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Four Key Factors For Healthy Relationships

John Gottman, a US Psychologist, has spent almost two decades studying the interaction of couples. He has found the key to healthy relationships is not how passionately a couple argue but the way they argue. He determined four key factors that make or break a relationship, what he called The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse:

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Hypnotherapy For Weight Loss And Emotional Eating

Most people who come to me for hypnotherapy for weight loss tend to realise that their eating is getting out of hand, making them unhappy, yet they can’t seem to stop. Through our sessions we often establish, together, that this is because there is an unconscious part of them that doesn’t want them to stop or is actually…

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Generate New Behaviour For Anxiety!

Panic attacks and similar anxiety can be severely challenging for those that suffer, as I have seen with numerous of my clients. Being told it’s part of our fight/flight response can be helpful to see that the behaviour is in fact based on a positive intention…but doesn’t actually solve the problem behaviour. What we need to do is…

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What is the fast phobia cure?

A Phobia Cure That Works For those of you who have done any research on how to get rid of a phobia you will most likely have come across the fast phobia cure, which is a NLP or Hypnotherapy technique and one of the most common ways of treating a phobia. It is a specific exercise…

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Top 10 Public Speaking Tips!

Having a fear of public speaking is one of the most common fears in the world. Here are my top ten public speaking tips based on my personal experience and through the many clients I have helped:

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The Core Principles Of NLP Part 3: Flexibility

In my final blog on the principles of NLP comes Flexibility. This is all about being flexible enough in our behaviour so that we have choice and options open to us. The more choices we have available to us the more likely we are to achieve success in our outcomes.

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The Core Principles Of NLP Part 2: Sensory Acuity

Following on from my first post on  Core Principles Of NLP and outcome thinking I’m now moving on to talk about Sensory Acuity. This is the process of using our senses to understand and perceive the world around us. The core senses we use to do this are; Kinaesthetic (the way we feel internally and the use of touch externally)…

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The Core Principles of NLP Part 1: Outcome Thinking

I was recently looking over some of my notes from the NLP course I did many years ago and was reminded of the simplicity that lay in the foundations of NLP, the core principles as such. These are: Rapport Outcome Thinking Sensory Acuity Flexibility

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Dreaming and the REM state

People have always been fascinated and mystified by dreaming and relatively recent groundbreaking research by the psychologist Joe Griffin has shed an interesting light on the purpose of dreaming.

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Metaphorically Speaking

Thinking, speaking, writing and of course dreaming in metaphors is something we all regularly do, and yet we rarely give a moment’s pause for our choice of metaphors and the importance they play. ‘I am up to my eyes in stress’, ‘Work is such a nightmare’, ‘It’s like I’m walking on air’, ‘My life’s got direction’…

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