Most people find exam time stressful. For some, this stress can be a motivational tool that helps them knuckle down and study, but for many, the added pressure is simply too much and it affects their health.
Stress manifests in many ways, including:
- sleepless nights
- stomach trouble
- inability to concentrate or think straight
- dizziness, shortness of breath, or racing heart
- inability to control emotions - irritability or anger
Why does this happen to me?
When we are in an uncomfortable situation, our subconscious mind wants to protect us, so it trigg...
Depression can take on many forms, from just generally feeling blue to the point where medical intervention is required in order to get through the day.
When you're suffering with depression is very easy to become very negative in your thinking, relating a problem or issue in one area to other aspects of life until the future becomes very bleak. When you're in a downward spiral, perhaps much time is spent reflecting on the past and how things could or should have been different.
Hypnotherapy can work with your depression, helping to let go of any...
We're doing some minor renovations at the moment. Feeling my pain? I'm spending a lot of time painting and, in doing so, I'm spending a lot of time in my own head. It's a time consuming process, but strangely satisfying and it's taught me a few things along the way that are so applicable to so many things that we do.
1 Preparation is key
There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint on a wall to show up all of the lumps and bumps! Just considering the process, rather than rushing in headlong, could actually save time and increase productivity.
Every hypnotherapist loves the question "Do you have a swinging watch?" because it provides an opportunity to give some more insight into our profession. I was asked this very thing by a friend over the weekend and as it happens, thanks to a free gift from a recent course, I was amused to be able to say that I do!
Do I use it? Of course not. Thankfully times have moved on and I can also pack away my black top hat and cloak...
So what is hypnosis and how does it work?
Hypnosis is a relaxing state, similar to how you feel in that half hour before goin...
When hypnotherapy clients come to me for help with motivation, I’m always thrilled to see how they achieve their goal with such vigour and momentum. It’s also interesting to see how effective management of one area, such as work, healthy eating or exercise quickly spreads to other aspects of their lives. I was recently given credit for a client’s ‘sparkling home’!
If you find yourself procrastinating over priorities or troubled by To Do’s, then the following tips may help.
1) Utilise ‘Wasted Time’ in your day
Identify your wasted time and use it more effective...