Building Healthy Barriers for Highly Sensitive People

How hypnotherapy helped my hyper-empathy

Steve, my hairdresser in Hollywood, asked me out of the blue one day during a regular cut and style, “I’m getting certified in hypnotherapy, you wanna be a case study?”.

“Sure, that sounds like fun”, I replied, only because I trusted Steve implicitly; not only with my hair but with my subconscious mind. I say that because I knew just enough about hypnotherapy to be picky regarding who I’d let talk to me while I was in a trance.

At that point in my life, somewhere inside me, I knew I was vulnerable to intense energy and pick up on feelings up like a radar. I had no real skills to help me with what I now know as hyper empathy.

What happened twenty-five years ago in that hair salon was so amazing, it changed the way I function within my energy field even now. … Read More

Mending the Overachiever

Helping those who strive too hard for health

I have a precious figurine of a wooden angel holding a bundle of apples in her arms. It was given to me by a patient who did everything in her power to be healthy and young-looking. So when her husband called weeping to tell me she’d had a fatal heart attack, I was shocked.

After much deliberation, I recognized one thing I wished I’d been able to help her with. Something which engenders a way of being that would have helped her listen more closely to her inner guidance and react less to her fears. … Read More