Hypnotherapy for Stress

Is it killing you? We can all feel stress and anxious at times.  It is a normal response to a stressful situation.  However, for some people, the anxiety and stress can become so severe that it interferes with their day-to-day living. When stress and anxiety gets out of control, it can quickly become a chronic […]

Are Your Ready for Menopause?

Motivating Change for Women to Create Inspirational Lives Studies show that women in the UK can experience menopausal symptoms for up to 14 years.  If you are in your mid-40’s, you may already be in the peri-menopausal phase. Are you feeling frustrated, anxious or stressed? Do you feel uncertain about what your future might hold? […]

a wonderful thank-you!

I responded to Carrie’s offer of a free consultation via Nextdoor.com and I can honestly say it’s one of the best things I have ever done. I have adult autism in my everyday family life which is often very difficult to navigate. As a result I was in a very low place when I responded […]

Transform a Stressful Christmas into a Relaxed Christmas

Survive the festive period with relaxing hypnosis Christmas should be a time of togetherness. fun and joy with family and friends.  But all too often Christmas can seem just like another life stress.  But Why? So what makes Christmas so stressful? Pressure can come from all angles – finding enough money for presents, cooking a […]

Exercise and Brain Chemistry

Depression is a mood disorder which causes persisting feelings of apathy and sadness. It is somewhat a complex condition, with several contributing factors. That said changes to your brain biochemistry is likely play a part. “Simply put, most people who are depressed have something wrong with their brain chemis


There is always something to be grateful for, even when life is hard or when times are tough. Every day is a blessing, and in each and every moment there are many things that we can be grateful for. The world begins to open up to us when we live in a place of gratitude. […]

Hypnotherapy for Back to School Anxiety

Hypnotherapy can be a very effective treatment for child anxiety and stress. Children have wonderfully creative imaginations and usually find it easy to visualise; this makes them ideal candidates for hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy can help to change the child’s pattern of negative thoughts and feelings associated with returning to school and can also be useful to […]

A powerful metaphor….

An Autobiography in Five Chapters Chapter 1 I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the pavement. I fall in. I am lost…I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find out how to get out. Chapter 2 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole […]

Altruism … What is it?

Altruism is having an unselfish regard for others… But it doesn’t always come easily….some find it easier than others despite some psychologists believing that we humans are hardwired to have empathy. Our ancestors survived in pretty harsh conditions in comparison to our lives today through cooperative behaviour.   We do know that we are better as […]

Hypnotherapy Puts the Joy back into Life

I know first hand just how powerful hypnotherapy can be in bringing about positive changes. During therapy with Achieve Change, we spend very little time looking at our clients’ problems, in fact pretty much all of our attention is focused on how our clients want to feel and what they want to be doing – […]