Moral Foundations

Moral Foundations

Every addictive substance and activity activates our dopamine system. This network of neurons alerts us that “what comes next is important.” What would happen, then if every cocktail napkin offered moral guidance? Would that help reduce the tide of...
Be Child-Like

Be Child-Like

You can seek contentment by suppressing critical thinking, but that’s no substitute for joy. Transcript Hello, I am Brian Balke, and welcome to this week’s Hypnosis Rising video: Be Child-Like! From the advocates of modern talk therapy and meditation, a common...

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...
Hypnosis, but Risen

Hypnosis, but Risen

I’m 33 pages into a new book titled “The Foundations and Practice of Lay Hypnotherapy,” and I’ve reached this horrible realization that I’ve been lying to people. You see, the “hypno” in hypnotherapy is taken from the Greek...