Using the Power of Questions to Improve Your Life

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Are you harnessing the power of questions?

We are questioning machines. From the time you get up until the time you go to bed at you are asking questions.

“Where is my report?” “What am I doing for diner?” “What is our next step?” These are the types of questions we ask all day long.

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Recovering From Disappointment by Learning From Failure

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Learning from Failure?

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

Failure is part of life. One thing consistent about life is that disappointment will be part of it.

While disappointment is part of life, you have a choice of what to do with it. You can let it crush your spirit and ruin your motivation or you can learn from it and grow.

Learning from Failure

“Life is full of screw-ups. You’re supposed to fail sometimes. It’s a required part of the human existence.”Sarah Dessen

The good news is learning from failure is not only possible, you can learn from disappointment and be in a much better place afterwards. Continue reading


Creating a Positive Mental Attitude – The Key to Success and Happiness

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Creating a Positive Mental Attitude

You cannot tailor make the situations in life, but you can tailor make the attitudes to fit those situations before they arise.– Zig Ziglar

How’s your mental attitude? Do you have a positive mental attitude or a negative one, or even worse a “neutral” one?

The importance of your mental attitude cannot be overstressed; it can make you or break you. As Zig Ziglar once said, “Positive thinking won’t let you do anything, but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”

Your mental attitude will determine how far you’ll go in life. A positive mental attitude can help send you, again in the words of Zig Ziglar, “To the Top”.

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How to Cope With Stress

How to Cope With Stress

How to Cope With Stress

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.”Phillips Brooks

Do you find yourself trying to focus on too much, trying to get too many things done every day? This type of lifestyle can lead to stress, confusion, anxiety, as well annoyance with your life and everyone around you.

If you continue to deal with this type of stress for too long it can be hard on your mind and your body.

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My positive mental attitude is contagious

Positive Mental Attitude

Your Positive Mental Attitude

I love possessing a positive mental attitude.

To me, possessing a positive mental attitude means I have a strong, bright spirit. I embrace life with energy.

Possessing a positive mental attitude means I am full of life. I smile frequently and endeavor to make the world around me as positive as it can be. Continue reading


How to Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude

Positive Mental Attitude

Learn to Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude

“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.”Demi Lovato

Do you find it difficult to maintain a positive mental attitude? Do you often find yourself saying things like “I just can’t cope” or “I just don’t have the strength to deal with this”?

Just being part of the human race is stressful, especially in today’s modern world.

With all the stress and frustrations that life throws at you, it can be easy to start thinking it’s too hard to cope with life’s trials and tribulations. This can make it very difficult to believe that it’s possible for you to ever have a positive mental attitude.

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How and Why Hypnosis Works

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Hypnosis Works

If you can shift your thinking you can change your life.” – Wil Dieck

I’ve been a professional Master NLP Practitioner and hypnotherapist practicing in San Diego since 2005. During that time thousands of people have asked me “Can Neuro Linguistic Programming and hypnosis techniques really work to _____?”

My answer is over human history hypnosis has been used by billions of people and continues to work for millions today. I have seen its powerful results for thousands of my San Diego Clients in many different types of situations.

While the use of Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques is not as well documented as those of hypnosis, there is a good deal of evidence that points to its effectiveness also (you just have to go further than Wikipedia for good data). Continue reading


7 Ways to Create Abundance

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How You Can Create More Abundance in the World

 “Be the change you want to see in the world.”Mahatma Gandhi

When you hear the word abundance what images pop into your mind?

For many people abundance means financial wealth or money. While I agree with what Mae West once said, “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Believe me, rich is better,” there is a lot more to life than accumulating money.

The simple truth is money can’t make you happy but abundance can.

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A Healthy Mindset Starts With a Healthy Body Image

Healthy Body ImageWhen clients come to my San Diego office wanting to lose weight I first talk to them about developing a healthy body image. That’s because although hypnosis and Neuro linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques can be very powerful in helping someone reinforce healthy habits and a healthy mindset a person who wants to experience permanent weight loss needs to have a healthy body image, an image they can refer to when the unavoidable bumps in the road come along.

What is a Healthy Body Image?

A healthy body image is a image of what you think you should look like, not only in pounds but in dress or pant size and how your clothes fit on you. This image needs to be one that is both realistic as well as attractive. Continue reading