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New New Year’s Resolutions or Just the Old?

A few hours ago when I was on tech support chat, I was asked if I had any new resolutions. I thought for a few moments and then replied that I usually just pull out some of the old ones I've used for years. That got me thinking that if I keep pulling out the old resolutions that I probably haven't done enough to resolve those old issues. So my ...

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Ongoing Weight Loss Success

I've just heard from one of the winter weight reduction class students. She's having great success - amazing success - happy success! For the first time in her adult life she has been shedding weight rather than gaining weight. She has her emotions under control and she feels good. As of this week she is down 44 pounds. That's 44 pounds in ...

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Winter 2010 Weight Loss Results Are In!

We just finished the Winter Weight Loss class and the results are fantastic. On average, the folks who took part in this 6 session (held over 8 weeks) program lost 16 pounds. That's what I call steady and sure. The participants now have the knowledge and skills to continue on to their ultimate goal weights feeling confident and in control. ...

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Cancer Care Guide

In June, I had the opportunity to attend the Center for Mind-Body Medicine's program in Washington, DC and receive training as a Cancer Care Guide. The symposium, on cutting-edge integrative cancer care featured leading specialists from around the world who spoke on integrative oncology and new techniques in cancer care. I appreciate the ...

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Ericksonian Hypnosis and a Conference on The Psychology of Health, Immunity and Disease by the Beach

Ok, so I was a little hard to get on the phone early in December 2008, but I have to tell you that small inconvenience will make a huge difference in the sessions I do in the future. Although I learned some Ericksonian Hypnosis while going to school, I just had the opportunity to attend a three-day intensive presented by Bill O'Hanlon with ...

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My Strok of Insight

Have you seen the PBS special with Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D? What a story! It has absolutely nothing to do with hypnosis, but it is a compelling story none-the-less. I caught just a snatch of Dr. Taylor speaking about her stroke late one night when I was flipping channels. She is a Harvard brain scientist who experienced a massive stroke and ...

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National Guild of Hypnosis Conference

This month I had the opportunity to attend the National Guild of Hypnosis Conference with my friend Maggie Ferrari of Transitions Hypnosis in East Greenbush, New York (Albany). We had a great time! Maggie and I had such an interesting time sharing information on the work we had been doing in our individual practices and learning from others ...

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A Week of New Learning

It's August 3 and I am very excited. I'm leaving this afternoon for a major conference and specialized training in Sports Hypnosis. This week, I'll be adding to my Sports Hypnosis skills by training with Bob Reese. One of the special aspects of this trip is that I'll be sharing the experience with a very good friend who trained in the same ...

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GYNCA Support Group

As you can see from my calendar of events, last Thursday evening I spoke for the local GYNCA New Hope Support Group. What a great group of ladies. I enjoyed my welcome and the opportunity to speak with so many interesting people. Since I love to speak and thoroughly enjoy an audience, I really got into it on some of my life experiences and how I ...

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