CET news

Creating genuine confidence - in whom, and in what?

Ever since I became interested in learning hypnosis, I have noticed that concerns about confidence have always been close by - in me and in others.

We can go to workshops, read books, watch demonstrations, spend money and time, yet still lack the confidence to use the ideas, techniques, and methods.

The word is interesting to me and comes from the Latic "con" - with, and "fidere" - to have faith. Even so, this begs the question "with whom" and "in what area" should be then have this faith?

I...

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coming out of hypnosis

Therapists and clients who experience hypnosis are predictably enthusiastic about its benefits. It's the EXPERIENCEthat is so helpful. To EXPERIENCE comfort, ease confidence, satisfaction in the present ... is so much more textured and memorable than understanding the past cause of their absence or wishing for their future presence.

Natural, easy and lasting learning often follows.

Learning hypnosis can also alert us to a parallel experience that emerges as a problem. We can then...

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4 shades of anger

Some years ago I was taught some ways of exploring the problem of anger.

These are based on the principles from Humberto Maturana who claimed that emotions are domains of action. In any emotion, we are predisposed to take certain clusters of actions.

Anger is a broad and somewhat unhelpful word since it reveals something but also conceals a lot.

For this newsletter, I want to outline 4 seperate kinds of anger, so we can find a more effective method of dealing with them.

These distinctions are...

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