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… Read More

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,… Read More

Anxiety management and mindfulness

A big thank you to the 1st year nursing students for being a wonderful audience over the last few weeks. Keep up the good work and remember to use the little techniques I showed you to stay mindful: 478 breathing, 54321 grounding, H-P-F and many more. Really enjoyed your company and I wish you well… Read More

Stanford professor reveals the science behind ‘Zoom fatigue’

Constant Zoom calls are tiring and science has been looking at why (Credits: Getty Images/iStockphoto) A new scientific study has backed up the … Stanford professor reveals the science behind ‘Zoom fatigue’ This is a fair assessment, as a medium video conferencing has its place in the world. However its use has gone beyond its… Read More

Poll: Has the pandemic affected your mental health? · TheJournal.ie

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many people. — Read on http://www.thejournal.ie/mental-health-covid-19-2-5176991-Aug2020/ Nearly 60 % of people surveyed said their mental health has been affected during this pandemic. It doesn’t all have to be like this. Let’s do something together to change this affect. This is a global phenomenon so no one should… Read More

In these unprecedented times…

In these unprecedented times (sounds dramatic but they are) we all need to be mindful of where our heads are at. This is a nice graphic, I like it as it’s simple. Obviously managing anxiety on top of the current corona virus pandemic is challenging. But taking care of our  mental health has never been… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More