Category Archives: Hypnotherapy

Dream Deprivation: How Loss of REM Sleep Impacts Health and Learning

Those of you that have come to see me will well know the importance of REM sleep. The very purpose of hypnosis is to create a clinical setting for turbo-charged REM sleep. When we disrupt our REM sleep then problems

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Some Clever Bastard Has Figured Out Exactly How Long The Ideal Holiday Is

Well then, we finally have the answer that keeps coming up regularly in the therapy room. I need not say any more except enjoy this article.
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The Russian Sleep Experiment

Ever read something that has made you sit back and make you pause for thought. This article you are about to read is one of those moments. As a Psychotherapist, good quality sleep is essential for my clients in order

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The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

This great article explains the process of motivation: the neuroscience behind the process and the actions we can do ourselves to ensure this happens. What is encouraging about this article is that they understand the importance of understanding the science

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The Science-Backed Reason To See Your Therapist In The Morning

A new study found that clients made more progress in overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when they went to psychotherapy in the morning versus going in the afternoon.

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7 Crucial Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life

This short and sweet article gives us 7 great lessons that we can all learn from. Within the realms of my solution-focused therapeutic approach, lessons 2 & 6 particularly resonate. For those of you that have worked with me, I’ll

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Our memory capacity could be 10 times larger than we thought

This fascinating article, whilst rather “science’y” suggests that our understanding of of how our memories are store is farmer conservative than we imagined. When we pout this in to the context of my therapy room, one of the key elements

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The good, the bad and…the Cortisol

Want to stop ageing, loose weight, manage diabetes, then drop the stress in your life! This really interesting article explain that when we are operating from fear or stress, the very chemical that we produce to help us survive in

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Keep calm – it’s the secret to ageing well

This wonderful article explains how by keeping calm and being in control of your life can help in later age. Now whilst this makes sense, we are only understanding the neuroscience behind what we understand.

So if you are feeling

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What Fear Does to Your Brain – And How to Stop It

For those of you that have already worked with me, the following article will make perfect sense: a key part of the psychotherapy that I practice is getting clients to understand what is causing them to feel anxious, depressed, unconfident,

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