Why doesn't everyone experience depression?

Depression is a common mental disorder with an estimated 5% of adults globally suffering from it (WHO).

For many, it’s reactive to a...

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World Thrombosis day! Heed the warning signs to prevent premature death

Today on World Thrombosis Day, and incidentally my 51st birthday, I'm compelled to share and raise awareness of the signs/symptoms...

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Hypnotherapy & NLP for OCD: when CBT alone just isn't enough!

Richard had been diagnosed some years ago with a debilitating condition called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). He had been wanting to try...

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Why hypnosis & NLP are effective strategies for quitting smoking

NLP stands for 'neuro-linguistic programming'. 'Neuro' refers to the brain/neurones and sensory apparatus (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic...

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Hypnotherapy for managing obesity-related hypertension

Obesity is a major risk factor for hypertension through several mechanisms such as neurohormonal activation, inflammation, and kidney...

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The leading killer in women; recognising the symptoms of heart disease

Everyone is at risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) with heart disease being the most common disease and the leading cause of...

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Why can't I get quit smoking hypnotherapy on prescription?

Smoking is an addictive behaviour classified by three or more of the following criteria: tolerance, withdrawal, higher consumption than intended,...

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Sowing, growing and revitalising motivation; mechanisms preventing change

Motivation is generally accepted as a requirement for success. With motivation, we can get from Point A, where we are, to Point B, where...

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7 Essential Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Having a Heart Attack

The statistics show that in Australia someone has a heart attack every 10 minutes and as frequently as high as every 40 seconds in America!

When...

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10 Evidence-Based Diet Recommendations for Improving Cardiovascular Health

A scientific statement on diet and lifestyle recommendations for improving cardiovascular health and reducing cardiovascular risk was...

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Reinforcement: reasons why smoking cessation might be difficult to sustain
Positive and negative reinforcement  

Positive and negative reinforcement both produce a wanted state.

One of the positive reinforcement...

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Why change can be easier than problem maintenance

How often have you wanted to make a change and thought it wasn't worth the effort and your investment to do it?

Perhaps you had good intentions and...

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