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  • #36667

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Hi everyone, So very lovely to ‘meet’ you all. Wow! So many great introduction videos…so I have spent the past week trying to piece something of my own together. I need to warn you though…my technical skills are pants! So please excuse what you are about to see!

    A lot of you seem to be from Canada? I’m not, I’m afraid. I live in ‘sunny’ England! But I do have a Canadian dog…ooh, and some distant family who live in Canada! 😉

    I just launched my website a couple of months back (hypnosatori.co.uk) and done nothing with it since then. Essentially because I know deep down it lacks sparkle and I want to make it glitter with the stuff before I feel proud enough to promote it. I currently have a stop smoking program consisting of 10 mp3’s for people to buy. This sets me out quite differently from most other Hypnotherapists as usually you get one session in a stuffy office for your dollar, or one 40 minute mp3.  So, what I offer is more of a course for them to go through and it is something they get to keep so they can go through it time and time again. But…it’s still not enough. It needs to have fun and interaction and that is why I’m here. To find out how to put that in.

    The weight loss course I am doing is still ‘in progress’ of being written, and I am following it myself to lose weight because I firmly believe in practising what you preach! But I would also like that to be fun and different. There are thousands of weight loss courses out there, but not very many hypnotherapy ones and definitely not very many fun ones…so I think that needs to change!

    The idea of creating a story for people to adventure through is particularly pertinent for Hypnotherapy also because we use a lot of stories in hypnosis for people to draw their meaning from and to help them to access their unconscious mind. When people ask me how hypnosis feels I often give them the example of getting lost in a book or a movie…and you are aware of everything whilst you’re doing it…but you get lost in the story and somehow reality blurs out a bit…that is hypnosis. So the idea of creating a story for people to adventure through as a course is ideal.

    Essentially, I really want to help people overcome their difficulties forever and feel great doing it. I feel that what is on offer out there at the moment only serves to help people feel more miserable and perpetuates their issues. I want people to see that change can be fun AND successful because that old adage of ‘no pain, no gain’ is a load of BS!

    Really looking forward to climbing that mountain!

    P.S. Seems my video is too big to add to this post (I told you I wasn’t very technical minded!) So, I have added it to my dropbox. Here is the link for those that would like to view. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zobxo0zj97ylena/AADn0ySwyIig3SYtKkkEuJBba?dl=0

    • This topic was modified 5 years, 3 months ago by  Sara McCann.
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    #36675

    Bradley Morris
    Mountain Guide
    @bradleytmorris

    Sara! Wonderful to meet you digitally here on the mountain.

    I must say, I was held captivated by your story from start to finish. BRAVO for taking the time to craft that. You are a great storyteller with a wonderful voice for hypnotherapy! Your kids must have loved all the stories you read them.

    I’m really excited about all your ideas and to help flush them out as you hike up this here mountain. Just keep the creativity flowing and don’t let “I don’t know how” stop you from following your inspiration.

    We’ll figure out the how when you figure out the what that best suits your course and students. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing and introducing yourself.

    We’re thrilled to have you here.

    Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Launch Summit we go…

    #36684

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Thank you Bradley, that means a lot! ‘I don’t know how’ now shelved so I don’t get hung up on it anymore! 😉

    #36706

    Paulo Ouellet
    Adventurer
    @paulo

    Love your intro Sara. Story telling is something I’m trying to get better at. Perhaps it could be a topic for a future course. I think you will do very well here.

    #36718

    Akasha Madron
    Adventurer
    @mysticsparkling

    Your intro is fantastic, Sara!   I love a good story and I loved how you told your story. I also resonate with what you said about getting lost in stories.

    Your kids are so adorable!  The fingerprinting and Beatle eggs looked like so much fun and i loved the Wizard Of Oz concept for weight loss.

    Brilliant!  And I mean that in the British way.  I squatted in Brixton, London for 2 years back in the 80’s when it was still legal.  Currently, I’m in Berkeley, California.

    I welcome you and look forward to getting to know you better.

    Cheers!

    Akasha

     

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    #36728

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Thank you so much Paulo and Akasha. It’s great to be here and I really look forward to getting to know you better also!

    As for my kids Akasha..adorable is what they once were lol! Now, 18, 17 and 12..adorable seems to have slipped off their character list and been replaced with  typical teenage grunting! 😉

    Squatting in Brixton! I bet you have a lot of fascinating stories to tell!! Hope to hear them one day 🙂

    #36746

    Anonymous @

    Welcome! Such a fun into Sara, great story telling. I’m in Canada but my best friend (also named Sarah) lives in England!

    Can’t wait to see what you create for your course!

    Shannon

    #36758

    Bobbie Jo Van Den Plas
    Adventurer
    @bobbiejo

    Oh my goodness, Sara! I LOVE your intro video!!! Amazing storytelling (and footage)! You had me captivated. You are going to create GREAT things here!!! WOW! Love your ideas and your heart and your passion! Wonderful to meet you here!!

    #36768

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Thank you so much Shannon and Bobbie Jo, your comments have really made my day! I was so nervous that the video wouldn’t compare to what you guys had all done so that means so much to me. Thank you also for your very loving welcomes everyone! Really looking forward to getting to know you all better.

    #36816

    Jennifer Summerfeldt
    Adventurer
    @holdthepromise

    Welcome Sara to the mountain. And what a wonderful story you told, very creative! Looking forward to witnessing what you create on this mountain.

    Cheers

    #36818

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Thank you very much Jennifer!

    #36946

    Sue-Ann Bubacz
    Adventurer
    @sue-ann

    Sara:

    Bravo. A fabulous intro and sure sign to me you’ll do fantastic with scaling the mountain to success. No doubt.

    Well, now I’m completely intimated to do the intro video challenge!! lol

    Yikes.

    P.S. Can’t wait to see more of your creativity:)

    #37063

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Thank you Sue-Ann! Really looking forward to seeing your intro video too! I felt so intimidated doing mine also but it feels really good to push yourself out of your comfort zone! I’m sure you’ll do amazingly!

    #39447

    Cathy Howitt
    Adventurer
    @Cathy

    Hi Sara,

    Thankyou for introducing yourself. I haven’t been able to access your video but I read all the comments of others who obviously could. Love your concept. I have used Hypnotherapy in many situations, including childbirth and flying. I think you’re onto a winner!

    Cath

    #39626

    Sara McCann
    Adventurer
    @saramccann

    Hi Cathy, Thank you so much! It’s very lovely to meet you! x

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