Feeling overwhelmed?

“I feel overwhelmed - can hypnotherapy help?” At this time of year, despite the holiday feeling that comes with the longer, warmer days, life can seem rather overwhelming. At work - “who is going to do my job when I’m away?’ or ‘how on earth am I going to do my job and his, whilst … Continue reading Feeling overwhelmed?

Hello Sunshine!

What a difference it makes to our mood when the sun comes out! Why is that? Nothing has really changed - our job is the same, the car still needs servicing, and yet, the sun somehow changes the way we see the world. According to an article written by Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN in … Continue reading Hello Sunshine!

Confidence

‘Can I increase my confidence with Hypnotherapy?’ Confidence is something we all need a bit of every now and then, and for some it seems to disappear at the most important times! Often it has been hidden by turmoil or stress, and in this case, it can be frustrating to find that where you used … Continue reading Confidence

The importance of small steps

This week, Sam Trigg, who is almost part of our family (can I say that, Sam?) achieved a lifetime goal when he jumped over 16m in the triple jump. Incredible - that's further than the length of the longest double decker bus in the UK! But Sam didn't just achieve that distance overnight. There was … Continue reading The importance of small steps

I conquered the Monster!

You may have read my blog post about training for the #etapelochness, a 66 mile closed road cycle ride around Loch Ness in the highlands of Scotland. Well the ride happened last weekend and it was amazing! It took us 15 hours to drive from Devon to Drumnadrochit, arriving eventually at midnight to be met … Continue reading I conquered the Monster!

Loosening up with Nessie

This little phrase has become quite relevant to me this week, for several reasons. One is that on Sunday I'm going to cycle the 'Etape Loch Ness' with my husband. We've been training for a few months, and it will be the furthest that I have ever cycled, and certainly the biggest event I've ever … Continue reading Loosening up with Nessie

Downtime?

How do you relax? I fact, DO you relax? In our busy world where information is instant , food is fast and decisions can be made within minutes even when your colleagues are on the other side of the world, downtime can seem like an impossible dream. And yet it is crucial to our health and … Continue reading Downtime?

Neuroscience

As part of our continued professional development (CPD) we are required  to attend at least two CPD courses a year in order to retain membership of the Association of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH). These courses also form part of the Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma for which I am studying. This course was held on Sunday 26th February at the Clifton … Continue reading Neuroscience

Helping you during Chemotherapy and beyond

I've spent today in Bristol learning from my amazing colleagues how to deliver effective help for chemotherapy patients during treatment. The award winning team delivering the CPD today are pioneering hospital-based Solution Focused Hypnotherapy in Wales where they have become an essential part of the oncology team. Their research and experience shows that hypnotherapy is … Continue reading Helping you during Chemotherapy and beyond