Posted in: Hypnosis

Is This You?

Hypnosis works for weight loss!!  It’s proven.  And when I look in the mirror I KNOW it’s true.  I’ve shared my story before–losing 70+ pounds with hypnosis.

I’m an expert in this realm.  Lose Weight with Mindworks HypnosisI walk the talk, as far as successful habit change (unlike some obese hypnotherapists who try to sell weight loss services).

There’s a reason Mindworks Hypnosis has been awarded “Best of Bellevue” for Weight Loss and Control Programs.  Lots of reasons, and each one is attached to the name of a successful client.  Check out the testimonials here:

Hypnosis & NLP works.  Don’t give in to fad diets, pills, and outrageously stupid things like stomach surgery.  Find out what works firsthand.  Call me, and claim your free private in-office consultation.  Hypnosis works for weight loss.

This is Haley (in the video), and she can rest easy knowing that there is true, skilled, caring help available.  That’s Mindworks Hypnosis.

Warm Regards,

Posted in: Hypnosis, NLP

The Art of Successful Thinking – That’s NLP

The Power of Yet
The Power of Yet

Happy 2012!  It’s a new year.

Yesterday I was talking to someone who didn’t have a clue what hypnosis is or NLP is (Neuro-Linguistic Programming ™) or what hypnotherapy is or even a very positive view of the human mind and human capabilities.  They said they thought I help “losers who need their hand held while they whine.”  Uh, no.  Gutter ball!

#1.  There are no “losers,” there are people who feel stuck because they perceive limited choices in certain contexts.  #2.  This isn’t about story telling or hand-holding, it’s about life change and behavioral change.  NOW.

NLP is my primary tool. It’s the study of successful thinking.  How successful people do what they do, dissecting their UN-conscious strategies that lead to desired outcomes.  We ALL can create new strategies that lead to success, and change our behaviors, our thinking, our lives.  We all can model excellence.  An easy way to do this is through hypnosis and NLP.

Hypnosis is simply a method of accessing more or your own mind’s power and creativity and flexibility.  When there’s a “problem,” there’s a strategy that needs tweaking that is essentially a lack of choice.  See cigarette, I must smoke.  Lack of choice.  Smell baking cookie, I must eat it.  Lack of choice.   See a spider, scream and run.  Lack of choice.

Hypnosis offers new unconscious choices, that supplant the old ones, that are more desired and lead to success.

That’s it, in a nutshell.  Hypnosis.  It’s a success builder.  And you define the success that you’re seeking.

I love what I do, and I love when someone begins to realize that they have more choices and can create their own life the way they want it.  And, they do it!  That’s when they write me the testimonials I have on my web pages.

Here’s a simple NLP thought process that can bring a new state of mind to a problem state of mind.  It involves the power of a few simple words to change how you’re thinking, and ultimately, what you do in the world.  The magic of “yet.”  That’s a  wonderful word.  So small, and so powerful.  What does it mean?  Take the following sentences in bold font and consider them fully.

 I can’t do X.  (X being stop smoking, or lose weight, or release fear or any statement of a limitation…)  “I can’t.”  Full stop.  End of story. Nothing is beyond that conclusion.
It’s a stopper thought.  And it leads to a myriad of negative emotions. Hopelessness, overwhelm, sad.

I can’t do X, yet.  The assumption, the implication here is that I will be able to do X at some time.  Eventually, I will X.  This little word “yet” opens doors to new possibilities, learning, and movement forward.  And what is the feeling with this?  Positive, motivated, optimistic.  I can’t do X yet.  But I will!

The second response to a limiting statement of “I can’t” is “What would it be like if you could?” Answer the question.  Think about it.  Seriously. Pretend it’s possible.  This drives the mind in a new direction, creating images and thoughts and feelings of
success.  What you focus on expands.  Now your mind is prompted to move in the
direction of what you do in fact want, not dwelling within the limitation of “I can’t.”  With this new focus, behavioral nudges and opportunities to move toward that goal just seem to appear.  And you’re doing what you couldn’t do before.  You hadn’t created the right
state of mind and body for it.  Yet!

To learn more about NLP for personal development, check out our one day seminar happening on Saturday,  2/4/12.

I’m hoping for you a limitless 2012.  Make it so!

Warm Regards,  Connie

Posted in: Hypnosis, NLP

The Extinction of Fear


I’m helping a client who has a phobia:  fear of dinosaurs. That’s a new one!  And it’s also proof positive that these fears are irrational and cannot be solved consciously.  How many dinos is she likely to run into on a daily basis that it should be a continuing terror in her life?

They’re extinct!  Let’s make the fear be extinct.  I know how!  Got to get into the unconscious mind to solve these things! 🙂

Fear can be attached to anything, and can be unattached in a heartbeat.  That’s the power of Neuro Linguistic Programming.  NLP.  I know it’s true!  I’ve lived the difference from fear to calm–I had a phobia that lasted decades.  Spiders.  Panic and hysteria and adrenalin and screaming.  After 15 minutes of NLP performed 5 years ago, “poof!”  No more fear.  I like to give clients proof, known in the trade as “convincers.”  Well, my neurology of fascinated clear-minded CALM while standing next to a spider nowadays, it’s a good convincer for me!

It’s  cool to help people with these things, and I’ve worked with pretty much
everything under the sun.  Or so I  thought.  Dinosaurs is a new one.  Beyond the common fears, fear of public speaking, fear of heights, fear of flying, fear of driving, fear of spiders and snakes, fear of elevators, fear of the dentist, I’ve helped people with fears of overripe bananas, record stores, the wind (seeing movement in trees led to
panic), the color red, bridges, sleep, and more.  But Dinos!  As I said, that’s a new one.
We’ll make short work of that fear!

Fear  can be useful, when it’s appropriate.  Historically,  when the saber toothed tiger showed up at the cave, it was a good response to  run away.  If man had walked the earth at  the same era as dinosaurs, it would have been useful to run away then, too,
only we didn’t.

What  are you afraid of that you don’t need to be afraid of?  I can help.   Call me and I’ll be happy to make your fear extinct!  Connie and Michael @ (425) 564-8608. and

Warm  Regards,