Category: Insomnia

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The top 10 personal reasons why people do not seek therapy

You want therapy to succeed. That’s why you made the effort to attend , and are willing to discuss how your situation can improve. However, some factors can make it more likely that the therapy may fail, or not succeed as well as it it could. The good news is that they are all within your control.

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How to beat insomnia

Most of us have experienced insomnia. Research showed that 46 per cent of those studied have experienced poor sleep quality — up from 25 per cent of people before the pandemic. This article explores causes, health effects, and solutions to insomnia,

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Sneaky ways to be successful at losing weight

Why do some people find it so easy to lose weight? Genetics can play a part, and foods with the “bliss point” ratio of salt, sweetness and fat can tempt us to eat! Neurological changes, stress, and hormones can also affect weight loss. This article gives tips to help you succeed.

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Do media reports make you stressed and anxious?

We live in an increasingly connected world. We have 24-hour news from multiple sources. We can get the latest news on any situation. This article provides tips on how to take back control, and decrease the stress caused by information overload.

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Self-care – you’re worth it!

Mental health is recognised as extremely important. The Australian Government is spending $74 million over 2019-20 and 2020-21 on mental health services. In this post, we focus on the fact that you’re worth it! Its worth spending time and resources on self-care, and this post gives some ideas on how to do this!

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11 ways you can thrive during self-isolation

This blogpost contains some ideas on how you can look after your mental health during a period of self-isolation, e.g. due to COVID-19 (but it applies equally to isolation for other reasons).

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Online hypnosis – effective, and the way of the future!

Some people wonder how hypnotherapy works using computer software. After all, do you not need to be in the same room as the hypnotherapist to obtain therapy? This post explains the types of hypnotherapy that can be delivered online, and the advantages of the face-to-face online service.

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Is there any difference between hypnosis and meditation?

One of the most common questions that I am asked is “Are hypnosis and meditation the same thing?” This post offers definitions of both, lists some similarities and differences, plus offers guidance on how to choose between them.

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What’s the cause of dental anxiety?

Dental anxiety is a term used to mean fear in a setting where dental services are provided, e.g., before or during dental treatment. Learn the signs, symptoms, triggers and causes of dental anxiety.

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How to beat exam stress

It doesn’t matter whether you are still at school, or at TAFE or university – exam stress can be very real. Understand the difference between good and bad stress, the symptoms of exam stress, and how to manage it.

Get ready for summer with 10% off hypnotherapy packages

To help us all get ready for Summer in sunny Perth, I am offering 10% off packages of 3 hypnotherapy sessions (first session to be booked before 13 November).

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Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you – 2

In this post I’ll cover the benefits of optimism, and discuss ‘explanatory style’ (or how we explain that happens in our life), and what we can do to make it work better for us.