Tag: calm

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…

Lets talk onions

How do you find the real you? Does it feel as though you are hidden beneath layers of events, anxiety, trauma? This is how one brilliant client recently described their journey from sleepless anxiety to calm and relaxed happiness. “I feel as though I…

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…

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…

What will you change?

Are you looking to change your life for the better? Perhaps, with the start of a New Year, you are now looking to embrace a new you? Maybe you are unsure of change or where to start? Perhaps you want to stop smoking? Perhaps…

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?…

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…