Accept Where You Are Right Now…

All change starts off with accepting where you are at right now.  You may not like that – that is good, it means that is your intelligent mind is telling you that you are wanting to change. If you have been wanting that change for a long time, don’t worry – all that means is […]

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The Doctor Knows Best.  Or does He? When we head to the GP most of us assume “the doctor knows best”. But the truth is, many of the scans, tests and procedures ordered by medical practitioners are wasteful, unnecessary and potentially harmful. What is your reaction when you hear this?  Would you feel quite alarmed?  […]

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Gambling

Problem Gambling Its been said that Australians will bet on anything…. What is gambling?  “Staking money on uncertain events driven by chance. The major forms are wagering (racing and sports) and gaming (casinos, gaming machines, keno and lotteries).” The term “Problem Gambling” includes, but is not limited to, the condition known as “Pathological”, or “Compulsive” […]

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First Aid is helpful to know for family or business purposes, or any other place where it may be needed.  St John Ambulance Australia had sent me an email today, advocating for me to refresh my CPR qualifications on an annual basis. The reason they gave was that within two months there is a 50% […]

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Trichotillomania is called an impulse control disorder (ICD) that involves strong urges to pull out one’s own hair. Often clients have no idea why they pull their hair out. They just know that they can’t stop. Trichotillomania affects more girls than guys. Most people who have it develop it during adolescence, but it can start […]

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Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse is prevalent throughout the world. Beware of the Internet.  You do not know who you are talking to, nor do your children.  Chat Rooms are fun, but they can lead to Child Sexual Abuse. Never arrange to meet someone alone, or give out your real name or where you live, unless you […]

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Stuttering and stammering, may be described as spasmodic speech defects, resulting in a sudden check in the flow of words, of a rapid repetition of a consonant or consonants with which the person has difficulty.  Usually the difficulty is with the sounds p, b, m, and w, which are sounds made by the lips.  Stuttering […]

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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES (e-Cigs).  How safe are electronic cigarettes – and if so, how valid is the research? HISTORY OF E-CIGS: The claim that E-cigs became available in 2007 only refers to the first international patent.  In 1963, Herbert Gilbert patented a smokeless non tobacco cigarette.  Gilbert’s device involved no nicotine.  Smokers of Gilbert’s device enjoyed […]

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Tobacco/E-Cigs/Marijuana Smoking

You may have heard of the saying; “The cigarette does the smoking – You’re just the sucker!”  It was certainly true for me before I became a non-smoker.  What started off as a habit… now had its truly ugly addiction fixed on the smoker… Me!  Whether it is smoking tobacco or e-cigs, it is like […]

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Psoriasis & Other Skin Disorders

There are various forms of psoriasis.  Hypnosis has shown to be successful in its treatment.  I thought that the best way to convince sufferers that they might consider to see if hypnosis may benefit them was to show you some research. Research About Psoriasis and Hypnosis Vol. 68, No. 4, 1999 A Pilot Study of Hypnosis in the […]

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