Category: focus

Daydreaming is always a good idea..

I’m sitting here with half an hour between clients, with ideas and thoughts whizzing around. You know the thing – contemplating the conversation I’ve just had and looking forward to the next one. Thinking about sleep, and trance. Listening to the sound of the…

Can I be hypnotised?

The state of awareness that is known as trance is a normal everyday occurrence for humans. Anyone who has ever daydreamed has been in trance – it’s that lovely ‘other-wordly’ feeling that we get when we have allowed our mind to do it’s own…

Snow!

  I’ve noticed over the past week how the weather forecast has kept me on full alert. My primitive, emotional brain has been looking out for signs of bad weather, constantly vigilant, ensuring that I keep safe by seeing everything from a negative viewpoint…

Tales of the Unexpected

Just when we thought that Spring was arriving, today in South Devon, we’ve had snow! Even though I live on the Southern tip of Dartmoor, it’s rare to have more than a dusting of snow each year, so imagine my surprise when I looked…

Self Esteem and how to have it

The way we feel about ourselves appears to be tied up with so many things, and maybe we are concerned about how we are seen by others, how we stack up against everyone else – whether we are ‘good enough’? This sense of ourselves…

Sleep and why it’s important

“ I can’t sleep – can hypnotherapy help?” It’s funny, but I don’t often get asked to help purely with sleep, which is a shame, because hypnotherapy is so good at resetting our sleep patterns. When we regularly have a good night’s sleep, with…

Calm, Confidence and Focus

  Tuesdays 6pm – 7.30pm starting on Tuesday 31st October A four week course of Solution Focused Sessions with Hypnotherapy aimed at students aged 15-25 who need to reduce anxiety, and increase focus and confidence. You will learn the science behind anxiety, discover your…

The Importance of Small Steps (2)

So, in a thrilling update to the first ‘importance of small steps’ , Sam Trigg is now competing in Taipei in the Student World Games in his first ever GB vest! Not only that, but he has jumped into the final! Good luck Sam…

“What is hypnosis?”

  This is a great question! And it includes other questions such as ‘what will it feel like?’ and ‘what will you do to me?’ The answer is that hypnosis is a natural human state, that we all experience several times an hour every…

How to live to 103

Recently, I went to the funeral of a wonderful lady who had lived to the amazing age of 103! I have known ‘Gran Doll’ for 40 years, and in all that time she amazed me by remembering everything about everyone and everywhere. She lived…

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…