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Articles & Quotes by Sanlyn Wellness for your Personal Development
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The Art of Letting Go

Letting go of emotional baggage can be one of the hardest things to do. With ingrained belief systems and past hurts, the mere concept of this seems daunting to the adult parts of us. Having worked with many clients over 11+ years, the walls that...

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Weight Loss: Successes

The weight loss market is a multibillion dollar industry.  As consumers walking into a supermarket, there is a bombardment of diet products to contribute to the quest of reducing weight.  Television, the internet and popular culture magazines have portrayed actors and actresses as perfect individuals...

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Stress Reduction & Pain Management: Successes

Stress clients brought into sessions from their daily lives is one of the biggest issues that Lynton Friedman at Sanlyn Wellness has dealt with during many years in private practice.  Stress builds up over time and once it pokes its head into awareness, the havoc...

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Smoking Cessation: Successes

Hypnosis and Psychotherapy are a great combination to allow clients at Sanlyn Wellness to quit smoking.  The smoking cessation program and techniques are highly effective at eliminating the smoking habit.  One of the key variables to define if clients are suitable for the stop smoking...

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Self Esteem: Successes

Sanlyn Wellness has had tremendous success dealing with a variety of issues related to self esteem and its branches of self worth, self confidence and self efficacy.  The constant variable that collectively deals with all of these above categories is the concept of positive reinforcement. By...

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Panic, Anxiety & Depression: Successes

Having over 11 years of counselling experience which includes working at a Toronto based Psychiatrists office, Lynton Friedman has seen a number of clients with varying degrees of Anxiety & Depression, ranging from mild feelings of being out of control to full blown panic attacks...

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Couples Counselling: Successes

Relationships are challenging at the best of times as there are two individuals presenting situations with different belief systems from family of origin upbringings that are so wide apart.  Lynton Friedman of Sanlyn Wellness has had experience guiding clients to find balance in the Couples...

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Addiction: Successes

Addictions have many faces.  There is activity addiction which includes things such as; Pornography, gaming and excessive exercising, while there is ingestive addictions such as; Alcohol, drugs and food.  Lynton Friedman of Sanlyn Wellness is not a medical doctor.  The function of the Centre is...

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Performance Anxiety

Performance Anxiety is an area of the worry and fear spectrum that leads to adverse reactions of the person in respect of a particular activity they are about to embark on. Sanlyn Wellness has had many years of experience working with various aspects of this...

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Painting: The Art of Relaxation & Creativity

Sanlyn has over the years worked with a number of clients who have had high degrees of Anxiety and have lost the spark of their creative potential. Often after a Chakra Balancing session has been done, the neck area has been shown to have energy...

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Throat Chakra: Communication & Creativity

Are you feeling like you are unable to express yourself in relationships or work environments? Are you feeling like your job is burning you out and not enjoyable? Are you feeling like you are stuck procrastinating and unable to move yourself forward in life?   If any of these...

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The Inner Voice of Criticism

One focal issue that seems to arise out of many Psychotherapy client sessions is that of the voice of criticism. When this voice is heard, it is important to understand that it is not associated with Schizophrenia or Psychosis in this article; however it is...

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Trust: Building the Bridge

This article begins with a story about a boy who felt the yearning to cross the river from the west to the east bank. This pull of the unknown was so strong, the boy knew what lay on the other side was a treasure trove....

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Past Life Therapy: Real or Imagined?

Past Life Therapy is a topic clouded in mystery and mostly shunned by the Clinical & Medical Therapeutic community. However this modality was introduced and popularized in the late 1980s by Dr. Brian Weiss, a prominent psychiatrist in the United States and author of the...

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Bullying

I have nobody. I need some someone :( My name is Amanda Todd. The final two written black and white cards of a fifteen year old British Columbia teenager shortly before she took her own life. , Sanlyn Wellness wishes to express condolences to her...

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The Tree of Life Metaphor

The Tree of Life – A Metaphorical Journey of Psychological, Emotional & Spiritual Growth The tree is the growth process that we as individuals go on, in our evolvement through this journey of our soul which encompasses our psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects. The tree begins...

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Techniques to Remember Dreams

The subconscious mind is an extremely strong vessel of messages, symbols and images. During our waking state, the conscious mind is working overtime to block these pictures, thoughts and interpretations. When we fall into a deep sleep state, we enter into what is called the...

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Understanding & Managing Anger

I am certain that everyone reading this article has at one time or another has had an incident of anger, whether it was a screaming match with a partner, an argument with a customer service representative, throwing something in a rage or giving someone the...

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Fear & Phobias: Successes

Phobias are elevated fears that often tend to be irrational, however for past clients of Lynton Friedman, these exacerbated thought processes tend to be real and often times debilitating.  Fears and Phobias are much like a pebble being thrown into a river.  Once the stone...

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An Educated Understanding of Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy can elicit a variety of responses when these techniques are mentioned in literature or in sessions. Some clients and readers are curious of the process to change behaviours and or habits, while others are scared of entering a zombie like trance state,...