Aggression, anxiety and overall feeling stressed-out.
Activates addictions. Suppresses libido. Associated with depression. Can be toxic to brain cells. Breaks down muscles, bones and joints. Weakens the immune system. Increases pain. Clogs arteries. Promotes heart disease and high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and osteoporosis.
Love – Oxytocin
Feeling calm and connected.
Increased curiosity. Lessens cravings & addictions. Increases sexual receptivity. Positive feelings. Facilitates learning. Heals and restores. Faster wound healing. Diminishes sense of pain. Lowers blood pressure. Protects against heart disease Read More »
Release Your Fears and Traumas with Hypnotherapy
For Beyond 50’s “Natural Healing” talks, listen to an interview with Alison Sonenfeld, a Clinical Hypnotherapist. She’ll talk about how hypnotherapy can help people to liberate themselves from habits, beliefs and physical and mental states hold them back from getting what they want. She has successfully guided clients to a stronger, more resourceful place within themselves.
How do you define yourself? Who are you without those definitions? Are you the collection of thoughts, feelings, and reactions to experiences that have happened up until this point in your life? Have you shaped your identity based on other people’s expectations of who you should be?
Who would you allow yourself to be if you were free of those expectations? Is there one thing that you would do differently if you had the power to change? It all begins with a thought. A persistent thought moves us towards or away from our achievement of goals. One idea can cause a profound shift. Allowing your mind to accept that you can change anything about yourself and that it only hinges on your decision to do that, or not. One single thought allowing the possibility can transform everything if you are ready and willing to focus, believe and take action.
“Your life is the manifestation of your dream; it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if you aren’t enjoying the dream.” – Don Miguel Ruiz
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that imagining what we eat before we take the first bite may help us feel less compelled to eat as much as we would otherwise. The researchers found that people who just imagined moving M&Ms around ate nearly twice as much those who had fantasized about eating them.
Cornell Professor David Just has a theory about how it works, “If you start imagining yourself eating the M&Ms your body is actually going to produce some of the dopamine and some of the physical responses to having eaten.”
As odd as it my seem, If you want to eat less, first imagine eating a lot. Read More »