Common to ‘underestimate how many calories they are eating’ when dieting

This article from The Telegraph ( re-iterates what I say to people that come to see me for weightloss. Dieting doesn’t really work, because if we don’t address the relationship that we have with food first, once we stop dieting, and start eating ‘normally’ again, the weight will start to pile on again. I aim Continue reading »

Tapping therapy: curing physical and mental problems

This article was published on the Telegraph website ( about Emotional Freedom Technique (also known as ‘tapping’). It’s something that I teach to many of my clients, as it’s such an amazing tooland has so many possible applications. Have a read and see what you think… Beverley Turner tries out ‘tapping’, a technique designed to Continue reading »

Cog Hyp rocks at the diet show

Getting the message out there that losing and maintaining weight isn’t all about being on a diet… this from the blog of Trevor Silvester.   by Trevor Silvester. Cognitive Hypnotherapy had a high profile at the Olympia Diet show. SlimQuest had a stand, manned and womanned by Questies eager to educate the public in how Continue reading »

Eating Quickly Is Associated With Overeating, Study Indicates

  ScienceDaily (Nov. 4, 2009) — According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), eating a meal quickly, as compared to slowly, curtails the release of hormones in the gut that induce feelings of being full. The decreased release of these hormones, can often Continue reading »

Weight off my mind: I was hypnotised into thinking I'd had a gastric band fitted… and was astonished by the results

This isn’t the first time that have posted an article about this treatment plan, but this one, in the Mail on Line goes into so much detail about the procedure that I thought it was worth posting. The treatment that this married couple in Spain are providing is a great example of sensory distortion, and Continue reading »