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  • NLP Parts Integration September 21, 2015 leave inner conflict in the past with parts integration

    Ever needed to make a decision and found yourself thinking ''Part of me wants this, part of me wants that''? Or perhaps you encounter challenges in life and feel that part of you can, part of you can't? Maybe part of you feels worthy or good enough to ach...

  • I Don't Have All The Answers August 14, 2015 a walk by the river and brown dog's just out for the count!

    As a Therapist and NLP Trainer, I empower my clients to find answers; I assist them to find focus and make changes - overcoming fears and limiting beliefs and going on to achieve their goals. So when I'm unable to find answers in my own world from time to...

  • Losing Weight With The Hypno Mind Band July 2, 2015 slim down for summer with the hypno gastric band technique

    This week I've been bombarded with enquiries about losing weight with Hypnosis, specifically - in the main - the Gastric Band or Hypno Mind Band technique. I guess the sunshine has got people thinking about how great you will feel when you look really hot...

  • Achieving Your Outcomes May 8, 2015 or beyond ... it's up to you

    There's lots to be read out there about goal setting and I'm sure I don't need to get into the basics of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timed) because you're probably already well acquainted with this concept. So let's look at somethin...

  • Bullying In The Workplace April 23, 2015 bullying is a dirty word - it's not big and it's not clever

    Lately I've been disturbed to hear people recount their experiences of bullying in the workplace. Bullying in any situation is vile and unacceptable and can render the person on the receiving end into "victim" mode, leaving them feeling helpless, disenfra...

  • Money, Success, Inspiration, Integrity March 26, 2015 ensure your business values are running in the same direction as your goals & aspirations

    I've had so much great feedback from my last blog post about understanding relationship values and so I thought this week I'd continue in the same vein. Let's take a look at business values and how these can absolutely impact upon the results - or otherwi...

  • Confidence and Self Esteem January 30, 2015 where are your confidence and self esteem levels?

    Last week's blog focused upon Bullying in the Workplace and I mentioned that this week we'd take a look at ways in which you can improve your self esteem and start building your confidence, so here we go ...   Self esteem is crucial as it u...

  • Feeling Trapped? October 2, 2014 find the key to unlocking the world that you really want

    I love people; understanding what makes an individual tick really intrigues me. Some desperately want to make changes in their world and will move the earth to make it happen. In contrast, some seem happy to continuously moan about their lot yet do the sq...

  • Alzheimer's, Memory and Depression July 9, 2014 the normal brain is on the right; the considerably shrunken alzheimer's brain is on the left

    I visited my Godparents yesterday; they're in their mid 90's and have been married for 70 years. Jean cares for Geoff who's been suffering from Alzheimer's for some time. Whenever I've seen him over the past year, he's been mostly incoherent - yet this ti...

  • Confessions Of A Sun Worshipper April 16, 2014 clouds began to engulf the entire village in a somewhat un-sunny greece

    This blog post comes to you from the beautiful village of Agia, near Parga, in Northern Greece. I'd love to say I've spent the past five days worshipping the sun on a beach and transforming myself into a bronzed Goddess, however that wouldn't be entirely ...

  • Stop Smoking Easily With Hypnosis January 20, 2013 free yourself from a smoking addiction

    One of the most common reasons that people consult a Hypnotherapist is to stop smoking. To pack up the habit on your own takes a lot of willpower which comes from the Conscious Mind and people often find sustaining this willpower difficult at best and imp...

  • Stress In The Workplace September 24, 2012 look after your employees and they'll look after you

    Revellers at this week's Stony Means Business Network meeting were treated to a great talk by Steve McNey, Director of Milton Keynes Mind, the local mental health and wellbeing charity. MK Mind focus on issues that are specific to Milton Keynes, aiming to...

  • NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) September 13, 2012 enhance your thinking like the quick slickness of the iPad processor

    With apologies to Carlsberg, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) is probably one of the most powerful personal and professional development tools in the world; it's all about your thinking, your emotions, your behaviour and your outcomes. It's also about c...

  • Weight Reduction With Hypnosis & NLP July 17, 2012 reach and maintain your ideal weight easily with Hypnosis and NLP

    Many people talk about their weight; what they've tried in order to gain the proverbial bikini body, the number of times they've dropped pounds and then piled more on again, the fads they've resorted to and the general despair experienced when they feel t...

  • ROCK IT FOR WILLEN 2012 - Thank you Milton Keynes! May 28, 2012 visit www.rockitforwillen.co.uk for uploaded images from the weekend coming soon!!

    This weekend saw Rock It For Willen 2012, in its third year raising much needed money for local charity Willen Hospice. The sun was shining, the bands were rocking, the beer (and water!) was flowing and people from far and wide joined us to have fun and h...

  • Understanding Hypnosis Part II May 17, 2012 follow the pendulum; your eyes are getting heavy ... ah, that's such old hat!

    My last post was a beginner's guide to understanding Hypnosis and it explained - briefly - what Hypnosis is and how and why it works effectively to deal with a range of challenges from fears and addictions through to confidence and sports performance. Tod...

  • If Their Glass Is Half Empty March 29, 2012 choose to stay in control of your own tap

    Being around someone of the ''glass half empty'' persuasion can often feel incredibly frustrating and stressful; it can seem a real drain on your energy, can't it? However, whilst you can't control someone else's attitude to life, remember you are in con...

  • Lust, Love Or In Love? March 23, 2012 is it lust, love or are you in love? how confusing would it be if you were unsure?

    The inspiration for this blog post comes from a client I saw last week, who described himself as a ''serial non-monogamist'' and - having hit the big 40 - was confused and frustrated that he'd yet to find ''the one''; the soulmate, or at least someone who...

  • Selective Attention March 20, 2012

    I wonder how many of us actually see what we're looking at? There's always so much going on around us, so much information hitting the sensory channels which take information into our brain and in actual fact, there's always too much happening in any one...

  • Creating The Matrix We Live In March 16, 2012 take the red pill and see how deep the rabbit hole goes

    "Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?" (Morpheus, The Matrix) It's our thoughts and actions which act...

  • Beginner's Guide To Understanding Hypnosis March 13, 2012 Look Into My Eyes ...

    Hypnosis achieves great results; it also receives some inaccurate press! Over my next few blog posts I'm going to be explaining what Hypnosis is, what it isn't, how and why it's so effective and we'll look at how it works specifically on popular challenge...

  • When You're Just Not In The Right Mood March 9, 2012 anchoring can change your mood in an instant

    Ever woken up in a panic about the day ahead? A job interview or exam or a stressful day at work and wished that you could sense a feeling of total calm swimming through your veins instead? Ever have a job to do that you keep putting off and procrastin...

  • When The Going Got Tough March 6, 2012 just a selection of the garbage we cleared from the property

    This past few days could quite easily have been one of the most stressful periods of my life that I can recall ... ever. At times I've felt overwhelmed, out of control and anxious. I've also felt humbled, speechless and incredibly fortunate ... No...

  • Get Your Rocks Off February 28, 2012 c'mon and rock out with us - get the date in your diary

    Work hard, play hard ... and come and ''get your rocks off honey, shake it now now, get 'em off downtown'' ... or in this case, at Yardley Gobion Recreation Centre from 25 - 27 May 2012 for this year's Rock it For Willen event. You love music? You love ...

  • The Law Of Insanity February 21, 2012 stop doing what you've always done and do something different!

    You've probably heard of Einstein's Law of Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) takes the opposite view with its presupposition 'The Law of Requisite Variety'. De-jargonized, t...

  • Do You Have A Phobia? February 14, 2012 you can untangle yourself from the phobia web so easily

    Spiders, flying, heights, needles, public speaking - or Arachnophobia, Aerophobia, Acrophobia, Aichmophobia, Glossophobia to use the correct terminology. Phobias - can be debilitating. However, there is any easy way to deal with your challenges... ...

  • Women Just Can't Have It All ... February 10, 2012 flexibility is the key to achieving work and family balance

    A recent survey of over sixteen hundred Mums revealed that half of them on low to middle incomes take a lower skilled part time job upon their return to work; many find that there is not enough opportunity to find flexible work which is well paid commensu...

  • Multi Faceted Or Multiple Fake? February 2, 2012 be flexible with your behaviour and attitude to get the best outcomes

    This post was inspired by a lady who I've known for about a year now; she's always struck me as a particularly confident female who absolutely oozes professionalism so you can imagine how surprised I was when she confided over coffee recently that she fee...

  • When Emotion Gets The Better Of You February 2, 2012 emotions sits on your shoulders like a monkey with a sandbag

    Ever had a totally over the top emotional reaction to something or someone and looked back wondering where that little outburst came from? You probably realised that had you handled the situation differently, you'd have got a far better outcome or result ...

  • You Know When You Just Know? February 1, 2012 one of the sedona visions on my dream board

    Pondering about my next blog post, Planet Rock stepped in with Robert Plant's ''Big Log''. I really don't know why he chose to call the song what he did, however I do know that whenever I hear it, it takes me somewhere that I've yet to know or go - and I ...

  • 23 Years On Death Row - and Innocent January 29, 2012 how many innocent people remain on death row today

    I have the luxury of working from home as I please, however I'm not an advocate of daytime TV. So it was purely by fluke that last Friday, I became transfixed by an interview on ''This Morning'' with a very serene, unassuming man called Nick Yarris, whos...

  • Respecting Another's Model Of The World January 25, 2012 take a walk in another man's shoes to see the world through his eyes ...

    NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) has a number of "Presuppositions". That's NLP speak for things we suppose to be true; beliefs which produce useful results. Get to grips with these presuppositions and you can begin to make some really positive changes ...

  • Welcome To My First Blog Post January 11, 2012 allow the sun to rise over new horizons

    Sometimes there comes a time in life when you choose to reinvent yourself ... Change is an interesting concept; some people embrace it and some people approach it with trepidation, whilst some folk endeavour to avoid it altogether. Whenever you mo...