Category Archives: Weight-loss

Why that cigarette, chocolate bar, or new handbag feels so good: how pleasure affects our brain

Ever wanted to know why you do the things you do and then regret them later? This article explains the cycle of addictive behaviours. For those of you that have come to me for weight loss, you’ll know that it’s

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Depressed men who don’t see a therapist regularly ‘are likely to turn to sex or porn – while women comfort eat’

So it is true what they say. Women eat and men look at porn when we are depressed. As a therapist I see more men now than I have ever done. It’s still not enough, however men are now starting

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2 Alarming Findings About How Poor Sleep Hurts Your Heart

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep! Why is it that when we are out of sorts, feeling stressed and generally unhappy, our sleep suffers? Well, for those of you who have already worked with me, you’ll understand that ‘the bucket’ is pretty

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How Your Waistline Changes Your View of Reality

Being overweight can change the way we see things

This great article explains new research on how being overweight changes the way that we perceive things. We certainly know when we are carrying extra pounds (whether we are honest with ourselves or not), however new research suggests that our

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Eight Signs You Need To Lower Your Cortisol Level

Those of you familiar with my Solution-focused Hypnotherapy sessions will be fully aware of your ‘stress bucket’ (a metaphor for the chemicals we produce in our bodies when we are stressed, angry or anxious) and why it’s important to stop

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