Category: New Year Resolution

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Feeling stressed? Strengthen your grit and resilience

Do you feel that you have plenty of resilience? And grit? The ability to persevere and not be diverted or discouraged indicate how successful we are likely to be in achieving our goals. This post explains what grit actually is, why it is important in life, and how we can develop it.

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Fast Food: Do You Really Need It?

Did you know that our cravings for junk food are actually encouraged by food manufacturers? This post explains how they spend an enormous number of research dollars on this by balancing the ratio of fat, sugar, salt and other chemicals to over-ride our “stop” signals.

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Can you be healthy while overweight?

Can you be fit while fat? Does being overweight directly affect your quality of life? It may not be apparent until a few years have passed. But just because the effects of being overweight are not showing doesn’t mean that they are not there.

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Change how you talk to yourself – beating procrastination – 4

This post explains how to tame the feeling that either encourages us to go do something else – thus procrastinating, or the critical voice… the one that tells us how much we suck because we didn’t get the things done we set out to do. It includes three secrets of getting things done.

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How to motivate yourself, and avoid distractions – part 2

Ready to stop procrastinating and make progress towards your goals? If you’re one of the many who are now spending much more time at home, these seven tips could make life easier (and more productive) for you.

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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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How to keep to your ideal weight in 2020

I know (for me at least) that the excesses of the holiday season are a danger zone! I often find that the weight that I gain during this enjoyable time is still with me in January of the next year. Prevention is definitely better than cure, and so I have put together some tips to help during the holiday season. According to parts therapy, our … Read More How to keep to your ideal weight in 2020

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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.

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Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you

Psychologist Martin Seligman is known as “the father of positive psychology”. He divides people into optimists and pessimists. Learn about the research behind this new interest in optimism, and strategies we can use to vastly improve our health.

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8 facts you need to know for perfect mind mastery

The conscious mind is responsible for thinking, decisions, and awareness of your environment. It interacts with the subconscious mind, which is like a memory vault containing memories, emotional reactions to past events, habits, and more.
This article covers information about the subconscious mind, a vital part of our body.

How to beat obesity: it’s not just due to your genes

This is part of the Healthy Weight Management Series of articles, tips, blogs and videos which is available on the Sunset Coast Hypnotherapy Facebook page between 25 April and 28 July. The influence of genetics in weight gain Many people blame their genes for weight gain. But how true is this? More than 400 different genes have been implicated in the causes of overweight or obesity, … Read More How to beat obesity: it’s not just due to your genes

How to lose weight using more than just kilojoules

This is part of the Healthy Weight Management Series of articles, tips, blogs and videos which is available on the Sunset Coast Hypnotherapy Facebook page between 25 April and 28 July. A common reason that people blame for not losing weight is their metabolism – i.e. “I’ve got a slow metabolism”. Metabolism is determined by the following (1): Body size: Basal metabolic rate (BMR) increases as … Read More How to lose weight using more than just kilojoules