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Help with mental health problems

January 18, 2013 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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I have never been a fan of labels, particularly medical ones.  The reason being when we are given a label, we can start to act out what that label means.  Many of my clients when they first come for a session wear their medical labels like they are part of who they are.  It’s like […]

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How do you change your life?

January 17, 2013 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Every day as a therapist I get to work with clients at dissolving the false beliefs they hold about themselves, their potential and what limits they are really capable of reaching.  Many people don’t really know how they can truly shine because they remain within their own comfort zone.  However the comfort zone isn’t reality.  […]

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Move from SAD to Happy!

January 7, 2013 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder Stepping out of the door this morning my breath was taken away by a cold blast of air as the wind whipped round the corner and hit me.  Yet there is something special about those crisp, cold winter days when you can wrap up warm and go for a walk […]

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How to deal with stress

November 20, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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We have all experienced stress at some point in our lives.  Stress is part of our survival mechanism and without it we wouldn’t be here.  It triggers our senses to alert us to what is dangerous and what isn’t,  when we need to stay and fight and when we need to run like the clappers. Despite what some […]

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Trauma at birth

September 25, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often a term used to describe veterans of war.  Yet PTSD can develop after any experience where the brain struggles to process the memory of what happened particularly trauma at birth. Cases where PTSD can develop may not on the surface appear ‘traumatic’ yet if we look at child […]

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Ways to cope with stress

September 4, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Ways to cope with stress….sometimes only a glass of wine will do Last week I was on a complete emotional roller-coaster.  Yes even as a therapist with all my skills and knowledge I found it hard to slap a smile on my face find ways to cope with stress and reign in my emotions. I have […]

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3 simple strategies for dealing with anxiety

August 29, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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With one in four of us suffering from a mental illness at any one time, the chances are fairly high that you have experienced or know someone who has experienced some form of anxiety. Anxiety can be seen on a continuum.  At one end of the continuum you have an anxious new Mother who worries […]

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How did the power of belief help our Olympic heroes?

August 28, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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This has been a truly incredible year for Sport across the board, with many of us touched by the success of athletes across the Globe.  Yet how many of us have also been inspired by the athletes who, despite their background and upbringing have gone on to achieve so much? Take Oscar Pistorious or ‘blade […]

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How to squash negative self talk in 5 easy steps

August 14, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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Do you ever wonder where that negative inner voice in your head comes from?  The one that never seems to have anything particularly useful to say, can make your thoughts resemble a broken record and no matter how hard you try to ignore it, never goes away. Like a shadow you can’t escape, that negative […]

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10 things you didn’t know about EFT

July 23, 2012 Hypnotherapy Edinburgh
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EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) as as it is also sometimes known ‘Tapping’, is taking off in the world of complementary therapy.  Here are 10 things you didn’t know about this incredible technique. 1.  EFT instantly calms you down When we are stressed, we engage the sympathetic side of our nervous system, leading us to produce […]

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