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Getting back to normal – how to cope with the change

Getting back to normal – how to cope with the change

There is no doubt that the Coronavirus pandemic adversely affected the mental health of the population. A study published in the Lancet (doi.org/gg5ngp) tracked the mental health of 53,000 people before the pandemic and into the first lockdown, and results showed an...

So what do I actually do

So what do I actually do

I am a Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. ‘Solution Focused’ means I use the techniques of Solution Focused Brief Therapy – a talking therapy which involves the client finding their own solutions by...

Why is being kind good for you?

Why is being kind good for you?

It is important for our wellbeing to get a regular D.O.S.E . (Dopamine. Oxytocin. Seratonin. Endorphins) of happiness – making changes in your life to produce the chemicals in the brain that encourage good mental health.  Showing kindness is a great way of boosting...

COVID-19 and Jane Fox Hypnotherapy

COVID-19 and Jane Fox Hypnotherapy

COVID-19 and Jane Fox Hypnotherapy We find ourselves in strange times don’t we? We are all having to adapt and adjust until things go back to some sort of normal. My good news is that Jane Fox Hypnotherapy has adapted and is still operating. Due to social distancing,...

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 be memories or...

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 ‘wind’.The...

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 burning tends to...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

How are those New Year resolutions going? Have you given up smoking/chocolate/cakes/alcohol, and been to the gym/Zumba/swimming? If you have, then well done, but I suspect many have found that the motivation wanes after a few weeks and very soon the old habits return,...

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 it comes to...