Hypnotherapy

Cheap and Tacky Hypnotherapists May Wreck Your Health

Steve Miller | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

If your mindset needs support then the last thing I recommend you do is to go for the cheapest. Of course there may be exceptions to the rule, but in my book cheap often means incompetent, tacky, desperate and dangerous.

Five Ways to Not Screw Up Your Kids

Victoria Ward | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

With time travel sadly still in the realm of science-fiction, all we can do is stop the buck here with our own parenting. Here are 5 ways how to not screw up your kids.

Why Fat Shaming Is Good For Your Health

Steve Miller | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Who wants to be fat and proud and likely to die early from health complications? Shame is a strong motivator and is in my view something, when used constructively, that will motivate those who are unhappy and fat to lose weight fast.

Can The NHS Learn From The Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK
Andrew Cunningham

A diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, is a classic heart-sink for a doctor because IBS, although affecting 15% of the population has no known cause or explanation.

Mind Programming With Hypnosis Seems to Rock

Steve Miller | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Talking with a range of specialists gives me the opportunity to dig deep into how and what they do to help their own clients achieve the desired result. Here I reflect on a week of hypnotic interest.

Airy Fairy Hypnotherapists Are Often Frauds

Steve Miller | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

This is an industry that is unregulated, meaning that anyone can claim to be a hypnotherapist. However, what's more concerning is that so many claiming to be a hypnotherapist are frankly camouflaged counsellors who simply prefer to do relaxation therapy because they are incapable of doing anything else.

The New Year Resolution Conundrum

James Rose | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK
James Rose

It's fast approaching that time of the year again of 'out with the old and in with the new'.  Well intended resolutions will be made (exercise more, improve diet, reduce tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption) which, statistics tell us, will likely fail...

Is It January Yet? In My Head, Yes...

Suzi Dixon | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

New Year's Resolutions seem to revolve around abstinence. Don't do this. Don't drink that. Don't you DARE eat that, else you will be this... It's actually a very negative concept if you approach it in that manner. The words 'don't' and 'shouldn't' aren't very helpful to anyone, let alone an anxious girl. I've learnt lately how powerful language can be.

Achieving a Work Life Balance...Is It Possible?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Pause for a moment now to consider the balance you currently have in your life...and the balance you're striving to achieve.... The most common areas of consideration are family, work, health, friends, and spirit...all of which you try to "juggle" at the same time.

Why Most Therapists Need a Good Wash

Steve Miller | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

The exciting news is that as the profession progresses there are hundreds of polished therapists setting up. The best often don't use the word 'therapist' because they find it to be a dull, uninspiring, and an outdated label.

Why Do We Find It Hard to Stop Smoking? - How to Stop Smoking in Three Simple Steps

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

How do you quit? Does it come down to a matter of trying everything in the hope that something works, or is there a way that we can train our mind?

Six Catalysts That Increase Stress Levels

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Stress is highly personal and something that can be attributed to one or more factors. It's these factors that can bring about stress in varying speeds, environments and locations. The following six catalysts are considered to be the most common, and can be attributed to the main causes of stress.

Hypnotherapists Changing Lives

Steve Miller | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Cowboys in my opinion do exist in the hypnotherapy industry so it is always important to check out the hypnotherapist's qualifications, experience and results if you are ever interested in working with one to achieve your own goal.

i-Stress - How Technology Can Reduce/ Increase Stress Levels

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

When you think about communication, we think about how quickly and able we are to communicate with people no matter the time of day or where we are geographically, although it has benefits at times it can cause the attitude of being reachable even when off-the-clock.

Therapists - The Good, the Bad, and the Damn Right Brilliant!

Steve Miller | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Within such a saturated market how can the British public distinguish between those who are exceptional and those who are extraordinarily poor.

The Simon Cowell of Slimming - Really?

Steve Miller | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Mr Cowell for me is a straight talker, he sees through the waffle, and he doesn't suffer fools gladly, something we share in common. And to be likened to a man that is massively talented is of course an honour.

The Fear of Public Speaking- Dissected.. and Squashed!

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

Fear of public speaking is the scourge of the boardroom and wedding party alike. The dread and anxiety that comes with thinking about a forthcoming presentation can force many to find ingenious ways to escape, or stock up on Xanax medication. It's called Glossophobia, who knew?

Weight Loss Hypnotherapy and Coaching Becomes More Authoritarian

Steve Miller | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Over the last two years working as a specialist Weight Loss Hypnotherapist and Coach, I have found more and more that clients require a process of strong and tailored motivational coaching as well as hypnotherapy to lose the unwanted weight.

Panic Attack: Out of the Blue or More Explainable?

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

The reaction to the first panic attack is then one of alarm and catastrophe.Thought of heart attack, madness, mental breakdown and imminent death and destruction goes through the mind, a far cry from the innocent message the body is actually giving. The body is tired not dying, the mind is exhausted not cracking up.

Breakthrough In Weight Loss Hypnotherapy and Coaching

Steve Miller | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

I believe this is because the Virtual Gastric Band was perceived as some kind of magic wand, where in fact clients soon realised that they still had to put some effort in of their own.

How to Give Up Sugar

Chloe Brotheridge | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Brotheridge

Sugar can often feel very addictive, and many believe it is. When we eat sugar, dopamine is released, the 'reward' brain chemical. Sugar essentially hijacks the brains reward system, which hard wires us to want to eat sugar again and again. The more of it we have, the more we need to get the same rewarding feeling.

Five Ways to Instantly Feel Calmer

Chloe Brotheridge | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Brotheridge

As a human being in this hectic modern world, chances are, you know what it's like to feel stressed, or even anxious.

Hypnotherapy - Fast Becoming a Treatment of Choice

Steve Miller | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Hear the word 'Hypnosis' and you can be forgiven for thinking you are losing control and about to perform like a monkey in the zoo. Of course these myths are fast becoming out-dated, and at last the clinical benefits of hypnosis and hypnotherapy are now much more well established.

Stop Saying Yes to Mental Blocks

Malminder Gill | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

In a city where people are seemingly becoming busier and busier by the minute, do you ever wonder how others around you are managing work and life? Are you rushed in to making decisions on the spot, unable to focus or have a huge mental block that is stopping you from progressing? If so, then read on.

Three Reasons Why Hypnosis Doesn't Work For Weight Loss

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

I specialise in nutrition, fitness and wellbeing and my no-nonsense approach to therapy means my concepts behind change can sometimes be controversial. I-practise-what-I-preach and I'm a strong advocate for those who follow their own advice, but I'm frustrated... especially when it comes to hypnotherapy and weight loss.