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Switching off Stress – The Amygdala Hijack

Switching off Stress – The Amygdala Hijack

Last week I mentioned the amygdala and it’s role in anxiety. This week I have received a few comments so lets spend a few more minutes exploring how this incredibly important gland has such a dramatic impact on anxiety.  The amygdala is a collection of cells at the...

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The Anxiety Trap

The Anxiety Trap

A short summary of a post I have just written! The Anxiety Trap is such a useful thing to know about. It’s basically that we are already in an anxious state before we find things to be anxious about. By understanding how anxiety works day to day we can unlock this trap and set ourselves free.

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Ten Useful Tips To Have a Good Day

Ten Useful Tips To Have a Good Day

Have a plan for your day – don’t wake up thinking “another day”, groan. Try to sit down every night and plan your next day on a piece of paper. It doesn’t have to be packed with activities but one or two things to give structure to your day and engender a sense of...

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How can hypnosis help?

How can hypnosis help?

Hypnosis for Compulsive Behaviours: Compulsive behaviours are anything that is habituated and which the client wants to stop but can’t. Often the client’s rational mind will say “I want to stop this” but then client still find themselves doing the very thing they want...

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Common Myths and Misconceptions about Hypnosis

Common Myths and Misconceptions about Hypnosis

Will I be unconscious or unable to respond if something happens? Hypnosis is actually a state of increased focus and concentration. It can be likened to a very relaxed state where you hone in on the thing you are dealing with. You are always aware of your surroundings...

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