2 08, 2019

How Hypnotherapy can aid your Peak Performance in Sports

By |2019-09-24T11:47:21+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Athletes, Focus, Focused Attention, Peak Performance, Performance, Performance Anxiety, Sport, Sports, Sports Performance, Sports Psychology, Thoughts, Updates|Comments Off on How Hypnotherapy can aid your Peak Performance in Sports

How Hypnotherapy can aid your Peak Performance in Sports As a sports competitor, do you feel that you are truly delivering your peak performance? The answer to achieving peak performance in sports could lie with Hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy is a supplementary therapy that utilises the power of positive suggestion to create a change in behaviour and [...]

6 09, 2017

Hypnotherapy for Public Speaking and performance, with tips

By |2019-07-18T09:45:29+00:00September 6th, 2017|Acting, Actor, Anxiety, Confidence, Focus, Focused Attention, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, mindful, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Neuroscience, Peak Performance, Performance, Performance Anxiety, Positive Thinking, positivity, Relaxation, resilience, Stage Fright, Thoughts|Comments Off on Hypnotherapy for Public Speaking and performance, with tips

Hypnotherapy for Public Speaking and performance, with tips Whether you perform in front of people for Business, Stage or TV, you will know that stage fright or performance anxiety is a debilitating fear that will negatively impact the quality of your performance. Even if you have been performing or giving presentations for years, nerves can [...]

1 02, 2016

How to achieve goals – step by step, with enjoyment

By |2019-07-18T09:45:31+00:00February 1st, 2016|Anxiety, Confidence, Focus, Focused Attention, Goal Achievement, Goals, Happiness, Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness, Mount Everest, Peak Performance, Performance, Positive Thinking, Stress, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on How to achieve goals – step by step, with enjoyment

How to achieve goals? I see a lot of people who become despondent when it comes to achieving goals, and in the process, they stop enjoying themselves.  I’ve done it myself, I’ve focused too much on the idea of the goal, and less on the journey, and become frustrated and unhappy because of it. 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? [...]

17 10, 2012

Stage fright and Performance Anxiety

By |2019-07-18T09:45:32+00:00October 17th, 2012|Acting, Actor, Anxiety, Brain, Focus, Focused Attention, Goal Achievement, Happiness, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Peak Performance, Performance, Performance Anxiety, Positive Thinking, Stage Fright, Stress, Thoughts, Updates|Comments Off on Stage fright and Performance Anxiety

Stage fright and Performance Anxiety Stage fright, nerves or performance anxiety is a debilitating fear that if left can have a detrimental effect on a performer's career. The good news is that stage fright, although it may seem impossible to believe, can be overcome in as few as 8-12 one-hour sessions. How is this [...]

16 08, 2012

Attention Density and Neuroplasticity

By |2019-07-18T09:46:10+00:00August 16th, 2012|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Focus, Focused Attention, Health, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Negative Thinking, Neuroplasticity, Neuroscience, Positive Thinking, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Attention Density and Neuroplasticity

Attention Density and Neuroplasticity My husband shared an article with me this morning. I think it perfectly articulates  the idea of neuroplasticity and how focusing on a single thought or idea repeatedly, affects the dynamics of our brain. The extract below is taken from an interview between David Rock and Jeffery Schwartz. David Rock: One of the [...]

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 [...]