Where's your calm place? Many of us navigate life in a state of hypervigilence with stressed nervous systems. Even a few minutes of deep breathing and mindfulness can help. Let's find your safe & calm space. Contact me to find out how hypnosis can help you. Etna Pond, Maine
Photo by C Technical on Pexels.com 3 years ago, I knew very little about hypnosis. To me, hypnosis was some creepy old guy making people bawk like a chicken! The idea of hypnosis scared and baffled me. Then one day out of desperation, I made an appointment with a hypnotist friend of mine. I experienced … Continue reading Don’t let hypnosis scare you off!
Many people are turning towards the use of Bilateral Simulation to decrease anxiety, improve focus and sleep, or even to eliminate irritability. Within a few minutes of trying them in my office, several clients have experienced a dramatic decrease in anxiety. Sharing similar principles found in EMRD, I use Bilateral Stimulation in some hypnosis sessions, … Continue reading Bilateral Stimulation
Trauma changes our brains. It often pushes us into a fight or flight mode, which can not only affect our mental health, it can manifest itself by creating chronic pain. Pain is generated in the brain. Since our brains can be re-trained (neuroplasticity) we have the power to decrease our pain. Let me show you … Continue reading Trauma and it’s role in chronic pain
The vagus nerve is the largest nerve in our body. It affects emotions, mood, our digestive system, and many other aspects of our health & well-being. Chronic pain, illness, anxiety, depression & even things like irritable bowel syndrome can be linked to our Vagus nerve. Here is a quick video about the vagus nerve and … Continue reading What the heck is a Vagus nerve?
25 years ago at the age of 23, I was finally diagnosed with chronic migraine. Over the years my daily pain continued to get worse. My list of diagnoses grew. I was miserable. I went from working full time, to staying home on social security disability. My pain was so out of control that I … Continue reading My entire life was wrapped around my chronic pain.