Have you ever heard of ‘The Chinese Water Torture’ ? It’s a good illustration of how little stresses can build and intensify over time. And drip stress is not fun. That’s why Reduce Everyday Stress was developed.
The water torture is a drip by drip on the forehead, over and over, never ceasing. The torture slowly sends the poor soul beyond the further reaches of sanity. Read more ›
There’s little doubt anymore that mindfulness meditation reduces stress.
One of the ways it does this is by helping you stand outside your thoughts and calm yourself (which the story later in the email also conveys).
We created the Mindfulness Meditation Hypnosis Session for this purpose – to train Read more ›
Sometimes life is like a juggling act with too many bowling pins to handle at one time. But somehow we get through it. Even if we drop one of the pins from time to time.
The trouble with a busy life is that we don’t often get a chance to step back and take a look at what we’re actually doing. And think about where we’re going. And how to get there. So round and round we go and we can easily get Read more ›
The undertakings of a mythical dragon slayer is perhaps an example of courage that many people hold in their minds. But what is courage – really?
For starters, everybody wants to have courage. It’s an attribute of good character that makes us worthy of respect. Stories of courage abound in our books and entertainment. From Bible to fairy tales; ancient myths to Hollywood movies, our culture is rich with exemplary tales of bravery and self-sacrifice for the greater good. From the cowardly lion in The Wizard of Oz who finds the courage to face the witch, to David Read more ›
Why is it we can think something’s a great idea one day , then the next wonder what the heck we were thinking? That’s how it works when you make bad decisions.
It’s true that a decision can feel so right, but later ‘in the cold light of day’, is so obviously one of your bad decisions. Read more ›