Why Your Poor Sleep Is Damaging Your Health

When was the last time you consistently slept all night? The government advise that we should be getting around 8-9 hours of sleep each night, but most of us fall far short of this.

Over time, it can result in a lot of problems.

Here’s how sleep deprivation can affect your mind and body:

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How Hypnotherapy Can Help Overcome the Effects of Bullying

With October being National Bullying Prevention Month, I wanted to talk about different kinds of bullying and how hypnotherapy can help to treat the repercussions.

Kids are often bullied — stats say that 1 in 5 children are the victims of bullying and that a child is bullied every 7 seconds.

Children often won’t tell you if they’re affected. This can be due to fear or humiliation and it can make it hard to know if your child needs help to overcome the effects.

It’s not just kids though. Adults can be bullied too, and it can be just as difficult to admit to.

For children and adults alike, the effects of bullying can be devastating. Anxiety, depression, loneliness, and poor self-esteem can occur because of bullying. In extreme cases, it can result in suicide.

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How Can Hypnotherapy for Fussy Eating Change Eating Habits?

Lately, I’ve seen plenty of parents who are struggling with their child’s eating habits. Sometimes, this has carried on into adulthood. 

Clients often come to see me as adults because they want to broaden their diet or they’re embarrassed in social situations that involve food. 

For both adults and children, I’ve had good success in turning fussy eating around — often where every other tactic has failed!

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Need Fitness Motivation? Here's How Hypnotherapy Can Help You to Love Exercise

Lots of us wish that we were in better shape or could drop a few pounds but when it comes to actually working out, you just can’t seem to keep your enthusiasm for exercise for more than a day or two at a time.

If you find it hard to stick to a fitness plan for any length of time, you’re not alone!

I see lots of clients who want to get fitter but are struggling to find any consistent motivation for exercise.

Some have even signed up for expensive gym memberships and had great intentions to work out regularly. Fast forward a couple of weeks and that initial motivation has waned.

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I have been terrified of needles after a very bad experience when I was young. I avoided being put into any situation which would mean having to have and injection, including having tests for a health conditions. I would be worrying about going to the doctor.... just incase, and if I was in a sit...

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May 15, 2013


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Sam Luxford DHP HPD GQHP SFBT Sup (Hyp) MNCH(Reg) CNHC

Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapist & Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapy Supervisor Solution Focused SFBT

4 Northcote Hill, Aberdeen AB15 7TW
(Moved from Airyhall Rd)

07867 936505

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