managing stress

How Good Are You at Managing Stress?

April is Stress Awareness Month so my latest blog article is all about managing stress – what it is, how to recognise it, how to avoid it. Do you find that your ‘to do’ list is growing arms and legs? Deadlines getting harder to achieve? Feeling overwhelmed and out of control? Yes? These can all be signs that you are experiencing stress. Don’t get me wrong – stress is not always unnecessary. It is linked …

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Offering Hypnotherapy in Saddleworth

I am delighted to announce I will be offering bespoke hypnotherapy in Saddleworth, working within Nurture Yoga and Therapy Centre. From April 2022 I will be offering hypnotherapy from a wonderfully tranquil therapy room within the Nurture yoga studio. The offering of Hypnotherapy will complement a number of other therapies already available within Nurture, who have a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Nurture currently offer a number of workshops, yoga classes and therapies, including …

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Quit Smoking with Hypnotherapy

No Smoking Day is the 9th March 2022, so why not quit smoking for good? I hope you realise that it’s never too late to quit smoking! Hypnotherapy can be a powerful and effective technique to help you stop smoking and remain a non-smoker for the rest of your life. Whereas smoking once used to embody being social, friendship, belonging and connection, today it is seen as antisocial, unhealthy and has connotations of lack of …

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How To Love Yourself on Valentines Day

Why not try something a little different this year and extend the love and care you show to others to yourself? Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to change your perspective and focus a little more on yourself and your own needs. We all live busy lives, whether you are a parent, a business owner, an employee, a grandparent, carer or have any other responsibilities. Over time we can become conditioned to gradually paying less …

Blue Monday, Fact or Fiction?

How hypnotherapy can beat the Blue Monday blues. Monday 17th January is labelled ‘Blue Monday’. It’s supposed to be the most depressing day of the year. I understand that Dr Cliff Arnal, a British psychologist, created a formula to pinpoint the exact day we all feel at our worst. This was originally commissioned by the travel sector, with the notion that we would all be so blue that we’d be fighting to book our summer …

Hypnosis

What is Hypnotherapy?

To help us understand what hypnotherapy is, first let’s looks at what hypnosis is. I have always been intrigued about hypnosis. I recall that my ever first works night out in Leeds, just after starting my career in HR, was to the theatre to see a hypnotist act. Remembering the mix of thoughts and emotions watching the show brought up for me. Absolute fascination, curiosity and wonder at the power of the human mind. Yet …