Give Your Resolutions Some Resolve!

According to a recent poll of 4,000 adults by Cancer Research UK, almost four in 10 people break their New Year’s resolutions within a fortnight, and only one in 11 will still be sticking to them in six month’s time. Be it stopping smoking, quitting chocolate or alcohol, or going to the gym, the biggest problem with sticking to your goals is what is known in CBT as Low Frustration Tolerance (LFT).  Read more

Hypnotherapy: The Best Way to Stop Smoking

In the run up to Christmas and the inevitable New Year’s Resolutions that follow, smoking (or, more importantly, quitting) comes to the forefront of many minds. The NHS always gives a big seasonal push to stopping smoking. They’ve got initiatives, supports packs and advice on a vast array of nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) from patches and gums to sprays and plastic cigarettes. But, did you know that there’s a more effective method than any NRT?  Read more

Work: Are You Buckling Under the Strain?

Work stress can come in a variety of guises, be it long hours, a workload that’s far too heavy, deadlines that are way too intense, interpersonal difficulties, performance expectations, sitting still for too long and doing repetitive things, the threat of redundancy, and more; the list goes on. And the impact of it on the working nation’s health is undeniable.  Read more

In CBT, what do we mean by beliefs?

As I’ve mentioned before (click here) Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is a form of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) that has a very particular view on your emotional problems, namely that you are disturbing yourself by the beliefs that you hold in any given event or situation. But, what does REBT mean by beliefs and how exactly do they disturb you?  Read more

Unleash the Power of your Mind!

Your unconscious mind is the vast and powerful storehouse of everything you are. With hypnotherapy, you have an incredible tool to access that storehouse and with it, not only can you harness the power of you unconscious mind, but you can also use it to realise your full potential. And yes, that is a picture of an iceberg above. To find out why it’s there, read on. Read more

Healthy Beliefs: As Easy as ABC

In a slight case of acronym overkill, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is a form of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) that takes a simple-yet-cunning approach to mental wellness, where activating events (A) trigger beliefs (B) that cause consequences (C). To find out more, read on…  Read more

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is, as the name would suggest, therapy in the state of hypnosis. There are many different therapies available, depending on what it is that you want to achieve, but the state of hypnosis is the state of mind used to help you achieve those aims. What then, exactly, is this state of mind and how do you achieve it?  Read more