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How much sugar do you ingest daily?

How much sugar do you ingest daily including in your drinks, snacks etc.? Do you know what the recommended daily allowance is for adults and children? Adults should have no more than 30g of free sugars daily (approximately 6 heaped teaspoons). Children aged 7 to 10, no more than 24g (about 5 teaspoons) and children…

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Stressed to Zen – 3 ways to be calm, collected and in control!

How much fun do dogs have? Have you ever noticed how dogs seem to enjoy every moment of their lives. Perhaps us humans can learn from them and be more dog like. To have the ability to flop, switch off and relax, have a nap – just enjoying being present. The time to let go, without thinking…

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How I can help you lose weight!

Want to lose weight? It’s not about what you eat, it’s about what goes on in your head. Think about it, from a young age we are taught to associate every emotion with food. Comfort yourself, eat chocolates, you’ve done well so celebrate with chocolates or a meal and wine. You’re bored or lonely eat…

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What you gain from working with me.

Why choose to have Hypnotherapy sessions with me? People frequently ask me why they should come to me for help with anxiety, stress, weight issues or anything else. My answer is that I have over 25 years experience as an internationally qualified Personal Trainer and 14 years experience as a Clinical Hypnotherapist – that is…

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New Year Resolutions 2022

New Year, New You and Failed Resolutions. Why do we feel pressurised very year into coming up with unrealistic New Year Resolutions?  Resolutions that we have absolutely no chance of sticking to and you may have already failed by now.  We beat ourselves up and feel guilty about failing again. Wouldn’t it be better if…

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Understanding The Negativity Bias of Your Brain and the 5-1 Rule

What is the Negativity Bias of Your Brain? Recently I had an operation on my wrist and when I was waiting to go to the operating theatre, I had a couple of hours to kill and I had taken a new book to read called Mindfulness for Health. What I found really interesting and have…

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How is your Mental Health after emerging from Lockdowns – stressed, anxious or depressed?

How are you doing? So many people seem to be suffering with overwhelm, feeling flat, blue and downright fed up.  Others appear to be feeling anxious and stressed than ever before, worrying about everything that may or may not happen as well as what happened in the past. You cannot get to see a doctor,…

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Insomnia, sleep deprivation and Sleep Therapy.

Insomnia, help, I feel like a zombie most days. Do you feel constantly tired, you’re not sleeping well at all?  Does your partner snoring wake you up or keep you awake or do you get off to sleep to find yourself awake in the early hours of the morning unable to get back to sleep?…

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Anxiety and Stress in 2021

Why is Anxiety and Stress having such an impact on our lives? Stress has been called ‘the health epidemic of the 21st century’ by the World Health Organisation.  The total number of cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 was 488,000 cases, a prevalence rate of 1510 per 100,000 workers.  The total…

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Why I became a Hypnotherapist

Why I trained to become a Hypnotherapist. I have worked for over 25 years in the fitness industry and my health and wellbeing are the most important thing in my life, before my husband and daughter.  Because without my health and fitness, I wouldn’t be able to do all of the things I do with…

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