Quantum linguistics – your passport outta here!

Sounds a bit woo-woo?! Well that’s quantum physics for you, as physicist Niels Bohr famously said, “Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it.”  And “How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.” Quantum concepts often run at […]

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Caught up in overthinking and over-feeling?

How do we get into that mode for overthinking and over-feeling? When we have a thought that leads to an emotion, like anxiety or sadness, frustration or disappointment, it’s easy to struggle in finding a way out. Our minds become ever-more busy, ever more in overthinking and over-feeling mode, in an attempt to lift our […]

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3 simple ways to balance your mind

What is it that makes us feel so out of balance sometimes? Our heads swing from one thing to another, usually none of the thoughts being very productive or helpful. And from that, the unconscious mind will try to make you aware of the imbalance, you might feel uncomfortable, low, pulled/pushed or anxious. Those emotions […]

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My Story

Originally, I’m from Warrington in Cheshire (although I’m old enough for it to have been in Lancashire on my birth certificate). I went to local schools and had riding lessons at Croft riding centre in the 1970s. I remember the ponies well – Taffy, Joey, Skippy and my own favourite bad-tempered mare, Nutmeg.   I […]

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Time for a new career?

I’ve had to consider the question, ‘Is it time for a change of career?’ many times. I’ve made career leaps from scientific researcher to lecturer back to researcher to teacher to NLP Practitioner and now Trainer. Within each career, I’ve changed jobs and moved countries and never regretted a thing. I do remember the dilemma […]

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PTSD in horse riders

Riders put themselves under such pressure to do well, even when the pressure manifests as fear and PTSD. What is PTSD? PTSD takes make forms and is often quite individualised, two people who experienced the same traumatic event(s) may not have the same symptoms. The mind often packages information away that is highly traumatic, however, […]

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Three simple keys to boost rider confidence

How then do we boost rider confidence? The part of the mind that we need to work with, the unconscious (aka subconscious) mind, is key to building confidence and enjoyment from out riding. This part of the mind literally has a mind of its own! It has set ways of doing things and left to […]

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How to release the pressure you put on yourself

Many people make the analogy of the mind as a computer – even NLP (neurolinguitstic programming), has that term ‘programming’ in it! There are those that have fabulously quick hard drives, providing answers that are lightning fast. Then there are others who have magnificent hard drives of high intelligence and vast data bases of knowledge. […]

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