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Mental health in the NHS – the Cinderella service?

Posted on: November 19, 2018


Mental health services in the NHS will be getting an extra £2 billion per annum as a result of the recent budget But is it too little, too late? The promised funding is not due to arrive in NHS budgets until 2023 and the plan is to create a new mental health crisis service, provide Read the full post…

Make 2018 your year to blossom!

Posted on: January 6, 2018


The start of a new year is usually a time to reassess our lives and work out how we want to make changes for the better. We often think about this in negative terms, because we perceive that we have ‘bad’ habits or our self-image is somehow unsatisfactory. Instead of self-criticism, I encourage my clents Read the full post…

“Take care” means just that.

Posted on: February 3, 2017


I lose count of the number of people (especially women) who use the words “take care” automatically when signing off an email or note. It’s become an almost meaningless cliché. But we need to start to really mean it when we say it, for our own sakes. Because we simply aren’t taking enough care at Read the full post…

The season of goodwill?

Posted on: December 7, 2016


“Happy Christmas”! To anyone feeling lonely, anxious, fearful or depressed, those words sound not only hollow but cynical. In fact, they just seem to emphasise that many people aren’t actually happy at all, and won’t miraculously become that way just because it’s the festive season. But it’s worth remembering that those smilingly wishing us a Read the full post…

Smoking harms DNA

Posted on: November 4, 2016


A new study proves that tobacco smoke harms human DNA and is linked to a whole range of cancers. This was a large-scale research exercise involving 5,000 smokers so it can’t be dismissed. Though I don’t specialise in smoking cessation myself, it is something I feel is very worthwhile and other hypnotherapists report good results Read the full post…