Category: About Stress

Body Positive

From Diet-Obsessed to Body Positive

My unexpected but oh so worth it journey from being diet-obsessed to body positive I can’t recall exactly when my journey to becoming diet-obsessed began, but I know my journey to becoming body positive took me by surprise. There was a time around puberty, where I started wondering what boys thought of me. Of course, I wondered and worried the...Continued

Conception, fertility

How hypnotherapy could help With Conception

Fertility problems affect one in seven couples in the UK   According to NHS England, even fertile partners can take up to 2 years to become pregnant after they start trying*   There are many factors which can contribute to conception issues including: Hormonal disorders such as thyroid and PCOS Physical disorders such as weight Disorders of the reproductive system...Continued

Football Players seeking Support For Mental Health

Recent figures show that more players are seeking support for mental health from the PFA.   278 more current and former football players than in 2018 have or are accessing therapy.   Football Association’s Prince William has spoken out, criticising football clubs for their attitude towards the mental health of their players. “Once you would never show any weakness, but...Continued

Self-Hypnosis

Self-Hypnosis Happiness

Self-hypnosis could help you to overcome difficult issues and situations in areas of your daily life.   For some, the idea of hypnosis conjures images of magicians telling us to “sleep” before “clucking” across a stage like some performing puppet. In stark contrast, hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis are quite the opposite. Hypnotherapy has been recognised as a talking therapy by the British...Continued

horse riding confidence

Horse Riding Confidence

After a series of accidents and falls, Jan found that even a simple hack on her horse was nerve-wracking. That's when she decided to take up her friend's recommendation and she came to me. After just two hours she was back in the saddle. She once again was enjoying fun rides, hacking with pleasure and horse riding with confidence. Read...Continued

Hypnotherapy & Hypnosis To Pass Your Driving Test

Hypnotherapy is a common therapy used to enter a relaxed state and become open to suggestions. Your conscious thoughts are controlled by your subconscious thoughts. Any anxiety felt when driving can be vastly reduced or eliminated by feeding your subconscious positive messages. A technique such as affirmations convinces your subconscious mind through repetition. It is important for you to remember...Continued

Headache? Try Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Treating and preventing headaches with hypnosis is a cost-effective alternative to medication. In a recent study, researchers compared costings across several types of behavioural treatments with traditional drug treatments. The results gathered showed that behavioural treatment, over a three-month period, cost a third less than traditional drug treatment.     Hypnotherapy to Treat Underlying Stress Pain is the bodies wake-up call...Continued

Anger, Anger Management and Usain Bolt

Anger Management and Frustration Imagine you had to run a race against Usain Bolt. As you know Usain is currently the fastest man on earth and an athlete in his prime. If you ran against him, you would most probably lose the race, and if you gave it everything you’ve got you would be out of breath by the end...Continued

Performance Anxiety: Is it just in the mind?

Have you ever had to make a public announcement, a speech or presentation and woken up feeling sick at the thought of it? Some call it stage fright but the technical term is performance anxiety. The relatively harmless symptoms can make your life miserable – sweaty palms, a frequent need of the toilet, heart palpitations and a general feeling of...Continued

1 in 10 children have a mental health problem

The Education Policy Institute’s Independent Mental Health Commission published its final report of the year. It is the culmination of research into exploring challenges and transformation of children and young people’s mental health care and support. One in every ten children between the ages of five and sixteen have a diagnosed mental health problem. And yet, children’s mental health services...Continued