Back in my 30’s, when I was still a sales manager in the bakery business, I went through an amazing experience, “The Dark Night of the Soul.” Looking back on that time, the words I would use to describe it are: bittersweet, poignant, clarifying, intense and painful. Back then the analogy I used was “like … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy– Step 85: Learn to Listen
Hypnosis for study skills is one of the absolute easiest and most effective sessions I do. Everything that you have ever learned is stored somewhere in your subconscious mind. You simply need a way to retrieve it. My Perfect Learning program helps clients with memory, focus, concentration, self confidence and most importantly test anxiety. In … More Hypnosis for Study Skills
Weight loss is one of the more complicated issues I work on using hypnosis. Like I tell most of my weight loss clients, “I can tell a smoker they are never going to smoke again. I cannot tell you that you will never eat again.” In my opinion the most important part of the weight … More How I work with Weight Loss
For me, dogs have the power to make you happy because the exude Unconditional Love. Also, dogs represent comic relief in a stressed out world. This is a case where a picture is worth a thousand words. Here are pictures of my dogs: Cinnamon and Smiley.
When I was in my 30s, I went to see a psychologist. I actually tricked myself into going. She did past life regressions and I told myself I was going to see what they were like. What I really ended up working on was the workaholism I had inherited from my father. At one point … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #81– Appreciate your Body
I’ve always been one of those people who thought change was a good thing. Learning to deal with change makes you more flexible and more resilient. Like the tree with the pliable trunk, if you are used to dealing with change, you are not likely to break in half during a sudden gust of wind. … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #80– Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
I’ve written about heroes many times. Heroes are the people in my life who inspire me. Throughout my life, I’ve had a variety of heroes for different reasons. Since this year’s blog is about being happy, I recommend choosing the heroes who make you happy. Here are a few of mine.
Hi Kathy, Paul just left you a review: As a person new to hypnotherapy, my time spent with Kathy was invaluable. Her positive, relaxing and caring personality helped me successfully begin my journey towards better health and a deeper understanding of myself. I highly recommend Kathy to anyone interested in resolving life’s issues through the … More Another Happy Customer
In the November 2013 issue of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin , researchers Wing-Yee Cheung, Tim Wildschut, Constantine Sedikides, Erica Hepper, Jamie Arndt, and Ad Vingerhoets suggested that nostalgia may actually make people more optimistic about the future. In one study, college students were asked to write a short essay about a past event that made them … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #77– Visit Nostalgia
Maybe you did this as a kid, or maybe you didn’t. But it’s fun to do it as an adult, too. CHASE A RAINBOW. Next time you see a rainbow, just get in your car and follow it to where you think one of the end points should be. While you are in pursuit, tell … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #74– Chase a Rainbow