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Free Hypnosis | Hypnotherapy | Self help | Life coaching with Kim Little

Free Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, life coaching and self development audios. In a world of never ending challenges how would your life be improved by reducing stress, anxiety, low self esteem, worry or changing bad habits that you just can’t seem to shake? Become a master of your own life and unlock your full potential with this free podcast. Each episode includes practical self help tips and advice covering a wide range of challenges that you might be facing in your everyday life. Alternative Process Therapies are here to support you through whatever life throws at you.

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Manage your weight with hypnotherapy!

Podcast 17: Manage your weight with hypnotherapy. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you change your weight in a relaxed and stress free way. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  In the last podcast I talked about how you can build a better body image with hypnotherapy. If you haven’t heard this yet I’d highly recommend going back to this if you’d like to feel better about yourself and love the skin you’re in. Next week I will be discussing how you can build motivation to exercise with hypnotherapy. Before you listen to this podcast you need to decide if you just want to lose weight, or do you actually need to lose weight. Do you have an altered body image. This can be hard to judge if you think friends are just “being nice” wen you ask them about your size or shape. Always speak to your GP before losing weight, you might be experiencing thyroid or other problems. Check your BMI, is this over 25 Pain in your joints, or excessive breathlessness Type 2 diabetes, you need to maintain a healthy weight if you have type 2 diabetes Being overweight can cause a few other health challenges, the most common other cognitive challenges include: Low self esteem Low confidence Anxiety Depression Stress Physical problems, complications include Type 2 diabetes, if you have diabetes it is important you maintain a healthy weight  High blood pressure High cholesterol  Stroke Heart attack Cancer You can use hypnotherapy to help you manage your weight in many different ways. Remember there is no magic cure to weightloss, the only way to lose weight is to use more calories than you consume. Hypnotherapy can help you reduce calories and increase activity. Overcome cravings, enjoy what you eat. Change your reactions to foods so you enjoy the food rather than wishing you could be eating something else  Break down mental blocks to exercise with hypnotherapy, build your confidence so you are happy to commit to an exercise plan Not a quick fix, it is a lifestyle change. You can’t change overnight or change by making drastic changes that are uncomfortable. Steady progress that can be measured and that is sustainable. Crash diets don’t work because you lose weight quickly, your body goes into starvation mode and will store more fat so it needs to be a steady change in weight. Are you happy to keep up the new changes for the rest of your life? If your habits caused you to gain weight, you change for a bit but then go back to those old patterns the weight will come back so you need to make change that you are comfortable keeping up. Today’s podcast will include techniques you can use to build a better body image in a relaxed and calm state of body and mind. There are numerous techniques that can help you build a better body image so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

47mins

21 Jun 2016

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Overcome depression with hypnotherapy

Podcast 13: Overcome depression with hypnotherapy. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you manage the symptoms of depression. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  Depression is a very complicated subject, people can experience mild, moderate or major depression. Major depression is among the worst diseases a person can suffer. To really understand depression we need to look at the biology of depression as well as the psychological factors. It can be hard to admit you are depressed as it can be judged as a self indulgence or an illness for those who don’t just pull it together in times of stress or anxiety. Have you ever been told to just “pull yourself together”? Would a person with a broken leg be told to just walk it off! Depression affects an estimated 350 million people around the world. Today’s podcast will include a technique you can use to build the resources you will need  to overcome depression. There are numerous techniques that can help you manage deression so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

43mins

24 May 2016

Rank #2

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Motivation to exercise with hypnotherapy!

Podcast 18: Motivation to exercise with hypnotherapy. Today I’ll be talking about exercise, what happens if we don’t exercise and the benefits of regular exercise. And also how you can use hypnotherapy to build your motivation to exercise. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  In the last two podcasts I’ve talked about building a better body image and how to manage your weight with hypnotherapy. These podcasts link together with this week’s to form a strong base that will help you achieve the ideal you. We live less active lifestyles nowadays, we relax in front of the TV or computer and we walk less than ever. Using cars or public transport to get around. Fewer people are doing manual work, more jobs involve sitting at a desk now. Machines wash our clothes and dishes which is really helpful but means we move less and burn less calories than we would have in past generations. I love my dishwasher and I couldn’t imagine living without the washing machine so getting rid of these is NOT an option! What are the benefits of exercise? Exercise lowers your risk of Heart disease Stroke Type 2 diabetes Stress Helps you sleep better Regulates your mood Helps you work through challenges Gives you a break from daily challenges Helps you feel good about yourself Endorphins are released Hypnotherapy can help you build motivation to exercise in many different ways, you can challenge the reasons you use not to exercise and find ways to overcome these. Build your self esteem and confidence, feeling better about yourself will help you make the changes you want to without it feeling like a punishment. You can improve your focus and concentration which allows you put your problems aside so you can enjoy your practice. Are you anxious about exercise or what others will think of you? You can overcome these negative emotions in a calm, relaxed way! Hypnotherapy can also help you visualise success! Being able to see yourself achieving your goals will make it easier to achieve those goals, whatever they may be. Today’s podcast will include techniques you can use to build motivation to exercise and to visualise your success in a relaxed and calm state of body and mind. There are numerous techniques that can help you build motivation to exercise so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

33mins

4 Jul 2016

Rank #3

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Chronic pain management with hypnotherapy

Podcast 14: Chronic pain management with hypnotherapy. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you manage the symptoms of chronic pain. There will also be a free hypnotherapyaudio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  Why do we feel pain? Pain is a signal that tells us something needs addressing. Our bodies can only communicate with us through sensations. This includes telling us where the pain is, is it continuous or varying and can range from mild pain to excruciating agony. We have many different word to describe pain and discomfort this might be sharp, dull, throbbing, nagging, it could be a burning sensation or itchy, an ache, a numb or pins and needles type feeling. Pain can be an indicator of many different things so it’s important you don’t self diagnose. Get checked out by your GP and make sure you follow any advice they give you. Chronic pain can be a mild inconvenience or totally incapacitating.  Acute pain, this starts suddenly and is usually short-term. Neuropathic or nerve pain that can come and go.  Visceral pain is felt when organs or tissues are damaged. Psychological pain or mental pain, this is an unpleasant feeling (a suffering) of a psychological, non-physical, origin. This isn’t to say it’s “all in your head” or that you’re making it up this means there is a psychological reason for your pain, your brain is sending signals down to your body that cause you to experience physical discomfort. Chronic pain is felt over a longer period of time, usually defined as chronic after 12 weeks of discomfort. We need to address psychological as well as the physical aspects of a pain condition. Taking painkillers is a good, short term solution but what are the underlying causes? Is stress a factor? It usually is in some shape or form, being in pain is a huge stressor which you can improve and reduce with relaxation techniques like hypnotherapy. Pain doesn’t usually exist alone, it might also cause Insomnia or disruption to your sleeping pattern. It’s hard to get comfortable enough to sleep when you’re in pain. Fatigue, it’s exhausting being in chronic pain. It can take all your energy to do the most basic jobs. Generalised discomfort. Withdrawal from activity and an increased need to rest. Not being able to socialise or visit loved ones. Weakened immune system. Changes in your mood. Physical disability. Today’s podcast will include techniques you can use to build the resources you will need  to manage chronic pain effectively. There are numerous techniques that can help you manage chronic pain so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

41mins

30 May 2016

Rank #4

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Build a better body image with hypnosis

Podcast 15: Build a better body image with hypnosis. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you manage the symptoms of stress effectively. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  It’s good to be aware of how you view yourself, body image is how we see ourselves, having a negative or distorted body image can cause some serious problems if left unchallenged. Being overly critical can lead to you feeling self conscious about the smallest perceived imperfections, things other people wouldn’t even notice are blown out of proportion until they become an obsession, a source of unnecessary anxiety. With body shaming posts asking if you’re “beach body ready” already appearing on social media do you feel beach body ready? If you’re on a beach and you have a body you are beach body ready! No matter what your shape or size, why not try loving the skin you are in imperfections and all. Are you a perfectionist or overly critical of yourself? You could be experiencing a distorted body image. Other symptoms of an unhealthy or negative body image include: Constantly comparing yourself to others, this could be your size, shape or your abilities Thinking critically about your body or abilities Obsessively checking your reflection in the mirror or avoiding mirrors completely Envying a friend’s body or just as commonly a celebrity The causes of a negative body image can be complex, they can come from comments from people around us, friends, family, teachers. And a comment which isn’t meant as derogatory can be perceived as criticism once you are in that negative space, a negative body image will seek out proof that it is right, this perceived problem is actually a disaster. Today’s podcast will include techniques you can use to build a better body image in a relaxed and calm state of body and mind. There are numerous techniques that can help you build a better body image so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

36mins

13 Jun 2016

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What is stress and how can hypnotherapy help

Podcast 15: What is stress and how can hypnotherapy help. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you manage the symptoms of stress effectively. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  So what is stress? A good definition of chronic stress is having too many demands and not enough resources. On the other side of the scale having too few demands and too many resources will leave you in a state of boredom or apathy which can be just as damaging. You need to get to a level where your demands match your resources even if this is at a bit of a stretch at times. Our bodies try to maintain an ideal balance, a constant internal environment, this ideal balance is called homeostasis -Homeostasis in a general sense refers to stability or balance within a system. Maintaining this stable internal environment requires constant monitoring and adjustment as conditions change.  A stressor is anything that knocks you out of this balance, a change to the conditions. In animals this is a short term imbalance, a life or death physical crisis the stress response is supposed to restore us to homeostasis. Today’s podcast will include techniques you can use to build the resources you will need  to manage chronic stress effectively. There are numerous techniques that can help you manage stress so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

45mins

6 Jun 2016

Rank #6

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Keep healthy with hypnotherapy

Podcast 24: Keep healthy with hypnotherapy. Today I’ll be briefly talking about Keeping healthy Why we experience random illness And my 5 top tips to keeping healthy including how you can use hypnotherapy to boost your immune system and fight off any random illnesses. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  When I talk about feeling healthy in this podcast I’m referring to your usual state and illness as those pesky colds, coughs and other bugs we catch from time to time, especially as the weather starts to cool down over the next few weeks. These illnesses could be a bacterial infection, which is caused by bacteria, or a viral infection which is caused by a virus. Each of these types of infection can cause fever or irritability so it can make it difficult to figure out where you got sick. Both types of infection are spread in basically the same way. When we pick up an illness it can leave us feeling pretty wiped out. You might feel A bit sick Loss of appetite Going from hot to cold Having a high temperature Feeling achy all over Experiencing headaches  Feeling tired or lethargic Feeling tightness in your chest or even experiencing a cough or sore throat You might also worry you're neglecting your loved ones or underperforming at work which can lead to guilt or disappointment in yourself because you need to take time to rest and recover from your minor illness. Listen to this week's podcast for my 5 top tips to help you improve your immune system and keep healthy. Today’s podcast will also include a technique you can use to help build your immune system and keep healthy. There are many techniques that we can use to help you improve your health so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

36mins

29 Aug 2016

Rank #7

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Cool your temper and manage anger with hypnotherapy

Podcast 9: Cool your temper and manage anger with hypnotherapy.There will also be a free audio at the end of this podcast that youcan enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again. This week I talk about why we feel angry and how you can manageyour own temper with simple techniques. Also looking at what angeris, why we lose our temper at times more easily than others and howwe can control this reaction with relaxation techniques likehypnotherapy or self hypnosis. Anger and stress usually go hand in hand. Too many demandsand not enough resources will eventually cause chronic stresswhich can leave you feeling like you’re on the edge ready tolose your temper at any point because you’re reacting to situationsinstead of responding. We all have a point at which we will snap, become angry and loseour temper. This can be unwanted or irrational at times it might bethe smallest of triggers that set you off which could become aproblem if it affects your relationships with others like lovedones or co workers. If you feel you have an anger problem or you are losing yourtemper more often recently this podcast will help! If you need moresupport please contact me via www.altptherapies.co.uk

40mins

26 Apr 2016

Rank #8

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Overcome alopecia or hair loss with hypnotherapy

Podcast 22: Overcome alopecia or hair loss with hypnotherapy. Today I’ll be briefly talking about Stress related hair loss and alopecia How stress can cause hair loss 5 top tips to help you manage stress and also how you can use hypnotherapy to help you overcome the symptoms of alopecia There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  There are many reasons this could be hereditary, a side effect from medication, age related pattern baldness or many other reasons so if you are experiencing hair loss it’s always a good idea to speak to your GP. We’ll be focusing on stress related hair loss today but if you’re losing your hair because of another reason hypnotherapy can still be helpful, if you’re stressed because of the hair loss the stress could cause more hair loss so reducing stress is always a good idea! There are a few different types of alopecia Alopecia areata – this is patches of baldness that are a bit bigger than a large coin. Alopecia totalis - all of the hair on the scalp is gone. Alopecia universalis - no hair on the entire body. Scarring alopecia - this is usually caused by complications of another condition. In this type of alopecia the hair follicle is destroyed and hair won’t grow back. It’s not known exactly why some people experience hair loss but this can sometimes be triggered by stress. Alopecia is a condition that affects around one in a thousand. Even the healthiest person with no family history of hair loss can experience alopecia in some form. Hair loss can be difficult to cope with for men and women. Hair can be seen as our crowning glory, so losing this when you’re young or at a vulnerable time in your life can really knock your confidence or self esteem. Hair loss is one thing but what about the other challenges this can cause? You might have avoided an activity you enjoy such as swimming or socialising because you don’t want people to notice your hair loss. Do you worry how people will perceive you? Or if loved ones will feel the same about you? Have you avoided dating because you feel someone can’t love you the way you are? Do you feel anger or resentment? Or find yourself asking “why me?” Do you berate yourself or blame yourself for your hair loss? It can also mean you style your hair differently or start to use hats or bandannas to hide your hair loss. A change in appearance can invite comments or compliments from friends and family which can make you feel more self conscious. The thing you’re doing to try to take attention away from our hair can do the opposite and draw attraction to your hair. It can make you feel like you’ve lost part of your identity. The good news is not all anxiety related hair loss is permanent. If stress and anxiety are the main reasons for your hair loss, reducing that stress or anxiety can help your hair come back. There are some people who will find their hair doesn’t grow back, no matter what the root cause is but it’s always helpful to use relaxation techniques to help manage your anxieties to help reduce your risk of more hair loss that is stress related and to reduce the anxiety experienced because of your hair loss. Today’s podcast will include a metaphor to encourage hair growth. There are many techniques that we can use to help you overcome hair loss so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

38mins

8 Aug 2016

Rank #9

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Exam confidence with hypnotherapy

Podcast 11: Exam confidence with hypnotherapy. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you build your exam confidence and keep calm during exams, including top tips for exam success! There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.  In last week’s podcast I talked about how you can use hypnotherapy to help you study with confidence so if you haven’t listened to this yet and you still have some studying to do I would recommend having a listen to this, especially if you’re finding it hard to study as there are some great tips to help you study more effectively. With exams coming up for people of all ages I thought now would be a great time to talk about how stress can cause all kinds of problems if it’s not properly managed as you go into an exam.  Today’s podcast will include suggestions to help you stay calm and focused during your exam. There are numerous techniques that can help you study with confidence so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.

31mins

10 May 2016

Rank #10