Category Archives: General

Is This A Panic Attack?

‘Is this a panic attack?’ is a question you may have asked yourself. I know that in the early days I certainly did. I remember very clearly my disbelief when I overheard a medical professional telling my parents that I … Continue reading »

Relief From Anxiety

Getting relief from anxiety might feel like a far off dream, especially if you are stuck in one of the really low points of your problem. I know how that feels. My anxiety used to go in cycles. Sometimes so … Continue reading »

Intuitive Eating

2019 has been a difficult year for me personally, as it is the year I gave up on dieting and started to move towards intuitive eating. This was a big milestone because I had been on a diet for over … Continue reading »

Hypnotherapy Colchester

My Hypnotherapy Colchester practice is celebrating an anniversary. It is 3 years this month since I relocated my practice to the lovely Tree Room in the centre of Colchester. Another big change at that time was my decision to gradually … Continue reading »

What Are Panic Attack Symptoms?

Many people are very well aware of what they believe are panic attack symptoms.  Especially if you experience panic attacks yourself. There are indeed some classic panic attack symptoms which you will recognise.  But you may also be surprised about … Continue reading »

Are Anxiety and Depression Related?

Are anxiety and depression related is a really good question because the 2 often appear together in my hypnotherapy room. I’m a therapist not a scientist, so my non-scientific answer is – they can be. But equally they can be … Continue reading »

Why Anxiety Happens

I thought it might be helpful to run a series of blogs which focus on the questions I often get asked about anxiety and panic attacks. I thought I’d start with one I get asked in many different forms – … Continue reading »

Anxiety – Living With An Old Friend

If you’ve been living with anxiety for a number of years it might feel a bit like an old friend.  It may even be a friend that you’ve had your whole life. It’s there when you wake up in the … Continue reading »

Hypnotherapy – are changes permanent?

There’s an advert on TV at the moment for a well-known toothpaste for sensitive teeth.  In it the dentist says that people often notice a positive change when she recommends they use this toothpaste.  Then after a while they come … Continue reading »

Hypno-birthing – Confident Childbirth

If you have found this article then you are probably pregnant, or hoping to be pregnant soon, and looking for information on hypno-birthing. So congratulations! I know that when I started to look for hypno-birthing training many years ago, there … Continue reading »