Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

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Listening for your Answers. Seeing your Miracles

Listening for your Answers. Seeing your Miracles

I need to begin this post by stating that I do not believe in God. Having said that I also need to state that I don’t not believe in God. I think of myself as a born again, radical, fundamentalist…

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Strength and Knowledge through Adversity

Strength and Knowledge through Adversity

Crap happens…to everyone…all the time; it’s a fact of life. I have colleagues, friends, family and clients who, when they’re experiencing periods of adversity in their lives ask, “Why me?” My answer isn’t very popular, at least at first, but I…

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Blog Under Construction

Blog Under Construction

Have you ever gotten an idea in your head and said, “WOW, that’s amazing; I definitely have to share that one!”? Then you start to write it down or try to explain it to someone and you realize that it’s…

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Life Advice from a Fortune Cookie

Life Advice from a Fortune Cookie

Sometimes you find wisdom in the strangest places. Here’s a bit of life advice I came across this weekend in a Chinese restaurant: You’ll get everything you want out of life if you only lower your expectations. I’ll let you…

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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Should be Afraid of

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Should be Afraid of

Sorry about the lack of a post yesterday. I spent the previous evening battling the flu and was just too ill and exhausted to write anything coherent. Today’s topic is phobias. Phobias are irrational fears of objects, places or situations…

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Stop the Pain!

Stop the Pain!

When you’re in pain there’s very little room in your personal universe for any other experience. Be it a paper cut, broken bone, fibromyalgia, or even cancer, when you’re in pain your ability for becoming aware of almost anything else…

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We Have a New Service!

We Have a New Service!

I regularly get emails from readers who say that they would love to work with me, either in hypnotherapy or counseling, but because of geographical distance or physical limitations, they’re unable to come to my office. So now though the…

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See the Proof: Hypnosis is THE Most Effective Way to Stop Smoking

See the Proof: Hypnosis is THE Most Effective Way to Stop Smoking

In the 39 years that I’ve been practicing hypnosis, one of the most common applications has been helping people quit smoking. I tell my clients that over the years I have accumulated a success rate in the high 90% range…

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The Art of Non-Blogging

The Art of Non-Blogging

There won’t be a blog today…at least in the usual sense. This morning, in spite of fighting a rather nasty cold, I followed my usual routine. I awoke (actually I was rudely pulled from sleep by the shrill screeching of…

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Some Thoughts on Happiness

Some Thoughts on Happiness

Today I want to follow up on yesterday’s blog, “Pursuing Happiness” with some thoughts and suggestions from people you may have heard of: So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he…

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