12 11, 2018

Ways To Manage Anxiety

By |2019-07-18T09:44:55+00:00November 12th, 2018|Anxiety, Bristol, Clifton, Depression, Fear, Health, Well-being, Wellbeing|Comments Off on Ways To Manage Anxiety

Ways to Manage Anxiety We often worry when faced with stressful situations in different areas of our lives such as finances, work or relationships. However, if worries become excessive and irrational for an extended period of time, then you may be suffering from anxiety, which can feel like it is hard to manage. Although most [...]

9 05, 2018

Coping Strategies for Stress

By |2019-07-18T09:44:57+00:00May 9th, 2018|Anxiety, Depression, Health, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Positive Thinking, Relaxation, resilience, Stress, Wellbeing, Wellness, Work-related stress|Comments Off on Coping Strategies for Stress

Coping Strategies for Stress According to the Mental Health Foundation, the UK is a 'stressed nation'. 74% of the UK felt 'overwhelmed or unable to cope' at some point in the past year. The good news is, that there is help out there, and we can learn ways to manage stress, cope better, and [...]

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 [...]

3 08, 2012

Positive Rumination

By |2019-07-18T09:46:10+00:00August 3rd, 2012|Anxiety, Brain, Confidence, Depression, Focus, Focused Attention, Happiness, Mindfulness, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Neuroscience, Positive Thinking, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Positive Rumination

Rumination A colleague of mine recently shared this wonderful article. It  discusses how negative thoughts and negative words affect the neural networks in our brain - and the how the power of repeating positive affirmations and positive thoughts have a positive impact on brain plasticity.   Any form of negative rumination—for example, worrying about your financial situation, future or [...]

10 06, 2012

How sleep is affected by anxiety

By |2019-07-18T09:46:12+00:00June 10th, 2012|Anxiety, Brain, Depression, Happiness, Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Positive Thinking, Relaxation, Sleep, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on How sleep is affected by anxiety

Are you aware of the benefits of a good night's sleep, and the massive effect it has on your performance? During the day we are very busy little human beings, rushing around, raising our anxiety levels and pumping adrenaline through our bodies. Some of us even go to the gym or eat a large meal [...]