If you will be in the hospital for any length of time, this article will help make your stay much more pleasant. Few people naturally enjoy a stay in the hospital. For most of us, boredom and aggravation are more fitting words to describe the experience. A holistic look at the hospital stay reveals some interesting observations. Instead of being a source of stress or irritation, your stay in the hospital can be quite enlightening—if you are willing to look at the hidden causes to what makes a hospital stay unpleasant.
Read more: Tips for a Better Hospital Stay
"A Chat about Hypnotherapy"
An interview with Mark Bancroft, by Jan Fishler
As pubished in The Union Newspaper on March 3, 2015.
Mark Bancroft didn’t know anything about the power of the subconscious mind until his first semester of college when he had to make a presentation in front of 150 people. That’s when he discovered he had a common phobia—the paralyzing fear of public speaking. Despite having the willpower to make the presentation, he found it impossible to speak and humbly excused himself from class. Desperate for a solution, Mark turned to hypnotherapy. In just two hypnosis sessions, Mark’s subconscious fear of public speaking was released. Mark returned to class the following week and successfully gave his presentation. The following semester Mark took a speech class to make sure the block was truly gone. It was. From there Mark joined Toastmasters and participated in speech competitions, where he took first place in 8 out of 10 speeches. In an effort to understand his experience, Mark began studying psychology, altered states of consciousness, hypnosis and how the subconscious mind works. The more he discovered how to work with the subconscious mind, the more he noticed life becoming easier and far less stressful. For the past 20 years, Mark has focused his professional life on helping others reach the deeper potentials of their mind in order to strengthen and support their health, healing and empowerment process.
In this week’s Healthy Options, we share a short interview with Mark Bancroft MA, a local Holistic Health Practitioner specializing in clinical hypnotherapy. Mark offers health coaching and relief to individuals dealing with chronic diseases and conditions. He provides powerful and effective techniques designed to establish and maintain the optimum emotional, mental, and spiritual states that support physical healing and a return to health.
Read more: Health Healing and Empowerment