www-psychologytoday-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/202109/3-mistakes-we-make-when-we-feel-anxious 3 good points highlighted in this article about anxiety. We can all do them. Remember to walk away, don’t engage until later, you may surprise yourself with your own different perspective. It’s about managing our thoughts, feelings and behaviours so we are prepared more when anxiety comes calling again. You are more supported than… Continue reading 3 Mistakes when feeling anxious
Holland & Barrett promote Hypnotherapy for anxiety
http://www.hollandandbarrett.ie/the-health-hub/conditions/mental-health/mind-and-body/how-to-deal-with-anxiety/ Good to see hypnotherapy suggested as a positive way of managing your anxiety (number 7). Taking action is imperative when dealing with anxiety, seeking out help from a well trained hypnotherapist such as all the members of the CHPA (chpa.ie) can make all the difference. Don’t leave it to chance, if you or someone… Continue reading Holland & Barrett promote Hypnotherapy for anxiety
Time for reflection : Time for living
Although we are nearing the end of the year and we reflect on the past and look forward to the future; how many of us take the time to be in the present? We can only be physically in the present so let’s bring our minds there too.
Look into my eyes: A look at the online hypnosis phenomenon
Interest in hypnosis soared during the pandemic, largely thanks to social media and video conferencing. Is it a fad, or does going into a trance-like state help relieve stress and anxiety? — Read on http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/healthandwellbeing/arid-41019341.html As the current Chairperson of the CHPA I would like to thank Aidan and The Irish Examiner for this excellent… Continue reading Look into my eyes: A look at the online hypnosis phenomenon
World mental health day 2022
Remember that it’s not just for today but all days. David McAllister click here for more information Contact
Good advice but only if you take take.
Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
How is your New Year Resolutions going?
It is the last week in January 2022 and I just want to ask if any of these sound familiar: · Lose weight · Stop smoking · To be happier and healthier · Spend more time on personal wellbeing New Year resolutions anyone? Above are some of the most common resolutions made every year, unfortunately over half of people will… Continue reading How is your New Year Resolutions going?
Dream Great:Ten steps to a happier living
We can all dream so why not make it great?
Anxiety and Covid-19. It might surprise you.
Some alarming statistics where nearly 20% linked to anxiety based disorders. Get this quote from the paper : Anxiety and fear-related disorders were a prevalent condition in our sample; they were also the second highest risk factor for death among the underlying conditions considered in our study. Click to access 21_0123.pdf Of course it doesn’t… Continue reading Anxiety and Covid-19. It might surprise you.
So what would you do?
A little gift from a former client which was very nice of them. It came with a little note stating that I had helped her stay afloat. I think it’s not always clear cut on how we need to approach problems and indeed solutions as there may be a third way which is available if… Continue reading So what would you do?
The simplicity of gratitude
I received this card , totally unexpected, but humbled and grateful. Sometimes it’s the little personal things that make the difference. I really enjoyed working with this lady who really put the work in and has achieved her goals. Life is good when we work together. Thank you.
The futile pursuit that is worry
The Stroop Effect Myth or Reality?
Just been helping my daughter with her science project with one of my all time favourite psychological experiments. The Stroop Test. Although used for assessing attention deficiencies and brain injury disorders it can also help people become more aware of how we process information and how we can improve our attention span and focused attention.… Continue reading The Stroop Effect Myth or Reality?
10 things stopping you being awesome
Stop worrying about what others think of you, as they probably too consumed with worrying about the same thing. Spinning too many plates. Stop. No one can do it all by themselves, start delegating or outsourcing to free up time. Hate your job? Do something about it as it won’t change itself. Too many energy… Continue reading 10 things stopping you being awesome
Now you come to mention it Yes I am stressed and anxious.
Stress and anxiety are in my experience involved in a great many of the causes for clients coming for hypnotherapy. People looking for hypnotherapy may present with an issue such as smoking or weight loss however I see stress and anxiety as an underlying cause and can lead to many problems if ignored. Relaxation exercises,… Continue reading Now you come to mention it Yes I am stressed and anxious.
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
World Obesity Day
Key facts (according to WHO World Health Organisation) Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese. 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight in 2016, and 13% were obese. Most of the world’s… Continue reading World Obesity Day
Historically Present Future
As I write this I know I am physically present, typing away, my focus on the next word to magic itself onto the page and if my mind wanders, as it is free to do, I know that’s okay. I say that to myself and bring my thoughts back to the present by consciously focusing… Continue reading Historically Present Future
Katy Perry’s hypnotising heartbreak ditty is perfect therapy for fans
guess I could try hypnotherapy, I gotta rewire this brain’ — Read on http://www.metro.news/katy-perrys-hypnotising-heartbreak-ditty-is-perfect-therapy-for-fans/1594959/
Is it time to fill the constant that is time?
The last smoke
Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article
Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Mental health study captured the views of more than 19,000 Irish young people about 5 hours ago Carl O’Brien Education Editor 22 per cent of adolescents surveyed reported severe anxiety. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto Rates of anxiety and depression are on the rise among young… Continue reading Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article
Who’s responsible anyway?
You may have heard this story before but indulge me as it’s important and relevant to all our lives. I have a copy of this on my office wall. Only through our own actions will we change our lives: This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There… Continue reading Who’s responsible anyway?
Freedom from Anxiety Journey
What’s the most common route to dealing with your anxiety? GP? Medication? Counselling? CBT? Sometimes these interventions work which is great as you will not need to wait to see me however more often and not these don’t work. I know this as this is the route many people take before contacting me. But that’s… Continue reading Freedom from Anxiety Journey