The Thing About Burnout

When a flame runs out of oxygen or fuel, it goes out. Burnout is perhaps a misleading term for the condition afflicting 76% of employees. You see in humans the flame never quite goes out, it just painfully keeps flickering. Performance reduces, sleep becomes...

Help

This year reminds me of the Greek myth about Zeus creating a jar filled with all the evils of the world. Part of an act of vengeance, the jar was given to someone called Pandora who opened it and loosed those evils upon humankind before being able to shut it again. It...

Being Present

It is said that 50% of our thinking time is spent considering anything but the present. Think about that. Half the time we are thinking about the past or what comes next. It is interesting when you think that we have no real control over either of those things: we...

How are you coping?

Recent events around the world have brought some of our anxieties and fragility into focus quite a bit. We are all coping with change in one way or another and some of us sadly are coping with loss: loss of a loved one, of a job, a home, a relationship or a sense of...

4 common myths about hypnotherapy

1. It’s like a magic wand This is by far the more common misconception I come across with clients and potential clients alike: ‘you (the therapist) will do some hocus pocus that will fix me’. Er nope. Like anything you want to change in your life, you are the one to...