Hypnosis – is it worth a try? – a safe natural alternative

How about you suspend your disbelief and give it a go? I think we all know someone who has tried it?  You have heard some good stories and maybe some that are not so good.  But the hype and mystic around the word hypnosis continues. As a practitioner for the last 10 years I see so much evidence that all is does is positive good things.  I will never pretend that I get 100% success rate but in almost every case it reduces stress and [...]

By | 2019-06-22T18:22:26+10:00 June 22nd, 2019|Confidence, Fears, General Wellbeing, Mental Health, News, Research, Sleep, Stop Smoking, Stress|Comments Off on Hypnosis – is it worth a try? – a safe natural alternative

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|Comments Off on anxiety and kids – is this a breakthrough

My Top 4 Tips To Finding Your Passion

How important is finding your passion??  For me it was as fundamental as breathing, so I wanted to share my top 4 tips to finding your passion. I read a statement/quote the other day that  said,“the greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure”.   I agree that often it is, but only if the journey you are on is the right journey and that you are on the right path.   Lets consider; what if the greatest barrier to your success was hanging in [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:37:53+10:00 July 27th, 2017|Confidence, Fears, General Wellbeing, Motivation|Comments Off on My Top 4 Tips To Finding Your Passion

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

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

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

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

Sleep Deprived Kids – 5 Best Tips For Preventing Sleep!

What's happening to our kids sleeping patterns? Is it because it’s getting colder or warmer depending on where you live – I’m convinced that something changes to our sleep patterns when the seasons change. My clinic has had a recent influx of kids with sleeping problems so thought I would share some of the tips I give parents whose kids either find it difficult to get to sleep or struggle to stay asleep. Here are 5 best tips for preventing sleep and how to overcome them promoting good [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:24+10:00 June 10th, 2015|Anxiety, Children, Fears, Sleep, Stress, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sleep Deprived Kids – 5 Best Tips For Preventing Sleep!

Is It Time To Move On? 7 Clues It Might Be…

Remember that carefree feeling you had as a child, being able to just enjoy life as it happened, able to hang upside down without a worry in the world. But we grew up and life became more complicated, we took on responsible, we became accountable and then found ourselves feeling unfulfilled, unhappy, frustrated or lost. So let me ask you are the “shoulds” preventing you from living a fulfilling life? Are they stopping you from having the balance we all need to be happy? Sometimes life deals us “crap” and that’s [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:45:24+10:00 April 22nd, 2015|Fears, Motivation, Relationships, Stress|Comments Off on Is It Time To Move On? 7 Clues It Might Be…