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...
Rediscovering Wholeness

Rediscovering Wholeness

Did you know that in childhood you are always in hypnosis? The mind absorbs experiences and learns new behaviors all at once. That unity breaks down about the time we turn eight as conflicts arise between our private and public behaviors. For example: “I...
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...
Designed to Love

Designed to Love

One of the keys to mental healing is the belief that experience has meaning. From my book, “The Foundations and Practice of Lay Hypnotherapy,” I offer this insight: We hurt and then heal each other because we are still learning how to express our capacity...
Personal Development: Part 3

Personal Development: Part 3

Path to Maturity In our last post, we offered a hypnotherapist’s view of behavior development. Rather than looking at the subconscious mind as a seething cauldron of primitive instincts, the hypnotherapist sees it as your oldest, dearest friend. Its only concern...