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Stop Guilt Weighing you down

Five Tips for Dealing with Guilt

Guilt can be a heavy burden to carry. If you’re struggling to move on with your life, here are five tips that might help.

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Hypnosis for General Wellbeing

Are you struggling with stress or anxiety? Do you want to feel more relaxed and in control? Hypnosis for general …

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Diets don't work long term

The truth about diet programs: why they don’t work

We’ve all been there. We start the New Year with good intentions, vowing to finally lose those pesky 5-10 kilos …

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The Health Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol

If you’re looking for a way to improve your wellbeing, giving up alcohol could be the answer. Here are some of the health benefits you can expect.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy - Sigh to Relax – The Physiological Sigh

Sigh to relax – the physiological sigh

Sighing is actually a crucial reflex that keeps our lungs healthy, and plays an important role in the body. People sigh an average of 12 times each hour.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy - 3 Ways to improve your sense of wellbeing

Three ways to improve your sense of wellbeing in just a couple of minutes

What if you could improve your sense of wellbeing in just a couple of minutes? I’m going to show you how to get in the zone and make that happen easily.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, fun facts about hypnosis

Fun facts about Hypnosis

Looney Tunes character Wile E Coyote tried and failed to hypnotise the Road Runner in the episode “Boulder Wham” Sigmund …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Fees reduced due to COVID

Fees reduced due to Coronavirus

How life has changed in the last few weeks! My last blog entry a month ago indicated that we would …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, What's happening in 2020

What’s happening in 2020

I’m having a few weeks’ break, and will be back at work on Monday 9th March, refreshed and ready for …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, New Program: Hypnosis for Anxiety

Hypnosis for Anxiety

Anxiety is by far the most common reason people come to me for help. When a person has anxiety he …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Australia Day reflections

Australia Day reflections

This Australia Day weekend is a time of reflection for me. Over 60 years ago, an English woman and a …

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The Virtual Gastric Band Program

In August last year I undertook training in the Virtual Gastric Band, a program which uses hypnosis to help people …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, How much is smoking costing you this year?

How much is smoking costing you this year?

Smokers are often amazed at how much money they will pay if they continue to smoke. In general, if you …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis for dentist anxiety or phobia

Hypnosis for dentist anxiety or phobia

Hypnosis is extremely effective for relieving anxiety or phobia of going to the dentist. According to the journal for the Society …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis for acute pain relief

Hypnosis for acute pain relief

A study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine has shown that 15 minutes of hypnotic suggestion or mindfulness are …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Why do some people "freeze" when traumatised?

Why do some people “freeze” when traumatised?

In order to sustain life, the body has two complementary nervous systems: a Sympathetic (arousing) and a Parasympathetic (calming). Both …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Studies show hypnotherapy is as effective for IBS as FODMAP diet

Studies show hypnotherapy is as effective for IBS as FODMAP diet

  The Monash University in Melbourne has developed the Gold Standard for treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), in the …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Survivors of Complex Trauma

Survivors of complex trauma

I’ve been doing a lot of work with survivors of complex trauma. This type of trauma is different from a …

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Success. Everyone wants it.

Success. Everyone wants it.

Success. Whether it’s success in health, work or family life, everyone wants it. Success is usually a result of perseverance, focus, determination, and mistakes.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Weight Loss Package

Weight Loss Package

Hypnotherapy can help you overcome weight loss barriers to healthy eating and lifestyle. It is most effective if you are clear about your reasons for wanting to lose weight, and are committed to working towards these goals.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness in the Every Day Experience

Mindfulness in the every day experience

Jon Kabat-Zinn, a world authority on the use of mindfulness training in the management of clinical problems, defines Mindfulness as: “Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, The Richards Trauma Process

The Richards Trauma Process

You only have to watch or read the news to be aware of the amount of trauma that people are experiencing today. Car accidents, violence, bullying, abuse of all sorts are all too common.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Unconscious Core Beliefs

Unconscious core beliefs

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others just get stuck in the struggle with life? No matter how many times they try to achieve something different, they seem destined to go around in circles.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, What to do if you are feeling blue

What to do if you are feeling blue

If your thoughts are going a million miles/kilometres an hour, there are a few easy things you can do to give yourself a break.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Your Mind Can Heal You or Kill You

Your mind can heal you or kill you

Have you heard anyone say, “It’s all in your mind” when you are experiencing real pain or distress? Although it may sound harsh, there is some truth in that statement.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Stop Smoking Package

Stop Smoking Package

Hypnotherapy is a very effective way to help you stop smoking, if you are in the right frame of mind. Contrary to common misconceptions, you cannot be hypnotized to make changes against your will!

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Sue Vandenberg, Master Practitioner in Indirect Hypnosis

Master Practitioner in Indirect Hypnosis

Last December I travelled to Chiang Mai in Thailand to study a Master Practitioner Diploma in Indirect Hypnosis with Stephen Brooks, a famous British hypnotherapist.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Anxiety after Cancer Treatment has Finished

Anxiety after cancer treatment has finished

Relaxation and hypnotherapy can help you to quickly address anxiety, and assist with recovery from physical illness.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, What Helps If You Are Feeling Anxious

What helps if you are feeling anxious

Many people feel anxious or stressed without realising it; sometimes even when they think they are calm! Here are some quick tips to easily release tension and reduce anxiety.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Several studies, including one from Australia, now point to hypnotherapy as a way to bring significant and lasting relief from IBS symptoms.

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Newcastle Hypnotherapy, Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss

Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss

I’ve had success using hypnotherapy to help clients lose weight, but nothing like this dramatic transformation!!

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