Category Archives: Asserting Yourself

Where Therapy Falls Short, Hypnotherapy Steps Forth

Have you ever known someone who went to therapy for years and years, processed their past, could tell you why they do what they do, and yet haven’t changed that pattern or tendency they went to therapy to begin with? … Continue reading

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Me First

I come from a place where politeness runs abundantly and at times at a level of excess. Drivers will stop to anticipate whether or not you may or may not like to cross the road as you approach the sidewalk. … Continue reading

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Faith, Courage

Are you stepping out on the ledge, or looking up out of a rut? Modern life seems to call people into routine, watching television, going to the same job day after day, ordering the same coffee, spending time with the … Continue reading

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Do You Care What Everyone Else Thinks?

I had this dream last night that I kept letting everyone down. I was late to a rather important family engagement because people kept approaching me to talk about the weather. I was trying really hard to be charming and … Continue reading

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Face Your Fears

I have been afraid of mirrors since I was a little kid-especially in the dark. I have run by them and turned on the light, ready to dodge any ghoul that may jump out. The truth is, when I was … Continue reading

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Codependency Part 2: Boundaries

Edwin Louis Cole once said “Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures”. In order to be healthy and happy and live harmoniously with each other, it is imperative that we learn to teach each other how to treat … Continue reading

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Stop Being a Victim

Are you being persecuted, punished, neglected or otherwise used over and over again? Do you tend to end up in relationships where you are abused or find that people are constantly trying to push you around? It is difficult to … Continue reading

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Master Negotiation Skills

We all have our not-so-classy moments when we find ourselves failing at productively advocating for what we want. We might respond to our frustration and sense of failure with yelling, sarcasm, condescension, silent treatments, gossip, isolating ourselves or even physical … Continue reading

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