The media is awash with doom and gloom about the economy. And much of what is reported is so baffling it makes no sense in terms of its impact on us as individuals. When figures are bandied about in the billions, it’s difficult to relate that in real terms to the difference it makes to […]
In the long dark hours of a Spring night, a 17 year old boy takes his own life in a Tunbridge Wells park and the coronavirus claims another tragic victim. Lockdown measures are particularly challenging for teens isolated from the social contact of school life and the support of their friendship groups. The […]
I get great joy from showing kindness to others. It’s a habit which I indulge in whenever I can. But the truth is, I’m not Mother Theresa or Pollyanna and my positive intentions are not entirely altruistic. You see, kindness is often welcomed with appreciation and we all have a fundamental need for approval. Lockdown […]
Do you remember when Corona used to be a sweet fizzy drink? That was back in the innocent days, long before there was a sugar tax on carbonated drinks, when dentists used to give children lollipops for being good as they left the surgery. And here we are now, after decades of an obesity crisis, […]
Do you remember as a child that end of holiday feeling of dread at the start of a new school term? Well, who would have thought parents across the land are getting that same sinking feeling at the prospect of starting a new term of home schooling? And it’s a mixed blessing for children too […]
Goodness me! The internet is suddenly awash with experts on anxiety. Having trawled through some of their offerings, a lot of the advice out there is pretty obvious to me. But then I am, and have been for many years, busy helping people manage their anxiety. Can we first get some perspective here? Anxiety is […]
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?
Women with Anxiety are Strong, Wise and Kind Women learn courage, self-awareness and empathy by fighting their fears… Her strength comes from battling her anxiety when her overwhelming impulse to run away and hide.Sometimes, the voice of fear is too loud to ignore. But mostly, she finds a way to pretend she’s okay. She finds […]
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’.
Shouting doesn’t get you anywhere. In fact, as soon as voices are raised, you’ve lost the argument and have little chance of resolving your differences. Often, couples will find themselves going over the same old ground, in the same way, becoming more and more frustrated and angry with each other. Once you turn the volume […]
Childhood mental health services are in crisis. When a child who feels helpless, hopeless and out of control is brave enough to tell their parents, only to discover that they can’t find a way to solve the problem either, the world very quickly becomes a much scarier place. Small issues can become huge and […]
Tunbridge Wells based hypnotherapist Karen Martin spends a great deal of her working day helping children, teens and adolescents. So, she’s busy at this time of year helping to banish back to school blues. Karen’s passion and expertise in this field have enabled her to help many hundreds of young people and she has established […]
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.