Do you already know what to eat and how to exercise, but you just can’t seem to stick with it? Why is that? There is a fairly simple formula for maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle. So why aren't we a society of Atlases and Athenas?Read More
Inspiring Thoughts Blog
While everyone wants the "good life", many of us are held back by self-defeating thoughts and habits. The thoughts we think influence our behavior and actions—which can make life a rewarding adventure or endlessly mundane drudgery.
Your Inspiring Thoughts Blog gives you tips, cheats, and paradigm shifts to help you solve problems and develop new perspectives that give you a shortcut to living a better life now.
Consider this your RESULTS TOOLBOX.
Those of us who work in the human development field are aware there are three versions of ourselves. The person we show to others, the person we think we are and the person who we are. These are three distinctly different psychological mindsets and is one of the core problems people face when attempting to make a positive change in their life…Read More
NORTH STATE, Redding, California—Happiness, contentment, ecstasy, pain, misery and suffering. The line between love and hate is a thin one. Nostalgia is remembering the good things from the past and forgetting the bad. All of these things must be reflected upon to understand. Each and everyone of us is a combination of our background, education, experience, preconceptions, bias and many other environmental and social influences…Read More
North State, Redding, CA -- When we think of ninja, we think of the extreme martial arts combatant, or the humorous Ninja Turtles. We don't think of a hypnotist as being a ninja. But providing quality hypnosis is very similar to the skills of the ninja fighter.Read More
North State, Redding, CA -- Have you tried to lose weight before? Where you successful? Have you been on a "fad" diet? Bought weight loss gizmos and gadgets? Had low cal, styrofoam-tasting food delivered to your door? Or have you tried the many miracle weight loss formulas and pills available on the market?Read More
In my last post I defined the effects of lies, rationalizations and denial on a genuine weight loss effort. I suggested that no weight loss effort could be successful without honest commitment and persistence. No diet works because diets end. People who successfully lose weight, adopt new eating habits and improved physical activity for a lifetime. But that's only part of the equation…Read More
There are few things in life that we have more control over than what, when, where, why and how much we eat. Unless you are physically disabled and unable to do so, the act of walking is not a difficult task. When we combine sensible eating habits with the simple act of walking 20 minutes three to four times a week, losing weight is no longer impossible, but probable.Read More
NORTH STATE, Redding, California—Nothing is more stressful in life then the loss of a child. The second highest stress factor humans suffer is loss of a spouse. I've been thinking a lot about stress lately and how every unproductive human condition and emotion is worsened by crippling stress. I see it every day.Read More
NORTH STATE, REDDING, CA—When we envision hoarders, we see stacks of belongings strewn throughout the home, floor to ceiling with only narrow paths from room to room. Yet even hoarders take out the trash. Empty pop bottles, uneaten food, used coffee grounds. Trash gets emptied regularly.Read More
How many people have you known that were afraid to live? People who quietly dwell in their own personalized safe space. Where disappointment, unfulfilled expectations and the realities of life are completely disregarded. Fear is more crippling than the severest stress…Read More
Weight Loss, Stress Relief & More
Wow! Absolutely amazing. When we think of comfort food we think of the old traditional standbys. Fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, juicy burgers, pizza, meatloaf, pie, ice cream…Read More
Worry is wasting today's time, cluttering up tomorrow's opportunities with yesterday's troubles. If you think too much and fail to take action, fear makes its home in your mind.
Worrying tries to cross a bridge before you come to it. Worry is holding in your mind that which you don't want to happen. If you think it is and it isn't, it will become so even tho it isn't.Read More
Hypnotists share. We constantly communicate our experiences, ideas, strategies, techniques and stories. We do this to learn and educate ourselves. It makes us better hypnotists and improves the results of our clients…Read More
I live and work in the North State of California because of the pristine environment and the wonderful people who live here. I'm comfortable here and wouldn't consider living anywhere else. Even in the North State, workplace stress can be a self-limiting problem. The relationships of those we work with often dictates the level of stress in the work environment…Read More
I've asked my good friend, Russell Yarnell, to share his amazing hypnosis story with you. How he attended a basic hypnosis training course for the purpose of improving his guitar playing. How that experience changed his life resulting in helping thousands of people lose weight, stop smoking and improve their lives. Most importantly, he changed the public perception of hypnosis at the time from hocus-pocus, voodoo, witchcraft, to the respected social sciences tool it has become today.Read More
A friend once said the harder you attempt to accomplish a goal, the more difficult it gets. In hypnosis this phenomena is called the law of reverse effect. I experience it daily with my clients who are pumped up, filled with motivation, commitment and ready to bust through a brick wall to achieve their goals…Read More
The USDA has offered guidelines for how we can color code food for its health benefit and nutritional value. Notice how the five basic colors of fruits and vegetables have inherent health benefits. The USDA suggests a total of five servings of these foods daily…Read More
Birth is the beginning of a long journey to discover who you really are. We are work in progress from our first breath to our last. We are born confronting vast possibilities. We must forge through other people's ideas and perceptions and from all this environmental influence we must develop a self by choosing which of these raw materials that define the end result which is what you will become and who you are.Read More