What’s Next?

Helen Crunick enjoying her front porch. What’s Next? My dear mother in her ninetieth year earnestly asks this over and over.  What do I do next? What now? What do you want me to do?   She’s not alone. Your own thoughts, some of my client’s thoughts, may roil...
Improve Your Body Image

Improve Your Body Image

Positive Body Image A positive body image is fun. Listen to the hypnosis recording below to begin dropping your negative self-talk. How’s your body image? Not how you look but how you feel? Is there a battle going on that you are ready to drop? I have memories of...
Minding Your Magnificence

Minding Your Magnificence

MIND YOUR MAGNIFICENCE. Minding Your Magnificence is from A Course in Miracles, where one is refreshingly and repeatedly reminded that you are not your body at all, but a spiritual being having a life in a body. This sounds so sweet. Such a great and peaceful idea...
Color and Appetite

Color and Appetite

Colorful and healthy can go together. Red has long been known as the color to stimulant passion and appetite. Many restaurants use red. It’s on the walls, in the logos, the container holding the fries. And then there is the red sauce on pizza and red velvet cake....
Grief and Doughnuts

Grief and Doughnuts

Dreaming of sweets. Waking up with the thought of a doughnut doesn’t feel very zen. Eating sugar every day feels even less so. My winter has been rough. My mother suddenly transitioned from a woman gloriously gloating about turning 90 years-young to a woman convinced...
Seattle Freeze

Seattle Freeze

The Space Needle. Seattle, Washington Feeling isolated can lead to bad decisions with relationships, eating, and even depression. 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...
A Diabetic Stops Eating Candy Bars

A Diabetic Stops Eating Candy Bars

Candy lottery. Slamming candy bars into his mouth, as a diabetic, wasn’t doing his health, belt size or self-esteem any favors. 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....
Stop Smoking and Resistance

Stop Smoking and Resistance

Suffocating in smoke. In a double blind study, an hour of EFT was shown to reduce cortisol levels by 24%. Church, Dawson. Clinical EFT as an Evidence-Based Practice for the Treatment of Psychological and Physiological Conditions. Scientific Research 4, no.8 (August...