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Happy New Year from New Stress Relief

During this time we often reflect on how we want our year or lives to unfold. We may call it New Year’s resolutions, intentions, or life goals. And often, at the end of the year, we reflect on how many, or how little of these we actually manage to accomplish. According to the Journal of

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

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

Smoke and Mirrors

[The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014) reveals that smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans every year. More than 41,000 of these deaths are from exposure to second hand smoke. More than $289 billion a year is spent on smoking relate illness, including $133 billion in direct medical care and $156 billion in lost

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

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

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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