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
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
Patience be a virtue we all have
Somethings are better when you don’t force it. Why not try it you might just surprise yourself.
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
World Mental Health Day 2021
Not just for today
Dream Great:Ten steps to a happier living
We can all dream so why not make it great?
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?
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.
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?
Let the happiness in…
In these curious times happiness can mean so many different things to different people and words cannot truly describe what it is, for it is a feeling, a unique feeling within us that hopefully we have all experienced, even for the briefest of moments. So even when happiness seems short on supply, grasp and savour… Continue reading Let the happiness in…
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