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Brian’s innovative spirit and compassionate insight clarify the power of hypnotherapy as compared to other mental wellness disciplines. Search here to learn more about a specific concern.

Growing from Loss

We feel loss whenever our life changes unexpectedly in ways that disrupt established behaviors. Sometimes that change is for the better, such as when we move to take up a new job, but often it is painful. That pain makes us aware of benefits and virtues that we may not have fully appreciated, which can be an opportunity for growth and new or more complete relationships.

Be Child-Like

Be Child-Like

True joy is an immersive experience that most of us lose after childhood. Hypnotherapy accesses that state so that we can choose better behaviors, and hristotherapy prepares us for a return to that mental harmony.

Saying ‘Yes’ to Life

Saying ‘Yes’ to Life

My qualms about meditation were that it is “hypnosis light” – a long-drawn process of conscious naval-gazing that haltingly heals our internal divides. In “Stop Missing Your Life,” Cory Muscara partially redeems that perception, but in the process led me to the inescapable conclusion that the practices share roots.

FInding Self Meaning

FInding Self Meaning

I can’t remember a book self-identified as philosophy rising onto the US best seller list. It says something about Asian society that The Courage to be Disliked, an examination of Adlerian psychology, remained on the regional best-seller lists for over a year. The...

You Are Already Amazing

You Are Already Amazing

After reading about an exciting advance, have you ever sought out an expert on the subject? You know, the kind of person who has forgotten more about it than most of us ever knew? It is like exploring a cave with side chambers. They will observe, "Oh, really. That's...

Self Preservation

Self Preservation

Fear and anger are not just transient emotions. They change our brain, preparing us to seek new circumstances. Rather than allowed that natural process to unfold randomly, hypnotherapy ensures that changes in the self reflect our highest values.

Trusting Yourself to Love

Trusting Yourself to Love

If this is your memory of your first relationship, you may hope that therapy would help you find the strength to trust again in other people. But deep down in the subconscious realm, there was a question being asked of the social part of the mind. "Why? This is...

Relationships in the Middle Ground

Relationships in the Middle Ground

Sex is the spice of life, but does it make a great relationship? We are built to feel that it should. As animals, everything that we do is designed to serve the survival of our genes. When that urge is frustrated, we feel frustrated. But, you know, society...

A Bridge to Yourself

A Bridge to Yourself

What is the Hypnosis Rising difference? A client with fear of bridges would like to run and drive without anxiety. Most therapists use a form of desensitization to reduce the anxiety, empowering the client to achieve their goal. At Hypnosis Rising, I explain the...

Finding Mental Balance

Finding Mental Balance

To those trying to manage mental imbalance, reliance on prescription and non-prescription substances is too common. Hypnotherapy is a sustainable, holistic alternative.TranscriptHello, Brian Balke of Hypnosis Rising. Mental discomfort, whether temporary or chronic,...

Growing Outward

Growing Outward

Adolescence and early adulthood involve huge changes in the brain. The objective is for us to take control over who we are. This video considers two technologies for accomplishing that goal: the Scout Law – and hypnotherapy.

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