Noticing Recurring Patterns

It is common to be unaware of our emotional patterns until we reach a crisis point and realise that the same thing has happened – again.   If we carry on ignoring these events, our unconscious mind and body are really clever at ‘flagging’ them up for us to deal with them.   If we… Read More »

Lockdown Has Triggered Unhelpful Emotional Patterns

Studies have shown that it only takes 21 days to form a new habit.   Now we have formed new habits of distancing, I’m seeing more and more people struggling to go into crowded public places, and in some cases not able to step outside the front door. Many are reluctant to return to their… Read More »

The Most Powerful Thing I’ve Learned

In my 30 years as a therapist, the most powerful thing I’ve learned is that most ailments (whether physical or emotional) have an unconscious root cause from childhood.   I believe that a negative belief is formed when an event occurs that causes a sense of trauma in our body.   At that moment, the… Read More »

Public Speaking? I’d rather die!

“I’d rather die than do public speaking.” So often you hear people express sentiments like that. I have to confess that I was a subscriber. The idea of doing a 60-second elevator pitch filled me with terror. I loathed the idea of speaking to a video camera. Addressing a group for 10, 20 or 30… Read More »

Panic Attacks – Stress – Anxiety

Tracy was suffering from panic attacks. They were so bad that she would black out for a few minutes, in certain situations. She had a successful career as a manager in a small office. Everyone came to her when they had a problem, work related and personal. She had a very busy social life and… Read More »

5 tips for surviving Christmas

Christmas day is fast approaching. I don’t know about you but, I have been to parties and gatherings where there is food that I wouldn’t normally eat. And WAY too much of it. I find myself feeling obliged to eat and drink just because someone has bought and prepared food for me. I do love… Read More »

Benefits of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)

How EFT changed my life (really!) I discovered EFT at a time when I was very stressed. The practitioner questioned me in great detail and pin-pointed an anger issue I had been carrying around for many, many years. I was absolutely amazed that, at the end of the session, when she asked me to describe… Read More »

The Benefits of Shiatsu Massage

Surprising Results from Shiatsu Massage Have you ever been to a therapist for one symptom and found that others disappear too? Isn’t it funny how we delude ourselves? Sometimes we assume that one issue alone is responsible for our discomfort. But the fact is that a small, overlooked imbalance can have a major impact on… Read More »

Stress – Time to make some changes?

Sometimes there seem to be lots of little niggly things that aren’t quite right in our lives. You know what I mean – the door that needs a little kick to close properly, the tap that has to be turned off ‘just so’ or it drips! Our barometer Our bodies are very similar, appearing to… Read More »

Improve Your Sleep

When was the last time you had a whole night’s sleep? I don’t just mean 8 hours’ sleep. I’m talking quality sleep. Why is good sleep so important? Leading sleep specialist and former Chair of the British Sleep Society, Dr Neil  Stanley, recently identified that, “poor sleep is linked to depression, heart disease, strokes, lung … Read More »