Gastric Band Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss

Gastric Band Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss Most people who want to lose weight have experienced the yo-yo effect – losing weight only to put it on again, and often more than was lost in the first place.  Does this sound familiar? And most people want a magic bullet because, let’s face it, losing weight is difficult.  Having gastric band surgery to lose weight reduces the size of people’s stomachs so it is either extremely painful or difficult to eat the same quantities as previously.  But it seems so drastic, having…

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Virtual Gastric Band – Diets Don’t Work

Why Dieting Doesn’t Work Most of my clients can tell me all about nutritional values and the calories in every food, they are experts in the field of dieting.  Why, why, then are they overweight?  It has been scientifically proven that diets do not work.  In fact they set up a conflict in the mind and a back lash of obsessive thoughts about food and what you are not ‘supposed’ to eat, mixed in with a large helping of guilt. What is needed is a release from the dieting mentality…

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Hypnosis Gastric Band Surgery

Hypnosis Gastric Band Surgery The mind is so complex and is one of the reasons why we are always finding out new abilities. It has been said that we only use 10-15% of our brain’s capacity. Whether that is true or not, it does highlight the fact that we have much to learn about our brain and the mind. In the last few years a discovery that can add to our belief that we don’t fully realise the power of the mind is its use with a mental version of the gastric band surgery bypass. An article…

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Weight Loss, Hypnotherapy and Eating for the Right Reasons

Anyone with a weight problem really has a challenge because, unlike other habits like cigarette smoking or gambling, food isn’t something we can give up, because we need to eat in order to live. It takes a great degree of willpower on a daily basis, to stay focused on eating healthily – which has been proven again and again that it’s not easy, and mostly, diets simply don’t work. Let’s face it, most of us have developed a love affair with food from the moment we discovered our mother’s nipple…

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Weight, the Emotions and Hypnotherapy

During my initial consultation with new clients, I always ask about the emotional drivers for eating and the foods they crave during these times. Not unsurprisingly – and unfortunately – no one says: “I am so depressed all I want right now is a nice healthy salad!” It seems that when we feel bad, we want to distract ourselves from these feelings with foods that offer little or no nutritional value, even though the right – healthy -foods can have a positive effect on our mood. Instead, we tend to…

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How To Change Your Eating Habits and Lose Weight Permanently

  One of the most sensible and infuriating pieces of advice that experts give to would be slimmers is to make permanent changes in their eating habits in order to lose weight and keep it off. If you look at successful slimmers who tell their stories it is all too evident that major lifestyle changes have been made. There are the before and after pictures and the charts showing that habitual gorging on chocolate turned into sensible nibbling on fruit. Dieting diaries explain how slothful coach potatoes turned into exercise…

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