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New Year Resolution

Why do New Year Resolutions often fail?

Happy New Year everybody. (January 2022) Have you made a resolution yet? We are all definitely going to the gym every single day from now on,we are going to  stop eating those chocolate cakes and we are giving up the ciggies! Yes? Luckily I don’t smoke and I exercise at home but.. chocolate. Hmm. See […]

Weight Loss

Why it’s hard to lose weight only using will power and what you can do about it

Hypnosis – Emotional Freedom Technique – NLP It takes a lot of energy and continued vigilance to use the conscious mind to help with weight loss, and the chances for long term success are, as we all know, not good. Dieting is notorious for being able to achieve short term results but not necessarily so […]

Addction

Addiction – Is there a hypnotic loop that drives us?

Addiction and Dopamine Addiction can be one of the hardest things in our lives to turn round. We may be able to rapidly “switch off” a phobia using hypnosis. And we may be surprised how quickly and effectively it is possible to release ourselves from anxiety and stress once we have the right tools to […]

Therapist

Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy

Is a Therapist a Life Coach and is a Life Coach a Therapist? Well yes and no. A Therapist will need therapy credentials to be able to set up their practice and a Life Coach will presumably have been through certain training before setting up their practice. The more I have developed my Hypnotherapy practice […]

Hypnotherapy Session

HYPNOSIS and what really happens in a hypnotherapy session

So you’ve been watching videos and television clips of hypnotists at work and with a command to “SLEEP” or a tug of the arm the person in front of them flops down on the couch, becomes totally rooted to the spot or they completely forget their name. Amazing, you think to yourself. If I go […]

Hypnosis, Trance, and the Vagus Nerve

The Vagus nerve Vagus in Latin means “wandering” and most of us will have heard of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic divisions of the nervous system but perhaps not the Vagus nerve. This nerve, which has only scientifically been researched in more depth over the last 20 years, is critical to our physical and emotional feelings […]

Are you talking “Absolute Turnip”?

Have you thought about changing your thoughts? Andy Murray competing in the 2016 French Open tennis quarter finals was heard to shout “Absolute Turnip” to himself as he fought to break the serve of big hitter John Isner. Apparently this is a phrase he has been using for a few years now, presumably for shots […]