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12 ways to enjoy Christmas, not endure it.

12 ways to enjoy Christmas, not endure it.

    Not everyone enjoys Christmas. It can be a time of stress and anxiety for some. Maybe there is too much to do with shopping, preparations, difficult visitors or perhaps it is hard to make the money stretch to cover everything that is expected. There may...

The importance of doing nothing

The importance of doing nothing

How often do you do nothing – no work, no phone, no emails – just emptying the mind? And is it lazy and indulgent to do so? Actually, it is vitally important for our brains and our mental health that we take time to do nothing. Research has shown that when we are...

Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a distressing condition of the gut characterised by a number of symptoms, commonly abdominal pain, bloating and altered bowel habit (diarrhoea, constipation or in combination) and also nausea, headaches, tiredness and...

Coping with chronic pain

Coping with chronic pain

    The brain can be thought of as a switchboard taking messages from sensors all over the body. When we are injured, we feel acute pain which is sharp and specific and these messages are carried by fast A fibres. Chronic pain such as throbbing, aching or...

Coping with exams

Coping with exams

    Nerves affect most of us when it comes to exams. The right amount of stress can help us to focus but too much stress can cause panic. Here are a few tips to help you to prepare for exams and alleviate the feelings of stress.Nerves affect most of us when...

Giving up smoking

Giving up smoking

Generally speaking, if we cannot do something with that part of the mind we know as the intellectual mind, then it must be the subconscious mind taking control - and it can take a very strong hold. Hypnotherapy can help the intellectual mind take back control and...

Hypnotherapy in childbirth

Hypnotherapy in childbirth

‘Hypnotherapy’ is a natural state of mind – a state of physical, mental and emotional relaxation – rather like daydreaming, where the mind is relaxed but still focused and aware. ‘Solution Focused’ means we work towards the preferred outcome for the client – in this...

Raising the bar the Solution Focused way.

Raising the bar the Solution Focused way.

Life can be divide into those things we can do and those things we can’t do. It would be impossible for many of us to run a marathon, but then many people do. For some, presenting to a large group of people would be a major problem, while others love nothing better...

The brain loves exercise!

The brain loves exercise!

We all know that exercise is good for us - it increases cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. What may not be quite so obvious is that exercise is also beneficial to the brain in many ways. Exercise can affect the mood – we feel good after exercise because the...

The way to good mental health.

The way to good mental health.

Good mental health isn’t just being free from depression, anxiety, stress and other psychological issues but also feeling positive about life and the future. It means feeling contended; having the ability to laugh; a sense of purpose and achievement; a good work-life...