Author: directpath

21-Day Plant-Strong Transformation

Change your MIND, change your LIFE! It's really possible. Did your New Year's resolution take? Did you meet that weight-loss goal? Looking to turn some health concerns around in the right direction? Well, we have a solution.  Our 21-day plant-strong program starts now! This will do wonders for your health. Program includes: 4 hypnosis sessions to help make the transition stick and s...
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Hypnosis for Dementia

The Use of Clinical Hypnosis to Improve the Quality of Life of People Living with Dementia by Dr. Daniel Nightingale (Dementia Therapy Specialists) It was while I was training in Hypno-Psychotherapy that I had this idea; an idea that the majority of the professional dementia community scoffed at. Oh yes, they thought he was well and truly on the way to Crazyville! The idea? That hypnosis ...
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A Wonderfully Desolate Beach in November

Imagine.  Fall… the weather has turned colder and even windy some days.  The make-up and foolery of Halloween is over and the thoughts of Thanksgiving are now at hand.  This is a warm and cozy time of year or at least that’s the idea.  Fireplaces are lit now and harvest foods fill the table, pantry, and kitchens.  In our work a day world what should be peaceful and loving preparation for the holid...
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World Laughter Day 2013

Here we are again... Sunday, May 5th... World Laughter Day 2013!  Have you taken laughter seriously this past year? We hear the comment everyday, "how time flies" and indeed it does.  Since World Laughter Day 2012 there has been much focus on life's hardships and tragedies in the media, in the work place, in public places, and all around.  This turmoil, hate, division among people and class, fe...
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Loss Of A Pet

I'm a pet lover and I know that the loss of a pet is a heart issue, not a head issue. As a supporter of my partner’s dog Rescue and an errand runner at times, I was in our vet office on an assignment.  While I was waiting a young woman came in carrying a large dog that looked to be a lab and pit bull mix.  The dog was shrouded with a blanket and noticing the clouded eyes and grayed face and hav...
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STOP Smoking Vancouver WA!

Now is the time to STOP smoking Vancouver WA!   Not tomorrow... breathe easier, save money, smell better starting now.  There is nothing better than the power of your own mind... not to be confused with "willpower".  Most can't make the change using willpower alone... your real power and ability to STOP smoking Vancouver WA, and to choose to be smoke free is in your subconscious mind and it's easi...
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Beginning Fresh

There are always the hopes of a fresh beginning at the start of the New Year.  It is interesting why we feel that way because is starts with the number one.  Why not start on a birthday?  That's really a new start.  It's programmed in all of us to think this way and the desires for resolutions ensue usually only to disappoint by failing for most.  Let's change the program!  Start on any given day ...
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Reiki Benefits

Western medicine has recently begun to acknowledge that humans are not only physical beings but made up of energy as well.  When there is a blockage or an imbalance in that energy an illness is created.  That illness can be as simple as an everyday cold or as complex as cancer.  Many hospitals now use Reiki in their practice of medicine.  In fact Dr. Mehmet Oz, a renowned cardiovascular surgeon an...
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World Laughter Day 2012

This Sunday, May 6th, is World Laughter Day 2012.  Vancouver Laughter Yoga launched one year ago in the Barberton Grange.  We have met and laughed with many folks in the community and would like to thank you all for sharing in the goal... "World peace through laughter" (and feeling good while doing so!).  Please view our event schedule and location on our Facebook page.  www.facebook.com/vancouver...
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Change Your Mind

Laughter Yoga has enormous health benefits.  The healing of the mind is primary.  As most problems stem from the mind, one needs to change the mind state and attitude and Laughter Yoga is an ideal way to do this. One’s mood state can change almost instantaneously from negative to positively generating feelings of happiness, joy and calmness.  Laughter Yoga steers us away from pessimistic thoughts ...
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