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Hypnotherapy Manchester Alcholism

Hypnotherapy Manchester Alcoholism

Does hypnotherapy work for alcoholics? Alcohol becomes a real problem when you can no longer cope without a drink. At this stage alcoholism affects your everyday life.

An alcoholic is someone who is alcoholic dependent, they cant cope without a drink. Alcoholics are addicted to alcohol and this is where the hypnotherapist can help.

Alcohol abuse  or alcohol binge drinking causes problems in your relationships, in your career and in your everyday life activities.

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Hypnotherapy can be used in a couple of different ways to support an alcoholic. Relaxation techniques help you combat the anxiety that comes when giving up alcohol.  Timeline therapy can help you dela with the route cause of the problem, and hypnotherapy can help you change your desire, so you no longer desire alcohol, in fact you can be taught to hate the though of an alcoholic drink, while desiring something none alcoholic such as apple juice, coke or water.

 

The coaching side to hypnotherapy can teach you to re-look at your life style and to help you build new coping strategies. This mixture of hypnotherapy and coaching can give you fast results.

 

 

 

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If you are really serious about giving up alcohol then hypnotherapy can support you. The hypnotist will create individually   focused sessions that will support your individual needs.

 

You may be wondering what will happen when you are no longer a drinker – how will you act at a party? Well, nothing much will change. You will simple have a desire for a none alcoholic drink. You will no longer be interested in drinking, and the though of a drink will have no affect on you.

 

Obviously you will most likely lose weight, be more healthier and have a healthier body.   You have to ask yourself what negative affects is alcohol having on your life right now? And, would you be better off and healthier is you stopped drinking?

 

 

 

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5 Ways to Overcome Driving Phobia

5 Ways to Overcome Driving Phobia

This months guest post comes from the talented writer Sarah Brooks a Houston based freelance writer and blogger.

 

The fear of driving is not altogether uncommon, and certainly nothing to be ashamed about. There could be a number of reasons for developing this particular phobia, such as being involved in an accident, or even just viewing a horrible wreck. It could also be related to another symptom such as agoraphobia.

 

However, understanding the reason for your fear isn’t necessarily essential to overcoming your anxiety. It may help, but most phobias are based on irrational beliefs, which may be hard to dispel. There are a number of ways to confront your agitation, and get behind the wheel and on your way again.

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1. Avoid negative, simple, black-and-white thinking, like “If I drive a car, I’ll get in an accident.” It is alright to understand there is an inherent risk with driving, but don’t let it consume you. This type of thinking will simply feed your angst. Don’t fill your head with negative thoughts about driving, and what might happen while you’re behind the wheel. Instead take a more positive approach. Consider all of the benefits of driving, such as independence, and the ability to get to far away destinations without a lot of hassle. Drive sensibly, and recognize your limits. Don’t push yourself too far, too fast.

 

2. Take it one step at a time. Don’t just get in the car and drive. First, just sit in the driver’s seat and start the engine, and just leave the engine running. Get a feel for what it’s like to be in the “captain’s chair” of such a powerful machine, and keep reminding yourself you are in control. Next, just move slowly back and forth in the driveway or a vacant parking lot. Don’t even worry about using the gas pedal; let the idling motor do the work. Get used to controlling the car while it’s in motion. Then try slowly going around a quiet, familiar neighborhood. Just take a few laps around a block where you feel comfortable and aren’t likely to run into much (if any) traffic. From there, choose a destination only a short distance from where you start. Then keep going further, gradually expanding your limits. Avoid busy motorways and especially freeways until you feel comfortable. Above all, don’t rush – take it at your own pace.

 

3. Practice relaxation techniques, both in and outside the car. Getting enough rest, eating well and practicing meditation are all good ways to help relieve stress in any form. When you are in the car, a little deep breathing before you get started can help. Practicing a mantra, such as “The car is just a tool, a friend, and I’m in control and a good driver” (or whatever works for you). Listen to music if it helps you relax, or make sure the radio is off if it adds to your tension.

 

 

 

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4. Make use of positive thinking. Congratulate yourself on the things you are doing right – driving carefully, adhering to the speed limit (both min and max), being alert and aware of your surroundings. Plan out your journey and know the route beforehand. Convince yourself it’s not the end of the world to miss a turn, and doesn’t warrant sudden erratic lane changes. You can always turn around at a safe location, if needed. Accept that moving to the slow lane is fine. Driving fast isn’t a must, especially if you’ve planned well and given yourself plenty of time to reach your destination. Properly maintain your vehicle to ensure it’s safe. Check the lights, turn signals, mirrors, seat belts, and get regular tune-ups. Before beginning your journey, make sure you are comfortable in your seat and positioned to reach the steering wheel, pedals, and other features without issues.

 

5. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, both for your driving and your phobia. If your fear of driving is overwhelming you, or especially if it is coupled with other causes for anxiety, seek advice from a medical professional. Trained counselors can help you rationalize your fears and put them in their proper perspective. If you have friends or family to help you with your driving, take advantage of that resource. You may also consider enrolling in driving school or defensive driving classes to make you more comfortable with your skills, which will naturally ease your concerns about being behind the wheel.

 

Author Bio:

 

This is a guest post by Sarah Brooks from Freepeoplesearch.org. She is a Houston based freelance writer and blogger. Questions and comments can be sent to brooks.sarah23 @ gmail.com.

 

Chris Delaney NLP Life Coach, Hypnotherapist and Career Advisor is available for booking for One to One Private Sessions, Group Training Sessions and Public Speaking Events

 

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