Thesis: positive thinking is crap and will fail you. Mindstate work is only helpful insofar as it helps you master a skill or overcome a problem area. In and of itself, “changework” and mindstate work is meaningless. I’ll probably get some hate mail for this video, but that’s okay with me. It’s not going to mess up my mindset! :p Why Positive Thinking is a Bunch of Crap and Will Fail You I believe what Read More
With yet another bar exam happening in Colorado in about a month, I thought I’d take a minute to discuss a commonly asked question: can hypnotherapy help with bar exam anxiety? Of course hypnotherapy can help with bar exam anxiety! (In fact, lawyers as intelligent, imaginative people actually have an advantage when it comes to being hypnosis… as I explain beneath the video.) In this video, I explain how hypnotherapy can help with exam anxiety Read More
Recently, I’ve gotten quite a few calls asking “how can hypnotherapy help with test anxiety?” So, I created this short video to explain it in a nutshell. In the video, I discuss the four “causes” of test anxiety explain how hypnotherapy can help with each of the “causes” of test anxiety tell you one of in-field strategies I teach for anxiety reduction There is a transcription below the video if you’d rather read about how Read More
People often look at what I do baffled. I explain that I use focused attention and imagination in order to help people to work through things in their minds and what happens depends 100% on what the client needs. So, I thought I’d detail a case study of how a hypnotic process helped me with a personal issue and discuss my emotional movement through grief to relief using hypnotherapy. When someone close to you dies, Read More
Many people scoff or laugh when I tell them I’m a hypnotherapist. I have my theories about why this is, but that’s not the point of this blog. Rather, I’m going to explain one very simple place that hypnosis is an awesome therapeutic strategy in a way that very clearly cannot be touched by other therapy methodologies–in fact, if taken on would make those therapies faster, more effective, and more powerful experiences for the client. Read More
Helping people alleviate trauma is the reason I got into hypnotherapy… It holds a special place in my heart and is one of the most beautiful things I can share with another human being. It’s always a mixed bag of fear, hurt, anger, sadness, violation, pain, and bittersweet elements. However, the moment someone lets go of trauma is one of the absolutely beautiful things in the whole world. And I feel privileged to share them Read More
In this video, I offer a 10 minute relaxation hypnosis. It’s short and sweet, but it’ll help you relax. For the best experience, listen through headphones, focus on the video, and neither help, nor hinder any of the suggestions. There is no right way to relax… Relaxation Hypnosis If you like relaxation hypnosis, you should download my free 30+ minute stress relief hypnosis audio, “Calm, Comfortable, Carefree”, by clicking below.
After my previous blog posts where I mentioned natural trance states (“What is Hypnosis?” and “What is a Trance State?”), many people have asked me about naturally occurring trance states in day to day life. I thought rather than focus on these day-to-day activities, however, that I’d write about hypnotic phenomena as coping mechanisms to show that not only are these phenomena natural, but are ways anyone can respond to similar phenomena. So, today, we’re Read More