How to Cope With the Stress of Redundancy

As you may know, I’m currently collecting suggestions for topics to cover on the blog so I can create content that’s as helpful as possible.

This post is the result of a request for content around coping with the stress of being made redundant.

Being made redundant can be highly stressful, especially if it affects the main earner in the household. It can also evoke feelings of shock, anger, guilt and shame, even when it occurs due to factors that are out of your control. These negative emotions can also be a factor in depression.

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The Devastating Effects of Bullying

Like so many others, I was shocked and deeply saddened by the news about Caroline Flack and the links to bullying.

Originally, this post tied in with National Bullying Prevention Month in October but in light of recent events, I feel it’s even more important to talk about different kinds of bullying all year round and give some insight into how hypnotherapy can help to treat the repercussions (and help to avoid tragic circumstances).

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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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When I went to see Sam I was pretty desperate about how to cope with public speaking, not just speaking in front of huge audiences but even speaking, or voicing my opinion in front of 3 or more people. I always thought they would judge or laugh at me or in one way or another I would fall flat on ...

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Dec 06, 2012


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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

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(Moved from Airyhall Rd)

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