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“Writing up is kind of a digestion process…”

Writing up is kind of a digestion process; have to stop eating first!

I commented to @TheSilverGreen the other day that I was trying to work out an appropriate posting schedule for all my workshop thoughts and that I’d originally wanted to blog during the workshop weekend, but was too involved at the time to do much more than just experience and absorb. This was his response; love it!

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“This is about investing…”

This [hypnosis training] is about investing in self-efficacy.

No deep thoughts on this (yet); just sharing a quick quote from last weekend that resonated with me, because I didn’t have time to write the post I meant to for today.

Sharing: Going on a Which Hunt

Due to illness, term transition, and Halloween, I’m going the extremely lazy route this week and sending you to go read this:

Going on a Which Hunt.

This is something I find myself fixing regularly in my editing work, so the more people who learn it, the better. 😉

Have a happy, fun, and safe Halloween!

Code Name: Guided Visualization

Something’s bothered me most of my life.

There seems to be pervasive logophobia surrounding the word “hypnosis”.

I first noticed this in my preteens, while I was browsing relaxation tapes (yes, audio cassettes – kids, ask your parents) at the local bookstore. It suddenly struck me: “guided visualization” or “guided relaxation” are code phrases for “we’ve made a hypnosis tape, but we’re afraid no one will buy it if we call it that”. Read the rest of this entry

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