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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 2014

How to Think Yourself Happy

By |2019-07-18T09:45:32+00:00July 14th, 2014|Anxiety, Brain, Bristol, Children, Happiness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Negative Thinking, Neuroscience, Parenting, Play, Stress, Thoughts, Updates, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on How to Think Yourself Happy

How to Think Yourself Happy I was recently asked to write an article for the popular lifestyle blog 'Wild and Grizzly' written by Lori Taylor Arnold,  a Mum of one, based in Bristol.  Lori asked me to write some tips on 'How to think happy' and explain a little bit about how hypnotherapy works. Here is the blog [...]