Are you Confident to the Core? Rider confidence in the 21st century

I always had a huge feeling of relief when I got off my horse and I mistook that for enjoyment!! Whilst I was actually on the horse, well, I was sometimes frozen like a statue wondering why I put myself through it! Using a combination of techniques, I was very, very surprised (and delighted) that […]

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5 Rider Confidence Myths and How to Avoid Them

Let’s take a look at some myths surrounding turning your anxieties into confident actions.   You need a lot of time to get into mental preparations. FALSE!! The most advanced mind techniques available are surprisingly quick and effective. What’s more, techniques such as NLP (neurolinguistic programming) are simple and easy for every one to learn. […]

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7 Reasons why hypnosis would work for YOU!

YOU are in control at all times. Forget the stage show silliness you’ve seen, everyone who is hypnotised has full control of their actions at all times. A hypnotherapist could ask YOU to give them £1,000,000 and YOU would have the exact same control of YOUr thoughts and ideas, as if YOU weren’t hypnotised. YOU […]

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The best helmsmen stand on the shore

It reminds me of my Saturday nights of watching Strictly Come Dancing. Now, I know I can’t dance, I don’t like dancing and dancing isn’t something I aspire to. I do watch Strictly though. And, strangely I know a salsa from a cha-cha-cha, not mention being able to comment on a good rise and fall, […]

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Why do I keep seeing Ferraris?

It’s all to do with a part of our unconscious mind, the reticular activating system or RAS. This is like the search engine of your brain. If you’ve started to contemplate a particular idea or thing, then the RAS will alert your attention to examples or near-examples of that thing. If we’ve cogitated enough times […]

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Happily hacking with hypnosis!

I am lucky enough to own a chestnut mare(!) named Lottie who has just recovered from various foot problems, all of which confounded a variety of vets and farriers. After 18 months of seeing my poor horse remain lame, I decided to take her shoes off and see what nature could do for her. Finally, […]

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Stop the dreaded overthinking

Having continuous negative commentaries or movies dominating our thoughts not only impairs our behaviour, it causes mental and physical fatigue and embeds those harmful thoughts deeply into our unconscious minds. The unconscious is unable to decipher fact from fiction in this respect and is therefore led to believe that the sights and sounds we create […]

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Nothing to fear but fear itself ?! How NLP and Hypnotherapy can rid us of fear

Fear, and its partner in crime, anxiety, are built into our psyche and serve as vital responses to danger; when we experience fear, our survival instinct is fired and our bodies undergo significant physiological changes to meet with the perceived life-or-death threat. We are all aware of the adrenaline-drenched flight or fight response mediated to […]

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You may not realise this about NLP……

One of my clients was diagnosed with myeloma, a particularly aggressive form of  cancer that originates in the bone marrow. He was given less than a year to live. Even more devastating was that he knew exactly what to expect from his treatment. Two years previously, he had been through rounds of chemotherapy to rid […]

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