by Donald Pelles, Ph.D., Certified Hypnotherapist “I haven’t slept in 20 years,” she said, my new client, Jennifer, a woman in her early 40s. “Of course, she must sleep some,” I thought to myself – we need sleep in order to survive. But clearly, she hadn’t slept nearly enough and probably not very well. I asked Jennifer about her history. The sleep issue had started (obviously) 20 years ago; before that she had been “a good sleeper.” She was single; she didn’t sleep...
Stop Smoking Bethesda
You know that cigarettes cause cancer, right? But do you know that there are dozens of toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke, most of them added? Why are they added, you ask? I can’t say for sure, but the reasons probably include shelf life, evenness of burning, taste, and (to be cynical) to help absorption of nicotine.
If you are stressed or worried in these terrible times, you may want to consider doing a few sessions with me online. I am a hypnotherapist and Spiritual Life Coach. I guide clients to resolve their short- and longer-term issues, so they can live their lives fully.
The original program of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) was to provide therapists ways to use language to correct the over-generalizations, distortions, and deletions in their clients’ models of the world so as to expand their choices in living lives free of pain, anxiety, fears, and suffering. Connirae Andreas’s development of Wholeness Work has shown us a way to resolve the “knots” in our neurology, in more direct and effective ways, enabling us to “awaken and live with ease."
by Donald Pelles, Ph.D., Certified Hypnotherapist I heard Shawn Talbott speak on a teleseminar a couple weeks ago, about cortisol and testosterone and their role in stress, weight reduction, and health. I was impressed – the man seemed to know what he’s talking about and everything he said resonated with things I already knew, half-knew, or suspected:
Mental performance training may go under a variety of assumed names: “guided meditation”, “guided imagery”, or “relaxation”, but it all comes down to an altered state of focused attention and heightened suggestibility – that is to say, hypnosis. In this altered state of mind the athlete can rehearse her strokes, moves, or routines, learn to control her emotional state, & dissolve the negative thinking and blocks that had been interfering with her giving her all and realizing her full potential.