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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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How to use self hypnosis to create magic

November 19, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Have you ever wondered that despite you having access to a whole world out there, why nothing new ever happens in your life? How it is that life seems so routine and predictable? Well….do you ever expect it to be different? When  you wake up in the morning do you take a few moments to […]

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Does hypnosis really work?

November 11, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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I am often asked ‘does hypnosis really work?’. Many peoples perception of hypnosis is swinging pendulums or Derren Brown, but the truth is you go into a hypnotic trance many times throughout the day. There are different types of trance state, but they all involve a focus of attention, either internally or externally. When you […]

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3 ways to create Mindfulness mornings

November 5, 2015 Mindfulness Edinburgh
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I couldn’t decide whether to call this post Mindfulness mornings or Mindfulness Edinburgh or Mindfulness mornings in Edinburgh! Either way, there has been a lot of mindfulness going on here in Edinburgh on a morning in my pad. Now that the clocks have changed and waking up feel’s like it’s still midnight I have found […]

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Do this one thing for a friend

November 3, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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How happy did the extra hour in bed make you feel when the clocks changed? Maybe your children ambushed your extra hour (I’m sure it’s easier to explain to children where babies come from than why clocks change!); or maybe that precious extra hour put a smile on your face when you remembered you could […]

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What’s scaring you?

October 31, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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‘Change is scary, growth is scary, but nothing is more scary than staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong’ It’s Halloween today and as everyone get’s dressed up as ghosts and ghouls and prepares to have fun it got me thinking about what’s more scary than Halloween. As I was contemplating how our experiences in life […]

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Tappers keep on tapping

October 7, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh

Tappers keep on tapping. That’s the latest advert from Santander staring Jessica Ennis using the newest way to pay for goods on line. I had a huge smile across my face when I saw the slogan ‘tappers keep on tapping’ because to me, it meant something completely different. Tapping in my world is using the […]

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How I turned my life around

February 2, 2015 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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When I returned to the UK in 2009 after living in Sydney, Australia for 3 months getting over a long term relationship, I remember it was with a heavy heart that I came back. I’d made the somewhat spontaneous decision to leave a well paid job in HR and hot foot it over to Australia […]

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