Nothing could have prepared us for how much our lives would change during a global pandemic.
To find calm and clarity, some have turned to baking or hobbies, others who need more support are accessing virtual therapy. But hypnotherapy, an increasingly popular and incredibly versatile treatment, might just be the key to enhancing our well-being during this challenging time.
I discovered hypnosis long before coronavirus. Two years ago, I saw a hypnotherapist in Ottawa to help cope with my anxiety over moving to Toronto on my own, as well as tackling my fear of flying and vomiting. During my first session, I burst into tears because I was so relieved to be getting help in a way that felt right for me.
Over eight one-hour sessions, I wandered through lush English gardens, travelled to my favourite beach in Maine and walked down dark corridors, all inside of my mind. Recently, I flew to England on a work trip — my first time flying…