Tag: depression

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…

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…

Who can I help?

I think my friend needs help – is hypnotherapy right for him? The answer to this is – it depends. Does he want help? Is he ready for change? The first step on the road to a better future is the step of decision,…

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…

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…

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…

Obsessive thinking eased 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 car door is definitely locked again and again and again? Are you tired of this cycle of endless checking and obsessive…