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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...

Social Anxiety: How can it can affect your life?

Social Anxiety: How can it can affect your life?

Today I'm thinking about people who are struggling with social anxiety, especially as the UK lockdown eases and people start socialising again. Meeting friends and family is longed for by many people now but if you are someone who is dreading that social contact again...

How to calm your panic attacks

How to calm your panic attacks

Let me tell you a story about calming a panic attack... Rachael (not her real name) froze. A horrendous sense of dread started to fill her mind. Was she going to die now? Her heart started to beat so fast that she felt it would rupture through her chest. She couldn't...

Have you got a business mindset?

Have you got a business mindset?

Are you a business person? Have you got a business mindset to succeed? Or do you feel stuck? Most people would say of course I want to succeed, but if you are struggling this blog could help by making you aware of your personal blockages and contributions to success....

Be a survivor and get the right mindset

Be a survivor and get the right mindset

2021 must be a better year. You are a survivor. You can make it happen. Today I want to share some of my thoughts on how you can keep going during difficult times. I want to inspire you to move forward in your life. There are no easy answers, but you know things need...

7 tips to help you refocus in 2021

7 tips to help you refocus in 2021

As we enter 2021 many people will be pleased to move to a new year as 2020 and the Pandemic has brought misery and difficulties to many people around the world. Believe that you are in the era of change now, and you can move from stress to relaxation and peace. As...

Are your beliefs helping or hindering your progress?

Are your beliefs helping or hindering your progress?

With a New Year approaching, it's a good time to reflect on the old year and consider your thoughts and actions. Is what you are thinking and believing stopping you from making progress in life? These are big questions. But sometimes we all need to stop and think...

Understanding Grief

Understanding Grief

This week is National Grief Week - 2nd - 8th December 2020. Hi, I'm Linda. I'm a hypnotherapist and counsellor specialising in helping adults with stress and anxiety and bereavement and loss. I also help people who are anticipating loss or those animal lovers who have...

Conquering the Fear of Injections

Conquering the Fear of Injections

This week the UK has been told that vaccinations for COVID 19 have been approved by the regulator. Many people will be pleased but if you have a fear of injections or anything related to getting the jab you might be terrified. This blog provides information for people...

Test Anxiety: a journey through research

Test Anxiety: a journey through research

If you are struggling with test or exam anxiety this blog will provide you with some research behind it and also introduce you to my research on test anxiety. Hi, I'm Linda. This is the third blog in my mini-series looking at exam anxiety but particularly my journey...