What’s your happy?

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.

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It’s not you, it’s your brain!

How many times a day do you berate yourself for not being good enough? It doesn’t have to be serious self-loathing just daily little thoughts going through your mind like ‘Why am I scared of going to this meeting, no one else seems to be bothered‘ or ‘My presentation sucked, I’m just no good at this’ or ‘I’m never able to make decisions, I just … Continue reading It’s not you, it’s your brain!

Solutions vs. problems

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”

New Richmond Clinic

Really happy to announce that you can now come and see me for solution focused hypnotherapy in lovely Richmond-upon-Thames. The clinic, Imperial Health, is just a stones throw from the station and just around the corner from the wonderful yoga studio, Yoga Haven.

Many clients ask me what the key is to obtain a happier life? Well, the answer is that the more familiar we get with neuroscience and figuring out how our brain works, the more important it appears to be to focus on where we want to go rather than where we have been. Continue reading “New Richmond Clinic”