Anxiety

Hypnosis for effective pain relief

Hypnosis for effective pain relief

If you are suffering from chronic pain and want relief, hypnosis can help. Yet hypnotherapy isn't always the first thing people want when in pain. Medication is the usual first choice as pain killers are easily available and are the usual line of treatment from your...

Hypnotherapy: 15 great questions people ask

Hypnotherapy: 15 great questions people ask

If you are interested in hypnotherapy these questions can help you to make a decision to visit a hypnotherapist. Questions are good because they ensure informed consent. Here are 15 great questions that potential clients may ask. What is hypnotherapy? This sounds like...

The Importance of Effective Listening Skills

The Importance of Effective Listening Skills

Do you listen when someone speaks? Listening is an important part of communication. It's simple, someone has an intention to communicate. So they say something and /or use non-verbal methods to send you a message. You listen, observe and then feedback. Listening is...

5 Reasons why public speaking feels scary

5 Reasons why public speaking feels scary

Public speaking is something many people dread but it doesn't need to be that way. But it can't be a skill that can be ignored as you may be in a job that requires it, you may have something important to say or you may be expected to do it at something like your...

Are you suffering with ‘pee shyness’?

Are you suffering with ‘pee shyness’?

If you get nervous or embarrassed about having a pee you might be suffering from a toilet phobia; a type of social anxiety. It's about those negative feelings when you are going to use a public toilet or a toilet in other people's homes. We know that pee shyness is...

7 Easy, low-cost ways to relax

7 Easy, low-cost ways to relax

  Do you ever get tired of people telling you to relax? Perhaps you are really busy person and are trying to fit more things in every minute of the day. You know that you need to relax but that is easier said than done. If there is one thing I hear regularly as a...

Hypnosis can help you relax

Hypnosis can help you relax

Do you long for something to change so you can relax? Perhaps you have a chaotic job where the phone won't stop ringing or you continually get interruptions. Do you dream of a holiday? Maybe you are thinking of relaxing on the beach on a warm sunny day. Imagine it...

What’s the difference between stress and anxiety?

What’s the difference between stress and anxiety?

Lots of people talk about feeling stressed or anxious. But do you know the difference between these two terms that get used frequently in everyday life? Stress and anxiety are common so we should all have some understanding of these conditions. Stress and anxiety can...

Have I got anxiety? 7  Signs and Symptoms

Have I got anxiety? 7 Signs and Symptoms

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a fear or apprehension of something. It can develop from stressful situations, or it can just happen. Biologically the body is reacting to a threat which could be a real threat or a perceived threat. This threat causes the release of...

How to stop adults nail-biting and picking

How to stop adults nail-biting and picking

Do you know what happens with nail-biting and skin picking? I do. I have met so many nail-biters who have been nibbling for years. Let me tell you about nail-biting and picking… If you are a nail biter, you probably don’t feel very proud of the habit. You want to...