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Taking a Positive Approach to Problems

Take a Positive Approach to Problems by Joy Sackett (Wood) “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” ~Raymond Lindquist When faced with a problem how do you usually react? It is a frustrating fact of life that problems can confront us almost every day. This may be a personal problem, work related… Read More

Here’s Something for You to Think About

Imagine that you win the lottery this weekend … “FANTASTIC” I hear you shout, but will all that money make you truly happy? For so many people it has changed their lives forever, but can that initial happiness be maintained? Most people will probably spend the first six months to a year making quite drastic… Read More

Know Your Power!

People often come to counselling and coaching in times of their lives when they feel powerless and stuck and get the support they need to help them through it. Do you feel like you have personally hit a brick wall, feel trapped and don’t know how to get out of a situation, relationship or dead… Read More

Hypnotherapy as Effective as Low FODMAP Diet in IBS

The efficacy of gut-directed hypnotherapy for treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome is comparable to the low FODMAP diet, according to randomized controlled trial data. “The low FODMAP diet is increasingly applied by health professionals in patients with IBS as a first-line dietary therapy,” researchers from the department of gastroenterology at Monash University in Australia… Read More

Who Cares for the Carer?

An article in the BACP magazine ”Therapy Today” dealt with the problem of people suffering a long term illness being at increased risk of suffering from depression. The problem is well documented and completely understandable. Their illness has probably robbed the patient of any prospect of a long, meaningful and happy life. All too often… Read More

Self-Limiting Beliefs

What are Self-Limiting Beliefs? Some of the most difficult obstacles you may face when you want to improve your life are limiting beliefs. Most of the time, you probably don’t even think about your beliefs, let alone understand just how much influence they have over everything you do. Limiting beliefs can have the power to… Read More

Childhood Amnesia

Can you recall your earliest years? Most of us can’t, and here’s why… Most of us have no memories from the first three or four years of our lives: in fact, we tend to remember very little of life before the age of seven, And when we try to recall our earliest memories, it is… Read More