Back to School & off to Uni

Back to School & off to Uni Back to School   I can nearly hear the sigh of relief from some parents as their little darlings are returning to school after the summer holidays! Whilst it may be a relief for parents it can be quite a stressful time for some youngsters.  They may be moving up to a new class/year or just starting or changing school.  These stresses/anxieties if not treated quickly can turn into full
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Categories: Children, Confidence, insomnia, Life coaching and School problems.

Soft Skills: Vital For A Teenager’s Best Chance Of Securing A Successful Future.

We all know how important solid soft skills are in making or breaking a career and building a secure social support network to help us through the ups and downs of general life. Have you ever stopped to consider how important it is for your teenager to develop the right attitude and soft skills needed to help them secure a better future? It’s not just soft skills in the workplace that count on the career
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Categories: Children, Coaching, Concentration and Productivity.

Public Speaking – Nailing the speech.

It has been estimated that 75% of all people experience some degree of anxiety or nervousness when speaking in public. Speech anxiety is the fear of public speaking or speaking in general, it’s referred to as  ‘Glossophobia’ which comes from the Greek γλῶσσα glōssa, meaning ‘tongue’ and φόβος phobos, meaning ‘fear’ or ‘dread’.   What’s happening in the body? As you are about to do something which your mind perceives to be a frightening thing,
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Categories: Anxiety, Coaching, Confidence and Stress.

Crafty Depression

Depression has no outward symptoms so others may not realize that you are suffering, they just think you are miserable. It can appear at anytime and any age and it has no boundaries and should never be thought of as a weakness. Depression is cruel and disabling and people around you often don’t understand, or lose patience after a little while after expecting you to ‘snap out of it’ – as if it were that
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Categories: Depression, General and Phobia of flying.

Gastric Band Hypnotherapy is a Longterm Weight Loss Solution

Did you know that we have the most overweight country currently in Europe? After experiencing little success with traditional methods such as dieting, healthy eating and exercise Britain is now looking to alternative methods of weight-loss. Recently public interest for ‘gastric band’ surgery increased dramatically after a number of celebrity’s have undertaken it – and there has been huge media coverage. In many cases a physical gastric band can be very successful but about 80% of patients
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Categories: Gastric Band Hypnotherapy and Weight Loss.

In The Zone

  Having recently purchased a racing bike, I was sent this message by my daughter (see photo) who has twice attempted the Tour De France route a week before the pro-cyclists set off (once successfully, once defaulting to support with injury!). “Your mind is your worst enemy. Do all your thinking before you start riding your bike. Once the pedals start to turn, wrap yourself in the sensations of the ride – the smell of
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Categories: Concentration, Productivity and Sport Performance.