Celebrate Women's

History Month!

Celebrate and acknowledge the amazing women in your life!

Being a woman in today’s society can sometimes present something of a challenge. Here in the United States women are being “told” what they can and cannot do with their own bodies. Women are consistently labeled as emotional or irrational. When we show signs of strength we’re labeled as bitches or bossy.

For this reason, we must continue to insist on our right to choose for ourselves what happens to our bodies. We must continue to show the passion and resilience that we possess to reach our goals. We must continue to lead, teach, and inspire all generations of women everywhere. Our combined power and energy can, and will, change the world. Show love and support for all the women and girls in your orbit, not just this month, but every day.

Upcoming educational opportunity:

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Join me to learn practical techniques that you can use immediately to help you alleviate the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Walk away with new tools you can apply the same day to be more focused, productive, and healthier.


Words to live by...or at least ponder

"There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish."

Michelle Obama

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass”.

Maya Angelou

“Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe you must become its soul”.

Coretta Scott King

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. … It shouldn't be that women are the exception”.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Spring Training

For a lot of us, Spring brings with it the desire to lose weight, get in good physical condition, or participate in various sporting events. Below I've included information to help you get started or continue on your journey to success in your chosen sport or activity.

Mental Training & Motivation 

Sports (and weight reduction) are approximately 80% brain and 20% brawn. Wouldn’t you agree that when working out and training we should address this? We take great care to prepare our bodies for sports, but how much time do we allow for mental training? I’ll briefly list a few ways to identify your needs, change perceptions, and increase the mental muscle necessary to stay motivated to work out and perform at your peak.

Identify your motivation

  • What are your beliefs and /or doubts?
  •      Why do you want to workout/lose weight?
  •      What negative beliefs do you have about losing weight?
  •      Have you been unable to successfully lose weight in the past?


  • Change your perceptions around working out and eating healthy
  •     Turn anxiety into confidence
  •  Turn boredom into motivation
  •  Turn misplaced focus into laser sharp focus


  •  Mental training tools & techniques
  •        Visualization
  •       Rituals
  •        Hypnosis/Self-hypnosis
  •       Build/increase self-confidence
  •        Improve focus
  •        Avoid mental traps (negative self-talk or negative talk from others)

Visualization: close your eyes and image yourself giving a perfect performance, no matter what exercise or sport. Let this mental movie be as realistic as possible; notice how your body moves, how you feel, exactly what you are doing to perform at your peak and create an anchor to this feeling.


Increasing focus & confidence: create routines and follow-through, remember successful past events (how they made you feel), try meditation or yoga.


Hypnosis/Self-Hypnosis: the American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association have both endorsed hypnosis as a viable means of improving health and creating change. Hypnosis is effective in helping you to increase focus and confidence, and it can help you to quiet negative self-talk. Hypnosis can also help you deal with emotional eating by getting to the source, and motivation to work out and eat healthier.  

Brenda L Gray, CH

Hypnosis...for change



(815) 557-9752

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