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No Wagon to Fall Off

How often have you started a new diet, only to revert to your old ways, feel bad about yourself and binge on all the things you recently cut out? I hear this time and again, and believe me, I’ve given … Continue reading

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Bring The Cushion With You

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When we learn meditation or a new skill to enhance our life in some way, the end result is to incorporate it into our life, to bring it with us in each present moment. What we learn from sitting on … Continue reading

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Hitting A Wall

Have you ever hit a wall? You know that place you get to where you’ve been cruising along, everything has been falling into place and then just out of nowhere you hit a wall. And most things seem like a … Continue reading

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Epiphany

On a recent trip to Queenstown NZ, I gave fear the hairy eyeball believing I would spontaneously overcome it. The insight and lesson it presented me with was groundbreaking, yet not at all what I expected… I wanted to challenge … Continue reading

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Memory

It would be impossible to talk about hypnotherapy, or any therapy for that matter, without attending to the subject of memory. We often live our experiences based on stored memories, either to find ways to create more good memories, or … Continue reading

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Bracing For It

There’s no doubt when diarrhea takes a hold that our natural reaction is to brace ourselves by tightening the muscles in our abdomen to prevent any further (or sudden) movements in our bowel. It’s a protective stance to give us … Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Content Life

No matter your age or experiences, an old dog can learn new tricks. Recently a client in her 70’s completed the IBS Recovery Program with me with outstanding results. In just 5 sessions, she completely eliminated nausea and bloating and … Continue reading

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Food Fixation

Quite commonly I see clients who have spent so many years very intensively adjusting their diets via Google, that their relationship with food and their digestive system is dramatically altered (and not in the good way). It’s a fair intervention … Continue reading

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Thoughts to Symptoms

The Thought and Symptom Connection There is a clear and distinct relationship between your IBS symptoms and what you think about. I’ve never met a client who when they first arrived, was completely at one with their symptoms and not … Continue reading

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Letting Go

On Anzac Day my Dear Nan passed away. It was her final Letting Go – a practice I continue to work towards in my daily life. It was an honour and blessing to be with her when she departed, and … Continue reading

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