Compassion With a Purpose

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…

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Infallible Weapon Guarantees Weight Loss Success

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?

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Lies, Rationalizations & Denial Part 2

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…

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Lies, Rationalizations & Denial Part 1

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.

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Worry... Less

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.

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Workplace Stress Relieved with Hypnosis

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…

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How Hypnosis Changed My Life… Forever

Dear Reader,

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.

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Law of Reverse Effect

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…

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I, Me, My, Mine

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.

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20 Worst Packaged Foods & 10 Best Healthy Foods

I was browsing through Half Price Books not long ago and discovered a fantastic, awesome hidden treasure. A series of easy to read books authored by David Zinczenko, who is the editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine published by the amazing Rodale Press.

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Your Weight Problem Is Not Your Fault

I have been trying to convince overweight people for years that circumstance is as responsible for their condition as behavioral choices…

I remember when America didn't suffer an obesity epidemic. Things have changed dramatically. And all of these changes effect you, your diet, lifestyle, how you live and how you feel about you and the world around you.

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