Ted’s Blog

10 Steps to Creating Motivation to Exercise

One of the most common reasons people come my hypnotherapy practice is to find the motivation to exercise. We all know exercise is essential to health and wellness, yet, if you are not in the habit, it can be difficult to go from not doing anything to getting regular and consistent exercise. There are a […]

5 Things That Can Help Overcome Your Depression

Today’s post is by guest author Allison Hail, hailing all the way from New Zealand. When you’re depressed, it can feel like there’s nothing you can do to feel better. The nature of depression ruins your drive and hope, making it difficult to get the help you need. However, while getting over depression is never […]

7 Steps to Fulfill Your Desires in 2018

Here we are finishing the first month of the New Year. How’s it going for you? Are you on track to fulfill your desires? If you are like most people, things are the same as the were this time last year, in other words, “same stuff, different day.” You probably realize that making resolutions isn’t […]

How to Avoid the Fog of Overwhelm Part II

In my last post, Avoiding the Fog of Overwhelm Part I, I discussed the state of overwhelm, what it is, how it happens and how it affects us. To recap briefly, overwhelm happens when there is too much information (message units) coming into our conscious awareness. Our minds only have a certain capacity, like a […]

Avoiding the Fog Of Overwhelm Part I

An example of overwhelm: driving in the worst fog I’ve ever encountered, many years ago. I couldn’t see anything except the two red brake lights of the car ahead of me. I couldn’t see the lines of the road, and I dared not pull over to the side of the road for fear of being hit […]

Liberation from You

Liberation. The word is inspiring and filled with history and meaning. Look up the phrase “independence”  on Wikipedia and you’ll get a definition about countries, nations and states and self government. Look up the word liberation, and you won’t get much. As a definition, three words, actually. Why so much about freedom but so little about liberation? […]

Once Upon a Time, There was You, Making Up Stories…

Do you have a habit of making up stories? We know some people who have a tendency to exaggerate the truth. We think we know what is real. But do we really? Something that happened to me this morning: I was out for my morning walk when a police officer pulled up alongside of me […]

Stop It! 43 Things To Stop Doing NOW

Stop saying “I hate _.” That makes you a hater. Stop acting like you’re the only one with problems. Stop complaining to people that can’t do anything about it. They don’t want to hear. Stop complaining if nothing can be done about it. Just stop complaining, already! Stop wishing that what is, isn’t and that what […]

Happiness and The Hypnosis of the Culture Part II

Here’s a parable that I think speaks to the topic of happiness and the hypnosis of the culture. One day a monk stopped by the house of a wealthy man and found the owner busily filling a large steel chest  with gold and silver coins. Puzzled, the monk asked him what he was doing. The […]

Happiness and the Hypnosis of the Culture, Part I

You might’ve heard the story of the guy walking down the street and sees another guy looking for something by the side of the road. “Hey” the first guy says,”What are you looking for?” “I’m looking for my keys”, says the other guy. “Let me help you! Where did you see them last?” “In my house.” “Um, […]