8 Top Tips to Quit Smoking in 2014

Optimized-ashtray smokesAre you tired of trying to quit smoking? Most of the smokers I see that want to use Neuro Linguistic programming techniques and hypnotherapy that come to my San Diego office have tried to quit many times.

There are ways to quit smoking that others have used successfully that can serve as a guide for you to follow. Maybe this year you can give yourself – and your family – the gift of quitting.

Here are the Top 8 tips to Quit Smoking successfully in 2014:

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7 Steps for Developing a Healthy Weight Management Plan

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Developing a Healthy Weight Management Plan

People have all kinds of interesting ideas about weight loss and  I think I’ve heard them all.

Some clients, after finding out that exercise is a key factor in losing weight, start to exercise. Then they decide that they can eat the same way or even eat more as their exercising increases.

Here’s the facts. You’re deluding yourself if you think you’re losing weight by celebrating your morning run by devouring a cheesy bacon sandwich.

This simply is not how exercising works. You need to combine your exercise program with a thoughtful diet to make a healthy weight management program.

The best way to lose weight is to work out while eating a healthy diet. Continue reading

 

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

 

Melt Away Stress with this Self-Hypnosis Relaxation Process

self-hypnosis relaxationIn our modern world there’s a ton of stuff that can stress you out. From squabbles with family members, to traffic, to problems at work, you’re faced with lots of stress every day. There’s simply no way to escape all that stress and anxiety but you can learn to control it with self-hypnosis relaxation.

The Problem With Stress

Left to itself stress can make your life miserable, giving you headaches, stomach aches and interfering with your sleep. Over time stress can actually cause physical illness and even death.

You can use self hypnosis to calm your mind and ease your stress. With this self-hypnosis relaxation process, you can take back control of your emotions and your life.

It will take some practice to learn this process but it’s well worth the effort. It’s a great tool to have at the ready when stressful events appear.

Use this simple self hypnosis relaxation process to help you calm your mind and live a more peaceful life: Continue reading

 

Permanent Weight Loss and a Healthy Mindset

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Creating a Healthy Mindset Can Give You Permanent Weight Loss!

Creating and maintaining a healthy mindset is critical if you want permanent weight loss.

Often the clients that come to my San Diego office to use hypnotherapy (hypnosis) and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) to lose weight want to lose weight for a special occasion or event. While hypnotherapy and NLP can be helpful for these types of situations, I try to explain that if their goal is permanent weight loss and staying healthy for a lifetime they need to develop a healthy mindset.

What is a Healthy Mindset? Continue reading

 

Developing a Positive Mindset Using Positive Psychology

positive mindset“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.”Albert Einstein

Many of the people I see in my San Diego office come because they’re in the dumps. They relate a story about how this or that is going terrible in their lives and they just can’t figure out how to fix the problem. They want to use hypnotherapy and NLP or Neuro Linguistic Programming to “fix” their thinking so they can find a solution.

When this people tell me this, the first thing I have to tell them is hypnosis and NLP can’t “fix” anything. I tell them of the thousands of clients I’ve seen in my San Diego office, I haven’t been able to “fix” any of them.

That’s because there was nothing “wrong” with them. They simply needed to shift from a negative to a positive mindset. Continue reading

 

I Use Deep Breathing to Create Inner Peace

deep breathingIs your life busy and out of control? If your life feels like it’s out of control it could be the programming of your subconscious mind that is keeping you from finding the inner peace you desire.

If you are interested in finding inner peace you can use deep breathing to calm your subconscious mind.  Using deep breathing can have an almost instant impact on your inner peace. To get results you just have to make time to practice.

If you think you would like start using deep breathing to create inner peace then read this message out loud to yourself morning and night for the next 21 days.

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I Make Time to Find Inner Peace

inner peaceIs your life calm and filled with inner peace or busy and out of control? If your life feels like it’s out of control it could be the programming of your subconscious mind that is keeping you from finding the inner peace you desire.

  Finding inner peace doesn’t have to be hard, you just have to make time to find it. If you think you would like to find inner peace then read this message out loud to yourself morning and night for the next 21 days.

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How to Transform your Life – Part 2

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Where is Your Imagination Taking You?

In Part 1 of “How to Transform Your Life” we looked at the 3 steps to setting and achieving goals:

1. Set your goal.

2. Monitor your results (feedback)

3. Adjust your behavior until you achieve your desired outcome

Like I mentioned in part one, I have clients who come to me looking for hypnotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming or NLP to change their lives while having no idea of the result they are looking for. In order to get anything in life you have to set an outcome. That was part 1. Now let’s look at part 2.

Monitoring Your Results (feedback) Continue reading