This is Part 4 of a series of posts called, “Everything That Distresses You.”  This series will be especially helpful for helping you to actually enjoy, and deal creatively with, the challenges that being around family can bring mentally, emotionally, and physically.

My primary experience as a teacher has long been in the field of hypnotherapy training. Hypnotherapy is often considered a somewhat esoteric field, but it is one that is quickly gaining more exposure as a credible, and often preferred, means field of therapeutic work.

“The most powerful, smallest, and largest thing in the universe is the Mind.” –His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa   When the human mind possesses such awesome power, why is it that  so many of us feel weak and helpless, believing we are “not good enough”?

I grew up in a small upstate New York town in the afterglow of WWII when the US was economically flourishing. I had the good fortune to live in a peaceful neighborhood, with loving parents and a stable home environment.

In my webinars and workshops, which are very experiential, I talk about 18 different types of confusion that build the architecture of our suffering. The mark of those confusions is the constant turmoil of speedy thoughts and emotions we experience all day long.