Using data from research and clinical practice along with a case study to demonstrate, this post will explore the effectiveness and practicalities of using hypnotherapy for the cure of fear, management of symptoms and strengthening the ego of the individual to overcome public speaking anxiety and enjoy fear free speech.
Three general models of communication apprehension development have been proposed by communication scholars: genetics, social learning, and inadequate skill acquisition. It has...
You probably know more than you realise.
But, you might think it’s a load of old nonsense or just stage trickery where Uncle Kenny is turned into a chicken and has a riotous few minutes clucking about the stage. You may even believe it is a dangerous form of mind control. It certainly wouldn’t be the first time someone has said that to me!
Well now, let me show you what hypnosis is, dispel some myths and discuss a little bit about how it works and how incredibly beneficial and transformational it can be for just about anyone who uses it intentionally.
Have you ever heard someone who has tried hypnosis say
‘But I wasn’t hypnotised, I knew what was going on the whole time’?
Well, I agree wholeheartedly. They really did.
But maybe, they had based their expectations on myths perpetuated from films and drama and were expecting their hypnosis to be state of amnesia. A state where they would have...
Ever wondered why Tibetan monks are so content and happy? One of the reasons is that they spend an awful lot of time in quiet contemplation aka meditation.
We over here in the west, in cyber chaos central could learn a thing or two from these guys. But where do you find the time?
Between getting groggily out of bed, checking social media to see if we have missed anything crucial, racing to work/school. Battling with the commute. Dealing with the thousands of external interactions and internal chatter throughout the day, to back home and more face feck, instaspam and other social mind blasts before crawling back to bed for another onslaught of insomnia. ‘
Maybe not everyones day, but I can relate to more days than I like feeling like this!
Mental health issues are soaring in the west and virtually none of us are immune (aside from aforementioned Tibetan monks). Depression, anxiety, phobias, ocd, attention deficit, anger management, addictions only scratch the surface...
And, just because you managed to get a hold on your limiting beliefs it doesn’t mean success is guaranteed. You need to develop a certain type of mindset that will allow you to maintain a positive attitude towards success.
Every coach, psychologist and mental health professional knows that the relationship between thoughts, emotions and behaviour holds the key to understanding why some people succeed against all odds, while others give up on their dream as soon as they stumble into the first obstacle. Although emotions seem to be the first thing that we notice during a difficult situation, it’s the underlying thoughts that...
This issue is rather complicated and one post is clearly not enough to shed some light on all the factors that determine the success of our endeavours. However, one of the main roadblocks that drives a wedge between you and what you want is your own limiting thoughts about success and failure.
Let’s take a closer look at how you can identify and overcome the limiting beliefs that hold you back from achieving your dreams.
Generally speaking, a limiting belief is any thought, idea or opinion that prevents us from setting goals, living according to our values and achieving our dreams. These beliefs, that usually appear during childhood, are the result of too much criticism from our parents, teachers or caregivers. If someone has constantly told you that...