Category: Vagus Nerve

A simple guide to the Vagus Nerve

The word Vagus is Latin for “wandering” and the vagus nerve connects the brain stem to the body. It is in effect wandering from the base of the skull all the way down the body to the gut. As it makes it’s journey through the body it is constantly monitoring and receiving information about how […]

Why might we have “burgers for brains!” ?

Eating burgers for your brain is no better than eating burgers for your body. Burgers for brains? What on earth am I talking about? Well probably most of us are guilty of doing exactly that with our choice of words. And whoops, I’ve just done exactly that in the previous sentence by using the word […]

Self Esteem

Building Confidence and Self Esteem with Hypnosis

Hypnosis can really help you regain confidence There are many books and YouTube videos out there showing different ways and strategies to help build your confidence and self esteem with many useful tips to help deal with issues such as these. A book or video can only take us so far since making changes without […]

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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 […]

Hypnosis

Hypnosis, Mind Coaching, Performance Enhancement and Life

  Hypnosis EFT and NLP can help enhance your sport, your life and your career Tennis star Johanna Konta has come back from a slump in her performance and is looking in very good form for the 2019 Wimbledon tournament. So what is it that has been influencing this resurgence in her form? An important […]

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 […]

How Hypnosis can help with Fear of Flying

Hypnosis and Fear of Flying Although I am someone who doesn’t experience a fear of flying I know how it feels because I certainly used to experience it. At the time I was a professional violinist. Touring obviously entailed regular flights which was pretty tiring for the nervous system. However as my career change developed […]