“About one hour into a long drive, typically on a highway with a straightaway, you start zoning out and your reaction time slows down," according to Joshua Maxwell, an ergonomics engineer at Hyundai-Kia Technical Center. "Your brain goes into an auto-pilot phase." When a driver is in this mental state it is possible to travel many m
Hypnosis is a tool with many useful applications dermatologic. It involves guiding the patient into a trance state for a specific purpose such as relaxation, pain reduction, or habit modification.
Hypnosis can regulate blood flow and other autonomic functions not usually under conscious control. The relaxation response that occurs with hypnosis
Doctors and scientists from all over the world are proving the effectiveness of hypnosis for fertility and other reproductive challenges. Many fertility experts see the transfer of an embryo to a woman’s uterus as a key event that determines whether IVF will succeed. Stress during embryo transfer can reduce the success rate, and many women experience str
The vast majority of persons with spinal cord injury report chronic, unpleasant sensations or pain. And about a third describe the chronic pain as severe, which is a very hard thing to live with.
Chronic pain in persons with spinal cord injury tends to exist at multiple body sites and generally does not improve with time. It can interfere
There are many issues with which Heart Centered Hypnotherapy® can be very effective. When someone is facing death, it is vital that they do in-depth work as early as possible. Some of the issues to be addressed are (1) completing unfinished business with
Dani Dudek had fingers so sore, it was difficult to open a car door, and pain in her elbow so intense, straightening her arm made her feel like she had broken something -- at age 22. In 2009, senior point guard Dudek was one of the most prolific women's basketball players in NCAA history, only the second woman to top 1,000 points, 800 rebounds and 600
It usually requires hard work and persistence to attract new clients to your practice. New clients may come through online marketing, the Yellow Pages, referrals from colleagues, or an event where you were a speaker. By far the best source of new clients, however, is referrals from your existing clientele. There is no cost to you, and no effort other
Individuals that suffer from PTSD commonly complain of insomnia and related sleep disorders. Not enough sleep, or sleep that is not restful enough, can contribute to other symptoms of stress and trauma. One group of people who suffer inordinately from PTSD related insomnia is combat veterans.
Professionals will be eager to refer individuals to you once they know you and are comfortable with the quality of work you provide to those whom they refer. So the challenge is to get those initial referrals that will allow you to “prove yourself” as a certified hypnotherapist. We’ve all received a mass-mailed letter of introduction from a therapist in th