Why that Last Diet Didn’t work, nor the one before.

12.08.2014

The Biggest Issue about Losing Weight that no one ever explains. Everything you will read about losing weight boils down to the simple equation of Calories in versus Calories out (used). And as a simple overview it’s a great explanation, because following the rule to have less going in than is used up will result […]

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The one client I never wanted!

16.03.2014

Usually I’m helping others and can’t talk about it because it is confidential, but in the early hours of Saturday morning I helped someone totally change their situation and he doesn’t mind me sharing! As soon as he became receptive to my help it took less than 2 minutes to resolve the problem. My client had […]

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Don’t mention the nail

06.03.2014

I found this an amusing video because it shows how women want to be listened to when they have a problem and how men want to fix the problem! Unsurprisingly I fit into the later category.    http://explainedwell.com/2014/03/dont-mention-the-nail/ Want to Remove the Nail? I show this so I can explain how I work. Male or […]

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The top 11 ways the mind works

20.02.2014

Whilst our minds are incredibly complex they do work in a set of predictable ways of handling thoughts and associated data. These are the top eleven ways that are the most common and prominent in my work. It is the understanding of these that is behind most fast and effective therapeutic techniques. 1, Our memories […]

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Why Me?

15.08.2013

“Why me?” sounds like a great question. In fact it is probably the worst question you can ask yourself. Why? Because there will never be an answer; and because of that you will really screw yourself up with the internal conflict of seeking the answer. Just think for a moment of the opposite question, “Why […]

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The lift Speech

18.07.2013

If you want customers the lift speech is a skill you really need. Can you sum up what you do, or your business does between two floors in a lift? Why should you? If you can’t please read on. Some years ago I had the experience of needing to find out fast what people do. […]

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Truth or Perception?

12.07.2013

I came across some intriguing reactions to this video on Facebook. Please watch it first before reading further or you won’t understand what I’m referring to. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkWOse70Oyk The video shows swans feeding Koi Carp and as such it is well received as a heart warming and tender exchange between different species. The comments I saw […]

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Weight Balance Theory

04.07.2013

If your weight is an issue then this may help explain what you can do about it. This is part of my 5 bodies theory explained here. Video version of Balance theory here or read on. http://youtu.be/LEH1ikEhaD8 Your weight swings one way and then the next, at times somewhere near the weight/body-size that you want […]

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Pick your own – Body

04.07.2013

The 5 Bodies Theory on Dieting This is my personal theory based on 6 years experience of helping hundreds of people lose weight, and my knowledge as a Neuro Linguistic Programmer of how the mind works. Please accept that in an attempt to explain my theory as simply as possible I will be making assumptions […]

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They changed from Burglars to Saviours with only 10 words

03.07.2013

Change your perception and you change your life! I have lived alone for several years and recently took in lodgers. In the last 40 years I had never lived with anyone other than a wife or partner this was quite a big step and was only brought about by circumstances dictating a need to do […]

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Life explained in less than 4 minutes

16.05.2013

I want to show you how life is like an egg timer! We all start this life with no personal history or experiences & this equates to the starting of the timer by putting the empty half to the bottom. We can see the top half as being our available life span, unfortunately we don’t […]

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Givers and Takers – the Theory

02.05.2013

I have a theory I would like to share with you and hear your opinions on (I have many theories). I’ve not fleshed it out yet so here are the basics. It’s about relationships and whilst it is a belief I have held for sometime it snapped sharply into focus following my NLP breakout session […]

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FREE of Gastric Surgery

12.03.2013

I often hear surgeons on TV or Radio state that “gastric surgery is the only answer to the obesity crisis”. This is usually after concluding that their patients have “tried everything else”. I regularly get enquiries from people who have had gastric surgery still seeking help with weight loss! So here is what I have […]

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Mind your Language!

11.03.2013

Nothing to do with swearing! The language we use every day has an incredible impact on our life. Not just what we say to others and what they say to us. The worst language seems to be aimed at what we say to ourselves. Most people say things about themselves that would really upset them […]

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Ups and Downs

10.03.2013

The ups and downs of life. Don’t think you are unusual, we all have ups and downs in life, that is usual. People with bi-polar have extremes of ups and downs and people with depression have extreme lows and few highs. We assume that people who are rich have extreme highs and few lows and […]

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Beauty Redefined

09.03.2013

Lizzie Velasquez, an amazing lady who turned misfortune into opportunity. A great example of taking the hand you are dealt and making it a winning one!

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Eleanor Longden

09.03.2013

I just love this talk by Eleanor! To me it sums up how often simple things are made out to be complex and that a simple reassurance of how the mind actually works could have such a profound effect in helping people overcome their problems.

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Neil Holborn

09.03.2013

Please let me introduce you to Neil Holborn. Neil has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). I wanted you to see this amazing guy telling a love story in the form of a poem. The purpose of me showing you this is for you to gain an understanding that thoughts are just thoughts and if we believe […]

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Nick Vujucic

09.03.2013

Let me introduce you to the most incredible person on the planet. If you are feeling bad about anything in your life or think you can’t achieve something, just watch this video to see how powerful the human mind is in achieving whatever task you set it.    Thank you for watching, now what was […]

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Universal Truths?

05.03.2013

Universal Truths – these are tried and trusted thoughts and are applicable to everyone regardless of income, where they live, race colour or sex. Getting What you Want – Concentrate on what you want to happen, not on outcomes that you don’t want.  Repeated keywords in your thoughts such as “divorce” when you are having relationship […]

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Do you Mind, I Do

05.03.2013

This is my somewhat simplistic and condensed overview of the concept behind your mind’s workings and how the treatments I provide work. Basically there are three ways the brain works. 1,  The hardwired part, that even when in a coma will still operate your heart and breathing. 2,  Conscious awareness, where we concentrate on a […]

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Under-confidence in Women Explained?

05.03.2013

I had puzzled for many years why the majority of women I interviewed for jobs and training courses were under confident for their very obvious abilities.  I had interviewed over 2,000 people, with approximately a 50/50 gender split.  Out of the women, those whose confidence matched or equalled their abilities were less than I could […]

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Multiple Sclerosis, Good News?

04.03.2013

I so hope this is true! Feedback if you know anything! http://www.gizmag.com/ccsvi-multiple-sclerosis-ms-cure-zamboni/13447/ Italian doctor may have found surprisingly simple cure for Multiple Sclerosis An Italian doctor has been getting dramatic results with a new type of treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, which affects up to 2.5 million people worldwide. In an initial study, Dr. […]

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Placebo and Nocebo Effects

04.03.2013

The following are not my words, they are something that I believe in. http://www.skepdic.com/nocebo.html Nocebo and Nocebo effect Research has…shown that the nocebo effect can reverse the body’s response to true medical treatment from positive to negative.  (Root-Bernstein 1998) A nocebo (Latin for “I will harm”) is something that should be ineffective but which causes […]

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Bin Those Bad Thoughts

04.03.2013

Bin It – the Answer to bad thoughts I have a simple technique to share with you to remove those annoying inner thoughts that keep bothering you.  You know what I mean and if you are saying “No, what do you mean” then that is the voice! We have thoughts, emotions and pain for one […]

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Ten Pin Theory

04.03.2013

The Problem Behind the Problem When someone fist approaches me for therapy they summarise what their problem is. I listen carefully and take notes. This in fact is not the problem it is the symptom that appears because of the underlying problem. As I question them about the symptom I learn about what conditions are […]

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Is NLP for Me

04.03.2013

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) sounds complex but is just about the way that words affect us. NLP is a fantastic way of helping people achieve whatever they want. Based on “modelling” (studying) people who are the best in their chosen field, sifting what they do and reducing it down to all the elements that are […]

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Hypnosis is it for Me?

04.03.2013

Hypnosis is a very pleasant experience.  I have written this Q&A as some people are apprehensive about it or have mistaken views about what it is, what it does and who is in charge.  Most of the misapprehension comes from stage hypnosis and films where people appear to be taken over and do things beyond […]

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Look forward to Going Back in Time

03.03.2013

Working with a Time Line Although I regularly work with time lines it remain a favourite of mine and never fails to amaze me with the results that come from such a quick intervention. Q, What is a time line? A, It is a therapeutic technique, enabling you to go back in your thoughts to […]

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