anxiety and kids – is this a breakthrough

Although I see clients of all ages, in the last 6 months around 60% are children who have  presented with anxiety of some sort.  Whether it's fears or phobias, stress around exams or school work or dealing with emotion due to stress or change, the underlying issue  appears to  be anxiety.  There is no doubt that our kids are feeling the pressure and most do not have the skills to cope with or deal with these emotions. I came across a plethora of online information specifically about kids [...]

By | 2019-06-19T13:49:48+10:00 June 17th, 2019|Anxiety, Children, Confidence, Fears, Mental Health, Sleep, Stress|0 Comments

Research Shows that Self-Hypnosis Can Improve Your Mental Health And Enhance Brain Function

Research Shows that Self-Hypnosis Can Improve Your Mental Health And Enhance Brain Function Did you know that we have close of 70,000 pieces of information thrown at us every day from written material, social media, internet, advertising, TV, verbal communications etc and that up to 70% of those are believed to be negative. Being constantly bombarded with those negative thoughts and emotions causes stress, anxiety, worry, insecurities, fear, anger, frustration etc and over time can create changes in the way we feel and think and [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:22+10:00 September 14th, 2016|Anxiety, General Wellbeing, Mental Health, Stress|Comments Off on Research Shows that Self-Hypnosis Can Improve Your Mental Health And Enhance Brain Function

Help with Exam Stress and Text Anxiety

Help With Exam Stress And Test Anxiety I have been asked many times to create a video/audio session around Exam Stress for Students and today uploaded my latest video on YouTube which you can access here. Exams were always a major stressor for me at both school and university and to be honest I’m not sure, thinking back, how I handled the stress.  I do recall the stomach problems and not doing as well as I could have done during the times I let the [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:22+10:00 May 3rd, 2016|Anxiety, Children, Confidence, Fears, General Wellbeing, Insomnia, Mental Health, Motivation, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Self-esteem, Sleep, Stress|Comments Off on Help with Exam Stress and Text Anxiety

Learn to Sleep Deeply using the Power of your Mind

SLEEP DEEPLY Are you struggling to get good quality sleep?  Do you wake up in the morning feeling as if you have been run over by a bus!  If so this program is for you. I have developed The Sleep Deeply Program to help anyone who suffers from insomnia or any other sleep difficulties to get some relief and enjoy a well deserved rest. One of the most common reasons a client will seek out the services of a Psychotherapist or Clinical Hypnotherapist is to [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:22+10:00 April 4th, 2016|Anxiety, Depression, General Wellbeing, Insomnia, Mental Health, Pain, Sleep|Comments Off on Learn to Sleep Deeply using the Power of your Mind

The Secret Language of Feelings – What You Need to Know For Better Health

PHYSICAL VS EMOTIONAL WELL BEING When I think about feelings and emotions these days I find it difficult to do it in isolation from ones physical health.  The article is about The Secret Language of Feelings, a secret that has been a secret too long in my opinion! When we talk about improving our health usually four things come to mind; lose weight,  healthier eating, quit smoking and exercise more. When we talk about health usually we relate to our physical body and what we can physically [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:22+10:00 March 16th, 2016|Anxiety, Confidence, Fears, General Wellbeing, Mental Health, Motivation, Relationships, Stop Smoking, Stress|Comments Off on The Secret Language of Feelings – What You Need to Know For Better Health

Under 40’s in a Belly Fat War!

Are you under 40 and either gaining weight or struggling to lose it?  Some academics in the US might have found a possible reason that is not related to food choices. A research study conducted by the Wake Forest University School of Medicine found that there is a clear link between lack of SLEEP and the build up of visceral fat (belly fat).  Many of us are aware of the risks associated with having excess fat around those organs – heart disease, metabolic conditions, insulin [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:22+10:00 February 3rd, 2016|Anxiety, General Wellbeing, Insomnia, Mental Health, Overweight, Research, Sleep, Stress, Virtual Gastric Band, Weight Control, Weight loss|Comments Off on Under 40’s in a Belly Fat War!

How to crush your fear of public speaking (celebrities show the way)

Did you know that public speaking or performing in front of an audience is our Number 1 fear. More and more in the media we hear about performers, actors, singers, even politicians who struggle with the dreaded fear of performing.   A few years ago Adele (British singer) was booked to perform the Bond theme Skyfall at the Academy Awards.  She was so anxious that she suffered sleepless nights and panic attacks for weeks before the performance due to extreme fear about this one performance.  Apparently on the advice of a friend she chose [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:23+10:00 October 16th, 2015|Anxiety, Confidence, EFT, Fears, General Wellbeing, Motivation, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Self-esteem, Stress|Comments Off on How to crush your fear of public speaking (celebrities show the way)

3 foolproof ways to destroy your child’s self-esteem in an instant

I remember when my son first stared rowing a few years ago.  He was excited and before he even got in the boat he was convinced he was going to win medals! During his first on-water session he seemed to be doing well when I noticed him starting to struggle.  As I watched him I could see his smile fade replaced by a frown as he struggled to maintain balance and falls into the water.  I sense his growing discouragement and frustration as he struggles [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:23+10:00 September 29th, 2015|Anxiety, Children, Confidence, Fears, General Wellbeing, Self-esteem, Stress|Comments Off on 3 foolproof ways to destroy your child’s self-esteem in an instant

How To Dissolve Stress In Under 2 Minutes

"It's not stress that causes us to fall, it's how we respond to it" Stress is all around and it's something we just have to live with in today's world but the challenge should be about how we manage it, how we respond to it. Of all the people who visit a GP  this year almost 80% will have stress as a component of their illness. This is because our bodies and our minds don't function properly when we are stressed and long term stress can actually [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:23+10:00 July 22nd, 2015|Anxiety, Children, General Wellbeing, Insomnia, News, Panic Attacks, Relationships, Research, Sleep, Stress|Comments Off on How To Dissolve Stress In Under 2 Minutes

5 Self Limiting Beliefs That Are Paralysing Your Business

Did you know that 80-90% of all small businesses fail in the first year? Sometimes it can be due to physical challenges like location, financial problems, poor marketing, people issues and other factors. However you may be surprised to hear that the overwhelming majority of these failures are due to self limiting beliefs. Henry Ford said “whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you are right”. Our self limiting beliefs are often a result of social conditioning and can be conscious [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:23+10:00 June 24th, 2015|Anxiety, Fears, General Wellbeing, Mental Health, Stress|Comments Off on 5 Self Limiting Beliefs That Are Paralysing Your Business