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Sick of your workplace?

Stress at work is to some extent something we all expect and live with. Eustress (a helpful influence that drives us to perform well) is a positive influence. Distress, on the other hand, may cause everything from worry and sleepless nights to misery, … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, known as IBS, is one of the most common digestive problems in the population1. It affects up to 20% of people in their lifetime and tends to be a long-term condition. People with IBS find it upsetting, … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy for weight loss

Most people wanting to change their weight, size or shape have tried dieting at some time. Diets have become a ‘normal’ way of attempting to rectify what we see as a problem. But do they work? Are they helpful? If … Continue reading

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Shut down your inner critic

Could do better? Self-evaluation can be an effective instrument, but if we have a small voice in our head telling us constantly about our shortcomings, that critical observation can begin to block the light and cause a downward emotional spiral. … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy – Myth or medicine?

When you think of hypnosis, you may imagine the stereotype stage hypnotists, using hypnosis to manipulating suspects into behaving in unexpected or embarrassing ways, to the delight of the audience. As many people now know, this depiction is far from the … Continue reading

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What is positive thinking and how can it work for you?

If positive thinking were that easy, we would all have adopted it and the levels of depression, anxiety and loneliness would be lower than they are. But the benefits of positive thinking are real, but not in the simplistic way … Continue reading

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10 Unusual Reasons It’s Time to Talk to a Hypnotherapist

Everyone understands that issues such as bereavement and divorce could be natural candidates for emotional support and professional help, but there are other less obvious issues that might indicate it’s time to see a hypnotherapist. Do you often feel that … Continue reading

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Three proven breathing exercises to counteract stress

How can stress be good for you? We use the word ‘stress’ to denote something negative, yet a certain amount of stress is good for us – ‘eu’ stress, is the kind of adrenaline kick that encourages top performance, is … Continue reading

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Five things you should know before choosing a hypnotherapist

You’ve decided to seek help from a hypnotherapist. So what now? You fire up the Internet and Google ‘hypnotherapist in my location’. Then a string of plausible sounding people pops up and you choose one, right? Hypnotherapy is a self-regulated … Continue reading

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Panic disorder and Agoraphobia

Follow @nowflourish Panic disorder affects thousands of people and can be very debilitating. People with panic disorder have sudden and repeated attacks of intense fear that last for several minutes or much longer. If you think that sounds like small … Continue reading

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