiting bipolar symptoms?
Everyone experiences mood swings at different times, but for most people these come as a response to external events and can be put aside when needed.
For example a ... Views: 2321
The specific treatment for bipolar disorder can vary for each person, but generally bipolar treatment focuses on a combination of medical and psychological approaches.
Scientific evidence suggests that the mood swings experienced by sufferers of bipolar disorder are caused by disturbances in a ... Views: 815
Many tend to think of the mind as operating similar to a camera or computer. Indeed, these models are so inviting that we too have used the bio-computer analogy. Still, the mind is not a camera and its computer similarity is far from the operation of any computer yet developed. The mind sees ... Views: 949
In my years as a psychologist, I have come to believe that most people seeking psychotherapy are unhappy. This is not only due to earlier hurts and traumas, as well as present frustrations and problems, but because they cannot access earlier happy moments often enough. The unfortunate result is ... Views: 824
Believing In You!
Over the weekend, I was asked by a friend about the similarities of people I coach on “Life” issues and in the area of addictions. Throw in people I work with on a “service/volunteer” base and there is one huge area in common.
Those who are struggling or ... Views: 565
Life originates in YOUR mind! You have your own unique perception of the life you are living that is totally different from anyone else¡¦s, because you are totally unique. Your dreams, your habits ¡V good and bad; your desires and accomplishments; all originate within your own mind. Even the ... Views: 1370
What if you were told a power within you exists that can treat disease, reduce stress, regulate physiological functions, create psychological wellness, and much more? Would you use this power? Unfortunately, individuals do use this power – unconsciously. Often defined as “worry” the unconscious ... Views: 983
I’m mad...mad as hell, in fact! This is time for my monthly rant. I’ve seen and heard just a bit too much. Now you get hear about it.
Do you know that our society is promoting a slew of addictive behaviors? Let me name a few for you: Over-eating, gambling, video games and internet games, ... Views: 422
Hypnosis is focused concentration. It is a natural state we go in and out of several times a day. Most people are not aware of this true definition of hypnosis. Some examples of natural hypnotic state include:
• Watching a movie and focusing so intensely that you are not distracted by ... Views: 685
It seems that out of everything, comes something good.
Last week I attended the funeral of my brother-in-law. During the sermon, his past life was recalled. Where he was born, his high school, his military experience, his occupation. The pastor went on to discuss the things that he enjoyed in ... Views: 552
In my office in NYC I use Hypnosis to help people take back control over their habits and behaviors. I help them eliminate old unhealthy habits by teaching them how to replace those old habits with new healthier behaviors and then I work with them so that these new behaviors then become their ... Views: 860
To stop blushing with hypnosis, it is necessary to re-programme your thoughts associated with blushing. Using hypnosis you are accessing your subconscious, quickly and easily, and it is your subconscious mind that controls all your responses. For those who are time poor, suggestion therapy is ... Views: 1283
Panic attacks can be excruciatingly painful to live with. People suffering panic disorders or panic attacks tend to avoid any situation that involves what they see as a perceived danger. If you choose to try a more holistic approach then you should know that the natural methods will not give you ... Views: 1664
Most people with anxiety states are simply more alert and aroused than the general population. The chemical processes which underlie anxiety are complex but essentially lead to the body being put into an optimum state of preparedness. One way of looking at anxiety is that the body goes into this ... Views: 587