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Breaking the cycle of addiction

July 26, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Alcohol, chocolate, food, sex, drugs, gambling, shopping, even smoking……why is it so hard to break? You might think of these things as habits or a craving, but the truth is that when you become hooked on these activities, there’s more than a dependance going on, there’s a deep down need. There is a part of […]

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Want to start achieving your goals? Do these 5 things….

July 3, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Over the years I have had many conversations with various people, who on discovering I’m a hypnotherapist, have told me “I tried hypnotherapy once, and it didn’t work‘. This used to REALLY wind me up and I would jump to the defence of hypnotherapy and try to convince them of how powerful hypnotherapy was and […]

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Do you place your faith in fear?

June 6, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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If you knew you could handle anything that came your way, what would you have to fear?  Fear.  That one little word that has the ability to stop us in our tracks. How many people do you know that are out there doing all the things that make you fearful?  Setting up their own business, presentations, […]

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How to stop playing the Victim

May 15, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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It’s all to easy to play the victim, and all to easy to react to situations in life as a victim. When you react to a situation wearing the hat of a victim, you create feelings within yourself of fear, anger, hurt, inadequacy, shame, rejection and much more. Left to fester, these emotional states will […]

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Let go of the ego to find happiness

April 17, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
Ego Mind

Do you believe that there is something missing in your life? Perhaps you believe that you would be happier if you owned a bigger house, had more disposable income, a better car, received more praise or recognition, got yourself a new job, found love in your life or took more holidays? So many times I […]

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How to make change stick

January 30, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Have you ever witnessed a child throwing a full on tantrum? Acting like they are in the scene of a horror movie instead of just being told they aren’t allowed something. You may have experienced a similar response in the body when you have attempted to create change in yourself or your life. Change feels unfamiliar […]

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How to set your intentions for 2017

January 2, 2017 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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If, like me, the word ‘resolution’ sends your eyes rolling, then read on! I stopped setting ‘New Year Resolutions’ years ago. Instead what I have learnt to do is set intentions. An intention can best be described as a strong purpose or aim, accompanied by a powerful emotion to produce a desired outcome or result. What’s […]

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Why positive thinking doesn’t work

July 5, 2016 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Has anyone ever told you to ‘think positive’?.   Frustrating isn’t it! Thinking positive is all very well and good when you feel good.  But when you feel a wreck or you are worried or feel like your back is up against the wall, thinking positive can be an impossible task. Why? Because the mind and […]

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Live your dreams before its too late

May 6, 2016 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh

It’s easy to let the days, weeks and months roll by if you let them. I often hear people say that they don’t have time to do the things they want. But I wonder if that’s really true, or whether its just something they have convinced themselves of because they are too scared to really […]

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How to lift the Monday blues (and other things)

February 23, 2016 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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‘I’m alright, for a Monday‘.  Those were the words spoken by the young woman at one of my banks branches yesterday. I turned to her and said ‘why do people say that?’.   She half laughed, shrugged her shoulders and asked me if I was busy today.  I replied and told her I ran my […]

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