I would guess that everybody at some time or other has negative thoughts. But they bother some of us much more than others. These people gradually start to think about the world and / or themselves with a negative focus. Thoughts can have a direct link to feelings, and negative thoughts can make us feel unhappy, worthless, etc., especially when we can fall into … Read More Negative thinking – how to overcome it and thrive
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
If you work full-time, you can spend approximately 50% of your waking life at the office. Perhaps you arrive early at the office to beat the traffic, and then find that pressure of work means you leave later than intended? Even if this is not happening, full-time workers can spend 35 – 40 hours per week at work. If you do not feel happy … Read More 9 ways hypnotherapy can help you get success at work
Dental anxiety is a term used to mean fear in a setting where dental services are provided, e.g., before or during dental treatment. This is part 1 of a 2-part series on dental anxiety. Next week I’ll be covering some of the actions you can take to help yourself overcome dental anxiety. Severe dental fear affects approximately 1 in 6 Australian adults, and about … Read More What’s the cause of dental anxiety?
Exam stress As we move towards the end of the year, many people have exams approaching. It doesn’t matter whether you are still at school, or at TAFE or university – exam stress can be very real. What is stress? A definition from healthdirect.com.au “Stress is an expected human response to challenging or dangerous situations. Humans have evolved over time to be able to … Read More How to beat exam stress
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).
In the last blogpost, I covered some of the research that shows optimism is so good for you! In this post I’ll cover the benefits in more detail, 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. The Benefits of Optimism Researchers have found that optimistic people experience:- … Read More Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you – 2
Do you:- Look on the positive side of events and spring back from misfortune? If you fail (or don’t succeed as well as you want) do you pick yourself up and work out how to do the task better next time? Or do you believe success depends on luck (“it’s not worth trying…”), and feel that it’s not worth getting excited about something as … Read More Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you
Most people are at least slightly anxious before an interview. In many cases, this feeling helps them perform well, and project the best version of themselves during the interview. However, if you find that anxiety is negatively affecting your interview performance, you may recognise a few of the following symptoms:- Heart racing, Sweaty (or cold) hands, Nausea, Not speaking as much or as fluently … Read More Using targeted hypnotherapy to conquer interview anxiety
Most people have heard of the conscious and unconscious minds. The conscious mind is responsible for thinking, decisions, and awareness of your environment, and makes up approximately 10% of the total mind. It interacts with the subconscious mind, which is like a memory vault containing memories, emotional reactions to past events, habits, and more. The following article covers some interesting information about this vital … Read More 8 facts you need to know for perfect mind mastery
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, 1 in 4 people (1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men) will experience anxiety in their lifetime. In a 12-month period, over two million Australians experience anxiety (1). For those who have anxiety at work, I have written another blogpost on this topic which you may wish to read as well … Read More Research on how hypnosis techniques help conquer anxiety
When you start therapy, you want it to succeed. That is why you made the effort to attend therapy, and are willing to discuss how your situation can improve. Therapists also want therapy to succeed – that is why they work as therapists. It is wonderful to be told by a former client that their issue is now resolved, and they may even provide … Read More 6 reasons why therapy can fail, and how to avoid them!