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 plenty of deep restful phases and periods of REM (Rapid Eye … Continue reading Sleep and why it’s important

“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 day. If you drive a car on the same route every … Continue reading “What is hypnosis?”

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

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 earth am I going to do my job and his, whilst … Continue reading Feeling overwhelmed?

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

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

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 behaviour? Are you looking for help to break away from it … Continue reading Obsessive thinking eased with Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis in cancer care

Some of my colleagues are pioneering the use of hypnotherapy in hospitals in particular with chemotherapy patients, to improve the patient experience, reduce pain and help with some procedures. I will be extending my knowledge of this area of hypnotherapy next month, to enable me to offer similar treatments. The attached article (not mine) explains how hypnotherapy … Continue reading Hypnosis in cancer care

Millions

via Daily Prompt: Millions So, I am responding to a 'blog prompt', not something I'd heard about until today, but it's one of those things that really get you thinking, a way to unblock the paths to creativity! The prompt is 'Millions'. We humans have not just millions, but literally trillions of neurons in our … Continue reading Millions