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Modifying Pain With Hypnosis – Part 2

Acute pain is your body’s way of bringing your awareness to an immediate issue. It is an essential biological signal that says, “Pay attention. Something just happened. Something is wrong.” Chronic pain is different. It may increase or decrease in severity but it is the longevity of the complaint that …

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Relieve Stress Now

Stress is not just a thought or a feeling.  It can actually make you unhealthy.  It might cause your body to release stress hormones (like adrenaline and cortisol), it can alter your appetite, it may even increase your heart rate.  That’s why doctors tell us to avoid it.  But life …

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Anxiety: Hypnosis To Attack The Panic

Sadly anxiety has become the number one Mental Health issue in North America.  It is estimated that one third of the American adult population experiences anxiety in their life – National Institute of Mental Health. To put this in perspective: these numbers are similar to the obesity statistics of 2011-2012. …

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Acupressure for Better Health

The human is a remarkably complex creature.  Often, when we’re faced with the misfortune of ill-health, our minds immediately think of doctors and medicine or surgery.  But we’re not only physical beings, we’re also mental, emotional, spiritual and energetic, and we can benefit greatly from taking into consideration all of …

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8 Tips To Live Long And Healthy

A long and healthy life expectancy increasing all arround the word day by day. Here are some tips to help you to live a long and healthy life. Just think how nice it would be to live healthy and actively until you are eighty years old or longer without worrying about health …

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3 Ways To De-Stress Your Mind and Body

1) Breathe Take a few deep, cleansing breaths (be careful not to do this too fast or aggressively as to not cause yourself to become light-headed). Slowly inhale through your nose or mouth, allow your stomach to become filled with air and gently exhale through your mouth or nose, again whichever …

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Sleep Better… Naturally!

Sleep Better Naturally

Sleep is so important for long-term health and optimum daily function.   Occasional challenges with sleep is annoying but not a big concern.  For some of us, trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or both is an ongoing struggle. Happily, there are many natural strategies that can help;  I know because I …

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What is Qigong? Why You Should Practice It

Recently, I have noticed more people are starting to inquire and learn about Qigong. That is a great thing to see. I believe that Qigong will eventually become as common as Yoga is today. However, like Yoga has in the past, Qigong has some obstacles to overcome to become accepted …

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Neat-Freak Vs. Slob

We are all different. Some of us need to have a neat and orderly home and work space in order to feel calm, relaxed, and sane. Others of us are more comfortable just dropping things wherever they land and don’t really worry about everything being in a certain place. Because …

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7 Steps To Creating Positive Self-Talk

It is not uncommon for us to be in constant mental chatter.  We talk to ourselves from the moment we open our eyes to the moment we fall asleep at night.  Unfortunately, for many of us this self-talk is negative and self-sabotaging.  The voice in our head is a conditioned, …

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This Is Why We Do This Work

Here is a very touching and amazing case history with John Melton and client Todd. Todd came in to see John Melton because he was diagnosed with “General Anxiety Disorder” after he had a big anxiety attack that changed his life. He found himself unable to overcome his anxiety for …

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3 Steps to Overcome Anxiety

“Worrying doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” Anxiety is the mental process of worrying, ruminating and catastrophizing future events. In my practice I find many people deaing with anxiety daily, more and more so as we live in a societies in which we work more, sleep …

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9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

While all you technically need to do is lace up your sneakers to get started with your running routine (find out how to buy the perfect pair here), turns out there’s way more need-to-know info. And who better to turn to for tips than some of the most popular trainers, …

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10 Ways to Make Time for Exercise

I am passionate (and perhaps slightly fanatic!) about encouraging women to exercise as part of their daily lives. It’s not that I’m training for a triathlon or getting ready to run a marathon (believe me, those things will never happen!). It’s just that I’ve learned the power of regular physical …

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