18 09, 2017

Boost Confidence with Hypnotherapy

By |2019-07-18T09:45:29+00:00September 18th, 2017|Confidence, Goals, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, inner critic, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Negative Thinking, Positive Thinking, positivity, Self-esteem, Thoughts|Comments Off on Boost Confidence with Hypnotherapy

Boost Confidence with Hypnotherapy Confidence is a skill that can be developed, and built upon - everyone has the ability to enhance their self-confidence. Self-confidence refers to having faith in our own abilities, and acceptance of mistakes and what can be perceived to be ‘negative’ outcomes. Those who have healthy levels of self-confidence are often [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

15 05, 2017

Stress vs. Anxiety: What’s the Difference?

By |2019-07-18T09:45:30+00:00May 15th, 2017|Anger, Anxiety, Happiness, Health, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, mindful, Mindfulness, Negative Thinking, Peak Performance, Performance, Performance Anxiety, Relaxation, resilience, Stress, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness, Work-related stress|Comments Off on Stress vs. Anxiety: What’s the Difference?

Stress vs. Anxiety: What’s the Difference? We’ve all felt symptoms of stress at some point in our lives, our body responds to a new relationship, job promotion, or moving house by creating panic symptoms such as heart-thumping or tense muscles. However, many individuals confuse stress and anxiety - and these are two very different responses. What is 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]