Friday, June 24, 2011

Clinical Hypnosis

The other day I did clinical hypnosis for weight loss with a young mother of two pre-schoolers. She fell asleep because she was so exhausted.
Clinical hypnosis is just like guided imagery and you can do self hypnosis for weight loss. Sometimes you can download free weight loss hypnosis scripts and record them so that you can listen to them anytime you want. If you have questions or comments, email me at

What to do if you are depressed.

Raise Serotonin Levels by exercising, smiling, and laughing.

Say “Cheese,” use your smile muscles. The brain can’t tell the difference between a real smile and a phony smile. Smiling and laughing both raise serotonin levels.

Walk in the sunshine or on a cloudy day get a sun tan.

Exercise-walk, swim, dance, jog, biking, jump on a mini trampoline, do Thai Chi or yoga.

Help Eliminate Depression by:

Expressing Gratitude. Write down five things you are grateful for each day.

Helping Others

Positive Affirmations: download at

Journaling: Write down your feelings and write about the things that are causing you stress or depression. Consider rewriting your situation as you would like it to be.

Books: Defeating Depression & Beating the Blues (available at the library) The Attitude of Gratitude

For every problem under the sun,
There is a remedy or there is none.
If there be one hurry and find it—
If there be none, never mind it.

“If we realize that what we think about becomes our reality, we become very careful about what we think about.” Wayne Dyer

You cannot keep the birds of sadness
From flying over your head
But you can keep them from
Nesting in your hair.