“I’ve finally found an end to my dependency on food. Your weight loss hypnotherapy has changed my life. I could cry! Thank you for all your help, Susannah”
Where do you put your stress?
I’ve been thinking about this a lot over the past few months during lockdown. This pandemic has given us all a lot of time to really see ourselves and how we fit into the world. I don’t know about you but my initial response to Covid-19 was to have a big clear out. Sorting through ‘that’ cupboard. You know, the one where you bung all the stuff that has no place of its own, so it ends up becoming a cupboard of odds and ends. So I got everything out, bought loads of storage boxes and then Marie Kondo’d it. The process was surprisingly therapeutic.
I’d been putting this task off for years and was just accumulating more and more junk, so I got a bit overwhelmed by it. Even if I shut the door on it all I knew it was still there, taunting me. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t go to bed every night fretting about it, but then again, I started to wonder how much that overflowing cupboard and other seemingly overwhelming and therefore uncompleted tasks were bothering my unconscious mind whilst I slept.
Imagine if we unloaded that burden from our mind at night. Imagine then, just how much lighter it would feel; like taking off a heavy backpack rather than trying to sleep with it on. If all that your mind had to focus on at night was resting, then all that renewed energy could be put to better use. It wouldn’t be wasted on trying to process all the feelings of guilt over jobs left undone, or all the worry and stress of what still needed to be done. No, it would be free to focus on things like healing; repairing our emotional and physical aches and pains, so that we could wake up feeling robust and resilient. And whilst our full cupboards and to do lists would still be there every morning, we’d have the strength of mind to approach them with a ‘can do’ attitude.
So I’ve started doing this every night, mentally taking off all the baggage of the day and putting it on my bedside table with my watch, my glasses and my book. And do you know what? It’s paying off. I’m actually waking up feeling alert and refreshed instead of tired. I can’t actually remember ever feeling that way before, except when I was a kid. I don’t even need coffee in the morning. I know, right? And because I’m not tired, I find that grumpy mum has been replaced with calm mum. The kids are delighted!
And what about that cupboard? Well everything has a proper place now, sitting neatly in transparent boxes, which means I now know where everything is. Foot pump for paddling pool? Got it! Waffle iron that we bought ten years ago but only used once? Got it! Bullets for the Nerf Gun? Yep, unfortunately got those too. And I bet you can imagine how good that feels right? To be able to go straight to that one thing you know you need to get the job done and solve the problem. Of course you always knew you had it there somewhere, but accessing it wasn’t always easy. You’d resort to rummaging through mountains of stuff; rifling though drawers and making a mess in the process, maybe even gave up looking for it.
So I wonder if maybe you can see the value in this too? Sorting through the junk in the day, and then putting it to one side at night. Something to ponder…
For advice on how I can help you let go of stress and focus on attracting positivity and wellbeing, contact me.
What Our Clients Say...
“I had tried hypnosis before and whilst it helped, the humming in my ears started creeping back. Susannah really took time to listen to me and she understood how apprehensive and sceptical I was. But she gently guided me though the sessions and as I began to notice the changes I was able to relax more deeply. I haven’t had an episode now for months which I’m staggered by. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the hypnotherapy or Susannah.”
Sue Schiavelli (London)
“The annoying whistling in my head has finally gone. I can finally get on and study in peace. I shall be forever grateful and I can’t recommend Susannah enough.”
Paddy A (London)
“I went to Susannah after a humiliating experience left me so fearful that I stopped going out. After 7 sessions I no longer worried about making a fool of myself and the blushing and extreme sweating disappeared. I can’t tell you how this has changed my life for the better.”
“My social phobia is no more. Susannah has helped me overcome the dread I felt at parties and social gatherings. Finally I feel normal. I highly recommend.”
“I found Susannah to be caring and approachable. I was nervous about the hypnosis but I needn’t have been. She completely put me at ease and I thoroughly enjoyed the relaxation. My blushing has gone and I no longer shy away from public speaking”.
“The hypnosis helped me address misconceptions my subconscious had made. It’s helped me become more in control of my words so I no longer fear stuttering or forget what I want to say. Thank you for helping me get back in control.”
“Going for hypnotherapy was the best decision I could have made. All the apprehension and worry leading up to an event has disappeared and I now look forward to presenting. I always knew I was capable, and now I feel it. Wish I’d done this years ago.”
“My sessions with Susannah have completely changed my outlook. I no longer dread meetings or being asked to present to my peers. My confidence has grown so much and I look forward to seeing how far I can progress at work.”
“I got the promotion Susannah and it’s all credit to the hypnotherapy. Thank you for helping me. I feel hopeful for the future.”
“Susannah was so understanding of my symptoms and I found her approach made a lot of sense. I didn’t think I could be hypnotised and yet apparently I can. Needless to say it’s the best thing I’ve done. The migraines have stopped and I couldn’t be happier!”
“I’m amazed and oh so happy. I was really struggling with my migraines at work and yet since the hypnotherapy I’ve not had any attacks. I can’t quite believe it. Just amazing!”
“I wish I’d done this years ago. The daily bouts of bloating and constipation have subsided and I’m slowly reintroducing foods I’d denied myself. I can’t tell you the relief I feel, both physically and emotionally. Susannah really understood my problem and I felt listened to. I cannot recommend her enough.”
“My anxiety and worry was stopping me from sleeping and I was fed up with taking pills. To be honest, I felt like hypnosis was a bit of a last resort and I wasn’t convinced it would work. But I was struggling to balance work with looking after my son. It has been amazing! I sleep better than I ever have and I have so much more energy left when I get home from work. The best thing is that the anxiety has ceased. Thoroughly recommend Susannah and the curative hypnotherapy”.
“I booked some sessions with Susannah for my 11 year old daughter. We’d seen specialists, psychologists and even another hypnotherapist but nothing had helped. The curative approach made sense and my daughter always looked forward to the sessions. The change in her has been remarkable. She no longer pulls at her hair and she’s also stopped picking the skin by her nails. I’m delighted at the results.”
“The hypnotherapy has been marvellous. I hadn’t flown for eight years because of my god awful anxiety but now I’m jetting off all over the place. What a wonderful experience. Huge thanks, Susannah.”
“I fly for work and despite making regular trips abroad, my fear of flying got worse not better. I was intrigued by the idea of getting to the cause of my fears and since the treatment I can fly with ease. Finally I can enjoy reading a book on a flight!”
“I had been muddling through life for long enough. Susannah helped me to change my perspective so I didn’t feel so scared of life anymore. This has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I can’t recommend the therapy enough”.
“I went to see Susannah with a 26 year habit and I left her session feeling relaxed and confident that I was never going to touch the dreaded weed again. It’s been seven years and I couldn’t be more over it. Pleased is an understatement.”
“I was looking for a London hypnotherapist and was frankly confused by the choice on Google. When I spoke to Susannah on the phone I liked her voice and felt relaxed by her manner. I found the hypnotherapy to be very calming and an enjoyable experience. My mind seems quieter now, less cluttered with negative thoughts. And when something goes wrong at work I no longer feel taken over by the panic. It’s been very positive.”
Ellen Keating (London)
“I went to see Susannah after a decade of anxiety was wiping out my quality of life. She really got how low I was and she listened. Most importantly, the hypnosis worked. The despair and darkness has gone and I feel wonderfully normal. I’m taking each day as it comes but so far so good. I would wholeheartedly recommend her.”
Naresh R. (London)
“I’ve quit the weed and the booze and so far so good. I found Susannah to be warm and non-judgemental and I would highly recommend.”
“Thank you Susannah for everything you have done to help me. I thought I’d be a tough case as I was in full on self destruct mode when I came to see you. Things are going so well. I’m working again and I have a new relationship. I couldn’t be more grateful.”
“It’s been four months and my skin has never been this good. I’ve stopped using Roaccutane and gobsmacked that the spots haven’t returned. I keep prodding my skin to see if I can feel any potential eruptions, haha! But so far so good. I can’t quite believe it”.
“I went to see Susannah after my friend had success in stopping smoking with her. I was unsure how hypnosis could help with my acne but it totally did. The painful cysts on my chin have stopped appearing, and my old scars now have a chance of healing. It’s the first in a long line of treatments that’s actually given me confidence that I can be acne free.”
“It feels bloody brilliant to be a non-smoker and I don’t even miss the cigarettes. I’ve recommended you to everyone I know.”
“I passed my test ten days after the hypnotherapy. It worked! Thank you for everything.”
“I shall be forever bewildered by the effectiveness of the hypnotherapy. I remained sceptical until my very last session. The “weight” that lifted was both physical and emotional and continues to benefit me three years on.”