The benefits talking to yourself has over journalling is that it is a more instant and intense experience. While this can be hard if the emotions or thoughts you are expressing are raw and painful it's great if what you are struggling with is disconnection or numbness. Hearing yourself say something can actually wake you up to what is going on.Read More
By deep dive work, I mean working with the subconscious. In psychology, this is called hypnosis. Using hypnosis for health and healing is called hypnotherapy.Read More
The physical benefits of mindful meditation to mind and body are astonishing.
As a coach with an interest in mind science, I use this research to benefit my clients and encourage them to conduct their own ‘thought experiments’. Both as a meditation exercise and as a mindset to adopt throughout the day mindfulness is having benefits for many people.
Hypnotherapy is an area of therapeutic practice that is simultaneously revered as almost mystical and held in great suspicion by many. I have been practising hypnotherapy and studying the neurobiology behind it and I am baffled by both of these common reactions to it.Read More
Gen X is the generation that has the clearest idea of the ideal self. That is what the sociologists tell us.
I believe them. I have always had an image of the ideal me branded across the top middle part of my focus.Read More
When the fear of exposure stops you from being a brave creative how can you combat embarrassment? In starting and failing with my own interior design business I learned that its OK to fake it and that there are some alternatives to the imposter syndrome that really help you think clearly.Read More