Easy Self Hypnosis Instructions

Crafting the Suggestions: Adapt the basic induction for your personal goals by adding specific hypnotic suggestions. Always do self-hypnosis in a quiet, private place. Suggestions should be: Simple Positive Believable Stated in the present Measurable Carry a reward Written out in advance Be sure to imagine the emotion or sensation of the goal you wish…

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Mindfulness

Often we go through the day not even noticing what is happening around us. Following are suggestions for implementing awareness to help keep yourself grounded and present. • Develop a mind-set that stays open to all possibilities. Refuse to rule out the ability to use awareness as your primary tool for combating long-held thinking habits.…

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As I Sit On The Veranda And Look Down Upon The Ocean Waves?

    Image by Pixabay http://pixabay.com/en/ As I sit on the veranda and look down upon the ocean waves I notice the wind is pushing them along. The waves ripple up white foam that curiously looks like fine lace. A straight path cuts through the lace to soon be dissolved in the ocean. Curiously I…

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Have You Treated Yourself to a Beautiful Walk in Nature Lately?

Remember when you were a child and you played and played in the yard chasing butterflies, grasshoppers and fireflies. No wonder children are carefree with abandonment; they know how to immerse themselves into nature. Would you like to get back to that feeling of being carefree? There are a million ways to cope with stress.…

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The Beach

  Image by Pixabay http://pixabay.com/en/ As I begin my walk along the beach I look ahead and try to figure out how far two miles will be. It seems too far for me to walk. I think it is not much unlike life. If you set your goals too far ahead they seem unachievable, so…

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Disassociation

Dissociation is a defense against extremely distressful, painful experiences. The mind is wonderful in that it will protect you from painful events if you are overwhelmed or not emotionally prepared to deal with those events. At times disassociation can be helpful. Remember when you were in school looking out the window daydreaming while the teacher…

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Image by Pixabay What are like minded people? Are they people who agree with your philosophies? Or does that mean that they enjoy good art and music, or articulate conversation like I do? There is some comfort in not having to explain yourself, not having to defend your thinking; saying a word and someone understanding…

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50th Wedding Anniversary

Tomorrow is mine and Steve’s 50th wedding anniversary. I remember the day we married. It was a beautiful sunny fall day. The air was crisp, orange leaves drifting down from the trees. The squirrels were scurrying for nuts as the sun shinned on our faces. We didn’t have much money but we managed to spend…

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Writing Rituals

  Today we are writing about how we physically get ready to write. Don’t laugh when I share my secrets with you. I write in bed, I write in the car. I write on the napkin at the restaurant and sometimes I sit at my computer, light a candle, play soft music to set the…

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PTSD

  The other day I went to the Dr. with my husband. The doctor and my husband got on the conversation of why Viet Naum Vets couldn’t let go of the trauma of what they saw in the war. The Doctor noted she saw traumatic things every day and she just let it go. Her…

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