I have a variety of tools in my tool box, and one of my favourites is EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique. What I love about this tool is that it is so simple and gentle and yet so powerful. It can be used on absolutely anything and it is a great self-help tool. It works
Sleep is an important part of our lives. It not only allows the body to recover and repair itself , but it also allows the brain to dream. Dreaming is a way of resolving emotional issues that have occurred during the day. If this didn't occur then the subconscious mind would get overloaded.
Fed up of having another bad night? We all know how it feels when we have not had a good night’s sleep – not only tired but it also can affect us psychologically and emotionally. This will affect how our day progresses, and if this goes badly then it will affect us emotionally and psychologically in a negative way. This results in more to dream about. Dreaming uses up as much energy as being awake, so if excessive, it will make us feel exhausted the next day. If this cycle continues this may eventually lead to depression.
There are many reasons for not sleeping. Pain and illness may affect sleep as well stress and anxiety. Some of us get into a habit of not sleeping well or do not have the right environment conducive for sleep. Then there are the worriers, and clock watchers. Whatever it is, bad habits can be unlearned and better habits put in their place. It is not important how many hours sleep you get, although evidence now suggests that 7 to 8 hrs sleep is the optimum, but that you wake refreshed and ready to face the day. Quality is more important than quantity.
As the deeper trance state of hypnosis is mid way between wakefulness and sleep, hypnosis is very effective in helping insomnia.
Out of the blue, after 20yrs in the same job, there is a change in management and Jeff starts to feel anxious about going into work. There have been some recent changes and a few redundancies. He no longer feels secure in his job, and he is finding it difficult to keep up with the
You have come off the phone from a conversation with a friend and your internal voice is raging at you. “You did it again! Why? Why? Why? I thought you said you wouldn’t do that again.” You feel angry with yourself, disappointed maybe, or even ashamed. You had promised yourself you would never EVER behave
Do you toss and turn at night? Unable to sleep because you can’t switch your mind off? This is a very common problem, especially if lives have become busy or work is stressful. A very simple activity to help with this is to write a journal last thing at night prior to going to sleep.
It was so embarrassing. I was sure it was Judy, this morning in town. I saw this woman in the queue in the post office as I was leaving. I was so pleased, because I hadn’t seen her for ages, and we get on really well. She had her back to me, but when I
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important, and we have all experienced what it feels like after a bad night. And if I were to ask you why this is important you would probably say it is to recharge our batteries. But what does “recharging our batteries” actually mean? There are