"You have been taught
that there is something wrong with you
and that you are imperfect,
but there isn't and you're not."
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Nonetheless, I believe that effective non-pill alternatives are often not given the respect that they deserve. Even if one's doctor concurs with its safety and efficacy, I doubt that non-pill remedies are typically considered. I am primarily referring to the well-researched intervention of clinical hypnosis. Unfortunately, its misconceptions and stigmas tend to relegate hypnosis to an often overlooked option.
As a psychologist, I do understand that clinical hypnosis is actually considered one of the most effective ways to address a wide variety of concerns, including stress management, many forms of pain management, sleeplessness, and smoking cessation. Hypnosis is a phenomenon that is basically an exercise in deep meditation. Once in a deeply relaxed state, one's mind develops a natural, heightened focus. It is this fixed concentration that affords one the unique ability to benefit from "post-hypnotic suggestions." These suggestions are analogous to a seed being planted within one's subconscious mind. Assuming the suggestions are consistent with desired treatment goals, the hypnotized person is likely to experience a positive benefit from the intervention.
Nowadays, instead of "Over-The-Counter," when indicated, many could likely benefit from professional self-hypnosis downloaded for free, "Over-The-Internet." Beforehand, it is important to ensure that one's physician approves the switch and has determined that the treated symptoms are not signs of more serious medical conditions.
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
(About $12 USD)
Only eBook copy of Allen Carr's best-selling book, "Easyway to Stop Smoking" -
The author was an ex-smoker who explains how to overcome the psychological aspects of the nicotine dependence with such amazing clarity and insight that the physical withdrawal becomes much more bearable.
A must read for all smokers struggling to quit!
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According to a 2006 clinical study published in the Addictive Behaviours journal, Allen Carr's Easyway method demonstrated a 12-month quit smoking success rate of 53.3% - 75.8%. Read more HERE!