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Hypnotherapy is increasingly being recognised as an effective way to help people suffering from anxiety disorders, according to Michael McGuinness of the Mayo Hypnosis Clinic.
For many people, the New Year is all about new starts and new thinking.
Anyone who has ever struggled with his/her weight will be only too familiar with that feeling of frustration - and maybe even outright failure - that comes when a new diet or plan does not quite work out as expected.
Problems in human beings do not necessarily emerge overnight. They tend to evolve over time. Unresolved emotions or feelings from long ago which have slipped from conscious into subconscious memory, all may have an impact.
Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in the New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, positive thinking, placebos, chewing gum - and the conclusion was that most of the methods turned out to be hopeless. Hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique. Figures showed that hypnotherapy was 300 per cent more successful than nicotine replacement therapies and 500 per cent more successful than methods that are based on willpower alone.
Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, and positive thinking to placebos, chewing gum, etc, and the conclusion was: “Most of the methods turned out to be hopeless, hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique.”
Starting your own business is definitely a leap of faith and takes a great deal of passion, determination and persistence to make it succeed. Proper preparation can mean the difference between success and failure.
Modern life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. If you frequently find yourself feeling overwhelmed, it’s time to take action to bring your nervous system back into balance. You can protect yourself by learning how to recognise the signs and symptoms of stress and taking steps to reduce its harmful effects.
Michael McGuinness from The Access Clinic, Castlebar, outlines how anxiety disorders can impact on your life.
A phobia is an irrational, intense, and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, people, etc. The main symptom is excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared stimulus. When the fear is beyond one's control, and if the fear is interfering with daily life, a diagnosis under one of the anxiety disorders can be made.