Category: stress

Superstition, imagination and reality

It’s Hallowe’en – what does that mean to you? Fun? Terror? Or just another day in the year? Gut reaction? Our perception of situations can be coloured by all sorts of things – history; culture; religion; folklore.  The way that we think about things…

Better as a Tribe?

As it’s Mental Health Awareness week this week, I thought I’d explore a bit about community, and how being part of one, or not, can affect our mental wellbeing. Are we really better as a tribe than we are as individuals? I gave blood…

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…

Helping to Reduce the Autumn Blues

As we start to get ready to go back to work towards the end of the holiday season, and the children are getting their uniforms sorted out, then people’s perceptions of stress may start to increase. With the start of autumn just a few…

Ease Obsessive Thinking with Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Do you ever struggle with unwanted and intrusive negative thoughts? Do you sometimes find yourself engaged in small ‘rituals’ whereby you check your door is definitely locked again and again and again? Are you tired of this cycle of endless checking and obsessive behaviour?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A story of motivation

Strength of mind with hypnotherapy inspiration from British business

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…