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First World Problems and Stress Management

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The Truth About Hypnosis

The Truth About Hypnosis People took a poll on linkedin.com asking them about what keeps them from trying hypnosis.  It was a small sample (31, hardly sound research) with additional comments emailed to me, but it does represent many reasons

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Teenagers Are As Stressed As Adults: Stress Management For Teens

Teenagers Are As Stressed As Adults: Stress Management For Teens Prolonged stress can lead to physical and mental illness.  Stress is here to stay, and there are simple and effective ways to build resilience to stress. Teens are as stressed

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Listen to Your Body to Combat Stress

Listen to Your Body to Combat Stress We live in a fast paced society.  There usually isn’t enough time to do all of the things we need to do, let alone what we want to do as professional women.  There

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Rage on the Road: How to Get the Most Out of Your Commute

Rage on the Road: How to Get the Most Out of Your Commute   We’ve all been there, stuck in traffic, cut off by someone who appears to be on crack, running late and being surrounded by slow and stupid

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Benefits of Qigong

Benefits of Qigong First let me clarify that I am not an expert on qigong, but a student of the practice. There are many forms of qigong, which has been said to me the mother of tai chi, dating before

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Meditation

Meditation I’ll skip the history and get to the main points. Meditation has been used for a very long time, and it is incredibly powerful.  It involves deep breathing or diaphragmatic breathing and some form of concentration or visualization.  The

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How to Shut my Brain Down So I Can Sleep:End Mind Racing

How to Shut my Brain Down So I Can Sleep Many people suffer from insomnia or sleeplessness at some point.  Insomnia is often a symptom of something else, although it is a diagnosis all its own.  You may have read

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FAQs and Benefits of Hypnotherapy

HEALING POWER OF HYPNOSIS What is hypnotherapy? Basically, it is hypnosis provided by a licensed mental health professional.  Hypnotherapy is a natural and safe practice.  According to the American Psychological Association (APA) hypnosis is defined as a process of a hypnotic

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Change Your Thinking, Change Your Feelings and Behavior

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Feelings and Behavior   Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)  is a simple therapy, but hard to employ when done correctly.  It is not my intention to teach this to you via this brief article, but to explain

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Benefits of Meditation/Deep Breathing

Benefits of Meditation/Deep Breathing Decreases respiratory rate Increases blood flow and slowed  heart rate Increases exercise tolerance Deeper level of relaxation  Improves Memory Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate Decreases pain and  muscle tension Builds self-confidenceNormalizes

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How to Control Your Anger: Learn What Makes You Mad

How to Control Your Anger: Learn What Makes You Mad It is so easy to blame others for our emotions. Anger is something many people struggle with and is often a result of burn out.  They either are too verbally

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Deep Breathing: Learn the Right Way to Breathe

Deep Breathing  Deep Breathing Audio Deepbreathing It is easier to learn this in the presence of a professional or via audio, but we’ll make it work.   Begin by sitting in a chair. Once you learn this you can do it

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