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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Why Self Care is a Priority and Not Just a Luxury

Hands up if you panic when the battery on your smartphone starts to rapidly deplete? Most of us will take action to keep our devices charged up but don’t apply to the same rules to our own reserves.

Self care can often seem like a luxury rather than a priority, especially if you’re very busy and are juggling several different roles in any given day . In reality, it can be the difference between burnout and staying sane and it can also help you to bounce back more quickly when life gets stressful.

Think of self care as a way to keep yourself firing on all cylinders from a physical and emotional perspective. Instead of always putting yourself last, it’s time to get into the habit of focusing on what you need too.

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How Hypnotherapy Can Treat Phobias and Fears

Did you see this story in the newspapers recently? A woman jumped out of her moving vehicle and watched it roll down into a river after a spider made an appearance on her lap.

It might seem like a massive overreaction but it highlights one of the main truths about phobias. They are a subconscious response to an object or situation that may pose little or no threat in reality and can create a huge amount of anxiety and panic.

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What It’s Like to Live With Chronic Depression

If you’ve never been officially diagnosed with depression, it’s easy to feel that you need to tick certain boxes to know if you’re already living with the condition. In reality, many people fall in between when it comes to clinical criteria and this can make it a lot harder to get a handle on your situation.

There’s another factor that can make things more confusing too: the stereotypical view of depression doesn’t always ring true. Many people with depression are also “high functioning” and successfully manage careers and relationships.

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I brought my daughter to see Sam because she was being bullied at school and Sam came highly recommended. My 11 year old daughter had changed so much from a happy, funny amazing little girl into a little girl who hated herself, hated the way she looked she was confused, angry and would self harm...

Mum of 11yr Old Being Bullied
Feb 06, 2017


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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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