What is Hypnosis?

When most people think of hypnosis they think of stage shows or television shows. The hypnotist in those shows is usually very good and entertaining.

When people think of hypnotherapy they tend to think of it as the same as hypnosis. Whilst hypnosis can be used for entertainment it can also be used for therapy, hence the word hypnotherapy.

Go to a dozen hypnotherapists and you will get a dozen different explanations of what hypnosis is. My definition is that hypnosis is a state of acceptance and focus that causes a change of state. We all spend our lives in and out […]

And the winner, the subconscious mind!!

How often do you find yourself consciously wanting to lose weight or to quit smoking but somehow whatever you do you can’t achieve it? No matter how much you want to you can’t succeed.

You find yourself eating healthy or stop smoking for a few days and then you go back to the old habits. You lose weight for a while and then you put it back on.

The reason for this is that you are battling the subconscious mind. If you look at your mind you have a conscious and a subconscious mind. If we were to compare these minds to […]

It’s not safe to be successful

I had a client that came to see me the other day to be motivated and said that they were afraid of success. When someone comes to see me about this I know that it comes down to two things, firstly they are not leading their life in accordance with their top values and secondly, they have a limiting belief about success.

Let’s firstly look at the limiting belief of success. We all have limiting beliefs, and these come about from before we are born and continue until we die. The limiting beliefs come from our experiences in this world and […]