That anxiety is tough to deal with is something we all know. Feeling hyper vigilant and on edge is exhausting and takes up much mental energy. But did you know that there are other effects anxiety can have on your body? What happens to us when we are anxious? First of all, anxiety is a stress response emanating from the survival brain (fight, flight and … Continue reading Immunity, Digestion and Fertility. What have they got to do with Anxiety?
In my hypnotherapy practice I often come across people who are self-employed – entrepreneurs who have taken the brave step to work for themselves. So far so good. But being self-employed means you need to work on your business idea AND your mindset. Over time I’ve noticed two distinctly different types of self-employed clients – for simplicity’s sake let’s call them client A and client B.
In a world that values being busy over anything else, slowing down can feel counter intuitive. Downtime just isn’t sexy. Doing a lot of stuff is. Yet few of us know if what we are doing a lot of is really taking us to a place we want to end up.
What most of us unconsciously long for is an inner roadmap that tells us what sort of life we want to live. This, by the way, may look very different to how other people think our life should look so we have to be prepared for some doubt and resistance. The million dollar question we ought to ask ourselves then is this: Am I doing what I want to be doing? And if not, what is it I’d rather do? If we can answer this question we have the most valuable piece of information available to us. The blueprint to make our inner longing an outer reality. Without this information our inner sat nav has no set destination and we let outside circumstances dictate our inner state of mind aimlessly.Continue reading “What’s your happy?”
In a problem focused world, looking for solutions can appear slightly flippant. It’s like saying to a severely depressed person that they should just think of something positive. It simply wouldn’t wash. Continue reading “Solutions vs. problems”