Three signs that you may have anger - Not what you think

January 24th, 2017

Three signs that you may have anger - Not what you think

A few years ago Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler made history with another great movie: Anger Management. In that movie Mr. Nicholson plays the part of an odd therapist who helps people with anger problems. He explains to his protagonist client played by Adam Sandler that anger is not just something you experience episodically, but an illness that one may or may not have. In fact the movie compares anger to diabetes.

There is no doubt that anger serves an evolutionary purpose by boosting strength through what has come to be known as the fight or flight response. In extreme situations of danger or injustice, anger can get one to act in adaptive ways that lead to survival.

The utility, or perhaps the unavoidability of this type of episodic anger is well recognized both in therapy and in the legal system. In the therapeutic context you may hear terms such as justified anger or situational anger. In the legal context there are instances where temporary insanity by virtue of presumably unavoidable anger leads to crimes that are met with reduced or attenuated sentences. These situations are, however, rare.

The most common consequence of anger is that represented in the movie, where a person simply “has anger” as in an illness. While the explosive type of anger we are all familiar with makes the “diagnosis” of anger obvious, the much more insidious, systemic anger experienced by most people leads to profound loss of quality of life.

During our many years of therapy, we have identified three types of situations presented by clients that can be explained by the presence of systemic anger. More importantly, we have observed that when systemic anger is resolved, the original situation for which the client came in is also resolved.

The three types of situations involve a client who:

  • Seems unable to DO something he wishes to do and is capable of doing
  • Seems unable to STOP doing something he no longer wishes to do
  • Presents with illnesses that defy clear medical diagnoses or resolution

A common suggestion in our metaphysics classes is that you contemplate your life deeply and ask yourself whether one or more of the above applies to you. If you identify at least one of them, consider that some anger may linger within you. Addressing that anger and healing it completely will most definitely improve the quality of your life.

As always,

Flavio Souza-Campos



Llegando a su Peso Ideal Natural y Permanentemente

January 20th, 2017

Esta es la mejor explicación que hemos visto sobre la mente, la hipnosis y la banda gástrica virtual. Una amiga comentó que por primera vez entendió como lograr sus metas en la vida cuando leyó este breve texto.

Otras personas dijeron que la simplicidad y brevedad de la explicación son útiles. Aun otros pidieron el texto completo, para tener más detalles.

Esta información fue preparada para usted, y para las personas que usted aprecia. Muchas son las personas diariamente que preguntan acerca de los misterios de la mente, de la hipnosis y sobre la relación entre el cuerpo y la mente. Aquí usted tiene un breve regalo que espero les sea útil.



Flavio Souza-Campos


A Farewell to President Obama and What is Great about America

January 18th, 2017

Farewell to President Obama

My wife and I were talking this past weekend about our daughter’s birthday coming up when it suddenly dawned on me that the Obama Presidency is coming to an end. “Hard to believe” I told my wife… “It feels like late January already”… “Yes, time flies when we are having fun” she remarked.

At some point I became nostalgic of the Obama years. So much happened in our lives during the past eight years, with news about the President seemingly always in the background. I was reminded of all the criticism and sharp questions I heard. The political opposition seemed to blame just about everything on the President, and students of metaphysics seemed concerned about the changes to what makes America great.  

I thought of recording a few comments and sending to students only. Then it occurred to me to make some notes first, and eventually the video was born. These remarks are not intended as a rigorous historical account of events or of conditions in Europe before America was established, but the general tone of the video is largely correct.

The message I wanted to convey to students was one of forgiveness, which is based on refraining from judgment, and gratitude, which are both keys to happiness.

Here are the notes in case you prefer to read them. The video can be seen here:


  • Because of our position as a therapist and professor people often ask our opinion on a number of topics, such as in this case, president Obama and his Presidency
  • We do not think it would be appropriate to judge the President, or any of his decisions really, because we are not aware of all of the information and details available to the President when each decision was made 
  • We often feel that others make mistakes or do bad things; but when we take the time to examine all the information available to that person at the time the decision was made, we are often surprised to discover, even if only within the privacy of our minds, that, given the exact same scenario, we would not have been as effective as the person we so eagerly judged 
  • I admire Secretary of Defense Robert Gates not only for his many accomplishments but also for the person he is. To me Secretary Gates comes across as a highly effective professional with a conscience and a heart. Secretary Gates provides a unique insight into the Obama presidency and the person of the President himself in his book Duty. Reading Duty I was sensitized by the feeling that President Obama is a good man, who means well, and does want what he honestly feels is best for the country 
  • It is within human nature to inquire into what is best for the country, and disagreements are inevitable. One angle seldom explored is whether the country as whole is serving the spiritual purpose for which it was founded
  • The notion that the United States and all other countries exist for a spiritual purpose surprises some folks, but a country is nothing more than a venue through which a group of souls can evolve spiritually. Over time, countries that no longer fulfill the evolutionary needs of the souls therein incarnated cease to exist, and indeed new countries flourish in their places
  • There are many ways of understanding the purpose for which the United States of America was founded, but we can begin by asking what most people refer to when they speak of the Great American Experiment 
  • Considerer what life was like in Europe in the 16th, 17th and 18th Had you not been born to royalty, would you have had a chance to even learn to read? Would you have had your most basic needs, such as food and shelter met? Had you been killed in the streets, would anyone have cared? Would your life have mattered? What chances would your babies have had of surviving past the first year? Would you have participated at all in the organization of your community? 
  • Before the United States existed, and for most of human history, there were two classes of people: royalty and peasants. While those born into royalty often squandered wealth and lived in extreme luxury, peasants lived on the edge of physical survival. But this exaggerated difference in economic status was not the problem that the Great American Experiment attempts to solve. You see, royalty produced nothing; peasants grew, transported and prepared food. Peasants built, cleaned, operated and maintained the lavish palaces for royalty to enjoy. In essence, peasants produced and royalty managed. This social structure survived for millennia, and still survives in some areas, because one idea permeated all of society: that God himself had ordained monarchies to rule over people who could not rule themselves. 
  • Even if it had been true that people just could not rule themselves at some point in time, requiring a ruling class to control their lives, over time this arrangement became abusive. Now one class had become lazy and confortable, literally over the backs of the many. So now, management, government, no longer had to do with the will of the people, with what was good for the people, instead now royalty’s main concern was its preservation and the prevention of revolts, which result when people think and desire to grow 
  • Historians tell us that the main reason every attempt to colonize America before Jamestown and Plymouth Rock failed miserably was because “rulers” would come from Europe intending to manage the few people they could bring, but simply refused to work. That was the prevailing attitude at the time this great American experiment was being launched 
  • The need to work, and differences in economic status between royalty and peasantry were not the propelling forces behind the American ideal: the ability to control our destiny was what fueled the Revolution and has defined the American Spirit since the beginning… in other words: freedom 
  • In order to potentiate a group of people, known as Americans, into freedom, the freedom to pursue their happiness, a government was established. This government began not by outlining people’s duties towards the state but instead outlining the limits of government intrusion into people’s lives. Truly a government for the people by the people. A land where a middle class is not only possible but actually has the opportunity to evolve 
  • It is true that a reasonably high standard of living is needed for spiritual growth, since there is nothing spiritual about misery. Furthermore, as Dr. Abraham Maslow eloquently explained, people need their basic needs met before they can really work on their self-actualization, their spiritual growth. So America was created to be a land where basic needs could be met in less than one third of one’s day, leaving a day for the Lord. This requires a good economy and certainly hard work from all. Affluence and the ability to generate wealth is what make America the land of opportunity, but opportunity for what? In Dr. Maslow’s terms, opportunity for self-actualization; opportunity for spiritual inquiry and growth; opportunity to design and pursue one’s own destiny and happiness. The opportunity to generate enough to be able to share with those in need 
  • Considering that how we treat one another is the best gage of spiritual growth, we can use levels of social, racial, political and economic tension as a measure of the nation’s fulfillment of the purpose for which it was founded 
  • If war, famine and suffering are decreasing, the country is fulfilling its purpose. If the people feel that they are growing, if the people feel that they are achieving more, becoming more, and most importantly, giving more, then for sure the country is fulfilling its mission. 
  • On the other hand sometimes a nation needs changes in circumstances in order to appreciate its own merits. Never before the idea of a government by the people for the people had been proposed or attempted. A government by the people for the people gives us the best opportunity to pursue our happiness, our self-actualization, our spiritual ideals 
  • As President Kennedy famously said, let’s not ask what our country can do for us; let’s ask what we can do for our country. Let us not ask what presidents can do for us; let us ask what we can do for ourselves, for our families and for one another. Let us not ask whether a departing president has been good or bad; let us thank that person for his service and sacrifices. 
  • Let us rejoice in the fact that we are all part of the Greatest Experiment in history; we have the opportunity to assemble, to communicate, to learn from one another. We have the opportunity to explore our own nature, and develop our own destiny. We have the opportunity to pursue our happiness, and we have the ability to be generous with others. We are Americans yes, but we are human beings, all created equal, all on this Earth to live love and learn.


  • God bless us all

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Name your baby from within - A different perspective on naming your baby (Webinar - Audio Only)

May 18th, 2016

Naming your precious baby is sure to be one of the highlights of your motherhood journey. We want to share this idea with you: What if your little one already has a name? Yes, your baby might already have a preference for a certain name, or actually a specific name that already resonates with him/her. This combination of the perfect sounds will enhance and support who he/she want to be in his/her life. Find out more about where this theory comes from, how it works, and more importantly, find out how to discover your baby's name from within. In this free webinar, Dr. Flavio Souza-Campos, Master Hypnotherapist and experienced hypnotist, will cover amazing details that will for sure enhance this beautiful part of your journey. To know more about Dr. Flavio you can visit his YouTube channel, here:


Ayer, Hoy y Mañana (Radio Mambí) - Perdonando el Pasado para vivir el Futuro

February 11th, 2016

El Dr. Flavio en el programa Ayer, Hoy y Mañana habla de temas fabulosos como la sanación y el perdón. Aprender del pasado significa a la vez perdonar este pasado, para asi disfrutar de las bendiciones presentes y entrar en nuestro futuro mas brillante. Ahunde en estas ideas con el profesor Flavio en este programa. Para clases y mas información, llamar al Instituto Aranegui: 305.267.0117. Para mas recursos del Dr. Flavio, visite nuestro canal de YouTube:


Hypno Stories - Miracle and Miraculous Healing

January 14th, 2016

Hypnotherapy in Miami: Hypnosis Stories, What is Miracle Healing? Hypnosis in Miami. Why do we call it Miracle Healing? This is my new series " Hypno Stories". This series of podcasts will tell the most interesting stories about my numerous years of experience in the Hypnotherapy field. Helping others is an amazing way to heal yourself while discovering your purpose in life. You can do it too, and not necessarily only as a career, but as a way of living, as a way of changing for the better and being a greater asset to yourself, your family and those that share Earth with you! I hope you enjoy these videos as they go out! Share with your family and friends!

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