15 03, 2018

How to Sleep Better: Simple Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

By |2019-07-18T09:44:58+00:00March 15th, 2018|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Clifton, Fear, Health, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Immune System, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Neuroscience, Performance, Relaxation, Sleep, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on How to Sleep Better: Simple Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

How to Sleep Better : Simple Tips for a Good Night's Sleep Sleep plays an important role in physical and mental health. It is involved in healing, improves learning, and helps us to function at our best during the day. Lack of sleep can affect our daytime functioning, hormonal balance, appetite, and impair our immune [...]

14 11, 2017

How Hypnosis Works

By |2019-07-18T09:44:59+00:00November 14th, 2017|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Clifton, Health, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, IBS, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Neuroscience, Relaxation, Stress, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness, Work-related stress|Comments Off on How Hypnosis Works

How Hypnosis Works There is a lot of misinformation out there about Hypnosis.  This article is going to tell you exactly what Hypnosis is - and how it works. Let's dispel some of those myths and misconceptions in the first instance. No, you won't be turned into a clucking chicken and there is no pocket [...]

11 09, 2017

Hypnotherapy for stress, with tips

By |2019-07-18T09:45:29+00:00September 11th, 2017|Anxiety, Brain, Confidence, Exercise, Goal Achievement, Goals, Happiness, Health, Lifestyle, Meditation, Mental Health, mindful, positive, Positive Thinking, positivity, Relaxation, resilience, Stress, Thoughts, Work-related stress|Comments Off on Hypnotherapy for stress, with tips

Hypnotherapy for stress Research shows that about half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress that they believe is making them ill. Changes in our lives, such as the death of a loved one, a new relationship, a demanding job or job promotion, the birth of a child can also cause higher levels of stress [...]

19 01, 2017

How to boost your confidence by working with your inner critic

By |2019-07-18T09:45:30+00:00January 19th, 2017|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Confidence, Happiness, Health, inner critic, Mental Health, mindful, Mindfulness, Negative Thinking, Performance, positive, Positive Thinking, positivity, resilience, Stress, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on How to boost your confidence by working with your inner critic

How to boost your confidence by working with your inner critic The critical inner voice, inner critic, inner chimp, monkey, bully...many guises, many different names. It manifests as nagging, negative thoughts, self-talk such as self blaming, shaming and character assassination. This can often be the route of a lot of our self-destructive behaviour. Experienced as thoughts within your [...]

2 11, 2016

Improve well-being and promote relaxation with ‘forest bathing’

By |2019-07-18T09:45:30+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Anxiety, Autumn, Brain, Depression, Exercise, Forest, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, Immune System, Japan, Lifestyle, Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Neuroplasticity, Positive Thinking, Relaxation, Stress, Tree Bathing, Trees, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Improve well-being and promote relaxation with ‘forest bathing’

Manage anxiety, stress and improve well-being by walking in the woods It doesn't have to be limited to breathing techniques and talking therapy. In Japan, there is a term, 'Shinrin-yoku' that means 'forest bathing.' or 'being amongst the trees.' Forest Therapy has become part of the Japanese lifestyle, and there is a robust body of evidence on [...]

29 10, 2015

Move More!

By |2019-07-18T09:45:31+00:00October 29th, 2015|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Depression, Exercise, Fitness, Goal Achievement, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, Movement, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Neuroscience, Obesity, Updates, Weight Management, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Move More!

Be Active It seems obvious doesn’t it, being active is great for our overall health and wellbeing. Research shows exercise improves the brain's ability to be plastic. That means that our nerve cells can grow and change, helping us to learn and remember more effectively. We are also less likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. Working [...]

24 02, 2015

Relaxation Technique

By |2019-07-18T09:45:31+00:00February 24th, 2015|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, Meditation, Mental Health, Relaxation, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Relaxation Technique

Relaxation Technique This is a lovely little relaxation technique that involves tensing specific muscle groups and then relaxing them to create awareness of tension and relaxation. A great technique to use if you are beginning to feel a little anxious, or tense. With practice, your control will increase and your ability to relax quicker [...]

18 02, 2015

A technique to help you relax before sleep

By |2019-07-18T09:45:32+00:00February 18th, 2015|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Health, Hypnotherapy, Meditation, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Neuroscience, Relaxation, Sleep, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on A technique to help you relax before sleep

Here is a technique to help you relax before sleep. A lot of us go to sleep each night feeling stressed or anxious. A brain that is stuck in negative rumination is like an engine stuck in gear and overheating. The problem is, if we go to sleep in an anxious state, then we are [...]

5 02, 2015

Adele uses hypnotherapy to manage stage fright

By |2019-07-18T09:45:32+00:00February 5th, 2015|Acting, Adele, Anxiety, Brain, Goal Achievement, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Peak Performance, Performance, Performance Anxiety, Stage Fright, Thoughts, Updates|Comments Off on Adele uses hypnotherapy to manage stage fright

Adele uses hypnotherapy to manage stage fright Award-winning singer Adele was reported to have seen a Hypnotherapist in LA to help her manage her stage fright before The Oscars.  A source close to the singer said that  'Adele was getting so nervous about the gig. She had been rehearsing for the show with an orchestra, but [...]

15 01, 2015

An Easy Mindfulness Exercise – Cutting Vegetables

By |2019-07-18T09:45:32+00:00January 15th, 2015|Anxiety, Brain, Cooking, Focus, Focused Attention, Happiness, Hypnotherapy, Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Neuroscience, Parenting, Positive Thinking, Stress, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on An Easy Mindfulness Exercise – Cutting Vegetables

An Easy Mindfulness Exercise - Cutting Vegetables I am sharing with you one of my favourite exercises that I learnt to help me practice meditation. After becoming a Mum,  I found it difficult to integrate meditation into my 'new' life, how on earth am I going to sit down for 10 minutes let alone 30? [...]