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Have You Discovered Yourself Struggling with the Effects of an Overloaded Lifestyle?

Jul 31, 2017 04:24PM

by Shana Rosenthal, Certified Consulting Hypnotist 


You aren't being theatrical or melodramatic by voicing the words, “I am stressed.” We all buckle under the strains and difficulties of daily life once in a while. This world gets busier every day, all of us being forced from education into a pressurized and often daunting life. For anyone who is in higher management, you also have the pressures of the company itself to contend with 

For those lower down the pecking order, there are the pressures of management and sales. Even if you don’t work, you probably still experience the impact of stress––whether through health-related problems, family commitments or financial worries. For those fortunate enough to change their lifestyles, they can often improve their symptoms; however, the majority of people struggle to fully escape stress. But there is a method you can utilize to escape this problem with the help of hypnosis which is often used to combat stress. 

If hypnosis is so effective, why doesn’t every stressed individual gravitate towards the closest hypnotist? Money is a key concern. Many people would prefer to spend those extra pennies on the latest gadget or seasonal bargain than on their emotional well-being. However, it’s worth taking into consideration the physical effects of stress, should they stay untreated. 

It's possible to suffer from heart palpitations, premature skin aging, overeating and weight gain, undereating and poor nutrition, exhaustion, disturbed sleep, headaches, brain fog, and muscle pain or tension. These are just a few physical manifestations of stress on your body. The mental strain can have just detrimental an impact on your daily life. It can even deteriorate relationships, leaving behind just a shell of a person. If you identify with these symptoms, consider seeking assistance. We presume we are being selfish when we focus on ourselves, but we are only cheating our own wellbeing if we do not. 

Anxiety is another reason people avoid hypnosis. Some worry this approach is a scam or sham. However, this concern is an outmoded and mistaken perception. Modern hypnosis is a research-backed profession. Of course, there are charlatans and crooks in every field, but these people are among the minority, and clients that have realized this are making the most of results from a qualified and certified hypnotist.  

For example, one of my clients wrote the following about her experience: Shana was an absolute pleasure to work with! I came to her for stress management issues. I had a wonderful experience during our sessions and left with significantly reduced stress levels. More importantly, she provided me with helpful tools to use on my own when the stresses of everyday life come calling.” 

There is so much activity happening in our lives––who needs extra strain? Hypnosis can remove stress from the picture. Wherever you are on the stress scale, hypnosis allows you to work with your own mind to find and target the root of the problem and empower you to make favorable changes. So what are you hesitating for? Why not place your wellbeing first? It could be the best gift you give to yourself. 


Shana Rosenthal is a Certified Consulting Hypnotist, Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner and Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner. She is also Stress Management Certified and operates her caring, friendly clinic at Four Pillars, guiding clients to make profound improvements in their lives. She teaches powerful tools that enable her clients to overcome their issues, enabling self-empowerment, control and ultimately relief. Four Pillars is located at 8209 Natures Way, Suite 221, Lakewood Ranch. For more information, call 941-373-3955, email [email protected] or visit  


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