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Identify What Is Weighing You Down

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on Identify What Is Weighing You Down

Identify What Is Weighing You Down

I see many clients who request my help in overcoming negative habits such as over-eating, addiction to chocolate, fast foods, alcohol and drugs.  Some people suffer from insomnia, anxiety and panic attacks.  In many cases these habits or negative feelings are a symptom of their lifestyle and attitudes.  So, I might say to those clients  let us identify what is weighing you down. There are many areas of our lives that may burden us;  The never-ending to-do lists, obligations to others,  relationship entanglements.  These burdens can...

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False Memory Syndrome

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on False Memory Syndrome

False Memory Syndrome

False memory syndrome can occur for many reasons.  During the many years of my practice I have had several  clients attend for hypnosis because they wanted to uncover and understand “why” they have certain unwanted habits or attract people and circumstances in their lives. Many clients even request past life regression because they are convinced it has to be a past life issue. The fact is that there is no convincing evidence to support the existence of regression and attempts to do so can lead to a person having false memories. ...

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What Is Imposter Syndrome And How To Alleviate It

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on What Is Imposter Syndrome And How To Alleviate It

What Is Imposter Syndrome And How To Alleviate It

As pressure in the corporate world increases large numbers of people feel that they are not good enough. Their greatest fear is that someone of importance will find out that they are intellectual imposters. This article discusses what is imposter syndrome and how to alleviate it. Imposter syndrome is not a disorder; It is something that people experience at a lesser or greater extent at certain times in their life. It is not a fixed trait but something that exists on a continuum which about 70% of people experience at some time.  Sufferers...

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How To Keep Our Brain Cognitively And Emotionally Fit

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on How To Keep Our Brain Cognitively And Emotionally Fit

How To Keep Our Brain Cognitively And Emotionally Fit

Our mind needs regular mental exercise. This post discusses how to keep our brain cognitively and emotionally fit. There are many contexts in our lives when we need to be focused and attentive such as playing sport or being in an environment of learning. At those times we need to be fully present physically and mentally. We can improve concentration and attention with mindfulness training. Researchers from the University of Miami published a study in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement which found that mindfulness but not relaxation can make...

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How Food Affects Our Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on How Food Affects Our Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

How Food Affects Our Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

What we eat affects the structure and function of our brain and ultimately our mood; This article discusses how food affects our mental and emotional wellbeing. Our brain requires high quality foods that contain lots of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants which nourish the brain from oxidative stress which can damage cells. Once processed or refined foods get to the brain it has little ability to get rid of them. Multiple studies have found a correlation between a diet high in refined sugars and impaired brain function and a worsening of mood...

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Learn How To Control IBS With Your Brain

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in articles, Hypnotherapy, Newsletters | Comments Off on Learn How To Control IBS With Your Brain

Learn How To Control IBS With Your Brain

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a long-term condition that affects your digestive system which causes pain or discomfort in your abdomen and a change in your bowel habits. About two in 10 people in the UK have IBS and women are twice as likely to get it as men. What many people don’t realize is that you can learn how to control IBS with your brain! Symptoms can come and go; a person may not have any symptoms for months and may then have a sudden flare-up. IBS can cause other symptoms too. These include:- • feeling very tired •...

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How To Address Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in articles, Newsletters, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Address Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep

How To Address Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep

How to Address Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep. We often overlook the cognitive factor in the best sleep therapy. When we’re struggling to fall asleep, our thoughts are good at going in unhelpful directions. Even though we recognize the mind’s tricks when we are lying in bed unable to sleep, we can still get caught up in them. So what are some of the common unhelpful thoughts that crop up with insomnia? Below are seven that frequently occur:- 1. “I won’t be able to function tomorrow”. Most of us worry that a bad...

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Strategies To Keep Stress And Blood Pressure Down

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on Strategies To Keep Stress And Blood Pressure Down

Strategies To Keep Stress  And Blood Pressure Down

Learn  strategies to keep stress  and blood pressure  down.   32% of adults in the UK and one in three American suffer from high blood pressure which is known medically as hypertension. Many people don’t even know they have it, because high blood pressure has no symptoms or warning signs. But when elevated blood pressure is accompanied by abnormal cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the damage to your arteries, kidneys, and heart accelerates exponentially. High blood pressure (BP) is one of the most important cardiovascular risk...

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Chronic Stress Can Affect Your Digestive System

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Anxiety, articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on Chronic Stress Can Affect Your Digestive System

Chronic Stress Can Affect Your Digestive System

We have all experienced stress in our everyday lives for various reasons (stressors) including work, finances, marital conflict, family problems, bereavement, Illness, lack of time and academic work. What many people don’t know is that chronic stress can affect your digestive system Stress can affect our health in significant ways and especially our digestive system. Have you ever suffered symptoms such as stomach cramps, nausea or urgency in bowel motions before a stressful event such as exams or important presentation? This is a simple...

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How To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in articles, Newsletters | Comments Off on How To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

How To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Some people excel at math and logic. Others have an excellent command of language. Still others have superb recall and a knack for trivia. What’s behind these abilities?  Intelligence.  In fact, the study of intelligence has been an important research topic for nearly 100 years, and one finding is that it can take many forms, one of which is emotional intelligence (EI).  You can learn how to boost your emotional intelligence. Psychologists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer first coined the term ’emotional intelligence’ in 1990,...

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