June 2018

Open-Heartedness; The 3rd Principle of a Meditation Practice

Post date: Sat, 06/30/2018 - 08:51

In previous blog posts, I have been discussing the 3 principles upon which we build a meditation practice.

The first principle is that of habituation i.e. building a regular daily meditation practice upon which positive changes can be developed with practice. The second principle is that of wisdom i.e. the wisdom that we develop of the mind and our own self by regular practice of meditation.

Today I am discussing the 3rd...

Hypnosis could help reduce anxiety around medical procedures in children and young people with cancer.

Post date: Sat, 06/23/2018 - 13:06 Chester Hypnotherapy Children Hypnosis

Research led by the University of Exeter has found promising evidence that hypnosis can reduce the fear and worry associated with injections and other needle procedures in children suffering cancer.

These procedures, unsurprisingly, can often provoke more anxiety in children and young people than the cancer itself and bring great anguish to parents and families.

Working with the Devon Integrated Children's Service, the...