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The Power of Proper Suggestions

The Power of Proper Suggestions

By: Jerry Valley – August, 2014  When you think about it, we are all receiving suggestions just about everyday from our friends, co-workers, neighbors etc. People give us suggestions about…

7 Dangerous Apps That Every Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

7 Dangerous Apps That Every  Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

By: Kristen Peaks – July, 2014 I work in public relations at Cook Children’s. It’s my job to be on social networking sites, peruse the internet and keep up with…

What I have learned in my 44 years in Hypnosis – MIND OVER MATTER with JERRY VALLEY

What I have learned in my 44 years in Hypnosis – MIND OVER MATTER with JERRY VALLEY

By: Jerry Valley – July, 2014 When I read my first book about hypnosis, it was the great Ormond McGill’s “Encyclopedia of Stage Hypnotism.” It was on Labor Day 1969.…

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

By: Jerry Valley – June, 2014 In my 44 years in the hypnosis field, I have worked with the medical community in various categories such as painless childbirth, dentistry, pre-operative…

What Makes a Good Subject for Hypnosis?

What Makes a Good  Subject for Hypnosis?

By: Jerry Valley – May, 2014 What is Hypnosis? There are many misconceptions about hypnosis and here are a few: 1. The Hypnotist is controlling my mind … NOT true.…

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle ~ Mind Over Matter with Jerry Valley

How Hypnotherapy Can  Improve Your Lifestyle ~ Mind Over Matter with Jerry Valley

By: Hypnotist Jerry Valley I have been in the field of hypnosis for over 44 years and still going strong. I am committed to helping people. Therefore, I will teach…

Methuen Teen Josh Flagg Vying for National Rubik’s Cube Championship

Methuen Teen Josh Flagg Vying for National Rubik’s Cube Championship

By: Tom Duggan – January. 2014 Methuen teenager Josh Flagg entered his first Rubik’s Cube contest in April of 2011 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His second competition was at…

The Merrimack Valley Sandbox -Creating a Path For Entrepreneurs

The Merrimack Valley Sandbox -Creating a Path For Entrepreneurs

 By: Cheryl Hajjar – December, 2013 As the Yuletide spirit is among us, and the frenzy of holiday shopping has begun, 17 budding entrepreneurs from the Merrimack Valley are preparing…

THE EMPTY CHAIR – (Exposing Addiction) Public Enemy #1

THE EMPTY CHAIR – (Exposing Addiction) Public Enemy #1

By: Phil Lahey, October, 2013 When it comes to drug addiction, who is public enemy #1? You might guess the drug dealer, or the one who introduced our kid to…

Losing Our Sanity – Morality Matters by Paul Murano

Losing Our Sanity – Morality Matters by Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – October, 2013 There are two basic ways through which we have certitude about anything: faith and reason. In short, reason trusts the mind and faith trusts…

George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps – Valley Patriot of the Month (10-13)

George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps – Valley Patriot of the Month (10-13)

By: Helen Mooradkanian – October, 2013 TEWKSBURY – Nineteen-year old George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps, now of Tewksbury, was with the Ninth Air Force stationed across the English…

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

EDITORS NOTE: This month we are resurrecting our Teen Talk column with 15-year-old Ana DeBernardo of Danvers who tells us she is very excited to write about being a teenager and a Latina.…

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

October, 2013 The Trauma Intervention Program of Merrimack Valley, Inc. (TIP) is a group of specially trained citizen volunteers who are called by police officers, fire fighters and hospital personnel…

Parents (and families) of Murdered Children Hold Candle Light Vigil

Parents (and families) of Murdered Children Hold Candle Light Vigil

Parents of Murdered Children of the Merrimack Valley (POMC) held a candlelight vigil and remembrance last month on the steps of Lowell City Hall. This was the fifth annual remembrance…

Saving Supermom

Saving Supermom

By: Cheryl Hajjar – October 2013 Having it all. That quintessential line brought on by the feminist movement that has been driven in every young girl’s mind including myself over…

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