Monthly Archives: February 2011

7. Example: Clear Answers from the Stress Evaluation

A woman came to see me about hair loss. She was in the midst of a bitter divorce, but surprisingly, that was not he reason her hair was falling out. Rather, her intelligence pointed to a years-old business matter that, in the contect of recent events, had subconsciously felt like a breach of her integrity. Thanks to the Stress Evaluation, she was able to not be misled by the obvious but instead to identify and resolve the actual problem. Continue reading

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8. Any Illness Can Come from Stress

Stress does more than just make people feel “uptight.” In over forty years of clinical use with thousands of clients, Graf Stress Management has found stress at the root of all types of illness, from the transitory (e.g., headaches) to the chronic (infertility, fibromyalgia, addiction) to the debilitating and terminal (cancer, lupus, AIDS, bipolar disorder). Continue reading

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9. The Roles of Illness: Escape, Justification, and Punishment

For the most part, health problems do not just “happen” but are the result of our intelligence giving us what we subconsciously need, whether it be an escape from a situation we can’t cope with, a justification of our feelings, or a punishment of our self or someone else. Continue reading

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