Anxiety 2 Confidence podcast
Will Hypnotherapy work for me?

Will Hypnotherapy work for me?

February 14, 2020

Will hypnotherapy work for me?

This is a question that I get asked regularly by people who are interested in hypnotherapy for anxiety but have often only seen hypnosis on the TV or at a fresher’s week show.

In this episode I talk about the difference between stage hypnosis and therapeutic hypnosis and the reasons why hypnotherapy may not work for everyone.

You can find out more about my online hypnotherapy self help course for anxiety by heading here: https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/self-help-anxiety-course

What to do when anxiety is ruining your life

What to do when anxiety is ruining your life

February 7, 2020

This episode covers loads of great information on how you can take control back over your anxiety.

In this episode I share a really helpful breathing exercise as part of my 10 tips for controlling anxiety and talk about what could be making your anxiety worse.

Don't forget that you can download your free negative thinking worksheet here: https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/

What does anxiety feel like?

What does anxiety feel like?

January 31, 2020

Following on from last weeks client story, this episode deals specifically with the feelings and symptoms of anxiety.

It's a question I get asked a lot from people trying to work out if they have anxiety and people who want to know if what they are feeling is normal for a person with anxiety.

It is always best to consult your GP if you think you may have anxiety.

You can find out what negative thoughts may be making your anxiety worse by heading to https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/ where you can download a FREE worksheet. The worksheet will show you common types of negative thinking so that you can start to be more aware of what you are saying to yourself in your mind.

Client Story: What anxiety feels like

Client Story: What anxiety feels like

January 24, 2020

New feature for 2020, once a month I will be sharing a client story!

Each story has been chosen because it represents a common question or issue that I get asked relating to anxiety.

It is also an opportunity to find out more about how individuals learn to overcome anxiety and hopefully some inspiration that you too can do the same.

If you have any questions about anxiety or would like to find out more about how I work then please head to my website: https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/

How Hypnotherapy works for anxiety

How Hypnotherapy works for anxiety

January 17, 2020

This is a question I get asked a lot by potential clients and people I meet networking and, to be fair, it's a really good question!

In this episode I cover what hypnosis is, how we use it in a therapeutic setting and why I combine hypnosis with cognitive behavioural therapy for working with anxiety.

I also cover briefly some information on the evidence base behind these therapies and how you can find out more about where to get good advice on therapeutic interventions.

To download my free negative thoughts worksheet head to https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/

References mentioned in the podcast and where you can find out more:

[1] https://www.intechopen.com/books/new-insights-into-anxiety-disorders/using-hypnosis-in-the-treatment-of-anxiety-disorders-pros-and-cons

[2] https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg113/chapter/1-Guidance#principles-of-care-for-people-with-generalised-anxiety-disorder-gad

How to build happiness

How to build happiness

January 10, 2020

Following on from the episode last week, I share with you my tips for building happiness in your life.

Instead of the scales or the gym, here are some practical psychological tips that you can start doing today to build more happiness in your life.

Positive steps to well being

Positive steps to well being

January 3, 2020

Welcome to 2020!!!

I know that there are going to be HUGE amounts of podcast episodes on new years resolutions and goal setting. So, I have brought you something a little different!!

Here are my top tips to positive well being both mentally and physically.

If you aren't into resolutions then here are some suggestions that you can incorporate into your everyday life and make 2020 the year for better mental health.

Self care tips to get you through Christmas

Self care tips to get you through Christmas

December 20, 2019

Sometimes Christmas can seem like the most stressful time of the year!!! All those presents, food, cooking, Christmas parties the list goes on and on.

This weeks episode is about making sure you take care of you and enjoy the festive period with my top self-care tips.

Find out more and download your FREE negative thoughts worksheet now

How to enjoy Christmas parties, even with anxiety

How to enjoy Christmas parties, even with anxiety

December 13, 2019

This episode is focusing around my top hints and tips on how you can enjoy the party season, even if you struggle with anxiety and social anxiety.

These tips have been tried and tested by myself and my clients in clinic so make sure you have a listen and try them out.

You can find more information about me at https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/

How to find alternative ways of thinking

How to find alternative ways of thinking

December 6, 2019

Following on from previous podcast episodes on cognitive distortions, negative thoughts and how to challenge them is this weeks episode on how to find alternatives.

In this episode I go through each of the distortions or types of negative thoughts and give you ideas and questions you can ask yourself to come up with more realistic and positive alternatives.

You can find out which negative thoughts are holding you back by heading to https://www.anxiety2confidence.com/