Reactions to Trauma Part 1

What is Trauma? A trauma can be any distressing or upsetting event. Common traumas include accidents, disasters, or being hurt deliberately by other people. You might have experienced a trauma first hand or may have witnessed or heard about it. Trauma can happen to adults or to children, and it may have been one off…

Facts About Hypnosis Part 1

How does hypnosis work? Let’s learn more about the science behind trance and why it’s so effective at breaking life long negative habits and issues. Did you know that hypnosis is just a form of focused relaxation that allows access to the unconscious mind? Hypnosis guides your attention away from the everyday world so you…

Use Self Compassion to Avoid Burnout

The trick to preventing burnout is shifting your perspective. Don’t judge yourself for the number of times you’ve fallen. Rather, celebrate each time you practice self-compassion by forgiving yourself and standing back. What is Self-Compassion? Self compassion entails giving ourselves “the same kindness and care we’d give a good friend”. Use Self Compassion to Avoid Burnout Is an on-the-job self-care method. Refuels your…

Daily Dose for the Mind

Do you know why that conversation is so boring? Because we are trapped in politeness, unable to speak from the heart. Any conversation can become interesting and lively as soon as we start speaking with real honesty. When someone swears at you, stay calm and collected for thirty seconds. Then, that is the end of…

Cognitive Therapy Techniques to Change Your Thoughts

Cognitive Restructuring is a simple but powerful technique for identifying and undoing negative thinking patterns like worry and rumination. Do you often find yourself “stuck in your own head,” caught in endless spirals of negative thinking? Maybe it’s an overly-judgmental inner voice that constantly points out past mistakes and perceived faults. Or maybe it’s perpetual…

Facts About Hypnosis Part 4

In order for hypnosis to work, you need to be motivated to make changes. Hypnosis doesn’t work if it’s against your will. What techniques does the hypnotist use? Hypnotists use carefully chosen language to help address your issues, and a particular tone of voice to soothe you. They’ll repeat important words to make sure they…

Myths About Mental Illness Part 2

Only until more recently, mental illnesses and mental health disorders were taboo topics. People were uncomfortable talking about these subjects or their mental health struggles. As a result, rumors and misunderstandings about mental illnesses ran wild. The media played no helping hand with exaggerated stories and extreme cases being showcased regularly. Although there has been…

Daily Dose for the Mind

The art of maintaining a good relationship Many of us invest time and money to live in a nice house, drive a fancy car, and appear young and beautiful. But how much do we invest in the intangible, like good relationships? If we are fortunate enough to be surrounded by family and friends who love…

Facts About Hypnosis Part 3

You can’t lose control of your mind and you can’t get stuck in a trance. Either your hypnotist will bring you out of the trance, or you’ll come out of it naturally by yourself. There are three main elements of a hypnosis session Induction Here you relax the body and mind. The more relaxed you…

Myths About Mental Illness Part 1

Only until more recently, mental illnesses and mental health disorders were taboo topics. People were uncomfortable talking about these subjects or their mental health struggles. As a result, rumors and misunderstandings about mental illnesses ran wild. The media played no helping hand with exaggerated stories and extreme cases being showcased regularly. Although there has been…