Chaotic Eating and Food Choices??

Your internal voice will always present both sides of the argument, so if you are struggling with something and you stop and think, the chances are you will think something you have thought before. In terms of making choices that affect your health, if you love pizza and think often how good it tastes, then when trying to lose weight and make a different choice you stop and think about it before you decide, the thought you are most likely to have, is how delicious it is! That's clearly not going...
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Hypnosis – Is it real and does it work

At last, it's official. Hypnotism really does work - and it has an impact on the brain which can be measured scientifically, according to one of America's leading psychiatrists. David Spiegel, from Stanford University, told the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science that he had scanned the brains of volunteers who were told they were looking at coloured objects when, in fact, they were black and white. A scan showing areas of the brain used to register colour highligh...
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To stop feeling anxious, stressed or worried, you have to learn to just stop the thought

Every day it's estimated we have around of 50,000 thoughts, which is around 2083 per hour, or around 35 thoughts per minute. That's a lot of thinking! This steady flow of internal information serves as a thick filter between our thoughts and feelings, our head and heart, and governs our behaviours. The quality of our thoughts become habitual, it's estimated 98 percent of them are exactly the same as we had the day before. Talk about creatures of habit! But what's even more significant is that it...
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Seven Ways To Relax That Still Serve Your Purpose

Reading Reading educational or fictional books allows us to abstract and leave our minds, just for a little bit. Expand your knowledge means you are spending your time in a fulfilling and useful manner, sparking creative thoughts and stretching your imagination. If you read a book a week in your specialism, you’ll have read a full degree worth of information within just one year. Within just five years, you’d be one of the most educated people in the world in your field. Though not everyo...
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Avoiding Hell: Five Tips To Handling Life’s Hurdles

Tragedy can hit you anytime. Family members will die and those around you will undoubtedly suffer. Relationships fall apart, careers get stagnant and business (and people) often fail. It's not how hard we fall, it's how quick we are to get back up and rebuild our lives that really matters. When these tragedies hit, it's up to us. Do we make them worse, or do we help resolve them? Do we escalate the problem or find a solution? I've been working with a couple of clients recently who have been t...
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Making Use Of Your Imagination: Alleviate Stress & Fear

Your imagination is a weird and truly wonderful phenomenon. The ability of abstraction, the fact we can think over scenarios within our mind and contemplate which step we will take? It's a miracle. Yet how many of us forget about how powerful it actually is? While you're reading this, to demonstrate the power of your imagination, just think about the most vivid dream you have ever had. And that happened while you were asleep! If I had to bet, your imagination has played more tricks on you whi...
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Three Steps To Overcoming Your Phobia

As a hypnotherapist, I often work with people who have phobias and fears they just cannot escape. As they realise how much this is affecting their daily lives, they come to me seeking help to alleviate the anxiety and stress that has been caused by the phobia. Phobias are irrational fears that develop in a person's mind. They could be of an object, animal or experience. Some of the most popular examples include: Social phobia (social anxiety disorder) - the fear of social situations A...
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Understanding your destructive habits: 12 signs of self-sabotage

Self-awareness is a huge advantage when it comes to identifying your own self-sabotaging behaviours, and understanding the ways you're being self-destructive can be a great place to start. Addictions Addictions are one of the highest forms of self-destructive behaviour and over time destroys self-esteem and your confidence, becoming a deadly cycle that keeps you trapped in an unproductive lifestyle. Emotional neglect Repressed emotions are not good for your mental or emotional wellbeing....
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Anxiety – Feelings and Effects

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Anxiety often presents as irritability, restlessness and a difficulty in concentrating. You may find yourself procrastinating more and suffering panic or anxiety attacks. If you suffer from anxiety, you may be tempted to turn to substances, alcohol, gambling or food to cope with your symptoms. Avoidance of social situations and events and feelings of awkwardness can normally develop, completing the c...
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