There have been references made in regards to the use of Hypnotherapy to enhance sports performance going back 1932. More recently, in his book ‘Golf My Way ‘(Nicklaus & Bowden, 1974), Jack Nicklaus describes the power of imagery as the single most important element in achieving high levels of performance. The ‘The Effects of Hypnosis… Continue reading Athletic Potency: Psychology, Skill or Practice?
Human beings enjoy routine. It provides a sense of stability. I believe that this is why the rituals of practicing meditation and yoga are often so helpful, so popular and so highly recommended, because they have proven to provide comfort and a sense of participatory fulfillment.
As talking therapies have become a mainstream in our society, and alternative therapies have gained momentum in the past decade, the idea of past lives does not seem to be shunned so much as a possible way to explore spirituality. Have you ever wondered why you are in a job you hate? Why you don’t… Continue reading Past Life Regression: What’s it all about?
Funny. Ha Ha. Laughter is contagious. It’s also universal. When you laugh, there is no question that you either find something funny or ‘laughable’, for whatever reason. We all have an inherent capacity for laughter. We do know that laugher occurs because of different feelings within the body, like being tickled, or the brain producing… Continue reading Laughter. Is it on your to do list?
People often used the word ‘depressed’. They may say, ‘I’m so depressed about this’. Or ‘This is so depressing’. They are describing what appears to be a ‘down’ moment. What will determine, however, whether you actually suffer from depression or not is whether you recover quite quickly from these down moments, or stay in them for… Continue reading Depression: Real or Imagined?
Panic Disorder & Panic Attacks Have you ever felt so frightened that you felt you would pass out? But you didn’t. Have you ever felt so scared that you thought you would throw up? But you didn’t. Have you ever felt so doubtful that you thought you couldn’t walk? But you did. If you have… Continue reading Panic Attacks. Is there any hope?
re·lax/riˈlaks/ 1. To make or become less tense or anxious; 2. Rest or engage in an enjoyable activity so as to become less tired or anxious. According to the International Stress Management Association, an estimated 1.2 million people said they were suffering from an illness caused or made worse by their work, down from 1.3 million… Continue reading Relaxation really does work!