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Remembering how to wag your tail!

Remembering how to wag your tail!

In these tricky times, where every aspect of our normal way of life has been suspended and replaced with rules, restrictions and masks, it should be no surprise our mental health can be out of sync too. Many are waking up with a feeling of dread in the pit of their...

Control anxiety with this inescapable truth

Control anxiety with this inescapable truth

Welcome back! What’s changed? After a partial summer reprieve from lockdown many are now finding ourselves returning to a state of disconnect. For some the prospect of long nights, reduced sunshine and lack of human contact is causing feelings of panic and anxiety. ...

Hypnosis Really Changes Your Mind

Hypnosis Really Changes Your Mind

Hypnosis is more than just a party trick, it measurably changes how the brain works, says a UK researcher. Hypnosis significantly affects the activity in a part of the brain responsible for detecting and responding to errors, says John Gruzelier, a psychologist at...

Hypnotism: It’s all in the mind

Hypnotism: It’s all in the mind

Once regarded as a cheap stage trick, hypnotism is proven to be a powerful medical treatment - and now it's available on the NHS. Roger Dobson reports There's no magic, no swinging pendulums or swaying watches, and no one is counting backwards as they slump into...

Managing your Anger

Managing your Anger

Everyone feels their anger is justified when they're actually angry. Equally, we've all looked back and realised we may have overreacted. But for some people, anger can become a problem that needs to be addressed. Understanding anger It's important to realise several...

Self Hypnosis to build confidence and develop optimism

Self Hypnosis to build confidence and develop optimism

Source: The Times Self-hypnosis can provide a low-risk environment in which to build confidence and develop our optimism by Dr Nick Baylis Change will lead to insight far more often than insight will lead to change, said the American psychiatrist Milton Erikson, one...

Passing exams? It’s all in the mind

Passing exams? It’s all in the mind

Source: Daily Mail FOR most pupils, half-term break has just ended but already many parents are making plans for the Easter holidays. Perhaps unfortunately for their children, these increasingly involve enrolling them in revision classes in an attempt to improve their...

Look into my eyes… You won’t feel a thing

Look into my eyes… You won’t feel a thing

Source: telegraph.co.uk Hypnotherapy is increasingly recognised as a safe and effective way of blocking out pain during operations and helping women in childbirth. Lucie Hoe reports Fearing pain in operations is understandable. So, would you believe it possible to...