FREE YOUR MIND
live the life
you dream about
The work done with me used to be termed under various areas: Confidence, anxiety, clear thinking, decision-making, negative beliefs, and relationship issues, platonic, business and personal. Much of this is now approached under the umbrella of stress management. Over time, having read appropriate research and conducting some myself, it became obvious many of the presenting issues were symptoms of change from homeostasis: acute or chronic stress. Research shows that balance in life enables us to maintain homeostasis in our physiology. Stress in any area alters the balance, instigating the physiological stress response. This diverts all energy towards body functions that are needed for immediate survival, taking away energy from other functions. It is an evolutionary hang-up of physical survival, which has been the exclusive dominant need for millions of years. We inherited this automatic response from the time of, or before, our single-cell ancestral starting point. Yet much of the stresses today are psychological and need more subtle responses. It took millions of years to perfect the physical survival response. It may take an equal amount for humans to evolve more suitable responses.
In the meantime, we need to do something else. Accepting our templates, and learning to manage performance is a good option. By leveraging what we know, we do what best serves us. One of the main take-aways from the work I've done is offloading issues is itself a stress-relieving activity. After all, it helps one to stop, reflect, talk through the situation, breath, live in the moment, all of which help to reduce stress and clear mental space. The stress response can be useful, where a level of control in the situation exists. But this needs awareness and management, and also to be turned off after an episode, otherwise ongoing loops can instigate chronic stress. That latter situation creates an energy crisis in other functions including the mind and immune system. As a result, ill health, tiredness, foggy thinking, negative/over-cautious/pessimistic/confrontational thinking patterns can become the norm, even though they were originally instigated by stressful episodes. The parasympathetic system is the one that is dominant during homeostasis. It is called the 'rest and relax' system, which is self-explanatory, and helps reverse the stress response. Much of the work I do is around that and unpacking issues.
HOW TO WORK WITH ME
Working one to one:
one hour once or twice a week
in person at my office or via Skype
I recommend between 3 and 6 sessions
Giving talks on topics such as how to manage the mind, hypnosis and how to eat.
Teaching half and full day workshops. Workshops can also be tailored to specific requirements.
Tailor made programmes for companies and individuals who want to work on specific areas.
Courses and Retreats
Teaching courses and retreats including
Emotional Eating 8 week Course
SHA Wellness Centre, ‘Emotional Eating/Love Your Life’ 3 day retreat – October 2014
The Life Class School
Teaching YOU how to become a coach yourself
Next enrolment date is January 2015
All timezones are supported. If you are in any doubt about session star time, please check this page
Prices are dependent on the focus of work and approaches. Indicative charges are:
Consultation/double session (90-120 mins): £70-£120
Regular session (50 mins): £50-£70
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