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The World Cup – a fans perspective…

The World Cup, a fan’s perspective… ‘We are England’, now we have said that for years and sometimes even meant it, but quickly realised we were being over-optimistic. But this time it’s different, we say it, we mean it, we believe it… Regardless of...

Leaving the Armed Forces Doesn’t Have to be a Battle

Leaving the Armed Forces Doesn’t Have to be a Battle June 30th is Armed Forces Day. As a veteran myself I love the fact that we can openly celebrate the service of the men and women who chose to join up and do their bit. As a therapist and mental health expert I...

How Music Affects Your Brain

How Music Affects Your Brain June 21st is World Music Day! Music can be difficult thing to define because there are so many ways to describe and interpret exactly what it means. When I was at school I was taught that music is ‘an organised sound intended to be...

Surviving Cancer – Controlling the Uncontrollable

Surviving Cancer – Controlling the uncontrollable   Today is Sunday 3rd June 2018, which is National Cancer Survivors’ Day. Today is Sunday 3rd June 2018, which is my 40th birthday; a day I would not have ever seen if I was not a Cancer Survivor myself. Before I...

Variety Is The Spice Of Life

Variety Is The Spice Of Life! I love this saying – it always fills me with a feeling of excitement! It is said to emphasize that doing many different things, or often changing what you do, makes life interesting. And it does! But to me, as a hypnotherapist is means...

Can Hypnotherapy Reduce Anxiety?

Can Hypnotherapy Reduce Anxiety? Here at Inspired to Change Hypnotherapy we help many people reduce their anxiety levels and move forward with their lives. With 1 in 6 of us suffering from anxiety it’s refreshing to find there is a solution that doesn’t...

Hypnotherapy vs Hypertension

Hypnotherapy vs Hypertension   May 17th is “World Hypertension Day”. Did you know that, according to ISH, the International Society for Hypertension, Hypertension – or high blood pressure – is the number one contributing factor for global death, implicated as it...

Dementia and Hypnotherapy

Dementia and Hypnotherapy  Dementia Action Week is all about focusing on what we can do to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. Here at Inspired to Change we are interested in discovering whether hypnotherapy could be part of a care package that makes a...

Are You Surviving or Thriving?

Are You Surviving or Thriving? A recent report by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) showed that we are a nation teetering on the edge of a mental health disaster.  The report found that just 13% of people report living with high levels of good mental health.  Just...

Gardening vs Stress

Gardening vs Stress   With recent bursts of sunshine and warm weather, the outdoors has truly come alive with the sprays of blossom and spring bulbs all around us. And whilst many of us are busy planning what to do with our gardens this year there are also many...

The Power of Placebo

The Power of Placebo   With no less than three Inspired To Change Hypnotherapists working in Kent, we like to hang out together once in a while. It’s all part of our philosophy of working as a team despite each of us running our own individual practices, specialising...

7 Reasons a Cup of Tea is Good for Your Mental Health

7 Reasons a Cup of Tea is Good for Your Mental Health It is National tea day on 21st April – a day where all things tea is celebrated.  There is even a festival devoted to it called Fes-TEA-val  and in the UK, we are the 5th biggest consumer of tea in the world,...

Top Tips for Feeling Happy!

Top Tips for Feeling Happy! We all crave that wonderful feel good factor in our lives but just what is it and how can we get more of it? That wonderful happy feeling we are after is the release of feel good hormones, like serotonin. It is actually these chemicals that...

Celebrating the female contribution to Neuroscience

   Celebrating the Female Contribution to Neuroscience March sees us celebrating International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Here at Inspired to Change we celebrated by recognising, and most...

Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep With 1 in 3 of us not getting a good night’s sleep there is plenty of room for improvement! The good news is that the rewards are well worth it! Getting a good night’s sleep boosts your immune system, improves your cognitive functions...

Why is Sleep so Important?

Why is Sleep so Important? 1 in 3 of us don’t get enough sleep. So what?  We all have busy lives, surely we have more important things to do than sleep? Our never ending ‘to do’ lists at work and at home mean lots of pressure on our time.  And sleep doesn’t get things...

The “What If” Demons

The “What If” Demons  It was the week before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… or so I thought. But then a little demon came knocking. Yesterday I had to take a sick day – I was feeling so rotten...

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