This week I am bringing to you a series of exercises that will help you if you are feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed by the current situation or in general.
These exercises are a mixture of NHS recommended breathing, mindfulness and self hypnosis for you to have a go at at home.
The key thing about exercises like this is that you find a way to make them work for you, so give them a go and see what works best for you!
This week I am bringing you something a little bit different as I have invited a special guest to this episode!
I have invited Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist, Annalise Kirk to talk to us about how anxiety and difficulties losing weight can be linked.
In this episode we cover why anxiety can cause us to crave foods that are bad for us, emotional eating and crucially some tips that you can do at home to take back control.
Annalise has created a unique online weight loss course with her partner, who is an experienced personal trainer, which combines hypnotherapy, coaching, exercise and meal plans. This course is ideal for complete beginners and can be done from the comfort of your own home!!
Annalise has very kindly offered a limited number of places at a very significant discount for listeners of this podcast so head to the link below and secure your spot before they all go:
This is a question that I get asked regularly by people who are interested in hypnotherapy for anxiety but have often only seen hypnosis on the TV or at a fresher’s week show.
In this episode I talk about the difference between stage hypnosis and therapeutic hypnosis and the reasons why hypnotherapy may not work for everyone.
This is a question I get asked a lot by potential clients and people I meet networking and, to be fair, it's a really good question!
In this episode I cover what hypnosis is, how we use it in a therapeutic setting and why I combine hypnosis with cognitive behavioural therapy for working with anxiety.
I also cover briefly some information on the evidence base behind these therapies and how you can find out more about where to get good advice on therapeutic interventions.
References mentioned in the podcast and where you can find out more:
The way we think has a huge impact on our mental health. If you are looking to overcome your anxiety or just improve your mental health then first you need to know what thoughts are making things worse.
This download gives you a list of the most common ways we think negatively. All you need to do is see which ones you do most.
Also, keep an eye on your emails! I will be sending you a really useful video that goes with this exercise.