Borderline Clients Benefits From Hypnotherapy

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a highly stigmatized condition.  If we reframe BPD as a complex response to trauma, then hypnosis might be an optimistic intervention. 

Hypnosis helps people resolve the root of trauma, so there’s hopefulness for BPD sufferers, 75% of whom are female.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE), and why should you be aware of them? Simply stated they are traumatic experiences that we have as children. Everyone has some traumatic experience growing up, the loss of a family member, the death of a pet, something. So what? Read more

hypnotize yourself

It’s a common question among those interested in hypnotism: can you hypnotize yourself?

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breathing

Did you know that the yogin (neuter form of yogi) say that if you control the motion of your lungs, then you can control your heart? What does that mean for me, you say? Why would I want to control my heart? I don’t want to be messing with my heart! Read more

Self-hypnosis is easy!

Self-hypnosis is simple, versatile, and portable.  With regular practice, you can achieve amazing things with self-hypnosis.  So why don’t more people use it?
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Is self-hypnosis real?

To understand the position of self-hypnosis in popular culture, we must first examine the position of hypnosis in popular culture.  The persistent image of hypnotism is of a mysterious conjurer swinging a pocket watch or transfixing someone with a gaze.  In movies and television shows, dramatic story lines unfold as one person leads another into a hypnotic state, and then something evil happens like in the movie “Get Out,” or something hilarious like the movie “Office Space.” Read more

Hypnosis for weight loss works!

Have you ever wondered if using hypnosis for weight loss is really effective? If you’re not sure but want to learn more, here are three ways hypnosis works to get rid of those uninvited and unwanted extra pounds. It’s sure worth a try if you’re frustrated and at your wits end and don’t know what to do next. If you’re really motivated to lose weight, it will be especially easy to succeed using this method.
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Again with the idea: what you don’t know can’t hurt you? This seems to be proving itself wrong time and again for those interested in personal growth. I remember my teacher explaining to us that three important things were preventing us from succeeding in our personal and spiritual growth: our karma, our ignorance, and our fear.
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Wise Mind Hypnosis on Long Island

I was recently working with a client who proclaims her life is a proverbial “shit show.”  A single, working parent with two teenage children.  Late one night she calls me on the phone frantically about the demands of life and how she gets no free time to herself. She goes on to describe how she does not get any time alone in her home.  The irony of her story is that she fears to be alone.  Yes, there is a big difference between having some alone time and being alone. She is an active person by nature, a real doer who likes to jump into action to fix problems.  
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What is belief ? Dictionaries like one on Google define belief as an ‘acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists.’ Or another definition is ‘trust, faith, or confidence in someone or something.’ The way words are used tells the tale. Now this may disturb some who have never given any critical thought to the differences that might exist between the words, the ideas – belief, truth and faith. It starts getting into the weeds of how we as human beings use language and think. This brings up a question like whether or not the sky is blue, or whether the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Generally, we ‘believe’ these things are true because our senses seem to say so, but science informs us that these perceptions are not true.
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