Category: traumatic events

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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.


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.


Self-care – its easy!

Lots of people get the wrong idea about self-care. They feel it’s splurging to do something extravagant for yourself. But self-care benefits us all. You can’t take care of others when your own well-being is being neglected. This post takes a look at some free and low-cost ways you can care for yourself.

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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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A great time to stop smoking the easy way, and boost your health

While helping people stop smoking, I often hear that the habit is linked to situations, or activities that people do at a certain time of day. This post explains the benefits of being a non smoker,and methods of quitting.

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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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Do you feel like an impostor when you succeed at something?

Have you ever felt like your success was a fluke? Do you fell like an ‘impostor’, when other people find out that you don’t have the skills or talents that they think you have? This post explains what Imposter Syndrome actually is, its causes and what we can do to help ourselves.

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Coronavirus – keeping the balance

This article contains some tips for giving the coronavirus situation the attention that it deserves, but also avoiding unnecessary anxiety.

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An easy way to trigger your success

This blogpost explains how habits can be reinforced by triggers. It also explains how manipulating these triggers can strengthen good habits while helping to stop unwanted habits.

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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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Negative thinking – how to overcome it and thrive

Thoughts can have a direct link to feelings, and negative thoughts can make us unhappy. This post covers common cognitive distortions, and some tips on how to combat negative thinking.