Living by Design 575656 en-nz living by design 30 Thu, 8 Jun 2023 14:48:34 +1200 daily 1 Personal beliefs Beliefs drive out reactions to situations and they guide us through life. Our beliefs, however, are not always constructive or useful to us. Often, when we are very young we form unconscious beliefs through observation and experience - eg,"I am unlovable", "I am stupid", "I am clumsy". As small children these observations are likely to be wrong but we internalise them as facts - and then they become self-fulfilling. We can, however, change these beliefs! Wed, 19 Oct 2022 00:00:00 +1300 Personal beliefsself-talkhabits Why is smoking such a hard habit to kick? how hypnotherapy helps you quit smoking Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +1200 quit smokingcigarette addictionhypnotherapy to give up smoking Building Self Confidence Believe in yourself, learn from failure, dream it then plan it and then do it! Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +1200 build self confidenceself belief Re-setting from stressed to relaxed Going from worry, stress and exhaustion to calm and relaxed, hypnotherapy can really help Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +1200 inner criticstressoverwhelmedworrybuilding inner resilienceburnout Weight loss and why diets do not work Diets may work short term but often we end up piling the weight back again after weeks of feeling deprived.... Thu, 16 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +1200 weight losshypnosis and losing weightdietswill-power Hypnotherapy and stopping Smoking How Hypnotherapy helps support you give up smoking Thu, 24 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +1300 hypnotherapy for smokingstopping smoking Got a habit you want to change? Often we know what we want and how we want to change but actually making the change can be REALLY difficult! Exercising more, stopping self sabotage, eating healthy, becoming calmer are some of the goals people set themselves but will power is not helpful! This is a really good article from Ari Yeganeh on why willpower alone doesn't work and what you can do about it Mon, 31 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +1300 Changing habitswillpowerself sabotage Diet and mental health what we eat has a direct impact on our mental well-being as well as our physical well-being. We can reduce the risk of not only physical illnesses such as diabetes, cancer and heart problems through what we eat but also reduce depression, anxiety and other mental illness. Thu, 26 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 Fear of needles? Anxiety? Techniques to reduce anxiety and stress Wed, 18 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 needle fearneedle phobia Goal Setting a process to help set direction and goals Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +1200 goal settinglife goals Stress and anxiety management what is stress? symptoms, impacts and two exercises to help manage it Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1200 stress managementhow to relax