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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...

Soon you will enter a deep trance…

Soon you will enter a deep trance…

Some doctors use it to treat insomnia, asthma and eczema. Others to calm migraines and irritable bowels, and to reduce anxiety. Yet, even though the use of hypnosis is on the increase across the medical profession, no one understands how it works. Some experts even...

Does it work? Hypnotherapy for IBS

Does it work? Hypnotherapy for IBS

Source: telegraph.co.uk Barbara Lantin investigates an unconventional treatment for reducing gut sensitivity Between five and eight million people in the UK suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and many can find no treatment that brings relief. Although the...

Mind Over Body in Cancer Care

Mind Over Body in Cancer Care

Source: Times Hypnosis, often thought of as a party piece where suggestible people are made fools of, is being given a new lease of life. Dr Leslie Walker, a lecturer in mental health at the University of Aberdeen, has found it a useful tool for cancer patients...

Helping hand for Healing: Your Health

Helping hand for Healing: Your Health

Source: The Express Complementary therapies can be free on the NHS for patients recovering from serious illnesses but it's up to you to find out what's on offer. Joanne O'Connell reports When Julie Wray was told last June that she had breast cancer, she faced six...

Cancer Patients Can Live Longer by Staying Calm

Cancer Patients Can Live Longer by Staying Calm

Relaxation Techniques can prolong the lives of cancer patients by between two and three years, research shows. A 13-year study of patients with lymph cancers found that hypnotherapy and relaxation exercises could prolong the lives of sufferers who are also receiving...

Hypnosis could banish hay fever

Hypnosis could banish hay fever

Hay fever sufferers could benefit from using self-hypnosis, researchers say. A Swiss team at Basle University taught 66 people with hay-fever the art of hypnosis and found it helped them alleviate symptoms such as runny nose. The volunteers also took their regular...

Hypnosis: Focusing subconscious on change

Hypnosis: Focusing subconscious on change

Learn how hypnosis can help you cut back on medications, quit bad habits, and ease stress. Forget the stage-show stereotypes. Hypnosis has helped people cut back on pain, anxiety, and depression medications, resolve intestinal problems, quit smoking, even have less...