Creating a Less Stressed Life

How can you stop being overwhelmed and overworked and create a less stressed life?

Whilst front line employees are pressured to be more productive, senior management has responsibility for profitability and stability. If you don’t work you most probably have the stress of job seeking or home life pressures from family and money worries. Few can escape stress by just making lifestyle changes. However, it is possible to deal with stress by using the power of your mind. The solution is hypnosis, which has been used for many years to relieve stress.

So why, if this is the case, isn’t there a stampede to the nearest  hypnotherapist for treatment? Budgets and priorities are key problem. The term recession has become a boring one but it’s still pertinent. Many people would prefer to spend those extra pennies on the latest electronic device or seasonal bargain than on their emotional wellbeing. It is reasonable that we think this way but it’s also worthwhile considering the way that stress physically affects our body if we don’t prioritise our emotional wellbeing sometimes.

Signs and symptoms of stress include muscular discomfort, migraines, disturbed sleep, tiredness, poor nutrition and weight reduction, eating too much and weight gain, early ageing of the skin and heart palpitations.

These are some of the physical manifestations of untreated stress. The mental strain can have just as adverse effect on your daily life. It can reduce sufferers to a shadow of a person they were, leaving ruined relationships in its path. Make sure you seek advice if you recognise any of these warning signs in you. A hypnotic approach becomes a good deal more attractive way to spend your money if you think about all of these adverse reactions. You may think it indulgent to put yourself first by ‘treating’ yourself to hypnotherapy but your family, loved ones, colleagues and friends may depend on your ability to cope with stress. You’re only depriving yourself of your potential emotional wellbeing and undermining your mental health if you do nothing about the stress in your life.

There are still many outdated misconceptions about the effectiveness of hypnotherapy, even though it is now a research-backed field. Of course, there are poor practitioners in each and every profession and it is the same for hypnotherapy. Thankfully, these are a minority and growing numbers are benefiting from treatment provided by qualified and registered hypnotherapists.

There is always so much going on in all our lives. Who wants extra strain? Hypnotherapy can help rid you of stress symptoms so you can manage the many pressures of life with confidence. No matter what your individual situation, there are many different hypnotherapeutic strategies to help achieve both subconscious and conscious change. Causes can be identified and solutions found  so that stress related issues can be resolved and managed more effectively.

Based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, hypnotherapist Karen Martin is a stress management specialist who, after many years of working in a high-pressured corporate environment, is now enjoying a less stressed life helping others to achieve balance and harmony in their lives.

She said: “Having created a less stressed life for myself, I can identify with many of the problems people come to me for help with from my own past experiences.  I am pleased to be able to share the toolbox of techniques and strategies that have benefited me so much with those who seek my guidance.  Using hypnotherapy to safeguard your mental wellbeing could be the most empowering and life-changing thing you ever do.”

A clinical hypnotherapist, master NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) practitioner, Karen has many years experience treating a wide range of conditions and disorders. Anxiety in its many forms, from phobias to panic disorders, and behavioural change, like weight management and smoking cessation, are issues she specialises in and has a consistent track record of successfully treating. Karen also teaches hypnotherapy and counselling on university accredited Chrysalis Courses.