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There has been and continues to be extensive scientific research on the validity of hypnosis. However, more and more research has been coming out in support of hypnosis existing and actually affecting brain function to an extent. Yet still there are those that say they 'do...

  IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is the medical name given to a collection of unexplained symptoms relating to a disturbance of the large intestine (colon). It is more common in women and about 13% of women and 5% of men in the UK have IBS. It...

For those experiencing chronic pain, after investigations and diagnosis, seeking alternative therapies to manage pain may be an option. Hypnotherapy can help manage pain and is recognised as valuable by https://www.britishpainsociety.org/ Hypnotherapy is often recommended for pain management because of the mind/body link. Chronic pain is...

If you are looking for a hypnotherapist here are some tips of how to go about choosing the best one for you. *Compare hypnotherapist websites for a detailed description of what they offer. Some may specialise in the area you are seeking help with. *Ask about their...

With mock exams currently running and with summer exams soon approaching, many young people are suffering with stress, anxiety and nerves about their impending exams. Young people seem to be carrying more stress than ever and although they have worked hard and studied, the pressure...

I have not always had a healthy relationship with food but in recent years I have been able to address this and I would like to share my experiences and learnings with you. I knew that after having my two children my weight could easily spiral...

Depression is often a reaction to a distressing or traumatic event. The people and situations who are associated with the traumatic event in our lives are referred to as traumatic triggers. Such triggers may be losing a loved one, a job, divorce, or financial crisis. If...

Are you looking forward to Christmas or are you dreading it? If you are dreading it, then you are not alone. For one in five people Christmas Stress can start around November 12th - a whole six weeks until Christmas Day! Christmas tends to be a...

Mindfulness and mindful meditation have become very fashionable recently, but don’t let that put you off. It is simple, and often a very effective way of keeping your stress levels down. You don't need any particular religious or spiritual beliefs to practice mindfulness, in fact you...

With Christmas just around the corner, lots of people are looking forward to celebrating in pubs, clubs, restaurants and at parties. However, for those suffering from social anxiety, this time of year can bring dread and fear instead of festive cheer. For those who experience...