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How hypnotherapy can help with IBS

Between one and two in 10 people in the UK are thought to have IBS Women are twice as likely as men to report having symptoms of IBS  You can develop IBS at any age, but it’s most common for symptoms to start between the ages of 20 and 30...

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5 quick fix tips to help you with your anxiety ….

Breathe in and out deeply and evenly – This will help slow down and centre your mind Follow the 3-3-3 rule – Look around you and name three things you see, name three sounds you hear and finally, move three parts of your body – fingers, arm or leg …....

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Five Reasons for doing Hypnobirthing Classes

Hypnobirthing helps you prepare for the birth of your baby and cope with labour calmly and confidently.  Hypnobirthing techniques can be learnt online but also in group classes or individual sessions. It is good to start from 20+ weeks which gives you plenty of time to practise the skills learned...

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Fascinating facts about pregnancy

FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT PREGNANCY!

Your heart actually grows It seems that becoming a mother makes your heart grow literally as well as figuratively.  Your blood volume increases by up to 50% and your heart beats faster & stronger, growing larger to keep up with supporting your baby growing in your womb.  Your partner may...

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How hypnotherapy can help to turn a breech baby

How hypnotherapy can help to turn a breech baby

What is a breech birth? A breech birth is when a baby is born usually bottom first instead of head first.  A baby is not considered breech until around 35 or 36 weeks.    Around 3–5% of pregnant women at term (37–40 weeks pregnant) have a breech baby. Most breech...

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ANXIETY DURING PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH

When I had my babies in the mid 1980’s, giving birth was an anxious time and although I went to antenatal classes, I don’t remember much about the content of the classes and I am fairly sure that it certainly didn’t cover anxiety in any way.  In those days, we...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May)

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May) and this year’s theme is connecting with nature. Nature can have a positive impact on emotional wellbeing, and it has for many over this year in particular during the pandemic. Read more about Mental Health Foundation’s top tips on connecting with...

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HELP FOR STRESS

Did you know that absenteeism cost UK employers around £21 billion each year in 2020, with each business losing around £500 per employee per year in associated costs? Or that around 57% of total employee absence is due to mental health problems such as stress, anxiety or depression and that figure...

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ARE YOU HAVING PROBLEMS SLEEPING?

Good sleep allows our body and mind to recharge so that we are refreshed and alert when we wake up.  Good sleep also helps our body to stay healthy, ward off and fight infection.  If we’re not getting enough sleep, this means that the brain can’t function properly. It makes...

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KEEPING POSITIVE: DAY 1 – EXERCISE

I know you already know that exercise is good for your body – and you may be thinking, not more nagging on this topic……..  …….. but whichever way you look at it, if you do some exercise and even a little bit of activity is better than nothing, it does...

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What about your New Year Resolution for 2021?

What a question after the year we have just had and the current national lockdown ……… The most common New Year’s resolutions in the UK include losing weight, improving diet, doing more exercise and of course, stopping drinking.  And in 2020, 4 million people signed upto Dry January – that’s...

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POSITIVITY & WEEKLY MOOD TRACKER

Each day this week, I’m going to give you some tips to help you to be positive and keep positive.  To keep a positive mindset is hard and being negative is easier.  But learning how to stay positive even in the midst of difficult times (yes, like now with the...

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The Power of Visualization

THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION

Last June (2019), someone suggested that I should read ‘The Lazy Man’s Way to Riches’ –     by Joe Karbo – first published in 1994.  Although some of it is dated and the internet has replaced a lot of marketing, what did catch my eye was the power of visualization.  I...

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Online hypnotherapy

To Zoom or not to Zoom ….. benefits of online hypnotherapy ……

Hypnotherapy was definitely a challenge when lockdown started because face to face sessions had to stop instantly.  And then there was that phase of shock, panic, anxiety ……..  and a whole lot of uncertainty.  People felt alone, lonely, scared and not sure of what the future would hold.  I was...

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From China to lockdown to hypnotherapy to out of lockdown!!

Who would have thought 12 months ago (certainly not me!) when I was working in my international business consultancy and flying overseas regularly, at least six times each year to China, that I would now be running a clinical and solution focused hypnotherapy business. COVID-19 came along in January and...

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