Category: Expert Talk
What do we know about the common effects of alcohol?
Alcohol has been part of our culture for many years, with many ancient civilisations and remote tribes using alcohol as a food, a medicine, a tranquilliser and even as a religious artefact. The effects of alcohol have long been studied and documented, but with today’s sophisticated research, tools and methods we are finding out more about the short and long effects of alcohol. read more
Middle class professionals in the UK are drinking to problem levels, according to two separate reports, published last month. read more
Out of the blue, after 20 years in the same job, there is a change in management and Jeff starts to feel anxious about going into work. There have been some recent changes and a few redundancies. He no longer feels secure in his job, and he is finding it difficult to keep up with the changes. read more
In the modern world that we live alcohol considered to be a recreational drink that provides pleasure and happiness. read more
Psychology has moved forward in leaps and bounds over recent years and our knowledge of how to treat addictions has advanced dramatically. read more
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important, and we have all experienced what it feels like after a bad night. And if I were to ask you why this is important you would probably say it is to recharge our batteries. But what does “recharging our batteries” actually mean? read more
It was so embarrassing. I was sure it was Judy, this morning in town. I saw this woman in the queue in the post office as I was leaving. I was so pleased, because I hadn’t seen her for ages, and we get on really well. She had her back to me, but when I put my hand on her shoulder and she turned around, it wasn’t Judy at all. It wasn’t a bit like Judy! How could I have made such a mistake? read more
You have come off the phone from a conversation with a friend and your internal voice is raging at you. “You did it again! Why? Why? Why? I thought you said you wouldn’t do that again.” You feel angry with yourself, disappointed maybe, or even ashamed. You had promised yourself you would never EVER behave like that again. But you’ve just done it, yet again. read more
So…. What Is Emotional Freedom Technique?
I have a variety of tools in my tool box, and one of my favourites is EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique. What I love about this tool is that it is so simple and gentle and yet so powerful. It can be used on absolutely anything and it is a great self-help tool. It works really well in conjunction with Hypnotherapy and other techniques. read more