Monthly Archives: May 2018

Habits and the fork in the road

As a hypnotherapist and coach for the last 15 years I have seen many clients who want to break a negative habit. Negative habits such as smoking, binge drinking, binge eating and negative thinking are all created through repetition and on a chemical level they bring comfort and reward no matter how ‘negative’ they might […]

Simply back to basics

  None of us can escape stress in life and it comes in many forms, emotional, financial, family problems with our children and ageing parents etc. Stress can be overwhelming and the overwhelm is increased when we place unrealistic expectations on ourselves by thinking we can deal with any stress whilst also continuing to manage […]

Anger – don’t go up in smoke!

Everything you do involves the minds – yes the minds. You have one physical brain but 2 minds, the conscious rational thinking mind which deals with data and facts and the unconscious mind which deals with emotions and the stress response patterns of depression, anger and anxiety. These three stress response patterns date back to […]

Don’t get stuck in your cave

Everything you do involves the minds – yes the minds. You have one physical brain but 2 minds, the conscious rational thinking mind which deals with data and facts and the unconscious mind which deals with emotions and the stress response patterns of depression, anger and anxiety. These three stress response patterns date back to […]

Anxiety

Anxiety – is it in your mind? Everything you do involves the minds – yes the minds. You have one physical brain but 2 minds, the conscious rational thinking mind which deals with data and facts and the unconscious mind which deals with emotions and the stress response patterns of depression, anger and anxiety. These […]

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How to strengthen the foundations of  your self-belief Just because your self-belief may not be strong at the moment doesn’t mean it has to stay that way – it can change and you can change it by changing how you think about yourself. Negative thoughts Create negative feelings Which in turn create? • negative reactions […]

Do you really believe in yourself?

The book “A Road Less Travelled’ by M Scott Peck opens with the statement “Life is difficult” which is an unusual first sentence for any book, but of course it’s true. Life brings all of us difficulties and pain as well as opportunities and joy. Many of us have had phases in life when we […]