Hypnotherapy Blog

This hypnotherapy blog is a place where I share my insider knowledge as a hypnotherapist. I also share news and information about subjects that are linked to hypnosis. I regularly write on subjects like weight loss, smoking and confidence.

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NHS Boss Says Overweight Doctors And Nurses Should Slim Down

Simon Stevens, the NHS chief executive, has said that doctors and nurses should set a good example and be of a healthy size. Within the NHS there are estimated to be 300,000 staff within the NHS who are overweight or obese.
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Fear Of Driving On Motorways

The fear of driving on motorways is actually surprisingly common. I was prompted to write this post today after another enquiry from someone wondering if hypnosis for driving anxiety could help. The short answer is YES....hypnosis CAN help! You are not the only one with this fear, I promise.
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Weight Loss Before Operations

Obese people will have to complete weight loss programmes before they can have operations, if proposals by a Welsh health board are approved. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board also says requiring smokers to go on courses to help them give up before surgery may save over £400,000
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New York smoking ban: 10 years on

Smoking bans are becoming more common around the world and New York has just got into double figures! It is great that smoking is becoming less socially acceptable.If governments were REALLY that concerned about protecting people's health surely they would just ban them. Unless they LIKE all the revenue that cigarettes generates for them??
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Scotland 'tobacco free' by 2034

What a bold move! It looks like Scotland's drive for independence is forcing them to look at issues in a new way.IF they go solo and have to look after their own out of their own pocket then changes will have to be made. Scotland is traditionally a VERY unhealthy country so it won't take much to bring about some improvement to the country's population.
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Nigella Lawson's two-stone weight loss secret revealed: hypnosis

On top of exercise and portion control the celebrity chef has been undergoing regular hypnosis sessions with Susan Hepburn who counts Lily Allen as a client.Domestic Goddess Nigella Lawson forgot to mention a key ingredient when revealing the secret of how she lost over two stone in weight – large helpings of hypnosis.
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Sarah Houston's Family Call For Weight Loss Drug Ban

Family of medical student Sarah Houston call for Government to make drug used for weight loss illegalThe family of a medical student who suffered from bulimia and died after taking an overdose of a banned weight loss drug have called for the drug to be made illegal.Medical student Sarah Houston was found dead by her housemates after she had taken a combination of antidepressants and the banned fat burning pill DNP.
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A hypnotherapist's view on Trance

"Danny Boyle's film feels 20 years out of date", says hypnotherapist…
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"This hypnobirthing quackery shows profit has no place in healthcare"

The largest and most recent study found no difference in the need for epidurals between the hypno-birthed mother and the regular mother. The consensus on PubMed, the US database of clinical effectiveness reviews, is a stern "more evidence required".
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Smoking to be banned in all U.K. prisons

More and more people are quitting smoking. The quit smoking…
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Dido Hypnotised To Beat Stage Fright

Dido had hypnotherapy to cure her stage fright.The 41-year-old…
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Adele Has Hypnotherapy To Cure Her Stage Fright Over Oscars Performance

Singer Adele has been visiting a hypnotherapist to cure her phobia…
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'Hooker' Helped To Get Off The Ground Through Hypnosis

I have recently had my most intriguing and interesting client and she was very happy for me to share a few details of her experience. She is happy for her experience to be used to inform and educate people who are maybe oblivious to the types of things she, and others, do.Vicky came to me as a failed 'hooker'. She had tried it before and was unable to get over the mental blocks which were preventing her from enjoying the activity she had decided she was going to do.
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Friday The 13th - Triskaidekaphobia

It has come round again. Expect your day to be filled with the pessimistic types out there bemoaning their bad luck and blaming the difficulties on Friday the 13th.This type thought process can become even more pronounced in some people and can develop into Triskaidekaphobia - a fear of Friday 13th. For some people this leads to them not doing anything 'risky' on that day.Risky things can include walking under ladders, seeing one magpie or not saying "touch wood" when appropriate. For some Triskaidekaphobia sufferers they just say indoors all day and don't leave the house for fear of what might happen.The vast majority of these Triskaidekaphobia sufferers don't know all the facts though. They have this Halloween-type association with Friday 13th. The Friday 13th horror films that began in the 1980's have further amplified this mistaken belief.13 Being An Unlucky Number Has A Long History
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Hypnotension CPD Review For Hypnotherapy Practitioners

"I have recently completed the Hypnotension Continuing Professional Development course and I am very impressed with the course and thought I would share my thoughts on it. wanted to write a short review of the Hypnotension course for all my followers out there who are hypnotherapists."
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Obesity Ruining Children’s Grades

A study conducted in America has revealed that children who are…
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Would You Rather Be Thin Or Slim?

Now to you there may not seem to be much difference between the…
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World Hypertension Day 17th May

High blood pressure or hypertension as it is medically known…
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Forget BMI - Use Height And Weight Say Scientists

Trying to work out your BMI (body mass index) and then figure out of the number you get is 'good' or not is a faff for a lot of people. If you want things to be taken on board and used in the way they were intended it is often best if there can be as few stages as possible and that those stages are simple and straight forward.
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Top 10 Tips For Sticking To a Healthy Diet

It’s nearly summer and for some, a time to get back to healthy…
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How To End Your 'Diet Mentality'

Low carb, low fat, Dukan, South Beach or the diet of the moment?…
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Is Clinical Hypnotherapy Effective?

Clinical hypnotherapy is being used by Jeanne Safer, a psychologist…
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Desperate Jordan Turns To Hypnosis For Weight Loss

A Sydney resident weighs 300kg/47 stones and is looking to use…
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Kerry Katona ‘Hypnosis Keeps Me Off Junk Food’

And Closer can reveal 5ft 4 Kerry has told friends her success…
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How Does Hypnotherapy Work?

This is one of those questions that I get asked over and over…
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3 Reasons Hypnotherapy Is The Best Choice For Panic Attacks

Panic attacks often happen as a result of extreme anxiety. Panic…
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Bristol Zoo Provides Hypnotherapy For Fear Of Spiders

Bristol zoo is running an arachnophobia course to help people…
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Hypnotherapy For Jungle Celebrity With Phobias

Coronation Street favourite Anthony Cotton (AKA Sean Tully)…
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Derren Brown, Assassins & The CIA

Last night (21/10/11) Derren Brown showed how he took an average…
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Are You Struggling To Get Pregnant? Smoke Could Be To Blame

In American a report from Tobacco Control suggests that second-hand…
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Could Your Weight Loss Medication Kill You?

Are You Willing To Die For Your Weight Loss Tablets?Orlistat…
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McDonald's To List Calories On Menus To Fight Obesity

McDonald's have agreed that the number of calories in their…

Listen To Your Gut Instincts To Increase Confidence And Motivation

Instincts have been a part of who we are since humans became…
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How To REALLY Relax With Focused Hypnosis In Sheffield

Relaxation is something we all need more of in our lives but…
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Could Hypnotherapy Help Increase IVF Success?

A study presented to the European Society of Human Reproduction…
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Dragon's Den Star Uses Hypnosis For Insomnia

Evan Davis the Radio 4 and Dragon's Den presenter has revealed…
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Would You See A Fat Hypnotherapist If You Wanted To Lose Weight?

Would You See A Fat Hypnotherapist If You Wanted To Lose Weight?If…
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Is Obama Using Conversational Hypnosis?

The Tea Party movement have just re-hashed an article that appeared…
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Hypnotherapy Could Save The NHS Millions

A report issued today by the The Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine…
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Did The Hypnotist REALLY Knock Himself Out?

The BBC recently reported on stage hypnotist David Days who supposedly…
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If You Don't Lose Weight You Will Be Fined

In Arizona people who are overweight and who do not lose weight…
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Proper Sleep And Reduced Stress Levels Can Help You Lose Weight

Scientists have published findings in the Journal of Obesity…
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Hypnosis In Birth Preparation Cuts Caesarian Rate

A survey of 1250 pregnant women has been undertaken by the NHS…
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Woman Loses 4 Stone Through Self Hypnosis

A woman from Gateshead has lost over 4 stone in weight by learning…
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Tobacco Displays Will Be Banned

Today is Wednesday 9th March and it is National No Smoking Day.…
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Why Exercising WON'T Help You Lose Weight

There is increasing research that shows that going to a…
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Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies Use Hypnotherapy For Cervical Dystonia

Dystonia is a medical term that refers to a range of movement…
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Pregnant Women Given Hypnotherapy To Help Them Relax During Birth

A 2 year study is being conducted by Sheffield University…
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A Combined Approach To Insomnia

Insomnia is a big part of my business at the moment. I am seeing…
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Hypnotherapy In Sheffield For Stress Management And Reduction

Hypnotherapy is a way of accessing your unconscious mind…
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Chocolate Can Lead To Increased Chance Of Depression

Chocolate Can Lead To Increased Chance Of Depression I'm sure…
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How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

At my Sheffield hypnotherapy practice there has definitely been…
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Insomnia Can Be Eased Through Hypnosis

In the last 6 months I have seen more people at my Sheffield…
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Kate Moss Uses Hypnotherapy To Help Conceive

Kate Moss is somewhat notorious for her party lifestyle but…
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Mindfulness: A Powerful Way For You To Feel Healthier

Mindfulness is another way of saying meditation. Meditation has been misunderstood for many years but it seems as if it is finally emerging from the associations with the 1960's and the hippy movement and about time many would say.
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Lilly Allen Uses Hypnosis To Lose Weight

Lily Allen has revealed that her dramatic weight loss has been due to hypnotherapy. Lily Allen has dropped 2 dress sizes after several sessions of weight loss hypnotherapy.
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Hypnotherapy Used To Help Fear Of The Dentists

For many people just the thought of visiting the dentist fills them with dread. It could be one of many things that causes them the most difficulty. Some hate the sound of the drill, others hate the smell at the dentists while others are afraid of the potential pain and insist on anaesthesia but this comes with a number of unpleasant side effects for many people.
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Self-hypnosis May Help Tourette's Tics

For those with Tourette's syndrome life can be pretty tough…
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Mindfulness And Hypnotherapy Could Save The NHS

Doctors have claimed that the NHS should give patients with depression…
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Hypnotherapy To Quit Smoking Sees Strong Results

A new study has shown that quit smoking hypnotherapy could give you a better chance of stopping smoking than other other methods like patches or gum.
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Hypnotise Your Patients, Surgeons Told

Hypnosis has no negative side-effects. It makes operations quicker, as the patient is able to talk to the surgeon as the operation proceeds, and it is cheaper than conventional pain relief. Since it does not interfere with the workings of the body, the patient recovers faster, too.
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Reduce Hot Flushes Through Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy has been found to be a very effective tool for women…
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Can Nicotine Patches REALLY Help You Quit Smoking?

NRT has become the government's number one tactic to help people to stop smoking and has been for over 10 years, surely in that time there have been significant strides made in decreasing the number of smokers. Right? Well, not quite.
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Quit Smoking Hypnotherapy Is Better Than Willpower

If you had no desire to smoke you wouldn't need to use willpower to control that desire. Hypnotherapy tackles the root cause of the smoking habit instead of tackling the symptoms of that habit.
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Beat Your Phobia With Hypnosis

Over the last few weeks there has been a definite increase in…
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Is It Time To Get ON The Roller-Coaster?

I see lots of people at my hypnotherapy Sheffield clinic for…
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Change How You Talk To Yourself And Feel Differently

First of all just let me assure you that talking to yourself…
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Find Out How You Could Use Hypnotherapy To Lose Weight

I see many people at my Sheffield hypnotherapy clinic who are…
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Hypnosis Is Not Just A Stage Trick

Researchers told the British Association Festival of Science in Exeter that using hypnotherapy people could learn to manage pain better.
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The True Cost Of Nicotine Replacement Therapy

the NHS has paid Novartis, Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline around £80 million for patches and other forms of nicotine therapy since they became available on the NHS prescription four years ago, and spent a further £90 million on smoking clinics that rely heavily on NRT.