GROUNDING

If you feel an anxiety attack coming, there are 5 steps to take to help create progress towards finding symptom reduction and/or relief. These steps might not be overnight magic but can significantly help reduce symptoms of anxiety, trauma triggers, and other unwanted emotions or thoughts. Start with deep breathing Read more…

And breathe…

I keep going on and on about breathing and how it can help you calm down and be more settled. How can such a simple tip even work? What is the biological explanation behind it? The answer is the vagus nerve.   First, let me remind you of the “fight-or-fight” Read more…

Anxiety and lack of sleep

Anxiety and lack of sleep feed off each other — they are natural bedfellows. Many people are familiar with this frustrating situation: your mind starts racing as soon as your head hits the pillow. Many things pop into your head: your to-do list, that thing you should (or shouldn’t) have said to your boss, Read more…

Hypnotherapy the Aikido way

I’m a coach at Genryukan Aikido and therapist at Folkestone Hypnotherapy.In this video, I attempt to explain the similarities on how to deal with anxiety with hypnotherapy, and how we deal with attacks in aikido.Thanks to Tom Davey for his help. Find us on Facebook: Folkestone HypnotherapyGenryukan Aikido