The All or Nothing Attitude (and How To Avoid it!)

I noticed something about me the other day- a character trait that I’d not realised I had, but one that definitely holds me back somewhat. It was during a business mentoring session during which I was explaining to my mentor how I was having trouble getting started on certain tasks that would be very beneficial.. read more →

The Virtual Vacation

How To Take A Virtual Vacation Everyone loves a break away from all the everyday hustle and bustle, but when we are busy, it isn’t always possible to head for the beach, the lakes or your destination of choice. Many people have a place they go to year after year where they can unwind, relax.. read more →

Mental Kung Fu!

Mental Kung Fu? As you may or may not know, I have a great love for oriental philosophy, culture and the martial arts. This has been an interest of mine for as long as I can remember. I don’t know why or when it started, but I remember watching Monkey back in the early 80s.. read more →

What is hypnosis? (And What It Is Not)

I thought I’d write this post to address an issue that I have often come up against with my clients and indeed come across in conversation when I mention in social situations that I am a hypnotherapist. Often, when I am asked what I do and I say that I am a hypnotherapist, people will almost automatically.. read more →

Excuses, Excuses!

Stop Making Excuses! We all make excuses in life- when we were at school it was why we didn’t do our homework, in later life it may be why we didn’t get that report (or even blog entry!) completed on time. I am often confronted with various excuses as to why my clients can’t stop.. read more →

The Magic Shoes

I was working with a client recently to help the with their mindset with regard to running. Many of my sports related clients are physically fit and able to achieve great things in their field, but are held back from truly achieving their desired targets by their beliefs and self-imposed limitations. These limitations are not always.. read more →

Even Hypnotherapists Need A Hand Sometimes!

Aside from the usual questions about making people quack like a duck etc, I’m often asked if I can Hypnotise myself. The short answer is yes- I often use self-hypnosis to make changes whether it be for a quick confidence boost, a limiting belief that needs changing or any other of the myriad of strange.. read more →

The S-Word

Because of my possibly unnatural interest in phobias, I receive e-mails every day updating my of the latest news stories about phobias from Google. I’ve noticed that in the last two weeks, the media seems to have gone crazy over a very common phobia which strikes fear in many people, but which could easily be.. read more →