Get high from the feel-good drugs our bodies create

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Getting high sounds quite tempting doesn’t it? Tempting, but dangerous and full of pitfalls. However there is nothing that beats the natural high we get from being in tune with ourselves and sitting in harmony with the world. Not easy in these troubled times. Today Ora Nadrich, my dear friend and also a life coach and mindfulness teacher and author …

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How to protect your mental health in a stressful job

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The last two years have seen many people’s work lives change completely. Working from home, while loved by some, was extremely challenging for many. Now as offices start to reopen, will the work place ever be the same again? For some professionals, the pressure has been immense and the work load became overbearing and ever more stressful. In this article, …

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How hypnotherapy can help anxiety and depression

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I sit down to talk once again with hypnotherapist Zoë Clews. This time we focus on anxiety and depression which is Zoë’s speciality. She describes anxiety as acting as a lid on emotions like grief, anger and sadness and in her work she seeks out these underlying issues and helps people to resolve them. More and more people are presenting …

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#ThatGirl and the inversion of wellness

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After doing a few interviews with hypnotherapist Zoë Clews, specially the one on the perfectionism crisis, it got me thinking about my own social media. So today in my video, I want to set the record straight as it’s important to me that I don’t give anyone the wrong impression. You can watch it here: YOUTUBE Zoë has also written …

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The pressure to be perfect (video)

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Perfectionsim is rife (in so small part thanks to social media) and for many has become an addiction. It’s also about control and can be linked to fear, lack of self esteem and feeling unworthy of love. It can make life very difficult and leave one feeling a failure if the impossible goal of being perfect isn’t reached. I sit …

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Are you ready for the Metaverse?

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Since the pandemic started, doesn’t it feel like we’ve been transported into some kind of science fiction scenario? Silly old movies now seem to be becoming a reality.  The world feels different and alien in many ways. Social media has become even more powerful and influential, as have the billionaire founders of these companies. Anyone who’s on social media will …

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Hypnotherapy and trauma recovery (video)

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My last talk with hypnotherapist Zoe Clews about all the many issues hypnotherapy can help with and how it all works, garnered a lot of interest. So today I sit down for another video chat with her that is absolutely fascinating. Post traumatic growth is the upside of trauma I hadn’t heard of this before and found the whole concept …

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How hypnotherapy can help many issues (video)

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I’ve always been curious about all the many therapies available and have tried a quite a few of them. However, I’ve never tried hypnotherapy but know people who swear by it. So what are the issues that hypnotherapy can treat? When I began to research it, I was astonished at how many things that it claims to help. I think …

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Tips for handling anxiety (video)

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Following on from my video of breathing exercises for anxiety reduction, I have now made a video with the strategies I myself have used to reduce anxiety. It’s a multifaceted approach which I firmly believe is the best way to go. There is sadly no magic wand or one thing that will overnight reduce anxiety and it’s important to use …

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Protect yourself from pandemic stress

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To say we live in interesting times is an understatement. The world has become increasingly stressful over the last year and a half and there are many prominent scholars and scientists who think we have entered a dark era that will be unfavourably reviewed from those in the future. We all, of course, have our personal stresses that we handle …