The Gentle Mind


Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy and Taylor Swift
I’m a big fan of Ryan Holiday. He has a website called Daily Stoic, a TikTok presence, and writes books and lectures about Stoicism. Hear me out, please. This isn’t me piggybacking on Taylor’s fame, merely showing you how, whatever the obstacle that’s put in your way, you can recover. It’s just a state of […]
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Hypnotherapy for cancer sufferers
Let’s get one thing straight from the outset. I can’t cure cancer. But what I can do is help you with your negative thoughts as you go through your treatment. What I’m saying is this: I can help you relax and cope with symptoms and treatment. Make you feel more comfortable and in control of […]
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Why is HR so stressful? How Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy can help
At its root, HR stress is often caused by one simple thing. You’re always being pulled in different directions. Talent comes and moans and complains to you. You’re answerable to senior management - and when the two are incompatible: Boom! You’re the perfect storm. HR leaders are uniquely placed inside daily operations to see and […]
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The top ten HR issues and how a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist can help
According to recruitment software developers, Logic Melon, these are the top ten issues HR professionals have to deal with: Recruitment and selection Hiring and retaining the best talent Employee relations Communicating with the team Retention and Termination Staff motivation and development Career Development Employee Benefits Performance Evaluation Employee Wellbeing And you’re now thinking, “Tell me […]
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Hypnotherapy for business owners
When it’s going well it’s a great feeling. You love working for yourself, being the boss, you don’t want others telling you what to do, the straight jacket of the corporate world. On the other hand, there’s cash flow to manage, marketing your value, making the sales funnel work, the competition, and the head-scratching thought […]
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Hypnosis for time management
No, this isn’t about writing lists and doing the toughest stuff first. Speed reading to get more in. It’s about everything you do that stops you being the best version of yourself here and now. “You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.”  - Marcus Aurelius. It’s […]
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Relax - take the learnings from your leadership mistakes
“Leadership is like art, cooking and golf. You can never perfect it. You can only ever improve”. So the old adage goes. But you can close the gaps and be better placed for success. Limit the trial and error. And as a leader, everyone’s looking to you. So if you’re ineffective, so is your team. […]
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Create your own psychological safety with Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy
In the work and business world ‘psychological safety’ has become the latest buzzword for creating a culture where new ideas are invited, trying something different is supported, and failure is seen as a vital part of learning and development. Basically we all we all feel safe at work and are being listened to. The hope […]
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How to be a better leader
Everyone is a leader in some way. But not everyone is a good leader. Why? We don’t always see what we’re supposed to do. Our children look to us for guidance. Our team at work for inspiration. Our friends when times get tough. Countless times per year you are looked to for leadership and countless […]
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