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Increase Confidence By Changing Negative Thinking

You can increase confidence simply by changing negative thinking patterns. When I help clients who have self esteem and confidence issues, they also often run a negative thinking style that can reinforce their low self esteem and confidence.

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The Power Of Visualisation In Performance Coaching

‘Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them- a desire, a dream, a vision’ Muhammad Ali Ali is confirming what psychotherapists and performance coaching have known for decades; creating compelling internal experiences of what you want to achieve, get’s results

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Filtering Out Reality?

We all know what it’s like when we try to communicate a message across to someone and it’s misunderstood. In NLP it has been suggested that there exists a set of learning filters which we use to communicate to one another and so the response we get can depend on how we use these filters. I…

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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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Manage Anxiety And Panic- My Five Top Tips

My ‘Top five’ list to overcome and manage anxiety are simple and effective and although not in any specific order of importance they are all used by me with success and often have been well documented by others.

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Self Hypnosis For Change- Part Two

This is the second blog of two parts on self hypnosis, with this month’s focus on the practical learning of how to use self hypnosis to achieve a specific outcome. Also a quick reminder for those of you with google plus please do click on the little icon on my home page and also check out my…

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Hypnosis and Self Hypnosis Part One

This is the first of two blog posts where I am going to be talking about hypnosis and self hypnosis. By the end of this blog you will know more about what Hypnosis is, why it can be so helpful and also gain a practical understanding of how to enjoy the benefits of self hypnosis. In…

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Mental Exercises To Improve Your Fear Of Public Speaking

More people have a fear of public speaking that any other fear or phobia so it’s not surprising that almost everyone has some form of nervousness or even excitement when we speak or perform in public. For some it is fairly mild, for others it can be severe enough to take hold days or even…

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Anchoring; The Sensory Feel Good Factor

As I sit here typing, feeling the keys on my keyboard, it is easy to see just how I take my sense of touch for granted. Yet I can hardly imagine what my life would be like if I didn’t have it. We are so reliant on our senses, the way they play a part in everything we…

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