These days you can’t turn on the television or the radio, or pick up a newspaper or a magazine without someone going on about Stress. And if they are not directly talking about Stress, maybe they are giving you some information that is likely to get you stressed – the failing global economy, wars and terrorism, climate challenges, murder, your company’s poor results…..
We live in a stressful era, possibly the most stressful period humans have ever experienced. It is the biggest issue that modern humans have to deal with and the biggest cause of illness some of which even lead to death. It is the issue that costs companies and our economies billions. It is an issue we can all relate to.
The good news is, hypnotherapy is an extremely effective tool to combat this growing problem. While short bursts of moderate stress can serve to keep us more alert and motivated, when left unchecked stress potentially becomes lethal. When we feel threatened by something – real or imagined – our mind orders our body to go into fight-or-flight (click here to read more about the fight or flight response) mode, activating the stress response to motivate ourselves to try to survive. Evolutionary speaking, preparing to either get the hell outta there or to stand and fight would have been the perfect response to seeing a rather hungry looking sabre-toothed tiger or the neighbouring troupe of cannibals on their lunch break. Nowadays however, we are becoming anxious at modern things such as impending deadlines, unpaid electricity bills, troublesome teenagers and all manner of health issues.
Through Hypnotherapy and coaching you can learn to trigger the antidote to the stress response – the relaxation response. There are a number of ways we can achieve this goal: We can work together to combat the physiological symptoms of stress as they occur, such as changing your stressed breathing patterns to the way you breath when you’re relaxed effectively tricking yourself into a state of relaxation; we can look at events in your life and look at things from a different perspective; we can find the mental and emotional resources that you need to deal with the issue that is causing you stress and anxiety; we can help you to make a decision that you will be happy with to help you resolve your stressful situation.
Book now to start on learning how to reduce your stress levels and create balance in your life.