Stress Management

Stress Management

Stress in itself is not an illness, it is actually a result of your response to excessive or prolonged pressures or challenges that you face.  Whether or not you exhibit symptoms of stress will depend on whether you feel you can cope with those pressures and challenges.  

If you can then all is well, if you can't you are likely to experience an adverse reaction, usually as a physical or emotional symptom.  

Stress is very common and in recent times has become the most common cause of long-term absence for employees.

How can hypnotherapy help?

Stress can occur due to work or family pressures, illness, finances, etc and it's not always easy to remove the sources of stress.  However hypnotherapy can help by enabling you to cope so much better. 

By using Solution Focused Hypnotherapy techniques I can help you develop the tools to cope with your particular situation. This in turn will help you respond to external pressures in a calmer, more positive way and so alleviate your symptoms of stress.

The psychological and emotional symptoms of stress are wide-ranging and can affect many areas of our lives.  These include:

  • irritability
  • difficulty concentrating
  • inability to make simple decisions
  • memory lapses
  • becoming vague/easily distracted
  • excessive worrying/negativity
  • tearfulness
  • mood swings
  • sensitivity to criticism/defensiveness
  • frustration
  • panic attacks

And you may also exhibit physical symptoms such as:

  • muscular tension, aches and pains
  • teeth grinding
  • compromised immune system, frequent colds/infections
  • allergies, skin irritations
  • weight loss or gain
  • dizziness, disorientation
  • heart palpitations

This list is by no means exhaustive, if you can't see your particular issues here please contact me as it it highly probable that I will be able to help. If you have any questions or want to book a free initial consultation, please contact me.

As well as on-to-one sessions to deal with your individual needs, I also offer talks and workshops on site to help prevent stress in your workplace or school.  Please contact me to discuss your requirements.

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