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Be Calmer and More Relaxed

Overcome stress, anxiety, worry, fears, panic attacks and phobias
 
When aspects of our lives become stressful for us, it can sometimes be difficult to remember to take time to relax, unwind and gain a clearer, healthier perspective on our problems. As tension or anxiety in one area builds without release, it can begin to affect other areas of our lives - work problems can influence family life - relationship difficulties can take a toll on our productivity at work, and so on...
 
Stress and anxiety can manifest in different ways, perhaps affecting mood, concentration, memory, sleep patterns, eating or drinking habits, self-esteem and social interactions. Some types of anxiety, such as phobias, panic attacks and fears often lead to restrictions in life-style and freedom, in an attempt to avoid stressful situations.

The therapies I practise can resolve many forms of anxiety, leading to a calmer, more relaxed outlook in general. They can help you assume more beneficial ways of thinking, feeling and behaving that can improve the quality of your life.

Clients' experiences

Stephanie:
I had 3 sessions of hypnotherapy with Ches to help me deal with anxiety and mild panic attacks arising from the end of a very difficult relationship.
I had not been hypnotised before and was a little sceptical about how it would work.  But Ches's voice and tone soon put me into a state of deep relaxation and I didn't find it difficult to allow his voice to guide me through the techniques. 
I found the techniques that Ches used extremely helpful in coping with the anxiety and stress that were triggered by certain situations.  I was able to call on these techniques outside of the sessions to help me to deal with the anxiety when it arose. 
I am very grateful to Ches for understanding the causes of my anxiety and for helping me to regain control of it.

Phil:
I have had a number of hypnotherapy sessions with Ches and have found his approach to be professional, sensitive, insightful and helpful.
One issue was about a couple of housemates creating clutter and leaving a mess wherever they went, this is no longer having the impact it once had, which is a relief as my stress levels have reduced and the negative internal chatter about these people has diminished significantly, and I am happier for it. I have recommended him to my boss.
 

Help Yourself...

By developing simple habits that respect the body's and the mind's need for 'time to unwind', the likelihood of a build-up of stress can be greatly reduced.

Here is a way of relaxing that you can easily do on your own:
 
Take a deep breath.
Hold it while you count 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5.
Let go of the breath.
Take three more deep breaths.
With each breath pay attention to the comfort and relaxation in your body, almost as though you were going down steps into a more profound comfortable state.
Give yourself permission to stay in this state for as long as you like. Even one or two minutes will help you feel calmer and more relaxed.
 
Respect Your Natural Rhythms

Have you ever noticed that every 90 minutes or so you have a natural need for a break? If you don't recognise it, or ignore it, you may start to get tired and lose your mental focus, you tend to make mistakes, get irritable and have accidents - If you habitually ignore your need to take a break, over time you can experience more and more stress until you may actually get sick.

When you learn how to recognise your need to take a relaxing break, by using a relaxation method such as the one above, you can convert your stress into healing - that wonderful feeling of comfort and wellbeing that you naturally have when you are tired and let yourself have the freedom to take well deserved rest.