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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

Hypnosis and Quality of Sleep

Hypnosis has positive impact on the quality of sleep Sleep researchers from the Universities of Zurich and Fribourg now prove hypnosis has a positive impact on the quality of sleep. In a study that has now been published in the scientific journal “Sleep”, they have demonstrated that hypnosis has a positive impact on the quality… Read More

Importance of Self Care

What is Self Care? When some people say, “Goodbye and take care”, have you ever wondered what they really mean or better still what ‘take care’ really means to you? As a child it may have meant: Take care of crossing the roads and watch out for the cars or you may get run over.… Read More

Resistance, Reluctance and Holding Back

Why do we often experience resistance to change when something new or different is presented to us, you know how we can often get that sense of reluctance or holding back? The answer is this is normal! As human beings we become comfortable with our self – beliefs and ways of living even if these… Read More