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...

Taught by the Children We Heal

When it was discovered that syphilis progressed to mental illness, psychiatry was grandfathered into medicine. Surgery and drugs became the preferred interventions. These were applied when the psychosis was fully evolved, as desperate measures for those that could no...

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...
Quarterbacking for Success

Quarterbacking for Success

In creating a successful life, a football offense is a good way of thinking about our minds. The quarterback has about as much strength, relatively speaking, as the chatty part of your mind that is “you.” The rest of your mind implements the plays that the...

Virtue in the Time of Coronavirus

Change is difficult in the best of times. Sometimes that change is joyfully awaited, such as the birth of a child. Even then, though, every parent will speak of moments of confusion, exhaustion, and perhaps grief over the changes that swept through their lives. Those...