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 - you are an incredible example to us all of what … Continue reading The Importance of Small Steps (2)

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 weeks away, and with the prospect of the nights beginning to … Continue reading Helping to Reduce the Autumn Blues

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? Are you looking for help to break away from it and … Continue reading Ease Obsessive Thinking with Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

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 in the same house for 101 years, and undoubtedly saw so … Continue reading How to live to 103

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

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