Phobias can come in many different forms, some are mild & don’t cause much concern, however many can be really debilitating & have real serious consequences for the sufferer.
This can have a significant effect on someone’s life & may result in them missing out on social events or not even choosing their desired career path, for example if someone has a phobia with public speaking; this may stop them speaking in meetings or delivering presentations.
The phobia is embedded within the subconscious mind, usually from a learned behaviour or traumatic incident & will come to the forefront when the trigger for the phobia presents itself.
Hypnosis is a great way to access the subconscious mind & remove the old emotion associated with the phobia & create a new pathway, therefore creating a new positive outcome.
This therefore means that when the sufferer now faces the previous trigger for the phobia, it simply doesn’t have any effect any more & that the person can now move on with their life, without the effects from the previous debilitating phobia.
If anyone wishes to find out more information with regards to removing phobias, please feel free to contact me on 0113 2260806.
Many people feel the negative effects of anxiety, these can be feelings of being overwhelmed, lethargic, pessimistic & unable to think clearly to name but a few.
You need to become aware & recognise when you feel like this, take a step back, acknowledge this feeling then carry out the following technique to clear the anxiety.
I’ve named this technique the clear sphere technique & here’s how you can use it.
Simply find somewhere quiet where you won’t be disturbed for 5 mins & do the following:-
- sit or lay down
- close your eyes
- become aware of your breathing
- as you breath in & out gently, just allow your whole body to relax
- now imagine a clear sphere, notice it’s size & texture
- now using your imagination, start putting all the tension & stress into this sphere
- become aware of the change within the sphere as the anxiety goes inside it
- continue with this until all the anxiety is contained within the sphere
- now take a really deep breath & simply blow the sphere into the distance, continue blowing until it disappears from sight
- open your eyes when your ready
You should now feel much calmer & think clearer, you have allowed yourself to take the anxiety out of your mind & body using this very simple but powerful technique.
You can use this every day if you wish to keep yourself in a calm & balanced mindframe.
Every day we have a multitude of opportunities where we can turn negative situations to positive ones.
All experiences are useful, we can learn something from everything & I do mean everything!!
For example; if you performing a task or process at work & you make a mistake, use that situation as a learning opportunity, review what went wrong & what you need to learn in order to ensure that it doesn’t happen again.
If someone frustrates you to the point where you feel yourself becoming really agitated, again use this as a learning opportunity, recognise how you feel, understand that it is you yourself who has allowed yourself to be agitated & not the perceived agitator.
Really embrace the following fact:-
The quality of your thoughts controls the quality of your life, in other words, if you look for the positive in every situation, you will always be in a positive mind frame, therefore your perception of the world around you will be one of quality, calmness & well being.
The best part of this is that it rubs off & you will also effect other people around you in a positive way.
Remember to turn every negative situation into a positive one & enrich the quality of your’s & other peoples lives who are around you.
As the title says, attitude really is everything.
When one takes a positive attitude towards life & the events that occur & unfold within it then we feel so much better about ourselves.
We also influence those people around, creating a positive atmosphere helps others to feel good too.
How do you create a positive attitude?
Simply make the decision to do so, choose to have a great attitude, choose to have a great day & do you know what – you will!!
Start the day by finding somewhere comfortable to sit, close your eyes, clear your mind, then say to yourself slowly 20 times in your mind:-
“Today I choose to have an attitude of positivity & success”
As you say this within your mind, really feel the positivity & success empowering your entire being. If you do every day, the quality of your life & those around you will improve dramatically; you will then understand that attitude really is everything.
These were the words used by my wife this afternoon when we were discussing just how busy people seem to be these days.
We were just sat having a meal, generally soaking up the ambience & observing our current surroundings.
As I was doing so I became aware of the other people sat having a meal with their families & friends, however; I also noticed that several of these were also on their phones speaking to someone else, texting, checking social media etc.
Basically these people were so busy on their devices, that they became distant from the people who they were actually sat with, in other words their minds were somewhere else; even though their bodies were with the present people.
Most of us are guilty of this, myself included, that is until I acknowledge what I am doing, then I put the device down & spend the time relaxing & socialising with others.
We have so many things going on that we make ourselves so busy all the time!!
The irony is that this is all self inflicted, we create all this stress ourselves, we condition ourselves to live this lifestyle & continue with these habits.
You may notice how many people talk to you & express how stressed they feel in their lives, the above words describe one way that may be causing many of you to feel stressed in your life, just taking action with the above may help many of you.
If anyone feels that that they may need help with any of the above, please feel free to contact me.
Look after yourselves.
If you want to create a positive environment around you, then start to “put it forward”.
What do I mean by “put it forward”?
I mean put the positive energy forward, then positive things will start to happen.
How do you feel when you do a good deed for someone?
You feel good I hope!!
Knowing that you have done something good to help someone else actually releases a chemical within your body called oxytocin, this chemical is released by carrying out acts of human kindness and gives you a strong sense of well being.
The recipient of the good deed also feels good and appreciates this act of kindness.
This is where it gets good; because the recipient also has a release of oxytocin, feeling compelled to do the same for someone else; another act of kindness, in other words, to “put it forward”.
This generates a positive outcome and creates a snowball effect onto others; producing a feeling of happiness and well being with a desire to help others.
Now this doesn’t have to be anything major, it can be as simple as helping an elderly person across the road, taking the time to train somebody at work, or even just paying someone a genuine compliment.
So the next time that you think that you may have an opportunity to “put it forward”, just try it, and notice the effects on yourself and others.
It’s been quite a while since I have written a post on here for my website.
I nearly called this post “Busy Life” instead of “Making Time”, however I thought the first title was more fitting.
The reason that I say this is that most of us have busy lives to contend with, so having a busy life can’t be used as an excuse. It’s about slowing down and making the time to do the things that matter.
As I sit here and type these words, I am waiting to have an operation on my knee for a split cartilage, not a major operation by any means, however one that has made me slow down and appreciate things.
As I look out of my ward window, I have become really aware of how green and wonderful the trees look; as they intermingle with each other and the landscape, I have a sense of really appreciating nature; I have become aware of the clouds, the sky and just how everything is connected and fits together.
These few moments have reminded me just how much everything really is connected, how everything has a role and a part to play in nature and the positive effects that this as on us as human beings.
I have really become aware of my 5 senses, sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. I truly feel that I have understood and acknowledged just how important they are and much they help me to live in the present moment.
So much so; that I feel compelled to write this down and share with others, so they too can remind themselves to slow down and make some time for themselves and enrich the qualities of their lives and those around them.