Tag: depression

scrapbook page with dried flowers, photo of therapy and title Hypnotherapy and keeping an open mind

Hypnotherapy and keeping an open mind

Despite what you see on TV, hypnotherapy isn’t just going into a room, lying down on a couch and staring at a watch until you go into a trance and having someone change your thoughts or memories or feelings. (There are definitely times I wish it was that easy!) While I one hundred percent believe …

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Triggers: they don't have to own us anymore.

Triggers: They don’t have to own us anymore.

It goes without saying that triggers are not fun. They are uncomfortable and emotional and can be really painful. Often, they lead to despair, depression, and anger. They can even send you spiraling into a breakdown in the right circumstances. I know I used to feel so weak when something would trigger me. It would …

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