By: karengray | August 27, 2018

Over the years I have worked with quite a few people who wanted to be free of their fear of driving, and I have learned a few things. First of all, no one is really afraid of driving. No one is afraid of cruising comfortably and safely down the road. Instead, people tend to be afraid of getting into an accident, having a panic attack, getting trapped in their car, driving in bad weather, falling off bridges, having a sudden medical emergency behind the wheel, and anything else that could happen while driving.


The other thing I have learned in all of these cases is that using hypnosis can help eliminate anxieties.


Most of these anxieties center around the feeling of a loss of control, but not all. And most people who have trouble driving have ...

By: karengray | January 15, 2018

Ah, Winter...

Life naturally slows down in winter. The days grow shorter, light becomes scarce, and we respond by planting ourselves in front of the television or hiding under the covers to stay warm. The cold weather tends to keep us inside and out of the daylight. Even if we are regularly active, we are at the mercy of winter storms until springtime.


Everyone, from time to time, experiences an episode of the winter Blahs, and for many of us these “down times” seem to happen more often during the long winter months. This is such a common state, that there is a designated diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that sets in during the shorter days of fall and winter and lasts until spring.


It is important to rememb...