Gaslighting is a form of abuse when another person denies what you are experiencing and states this denial in a way that makes you think you might be crazy. Common gaslighting phrases are: Are you sure your memory is correct? I never said that. You’re being too sensitive. That never happened. You’re imagining it. It’s your fault. I'm only kidding. And so many, many other phrases that all signify that something is wrong with you. Gaslighting is a way of contro … [Read more...] about Are You a Victim of Gaslighting?
Exploring the Benefits of the Meta-View In my work as a hypnotherapist, helping my clients let go of old anger, hurt, disappointment, pain, and tears has been the most important in supporting them to move forward in life. I do this by teaching how to take the 'Meta-View'. In the Meta-View the client is able to look at the circumstances of their life from a different perspective. According to Wikipedia: “Perspective-taking is the act of perceiving a situation or understanding a c … [Read more...] about A New Perspective
Some of my patients come to me for hypnosis for confidence. Effects of Low Self-Confidence If you struggle with a lack of self-confidence, then you know the costs: Social anxiety Fear of dating Poor performance in interviews Fear of driving Fear of rejection Terror of public speaking Low self-esteem Fear of taking tests You can miss out on joyful life events or a sense of accomplishment because of low self-confidence. Matthew Tweedie writes: “It’s common for … [Read more...] about Hypnosis for Confidence: How to Increase Your Self-Confidence