Change: your fears come first!

Have you gotten into certain habits to manage or avoid your true feelings? Over eating, drinking too much alcohol, taking drugs (including prescription/OTC ones), exercising too much, or other compulsions are much more common than you might think – and the good news is they don’t have to last forever. If you really want to […]

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What does acting out mean?

Acting out is a psychological term, and it’s a defence mechanism, which means it can protect us from feeling difficult emotions. When acting out happens, it commonly means that instead of fully connecting with a difficult feeling, we channel it into a destructive or immature behaviour instead. We know its acting out when its a […]

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Hypnoidal state

What is a hypnoidal state?

You may not have come across the term hypnoidal state before – but it’s useful to know about, especially if you’re considering coming for hypnotherapy, because a hypnoidal state lies somewhere between day-to-day deliberate relaxation, and the lightest stages of trance. Understanding a hypnoidal state may give you clues as to how receptive to hypnosis […]

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Forgiving your loved ones

“We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.” Sir. Francis Bacon It’s fairly easy for us to see the ‘obvious’ people to forgive. Everyone has them – people we don’t like, or someone who has hurt our feelings in some way. It […]

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