How could Hypnotherapy help you?

There seems to be a perception “out there” that people who come to see someone like me must be “strange” in some way, or into “all that woo woo stuff”. Let me set the record straight on that. Some people who come to see me are indeed on their own spiritual journey, and I am very happy to work with them. Using my blend of hypnotherapy, past life, spirit release and soul retrieval work can help them overcome blockages and shift them up a notch or two. However, the majority of people who come to see have not given much thought to their spirituality at all, they just want to sort out whatever issue is holding them back. And that is absolutely fine with me too. There are many ways in which hypnotherapy can be used to help people: indeed that is one of the reasons I was attracted to it all those years ago. Like a tradesman with a toolbox full of tried and tested tools, I will use whichever techniques and processes I feel will be most effective to resolve the particular issue I am dealing with. My objective is always to get to the root cause of the issue and to resolve it at source. What are the typical types of problems that people present me with? Fears and phobias is a common one: anything from a fear of flying to fear of success – a phobia is, after all, a more exaggerated, irrational fear. Very often this can lead back to a past life – the very idea may sound strange to some people, but once they have experienced one or more of their previous lives, they are totally convinced! Weight loss is high on the list too. There is so much hype and media / peer pressure nowadays for people to be slim to the point of being skinny, that even some people I would say are “normal” want to lose weight. I do work with those who are genuinely seriously overweight and we aim to find the real underlying reason why the client is holding on to that excess weight. If needed, and after looking at the other issues, I will “fit” a hypnotic gastric band to help with weight control. “Emotional issues” covers a wide range of challenges that people face, from anxiety and stress to feeling overwhelmed with situations or relationships. Here again I always work with the client to uncover the root causes and deal with those. There may be a couple of “spirit passengers” having an influence – again, some people think this is a very strange concept. To me, it is totally natural, and results can range from subtle...

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STOPTOBER and E-CIGARETTES: what are you inhaling?

STOPTOBER – the initiative to encourage people to stop smoking for 28 days during October. Why 28 days? Because if you can stop for 4 weeks, you are five times more likely to quit for good. I’ve been looking into this, because hypnotherapy has such a great track record at helping people to give up, without the need for potions, patches or poisons. Lots of people think they are doing themselves a favour, or “cutting down” by switching from cigarettes to E-cigarettes. Do you know what’s actually in the e-liquid? It’s nicotine that has been extracted from tobacco, mixed with a base – usually propylene glycol – and flavourings, colourings and other chemicals. Sounds tasty, doesn’t it? I first came across propylene glycol when I was researching ingredients in personal care products. It is commonly used in anti-freeze – yes, anti-freeze. Would you really want to inhale that? Higher voltage e-cigarettes also contain more formaldehyde, another known carcinogen. It is commonly found in building materials; paints & coatings; fertilisers and pesticides. Nice. One of the common flavourings is Diacetyl. This is a buttery-flavoured chemical often added to food such as popcorn, caramel and dairy products. It can cause a serious and irreversible lung disease commonly known as “popcorn lung”. Why it is still allowed to be added to food is beyond me, but would you really want to ingest that into your body? If you are thinking of giving up smoking for October, why not give up for good – your good? Give me a call on 01444 459 433 or 07597 020 512. I work from Vinings Natural Health Centre in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and I am always happy to chat about ways in which my blend of hypnotherapy may be able to help...

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STOPTOBER: Give up smoking with Hypnotherapy

I can’t remember when STOPTOBER crept into the annual calendar – but at least it has raised awareness of the health issues of smoking and the possibility that you can give up! If you’ve been promising yourself to give up just for a month – why not give up for good – your good? That’s not moralising, it’s fact: giving up will be good for your health and for your bank balance! I’ve had a fair few people come to see me recently to give up smoking. Sometimes it’s very straightforward – nothing else going on with them, it’s just a bad habit and it’s time to stop. Sometimes, there are underlying issues that need to be addressed, and that will make it much easier to kick the habit completely. In any event, we sort out what’s happening, and we resolve it at source. Then we work on the giving up smoking. Do you want to stop smoking? Do you REALLY want to stop smoking? If so, give me a call on 01444 459 433 or 07597 020 512. I work from Vinings Natural Health Centre in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and I’m always happy to talk about how I can help...

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Drinking and Hypnotherapy

“I do find society’s attitude to alcohol very paradoxical. The whole of the western world is geared to the encouragement of the consumption of alcohol, but at the same time we loathe, denigrate and pity alcoholics. How can that be right? We use pretty much every opportunity as an excuse to have a drink. We know that alcohol is a poison so we drink to the edge of falling off that cliff. People work to the premise that having a hangover is acceptable. Is this some kind of perverse self-discipline? Alcohol is poisonous. It completely wrecks our internal systems. It screws you yet we crave more.” Those eloquent words come from a client I have worked with over several years, and who has not had any alcohol for more than a year now. The client calls it paradoxical; I would say hypocritical. Alcohol is openly sold everywhere –  corner newsagents, petrol stations, convenience stores, supermarkets – and even specialist wine shops. It is freely advertised and frequently discounted. “Having a drink” is considered sociable, “the done thing” – and yet, as my client observed, pity the person who finds they cannot control the habit. Alcoholics are considered below contempt, lacking willpower and self-control. The message seems to be, “drink as much as you can, go right up to the wire, and we’ll tell you it’s fine, you’re one of us. But step over, fall down that abyss and you’re out.” Those on the road to alcoholism find themselves becoming increasingly devious in hiding the habit, cunning in concealing the empties. The habit can destroy not only the life of the drinker but also those around him or her There is no magic wand remedy for alcoholism, not even with hypnotherapy. But it could well be that someone who is drinking more than is good for them is carrying a spirit “passenger” who likes the taste of alcohol. Or it could be that abuse or trauma early in this life – or in a previous life – holds the key to this destructive, addictive behaviour. Don’t leave it too late to seek help. Give me a call now on 01444 459 433 or 07597. I work from Vinings Natural Health Centre in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and I would be happy to have a chat to see how I might be able to help you or someone close to you....

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Welcome to Effective Hypnotherapy with me, Judy Sharp!

Thank you for finding your way to my website – www.effective-hypotherapy.co.uk. My name is Judy Sharp. I blend clinical hypnotherapy with past life and spirit release work to create a very powerful and highly-effective process for helping people with a wide variety of issues including: fears and phobias pain control general anxiety stress management stopping smoking issues with weight control hypnotic gastric banding sudden changes in behaviour certain addictive behaviour patterns I feel I need to clarify who I am as some people have been in touch recently a tad confused about the use of the phrase Effective...

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Giving up Smoking – What’s Stopping You?

We all know that smoking is not good for your health. The toxins in the tobacco poison your system and can be directly responsible for  serious breathing problems or even lung cancer. If you want to give up smoking – if you REALLY want to give up smoking – it can be done, usually in one session, maximum two. I’m happy to chat with you beforehand, either on the phone or in person, if that would help. Then in one 2-hour session you could easily become a non-smoker: how great would that be! Think of all the benefits – your body starts to heal itself; you don’t smell like a stale ashtray; you will have more energy; there will be more money in your pocket to spend on yourself, your family, your friends … I work from Vinings Natural Health Centre in Haywards Heath, and a two-hour session with me costs £95. How many packets of cigarettes is that for you? Call me now and let’s talk it through – 01444 459 433 or 07597 020...

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