Why Personal Development Matters for Everybody

Why Personal Development Matters for Everybody In any context, ‘development’ is a term that connotes progress. From a corporate perspective, professional development is an integral part of success. But development isn’t just for the C-suite. No matter who you are, what your job or how big your goals, personal development matters. Why? … [Read more...]

Stress and Your Immune System

What You Need to Know About Stress and Your Immune System There are a number of different ways that humans can feel stress. Physically it might come from injury, disease, surgery or even just being in extreme heat or cold. Psychological stressors may include any situation where demands are made that either threaten or do exceed their capacity to … [Read more...]

Depersonalisation Disorder | What is it?

What is Depersonalisation Disorder? Depersonalisation disorder can be described as the suffering of various uncontrollable forms of anxiety, such as experiencing feelings of detachment or disconnection from the world around you as if you’re an outsider looking in. People can often experience short periods of depersonalisation, especially after any … [Read more...]

Tools Used By Top Performers to Stay Calm and Focused

  5 Tools Used By Top Performers to Stay Calm and Focused If you’re looking to be a top performer at work but you’re finding yourself held back by not being able to get a full grip on your emotions, read on. Being able to remain calm and manage your emotions is something that up to 90% of top performers are capable of. What’s … [Read more...]

When Does Normal Worrying Tip Over into Anxiety?

Everybody worries. About different things, and to different extents, but there are very few people on this planet who could genuinely admit that they have nothing to worry about. And ‘everyday’ worrying is not a problem in itself. If you’re not sure you have enough petrol in the car, if you have enough money to buy the groceries, or if you … [Read more...]

Experiencing a Panic Attack and What to Do

Experiencing a panic attack, also known as anxiety attacks, or sometimes panic disorder, can be terrifying and incredibly real. Common symptoms include pain, the feeling of having a heart attack, inability to breathe, sweating, nausea, dizziness, fainting and a strong feeling of loss of control, a feeling of terror or even a feeling that you are … [Read more...]

What to Expect in a Hypnotherapy for Anxiety Session from Charles Whitaker

Every session of hypnotherapy is different, because every client has different needs. Even sessions for the same condition, such as hypnotherapy for anxiety, can be very different, because every individual, and the cause behind every case of anxiety, is unique. However, the structure of most of my confidential consultations is the same. All the … [Read more...]

Phobias, Anxiety and Hypnotherapy

Phobias are one of the most common conditions treated by hypnotherapists. Phobias are an anxiety disorder, but an anxiety disorder that is highly specific in its manifestation. A phobia is a fear that has grown so strong as to become irrational. Some of the most common phobias concern quite everyday objects. Fear of spiders, fear of heights, … [Read more...]

Why Hypnotherapy is Such an Effective Approach for Anxiety

It’s one of the ironies for anxiety sufferers that even the thought of seeking treatment for the condition can make them anxious. But anxiety is a very treatable condition and there are many types of program to choose from. One very effective approach to anxiety is hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy’s great advantage for anxiety sufferers lies in its … [Read more...]

Why Ebola Stories Cause Some People Extreme Anxiety

The recent epidemic of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and the related cases in the US, has caused many people concern. But for some people, this concern has escalated into serious anxiety that warrants treatment. While the media report in excruciating detail on Ebola’s symptoms and its spread though some African countries, … [Read more...]