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Mindfulness, become your own master

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

  Meditation or mindfulness can really keep you to stay grounded. It gives you time out from worrying about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow. The more you practice the more you quite naturally begin to reset your mind and body to be much calmer and in control. Research has shown time and time again how practicing some form of meditation or mindfulness can really benefit anyone struggling with depression, anxiety and general day to day worries. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be sharing with you some...

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Mindfulness, exercise for the brain

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mindful or ‘mind full’? Mindfulness as a psychological tool that has been widely linked to an array of health benefits, including better mental health, stress reduction and stronger immunity. It refers to the process of paying attention in a judgemental way to have a better experience of the present moment. Vast studies have shown that incorporating mindfulness has significant effects to the brain, and could literally change the brain structure in surprisingly positive ways. Your Brain on Mindfulness The human brain is a very complex...

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Boost your self-esteem

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

7 Ways To Boost Your Self Esteem Quickly Low self esteem can trip you up just when you need your self esteem is be at its best. These 7 tips will help you feel better about yourself quickly:   1) Think back to when you did something new for the first time. Learning something new is often accompanied by feelings of nervousness, lack of self belief and high stress levels, all of which are necessary parts of the learning process. The next time you feel under-confident, remembering this will remind you that it’s perfectly normal...

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Overcome your Social Anxiety

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

  What is social anxiety disorder / social phobia? Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, involves intense fear of certain social situations—especially situations that are unfamiliar or in which you feel you’ll be watched or evaluated by others. These social situations may be so frightening that you get anxious just thinking about them or go to great lengths to avoid them. Underlying social anxiety disorder or social phobia is the fear of being scrutinized, judged, or embarrassed in public. You may be afraid that...

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Kingston Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy – Hypnosis & weight loss

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

I specialise in using advanced hypnotherapy and NLP techniques for successful weight loss in Kingston & London.  This article from the Oprah site explains perfectly the process that I use with hypnosis to remove food cravings and achieve your goals. I also use NLP which combined with hypnotherapy makes for a very successful combination which I see time and time again. By Jean Fain Photo: Thinkstock   Close your eyes. Imagine your food cravings floating away. Imagine a day of eating only what’s good for you. Imagine hypnosis...

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How To Stop A Panic Attack

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Panic Attacks, Uncategorized | Comments Off

    HOW TO STOP A PANIC ATTACK The most important thing to remember if you suffer from panic attacks is that the symptoms are uncomfortable but not dangerous.  You have experienced these sensations in your body before but they did not cause you great concern that you started to panic. You may feel in absolute despair and you perceive that every situation has the potential to bring on another attack. Rest assured panic attacks are very easily treated. What is a panic attack? When you have a panic attack it’s actually your body...

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How To Calm An Angry Person

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Christmas can be a wonderful time but for others it’s very stressful and tempers can easily flare.  Here’s some great advice from Wiki How. Calming an angry person requires a lot of patience. When someone’s feeling heated up, hearing the words “calm down” usually just makes matters worse. Being a good listener and offering some good distractions can both help. However, when someone’s anger is explosive or unpredictable, walk away instead of attempting to use reason.   Method 1 of 3: Hearing the Person...

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10 TOP TIPS TO GET A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

I can struggle with sleep issues if I don’t keep myself in check with some good sleep habits.  It’s very easy to get into bad habits and behaviour patterns but it can take just a little time to get yourself back on the right track.  Sleep is so important for your mental health, health in general and keeps you looking younger for longer. Here are some great tips from Psychologies magazine (www.psychologies.co.uk) on how to improve your sleep patterns and relieve insomnia.   Take a warm bath before bed. This will send...

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Shake off the blues and get happy by smiling

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Nobody likes to be told to smile when you’re feeling blue but this really is worth a try.  It’s scientifically proven to work! Smile! Even if you don’t want to, just do it and notice immediately a shift in your mood. Even better, look up while you’re doing it. Apparently this helps too. What are the benefits of smiling: 1. Releases the feel good hormone Serotonin. 2. Releases endorphins which is a natural pain relief. 3. Makes you more attractive to others. 4. Relieves stress. 5. Changes mood. 6. Boosts your immune...

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Beat the procrastinator in you

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

REALLY USEFUL TIPS FOR STOPPING PROCRASTINATION   Procrastination is one of those habits that affect almost everyone to some degree or another. When we procrastinate we end up beating ourselves up over our lack of productivity and start chucking all that self doubt and negative internal chatter at ourselves like “I’m useless, I’m lazy, can’t do anything right”. Finding out why you are procrastinating and what is your trigger will really help you beat the repeating patterns of self-talk and non-activity.   So my first Useful...

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