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Hit Your Mindfulness Mark

It’s pilot season in Hollywood. One of my clients, Cathy (not her real name), an actress that flies to Los Angeles from Sydney every year during this time, inquired about utilizing mindfulness for her craft. We normally focus on hypnotherapy to help her uncover anything that unconsciously holds her back from performing her best and

Happy Valentine’s Day…Forever

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a wonderful Valentine’s Day, no matter what…for the rest of your life? For a celebration that’s meant to be about love, Valentine’s Day sure can bring up experiences far away from it. Whether you’re single, separated, in a relationship or in an unhappy relationship, insecurities related to romantic love

Happy Thanks(for)giving

“Sometimes in order to be happy in the present moment, you have to be willing to give up all hopes for a better past.” – Robert Holden For many of us, spending time with certain family members can reopen old emotional wounds, even if we thought the scar tissues had healed for good. The holidays

You Are Good Enough

“Sherly, I got the part!” my client, Mary (not her real name), exclaimed on the phone, as she excitedly explained that she got the part in the pilot for which she was auditioning. I could almost see the tears of joy in her eyes. Quite different from the tears of frustration she shed only a

Think Before You Eat

What kind of internal dialogues do you have while you are eating vegetables? Are you thinking those same thoughts when you eat a chocolate chip cookie? The truth is that our mind is so powerful that what we think while we eat, can be as important or more important than the actual food that we

Meditation

For some people, the word “meditation” conjures up images of monks or hippies seated in lotus position wearing tie-dyed clothing while fasting on mung beans and searching for enlightenment. But this is not the only path. Although there are countless meditation techniques, it is really up to the individual. You can pick and choose among

How old is your weight?

“I couldn’t believe it,” my client, Kate (not her real name) exclaimed, “I actually craved a salad last week! My mom was shocked. She asked me what happened because she’s been trying for years to get me to eat healthier.” Kate is certainly not alone when it comes to her lifelong weight battle. The weight

Stress, Anxiety and Depression

It’s well-known that chronic stress can be pervasive, leading to a number of other conditions like heart disease, obesity and frequent headaches. Of course, stress can also lead to depression and anxiety – two ailments that commonly occur simultaneously, making it hard for patients to overcome feelings of helplessness and fear. Here are a few

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True Stress Relief for Busy Women

Often, it seems hard to find time to dedicate to our mental and emotional health, especially when we consider juggling careers, families, and other cultural expectations of women. Yet, it’s common knowledge that individuals that know how to navigate through stressful emotions and situations generally do better in other aspects of their lives. Don’t wait

Matters of the Heart

The most painfully confusing topic in our lives often seems to be in the realm of the heart. No matter who we are, what we know or what we think we know why is it that when it comes to matters of the heart, we are often overwhelmed by confusion? In truth, it is not

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