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Sugar Sugar…When the Lemon Bars are Too Good

I wanted those fresh organic lemons. They called to me in the grocery store and I answered. I took them home and rolled one in my hands. I googled lemon recipes. Lemon bars...best lemony Lemon bars ……talk about being a lemon bar snob. Yea, that’s me. The crust will be...

Seattle Freeze

Seattle has had the coldest winter in over thirty years. If you recently moved here, you may experience what feels like a freeze no matter what the temperature. My first summer here I lived in a courtyard apartment with many people my age. We shared a dock on Lake...

A Diabetic Stops Eating Candy Bars

A very nice man came in because he was addicted to candy bars. He works out, has a good life, loving wife, likes his work, and so on. Slamming candy bars into his mouth, as a diabetic, wasn't doing his health, belt size or self-esteem any favors.  "We can go into your...

A Surprising Reason Why A Woman Felt Nauseous on Treadmills and Steps

I am going to refer to her as Client C. After her first appointment she was very pleased with herself. Her sugar consumption has decreased dramatically, and she was eating better, and feeling better. Client C is sunshine and bubbles, the kind of person you want to...

EFT and Hypnosis for Ending Panic Attacks

My client had a big job organizing events, an exceptionally cool demeanor, and she had trouble staying asleep at night. Underneath her exceptional poise, she was having panic attacks at inopportune times. Her anxiety subsided after her first session. She listened to...

Nine Good Reasons to Ditch Dieting for Weight Loss

1. If you have been thinking you need to go on a diet and just haven't mustered up the courage, maybe it is because your subconscious mind noticed the DIE in diet. 2. Going on a diet heavily suggests that there is something wrong with you. You feel ashamed. Have you...

Stop Smoking and Resistance

I recently had someone book a hypnosis appointment for stop smoking. I haven’t had a stop smoking client in awhile and truthfully, while I have had rewarding successes with helping people stop smoking, I did not feel my usual excitement.  I lost my beloved grandfather...

What’s the Difference Between Meditation, Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy?

First understand that your brain activity,which is measured with an EEG, reflects the electrical pulses from masses of neurons communicating with each other. The four states most referred to are beta, this is your waking, high alert state, alpha, which is slower and...