A study has found that people who are optimistic have a larger orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), which is the part of the brain behind the eyes, and are consequently less prone to symptoms of anxiety. The findings of this study provide the first evidence of how important optimistic attitudes and behaviours are to our emotional wellbeing.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Would you like to reduce stress in your life? These are my twelve top tips to becoming calmer and more confident.
As a counsellor and hypnotherapist, I’m often asked for strategies that can help calm anxiety or panic attacks. The six strategies explained here are ones that have been tried and tested by my clients.
It’s perfectly normal to feel stressed and tense at times. However, over the long-term it can really affect the quality of your life and your health. Whilst people often recognise their triggers, it’s also possible not to realise you’re stressed until you start having physical or emotional symptoms.
Hypnotherapy is used by people worldwide to help them stop smoking and quit for good. It offers a safe, effective and quick way to help you stop smoking. Hypnosis works by helping to prepare your subconscious mind for success.
If left unchecked, trauma symptoms can get worse. This article discusses ten strategies you can use yourself for healing from trauma.
Stress is a normal human response and something we all experience to some degree from time to time. Just think of an occasion when you were running late for work or for an important appointment, you were probably feeling the effects of stress then.
Hypnotherapy is used to help overcome phobias and fears safely, quickly and effectively. I use a combination of techniques that could help you be rid of a simple phobia, such as flying, in as few as two to four sessions.
I specialise in working with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and have been pleased to help many people recover from the grip it’s held over their lives. It’s incredibly rewarding seeing people turn things around to become more calm, confident, happy and in control.
Hypnotherapy can help you manage your pain by changing your perception of physical discomfort. For example, it’s possible to dial down pain sensations so they are less noticeable. It’s also possible to substitute unpleasant sensations for more comfortable sensations.