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

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

Accepting our little moments of happiness

How often have you felt little, unexplained feelings of happiness popping up from time to time. I like those little, unexplained feelings . It’s like getting a free hit of feeling happy without having to do anything to get it. Do you get them too? Mine don’t last too long but that’s ok for l … Continue reading Accepting our little moments of happiness

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?

Feeling anxious about life going ‘back to normal’? 5 Top tips for managing the transition

With the easing of restrictions and suggestions that we are closing in on the final chapters of the pandemic, there are numerous reasons to feel optimistic that we may soon return to a ‘normal life ’. Just imagine no face masks, no Covid tests and no more social distancing, sounds good , right? However it’s … Continue reading Feeling anxious about life going ‘back to normal’? 5 Top tips for managing the transition

How to stay optimistic as the pandemic grinds ever onwards

‘Perspective thinking’, getting outdoors and having things to look forward to can all help — Read on http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/how-to-stay-optimistic-as-the-pandemic-grinds-ever-onwards-1.4763902

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?