Junk Food Cravings Explained

“The word “craving” hardly does justice to the alarm sounding in your brain. Must…have…warm cheesy pizza fresh from the oven. Must…eat…the whole bag of potato chips. Can’t…stop…eating hershey’s kisses. We’ve all been there. Cravings are a part of life: in fact, up to 97 percent of Americans get seized by strong and specific urges to […]

Using Hypnosis To Change One Life At A Time

By Cristian Vasquez From the Culver City News | Sat, Jun 28 2014 From anxieties and phobias to sleeping and fertility problems, Lynda Malerstein, BHC, CHT has been helping people from all walks of life overcome internal struggles through her hypnosis expertise. Despite the successful careers she enjoyed as a corporate recruiter and a professional entertainer for children, Malerstein struggled with problems that she […]

From Shattered Dreams to Dreams Fulfilled: It’s never too late!

“There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.”  ~ Author Unknown Dear Readers:   When I was 10 I wanted to be Barbra Streisand. I didn’t know who Barbra was, I just knew I wanted to wear a beautiful red dress, sing on a stage, get applause and […]

Commercial Success

In one of my many incarnations I was a children’s talent agent representing child actors from ages 5 to teen. Most of the auditions were for TV commercials. During this process, a casting director would call me to send a child out to read lines or sometimes just to chat with her and then be […]

This was not what I expected for Xmas!

It was the evening of December 23. I was blissfully going about my business when I heard a knock on the door.Standing there was Bob, my boyfriend of 4 months and the one I was sure was going to be my partner forever. He said “I came to pick up my things, I’m getting married […]

Are Those People On Stage Really Hypnotized?

(And are you going to make me cluck like a chicken?) I get asked this question all the time. Are those people hypnotized? Absolutely! Once you understand the process, you won’t find it so unbelievable. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy your next stage show even more. I interviewed several people who have been hypnotized onstage so I […]

Nothing is lost in the subconscious mind

Have you ever driven yourself crazy trying to find something you’ve misplaced? Earlier this year “Mary” came to me to see if I could help her remember the name and address of a Notary she had gone to in 1995. She didn’t even know what city it was in.   At the time her business partner […]

Stopping smoking doesn’t have to be a pain in the butt

I’ve seen an article circulating on Twitter warning people about the horrible withdrawal symptoms they will get when they quit smoking. Aside from giving negative hypnotic suggestions which may create a self-fulfilling prophecy, in my experience this is JUST NOT TRUE.  I’ve helped 2 pack-a-day smokers quit and they had no physical withdrawal symptoms the […]

Are you dating yourself?

In order to nurture the creative spark within, Julia Cameron suggests in her book “The Artist’s Way; A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity”, that you spend two hours a week going on an “artist date” with yourself. That means you make a commitment to find a place where you can go alone and browse, wander, dream, think, and […]