Mental Health

Anxiety and social media

Between them Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, social media has undoubtedly become an outlet that engages a huge amount of online users of all age groups. However there is a dark side to social media, with a large number of users in the 14-24 age bracket suffering from increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety. The question […]

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What is emotional abuse

Nothing is more damaging to your confidence and self-esteem than being in an emotionally abusive relationship. Marie-France Hirigoyen described emotional abuse as being a “virtual murder of the soul.” Others have described it as being something which “robbed me of my childhood” or which “killed something inside me.” Unlike physical abuse, which rears its ugly […]

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The Lies Depession will tell you.

It’s an ugly beast depression. It’s an illness so insidious that sometimes you don’t realize the scope of its life-threatening power until you’re drowning under its wave and sucked down into its depths. It attacks your mind, body and soul by distorting your thoughts, exhausting your body and leaving you emotionally exhausted and vulnerable. And […]

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How Hypnotherapy can help with depression.

“Everything can be taken away from man but one thing – to choose one’s own attitude in a given set of circumstances.”   So said Viktor Frankl, Auschwitz survivor and author of ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’ In order to overcome depression firstly we must understand the beast. Depression is a mental condition that affects a huge […]

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How to do self-hypnosis

Self Hypnosis is an effective way of dealing with stress and anxiety below is a guide to self-hypnosis to help you get started. (1) Get into comfortable clothing. It’s pretty hard entering any kind of deep, relaxed state when all you can think about is the waistband of your jeans cutting off your circulation. So take […]

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Stress and it’s affects on our lives

Stress is an amazingly popular subject! I just Googled how to manage stress and got 265 million (yes, million) results! Life is stressful and it is probably not going to change however much we might want it to. The fact is we all feel anxious and stressed at times however when it goes on for […]

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Managing Stress

Although stress is often viewed as a negative, it is actually a natural and normal physical response. A stress response is simply the body’s ability to defend and protect itself. This fight-or-flight reaction can help a person stay energetic, alert, and focused. These behaviours can be beneficial. An individual’s drive and desire to succeed can […]

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Hypnotherapy and the Menopause

With all the current health scares surrounding HRT a lot of women are looking for an alternative although to be honest I never thought that I would be in a position to help anyone going through the menopause. But it turns out that specialising in weight control, stress and anxiety puts me in a unique […]

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Top ten tips for dealing with anxiety

We all at some point in our lives have frightening or anxious moments. This these feelings can be detrimental to you because they can. If you allow them to continue unchecked stop you from living a normal life. So here are my top ten tips to deal effectively with anxiety. 1. If you are prone […]

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