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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
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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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How to start 2016 the best way you can

December 30, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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With the end of 2015 just one day away, this can be a great time to really reflect on what the year has been like for you before hot footing it into 2016.   It’s at this time of year I take out my journal, get under my blanket with a cuppa (I know I […]

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Why do I always think the worst?

December 15, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Have you ever found yourself thinking the worst? Like thinking ‘worst case scenario’? When I ask people why they do this, their answer varies from ‘at least then I won’t be disappointed when the worst happens’ to ‘I will be prepared if something doesn’t go right or to plan’. I also ask how far in […]

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3 ways to forgive and forget

December 8, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Did you know that when you learn to forgive and forget, you actually raise your happiness levels? In fact science has shown that when you forgive and forget you lower your blood pressure, lower the cortisol levels in your body (the stress hormone), you increase your pain threshold and also reduce depression. So why I […]

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