Category: Relaxation

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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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How to look after your mental health post-lockdown

Research in March 2020 found that the social and financial disruption caused by restrictions had a much more marked effect than fear of exposure to the coronavirus itself. This article covers signs that anxiety may be out of control, and tips for overcoming this anxiety.


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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Beating procrastination part 3 – accountability

Beating procrastination can be hard. We do well for a few days, but then old habits set back in, or we get frustrated with lack of progress. A small setback at this point may be enough to stop us in our tracks. Creating accountability can greatly improve our chances, and this post covers four strategies to help ensure success.

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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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Use your powerful mind to keep healthy

Hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis has been shown by several clinical trials to boost the immune system. The understandable anxiety that many people are feeling at the moment can affect the immune system, so it is vital to take time for yourself.

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Benefits of relaxation and how to do it

Stress can affect us physically as well as emotionally. It can trigger negative biochemical changes within our bodies. Relaxation can reverse this series of changes, and this post explains some easy relaxation techniques.