From “Don’t” to “Thank-you”

From “Don’t” to “Thank-you”

Did you know that a pool life guard gets better results from “Walk, thank-you!” than from “Stop running!” The first says “Let’s be joyful together,” the second says “Don’t do what you want.” Most people come...

Foundations and Practice

Seeking any type of support for mental wellness carries a stigma. My experience of hypnosis, however, is for liberation of hidden resources that improve life. Sharing that experience is the focus of my work as a hypnotherapist. While I may start with a client in...
Introduction to Lay Hypnotherapy

Introduction to Lay Hypnotherapy

Introduction to the book that I’ve started. Feedback is appreciated. Throughout my working life, I moved among people that the public characterizes as “geniuses.” Their skills were analysis, reason, and logic. They were the scientists who tried to explain events...
Introduction to Lay Hypnotherapy

Mental Wellness: From Theory to Practice

Dr. John Kappas, innovative genius and founder of America’s first accredited college of Hypnotherapy was an avowed behavioralist. Having surveyed the practice of psychiatry, he concluded that lay therapists, dedicated to the relief of client symptoms, were far more...
Hidden Messages

Hidden Messages

When we write a letter, we are conscious of sharing our thoughts with our reader. When handwriting, though, we also express deep subconscious attitudes. Sit down with a piece of paper in front of you. Before you write, you pick a tool, and even that choice reveals...
Habit Management

Habit Management

How many things do you do without thinking about them? You might include “walking” and perhaps even “using a knife and fork.” But did you include adjusting your pulse rate and blood pressure when you exercise? Releasing fat for conversion to sugar in the liver? For...