Mindfulness Class – Offer Expires February 28

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Special Offer: Mindfulness and More. A self-paced online class by Cat Wilson. This class was created to the request of clients and students. Almost 100 people have come to this mindful experience and reported they feel more peaceful, have more energy, and feel happier. Isn’t it time for you to experience more peace, energy, and happiness? Normally $145, Your Holiday Special is $5 till February […]

Inspiration to Find Meaning

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Nature reminds us that we move in a cycle of seasons as part of a bigger story of place, being, and time. In the season of winter you have the opportunity to rest, reflect, go inside. Here is an opportunity for you to explore and get inspiration to find meaning. What is your meaning? Do you have work that combines personal meaning, continued income, and […]

Past Life to Future Life – Fundraiser

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Are you curious about past lives? How about future lives? Want to journey to another time? Past Life to Future Life – Fundraiser Every year Cat Wilson holds a special 2-day event for the Portland Rescue Mission. It’s called  “Past Life to Future Life.” On December 31 and January 1 we give a group experience to travel in time. This is special, because 100% of […]

Mix Nature and Hypnosis

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Walking in the forest can remind you of the peace in life. The trees remind you of growth and reaching deep. Leaves remind you of letting go, as well as the changes in each season. Mix Nature and Hypnosis A recipe for hypnosis is to gather the elements of nature, such as trees, birds, bubbling streams and streams of thought. Notice everything through the senses […]

How and Where Does a Person Train to Become a Hypnotist?

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How and where does a person train to become a hypnotist? Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy training are available in a number of modalities, including experiential workshops, online training, book learning, listening to audio classes, or mentorship. As an instructor and full-time hypnotherapist I would recommend you find a class where you can learn with an experienced instructor (10+ years) and participate with positive encouragement. Reading books […]

Seasons of Change

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Do you know when you are ready to make a change? Are you working with others in a coaching position where you deal with change? In Growing Coach Training we train growing coaches how to work with people on many levels. When it comes to change, there are seasons of change. One model is called TTM or Transtheoretical model, developed by James Prochaska in 1977 […]

Seriously, Go Play

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Play Do you play? Play is what you do to have fun. What defines play? One definition of play is: to amuse oneself, entertain oneself, enjoy, relax, frolic, frisk, to move or function freely, perform, or spontaneous activity of children. According to Perri Klass, M.D. in a NY Times article Taking Playtime Seriously play is “essential for development and essential for learning.” Kids naturally play from birth. […]

Coaching Classes Begin at Apositiva Now

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Hey, New Coaches! Getting ready for class this week-end at Apositiva, by polishing the training center and gathering the training goodies for YOU. Growing Coach Training Starts Now. This is a program for five week-ends, along with check-ins and learning. The program takes place every week-end on Sat/Sun from 9am – 4pm. Mid-week (Wednesday), we check in online at 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). […]

Walk Gently and Carry a Stick

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How does one prepare for a coaching session? Get into state! In coaching, you want to set a state that supports you as well as your client. Which states? Strength, courage, curiosity, humor, and openness are some useful states. As you begin the session, know that it can be like walking through a forest … exploring. It’s good to know what is on the path […]

Got Turnips, Ideas, and Genius?

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Try a turnip! “You can’t squeeze blood from a turnip” you argue. Ah, true. According to The New Dictionary, that means, “You can only get from people what they are willing or able to give.” (The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002). But what about your goals and dreams? Are you willing to try? Are you able to give? Have you ever tried […]