Anxiety and stress are the body’s natural responses to danger, but in some cases, they can be excessive and debilitating.
If you have difficulty controlling stress and anxiety levels then this can impact your career, relationships and lifestyle, but you can learn to manage stress and anxiety to enjoy a better life. Here we explore how you can relieve stress and live a more relaxed and balanced life.
Everybody can be prone to negative thinking at times.
Even the most happiest of us can sometimes let circumstances lead to negative thoughts that something bad might happen or we will be made to feel uncomfortable, even when we know we don’t have any solid proof to be so certain that things will go wrong.
If negative thinking is given the slightest opportunity it can move quickly from being a fleeting thought to feel overwhelming and uncontrollable.
Panic attacks and panic disorders are a debilitating mental health issue for many people. They can strike unexpectedly and can affect your personal life, work life and relationships. However, you don’t need to be held captive by the issue, if you work on tackling the root cause of the problem. Here are some tips.
Bullying – it’s one of the most difficult things any individual can face during their lifetime, and it’s not just something that affects kids.
We most often think of bullying as something that happens at school, but in fact, sadly, it usually continues into adult life in far more subtle but equally devastating ways.
Whether it’s a bigger kid stealing your lunch money or calling you hurtful names, or a co-worker repeatedly disrespecting you and telling lies in the staff room, it’s all hurtful behaviour that can take its toll on your self-esteem. In this article, we discuss how you can use hypnotherapy to heal yourself, even when one or two people are intent on making you miserable.
Bullying has many forms. It can involve physical attacks, but studies on school-aged children have demonstrated that non-physical forms of bullying such as verbal abuse, isolation, and rumour spreading can be just as detrimental. Bullying can happen anywhere – at work, school, in families, or even among “friends”.
When bullying occurs it’s often a natural reaction to experience feelings of helplessness and embarrassment. But there are ways you can help to regain some control in thisno more bullying situation, starting with building a support system and developing a strategy on how to deal with this.
Bullying can affect children deeply, both during and after the experience has occurred. It can often result in feelings of depression, anxiety, sadness or loneliness, along with affecting sleeping and eating patterns. Letting children know that their feelings are being taken seriously and their concerns are being heard and investigated respectfully is crucial if they are experiencing bullying. To help you address bullying with your child we’ve provided some tips below:
Wouldn’t it be great if we could leave workplace stress at in the office? Unfortunately, a study by an Auburn University has found that workplace stress affects our life far beyond our 9-5 work day. As a matter of fact, the study has found that workplace stress may be the cause of our unhealthy eating habits, which could, in turn, lead to long-term health problems. Luckily, Jaclyn Koopman, an assistant professor of management in Auburn’s Harbert College of Business, has found a remedy for both workplace stress and unhealthy eating habits: sleep.
Due to the digital shift in how we are working, workplaces are moving faster than ever before. Being constantly connected and the change in culture for people to work outside ofworkplace stress hours as caused a dramatic increase of stress in the workplace. Many managers are baffled about the stress levels of their employees and encourage motivation.
As a hypnotherapist, I regularly come across clients who want to know whether hypnotherapy can help them cure an addiction, treat a phobia, relieve pain or soothe an anxiety. One of the most common questions clients ask is whether hypnosis can replace drugs to treat a health condition.
The first task of a hypnotherapist is to explain to the client what hypnosis is and what it isn’t. Unfortunately, the reputation of hypnosis has taken a beating from movie scripts and staged shows. The general perception of hypnosis is that it turns people into clucking chickens or soaring eagles.