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Joy is Best

Joy is Best

Particularly for women, the threatening consequences of moral imperfection are instilled early in childhood. Those messages lurk deep in the subconscious as an obsession with perfection. Hypnotherapy will allow you to release yourself into a practical comfort that...

Taking a Moral Stance

Taking a Moral Stance

If you want to strengthen your character, where do you start? Your brain is complicated - more complicated than anything else known to science. A modern computer chip does not come close, and once it is made a chip does not change. The human brain changes every...

Love Heals All Ills

Love Heals All Ills

When addressing injuries, modern medical technology is miraculous. Setting bones, restoring heart beats, and healing burns are all gifts to those that suffer them. But in the face of chronic disease, modern medicine struggles. For sufferers of neurological or...

Harvest of Learning

Harvest of Learning

The approaching close of year is a time of reflection that can discourage us. We focus on the things that we didn’t gain and forget how much we have learned. At Hypnosis Rising I can help you harvest your lessons and stimulate the subconscious to dream you into new...

Conquering Cravings

Conquering Cravings

At the care of everything that we do is the goal of finding fulfillment. Why, then, do we pursue cravings until they make us ill? The problem is that society places demands on your brain that put it at odds with your body. Your brain uses up a large amount of sugar,...

Holiday Pieces

Holiday Pieces

When we can’t find our place at the table of life, food is a simple comfort. Unfortunately, the holidays present us choices that satisfy our mind (good taste, lots of sugar) at the expense of the body. Sooner or later, that inner conflict catches up to us, consuming...

Addicted to “No”

Addicted to “No”

“In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts” explores the nature of addiction. Gabor Maté is a physician and activist who serves those ground down by the War on Drugs, personalities blown around the streets like loose-leaf sheets. Recognizing and frustrated by the addict’s...

The Aesthetic of Joy

The Aesthetic of Joy

Healing practitioners confront the constraint that most clients want only to stop feeling bad. In hypnotherapy, that begins with trance experiences that build inner peace. That opens doors to self-awareness and release of tension. Unfortunately, few continue until...

A Diagnosis of Social Dislocation

A Diagnosis of Social Dislocation

We once spoke of the mentally disturbed as “divorced from reality.” When overwhelmed by circumstances, the “will was broken.” Those prone to outbursts of anti-social behavior were said to “wrestle with their inner demons.” On the sliding scale that ends in insanity,...

Faith in Recovery

Faith in Recovery

We know the value of virtue when it shines into our lives. Those that bring that grace, however, often fail to realize how important it is to turn that light inward. That oversight allows corruption to take root in the darkness. My client – “Gustav” below – was a 51...

Partnership for a Healthful Diet

Partnership for a Healthful Diet

Weight control is considered among the most demanding applications of hypnotherapy. Nutrition and portion sizes are established in childhood while the body is growing and frequently engaged in exercise. In adulthood, workplaces are designed for efficiency, and...

Play (Seriously)

Play (Seriously)

While most of us would prefer to be happy rather than anxious, we should admit that happy can be a lazy place to be. Our most creative moments are moments of play, when we shift rapidly between happy and anxious. The difficulty arises when we have a source of stress...

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