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Me and My Dyspraxic Brain

Me and My Dyspraxic Brain It’s Brain Awareness Week so I wanted to talk to you about my brain which is probably a bit different to your’s, unless you are another one of the 20% or so of the population that has dyspraxia. Dys-whats-xia?!?! Don’t worry, that’s the...

Addiction – A Different Perspecitve

Addiction – A Different Perspective You could be forgiven for thinking that everyone who’s even mildly famous these days seems to have developed an addiction to something. Alcohol, recreational drugs, legal highs, prescription painkillers, gambling, sex,...

Happiness vs Success – Can We Have Both?

Happiness vs Success – Can We Have Both? It seems to me that there is a constant striving for this wonderful thing called happiness.  From an early age we are taught that hard work leads to success and success leads to money and money leads to happiness – ...

The Suicide Epidemic

The Suicide Epidemic   Project 84 The installation last year on top of two ITV buildings in central London (of 84 mannequins to represent the average of 84 men who take their own lives each week in the UK) attracted a huge amount of media attention. The idea behind...

Happy Parents, Happy Children?

Happy Parents, Happy Children? Is Putting Yourself First When Looking After Children Selfish? Are your child’s reactions seemingly exaggerated or are they triggered by minor knocks that previously they might have let wash over them? Are you at a loss over how to...

Feeling stuck in a Rut?

Feeling stuck in a rut? How to get yourself back on track before the New Year! Why do we do it? Why do we keep doing the same things and yet expect a different outcome? It doesn’t make sense does it? ‘Nothing changes if nothing changes’. It is as simple as that. If we...

Top Tips for Self Care

Top Tips for Self Care It’s human nature to care for others, to want to do the best we can for those around us.  But often, in our drive to help others we forget to look after ourselves.  Trust me – I’m a therapist, it’s a hazard of the trade! That’s one of the...

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,...

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