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Cognitive Hypnotherapy – the reason its my silver lining.

Everything Happens for a Reason It might seem a bit cheesy, but you often hear people saying, "Everything happens for a reason..." It is something I say myself sometimes, but, you know what? I really ...

Anxiety and How to Cope.

What is anxiety? When we say we are suffering from anxiety, what do we mean? How do we feel? For each of us the emotion will be different, but there are fundamental parts of the ...
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What is Cognitive Hypnotherapy & How Can it Help?

What is Cognitive Hypnotherapy? Its a bit of a mouthful isn't it? Cognitive Hypnotherapy. But the Cognitive bit makes all the difference. Cognitive Hypnotherapy, as taught by the internationally renowned Quest Institute, is a mix ...

Wherever you are…is the perfect place to begin.

Wherever you are is the perfect place to begin... I love that. I love the thought that you don't have to wait to be slimmer, older, more qualified...now is the time to take the first ...

Exam nerves or excitement?

Exam Nerves This year is a big year in our house. Both my sons are sitting exams... GCSEs and A Levels..... and they both have very different approaches to those exams. My eldest son is ...

Fellow Strugglers.

"We are all fellow strugglers..." said Trevor Silvester, on the first day of my Cognitive Hypnotherapy course at the Quest Institute. Its a phrase that has come to resonate with me over time. On that ...

Giving Time…

Busy, busy, busy... The world seems so busy these days... don't you think? We all rush from here to there, from there to here, working, striving, rushing...trying to reach that place where everything will be alright... ...

How and Why to Choose a Therapist.

Feeling Blue I felt rubbish at the weekend... You know those days when you just lose your mojo and end up moping about feeling sorry for yourself? Do you get those days? Well, I certainly ...

How to be Lucky.

Feeling Lucky I went for a run yesterday. I am not a natural runner, lacking somewhat in the lean, long legged department. However, I am determined. I am also lucky... Yesterday I was lucky because ...
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How to make your own “Confidence Button”.

How to set an anchor... or create a magic time portal to your emotions. Confidence is an elusive thing..... I was ironing a shirt a year or so ago. An unusual occurrence itself in my house. I hate ironing. The ...