The cliches ‘home is where your heart is’, ‘you can’t choose your family’ and ‘absence makes the heart grow fonder’ are never more true than at Christmas and show how mixed blessings can be at this time of year.
We are all swept along on this tide of uncertainty and have the choice of sinking, paddling a new course or drifting.. This is a good time to set sail for calmer water and take on board new ideas and opportunities created in this strange time.
It is only now as measures taken to protect people financially during lockdowns are being lifted that the true personal cost of the pandemic will become clear. Adjusting to the consequences is going to test the mental health of the nation.
Gratitude literally changes your mind by directing attention towards the health and wellbeing you already have. This makes it easier to improve every aspect of the quality of your life by maintaining what’s already good about it and aspiring to achieve more of the same.
Given that absence makes the heart grow fonder, now is a good time to show appreciation to true friends. Investing time and effort in maintaining these friendships pays dividends in the joy of knowing you can trust someone who appreciates your friendship as much as you do theirs.
The dating world makes love, trust and commitment elusive as so many make promises they have no intention of keeping. While dating apps are no longer exclusively for casual hook-ups and have evolved into a universal go-to for those seeking relationships, the rules are unclear and expectations often unrealistic.
Any crisis accelerates change. Economically, socially and technologically, there will be global developments in infrastructure. This will potentially lead to better ways to work, live and benefit from scientific progress post pandemic.
Hypnotherapy creates subconscious changes in motivation, improving impulse control and focusing on the delayed gratification of achieving a healthy, lean fit body whilst sorting out the mindless tendency we all have to be sabotaged by our emotions.
Stop those Snack Attacks with Hypnotherapy
Our supermarkets are absolutely rammed with a smorgasbord of both sweet and savoury snacks to tempt the taste buds of every shopper. And who, these days, doesn’t fill themselves up with one of the handy treats stacked high by the queue to pay for fuel at the filling station?
Hypnotherapy for Confidence Many people lack confidence when dating. If you are looking forward to that special Valentine’s Day date with trepidation and would like more confidence on the day and in the future, hypnotherapy could be the answer. Do you lack the confidence to date? Has a previous romantic relationship left you feeling vulnerable […]
As a busy hypnotherapist, I spend a lot of time helping people cope with anxiety. The progress we make is sometimes undermined by those closest to them thinking they can just get over it or telling them to ‘pull themselves together’.
Can you afford not to give hypnotherapy a try? Although hypnotherapy offers a profound improvement in quality of life, many still see it as a luxury. So the spending on food, booze, cigarettes and retail therapy continues, while investing in hypnotherapy is regarded as an extravagance. However, research has shown that hypnotic strategies can help with […]
There is a world of opportunity for those who are brave enough to challenge themselves to be the best they can be.
Overpriced cellophane wrapped unscented roses that droop before they open, gooey heart shaped calorie laden puddings and crappy jewellery flogged in the backs of Sunday supplements that would make Gerald Ratner blush with shame. All this and more is ours at an inflated price in the celebration of true love. Whether we buy in to […]
It’s easy to dismiss commonly expressed laments about being over-stressed but most of us are aware that we would be happier with a less stressed life. We all buckle under the strains and difficulties of daily life from time to time. Our world is a busy one.
Everyone is afraid of something. It doesn’t matter where you live, the year you were born, your skin colour or creed, our top five fears are a natural component of the human experience. They part of our primeval, genetically determined survival instinct. Without them, our chance of recognising danger and avoiding it or defending ourselves would be considerably reduced. The whole point of those top five fears is to keep us safe.
The fear of interviews prevents many hopefuls from performing well at job interviews and some will avoid them completely, losing the chance to go for that dream job. There are many hypnotherapeutic strategies that help beat interview anxiety, providing life-changing opportunities for career advancement and job satisfaction.
What benefits can teenagers get from hypnotherapy?
Hypnosis helps youngsters in many different ways. Specialist hypnotic techniques are effective at tackling a number of teenage problems, improving their ability to achieve their potential so they can develop into healthy, emotionally balanced and confident adults.
If a childhood phobia is left untreated, it can soon become an uncomfortable habit that causes feelings of terror and panic whenever exposed to the stimuli. It can then have an effect on a child’s well-being and social development and restrict many of aspects of their life. Many phobias are rooted in childhood and can range from the surprisingly common fears of the seemingly harmless, like buttons, balloons and clowns or the more serious fear of going to school.
PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is caused in many ways, for example, by seeing a horrific accident, being attacked or going through a natural disaster. Though we tend to think of PTSD as being a problem for the armed services, it can easily affect civilians too. Left untreated, the symptoms of PTSD can have a long lasting effect on daily life.