All the Ways We’ll Beat the Winter Blues This Season – The New York Times

Orchids seen at Omaha's Doorly Zoo.

When you live in Omaha, NE – or the surrounding area – dealing with the gloom of an overcast sky or the drama of dodging the potholes on the roadway are a part of life we all understand. And, mostly, we deal with it, knowing that milder weather, sunnier days, and repaired streets will all come our way in due time.

Hypnosis for GERD – Severe Acid Reflux

Hypnosis for GERD Sixty million Americans deal with this uncomfortable sensation at least once a month — heartburn. It’s not only painful, but can be life-altering, or even deadly if ignored. No wonder that heartburn and other gastrointestinal medications are among the most popular drugs on the market. But these “miracle drugs” are far from… Continue reading Hypnosis for GERD – Severe Acid Reflux

Stress and GI Conditions

The normal stress of everyday life can aggravate certain GI conditions. And in a vicious cycle, worrying about or dwelling on severe pain, constipation, diarrhea and other GI symptoms can make the symptoms worse, which in turn increases the stress. Read the full story from Science Daily I have training in the use of hypnosis… Continue reading Stress and GI Conditions

Hypnosis May Be Effective for Cancer Pain, IBS, Headaches

Help for Medical Issues Brain imaging studies demonstrate that hypnosis influences cortical areas and neurophysiological processes that underlie pain and emotions. Having a chronic health issue can be stressful in and of itself. However, over time, suffering and loss of function can be especially discouraging. Simultaneously, we are starting to become aware of the trouble… Continue reading Hypnosis May Be Effective for Cancer Pain, IBS, Headaches

Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience?

It may be all in your mind, but brain scans suggest the effects are real. Source: Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience? This link will take you to a well-written summary of neuroscience research that illustrates how the brain responds to the experience of hypnosis. From New York Magazine, Nov. 21, 2016  

Is Hypnotherapy More Than Hype?

Hypnotherapy might be more helpful than you think. Consumer Reports fills you in what you need to know and explains whether this therapy is more than hype. Source: Is Hypnotherapy More Than Hype? The Source link will take you to an article from Consumer Reports – it does a nice job of outlining some of… Continue reading Is Hypnotherapy More Than Hype?

OCD Doesn’t Always Strike Alone

OCD’s Companions The link will take you to an article on PsychCentral. The author makes the important point that rarely do we suffer in a unidimensional manner. Problems can show up in clusters. That’s why it’s so important to get a thorough assessment that guides treatment. Make sure you tell your therapist all the symptoms… Continue reading OCD Doesn’t Always Strike Alone

Book Review: The Storm of Sex Addiction

The Storm of Sex Addiction: Rescue and Recovery Connie Lofgreen, MSW, CSAT I recently sat down with Connie Lofgreen’s 2012 book: The Storm of Sex Addiction. The book masterfully weaves together Lofgreen’s clinical perspective, research data, case vignettes, and ideas for family, couple & individual growth. It’s clear from the start that the author cares… Continue reading Book Review: The Storm of Sex Addiction

What’s Wrong with Me? – Autoimmune Disorders

What’s Wrong with Me? – The New Yorker.  Chronic Fatigue The link will take you to a compelling and informative article about one woman’s journey to find answers about her lingering chronic fatigue, sense of unwellness – and the difficulty of finding answers. This is a long article, but worth your time. Clearly, the author… Continue reading What’s Wrong with Me? – Autoimmune Disorders

Finding X: One Family’s Solution to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Paperback

Recommended Reading – Finding X: One Family’s Solution to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Joni St John (Author) , Ray St John (Author) ==================== Finding X is the sequel to Ray St. John’s first book on OCD – The Ray of Hope. You can see my review here: https://terrymooreomahahypnosis.com/book-review-recommendation-the-ray-of-hope/     Finding X refers to the… Continue reading Finding X: One Family’s Solution to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Paperback