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002 Energy: Fun and laughter the quick fix

002 Energy: Fun and laughter the quick fix

Creating energy for living with a heart condition. In this episode, I will introduce you to another of my mindsets that I think underpins our emotional recovery after a cardiac event. To gain energy to fuel your ‘new normal’ this is your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Having energy gave me motivation and drive to want more from each and every day. No more I’ll do it tomorrow as tomorrow may never come. I will talk about how you can find energy boosts. How laughter can be a quick fix to…

6 Weeks 2 Sleep Easy Workshop – Improve your sleep

Sleeping Easy

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together Thomas Dekker This online workshop is for you if you want to change and improve your sleep pattern. You will explore, learn and make simple changes to your sleep habits. It’s for you if you just want to sleep easy and dream deep. You can have more energy and less fatigue. Let’s improve your sleep! Join others just like you who want to improve their sleep. Everyone will have a similar experience of sleep problems and really want…

Quit smoking or vaping with hypnotherapy and coaching

Quit smoking and vaping with hypnosis and life coaching

Are you considering having hypnotherapy? Hypnosis to stop smoking or vaping has proved to be successful in helping people to quit easily and effortlessly. Perhaps it sounds a bit hocus pocus and maybe a little strange. But as you just don’t know what will happen you want to know more? You have seen stage hypnotists and really don’t want to quack like a duck or sing like Elvis. There’s no need to worry; here a share with you how my stop smoking hypnosis programme works. What your commitment will be…

You can feel fine after a heart attack

Young boy meditating in a field.

In my last post on this subject, I focussed on how you can help yourself with your emotional rehabilitation and at the same time be helping others to feel good too. Now it is all about you, yes really. You can feel fine after a heart attack. After a cardiac event, you may feel like you’ll never feel fine again. It’s not the case, you just need a little time, cardiac rehabilitation for the body and the mind.  It’s time to share with you activities to calm your mind, care…

Getting ready to quit smoking

Time for change - Smoking Cessation

Are you ready? Change is one of the constants in your life and getting ready to quit smoking signifies the start your journey. Over 20 years ago two alcoholism researchers, Carlo C. DiClemente and J. O. Prochaska, developed a model of change to help with addiction problems and motivation to change. Discover how ready you are, how you can move forward and the right mindset. It was my heart attack that catapulted me to the action stage, don’t wait for a life changing event first. Smoking cessation This term is…

Facts to help you quit smoking after a heart attack

Dog smoking with hat and earring

How long have you smoked? Being a smoker since the age of 14 it took my heart attack at 52 to make me decide once and for all to quit smoking. I had heard and read about some of the facts, the good reasons to quit, but it hadn’t made a difference until it happened to me. As I think back to all the years I have heard many tales both good and bad about how easy or difficult it is to give up. This has influenced my beliefs and…

How to help yourself and help others as you recover after a heart attack and stents

Man smiling and encouraging you to smile back. Go on you know you want to.

The next couple of activities come from my feeling good handbook. They are about how to help yourself and help others as you recover after a heart attack and stents. They are about how our shared experiences can boost the feel good factor in ourselves and the people we meet throughout our recovery. Sometimes we want to help ourselves feel good and get wrapped up in our own world. We dare not to venture outside our own reality and don’t want to interact with others as we think that they…

5 ways to feel good enough after a cardiac event

Blowing out, exhalation

Continuing on from my last post How to feel good for 12 days at Christmas, I am reminded it’s not just at Christmas time that you can feel overwhelmed. Maybe it’s going on holiday; the planning, the packing, the arrangements, going away and then coming back home to business as usual. It seems even the good things in life can cause stress and anxiety. It could be birthdays, weddings, a new job, or moving house, just about any event where it is expected that you are supposed to be happy…

Colour me healthy and happy

Colour swatch for Sallie Crawley

Have you noticed that sometimes you get compliments and you’re not sure why? It can often be when you are wearing something you have had in the wardrobe for years. I hear myself saying ‘what this old thing’. Self-care was never high on my agenda I had been feeling down in the dumps and pretty fed up when I received an opportunity to have some self-care. Having ‘me’ time is really important for our well-being and feeling like we have our ‘new normal’. Sometimes you might worry that you are…

Anxiety and stress after ill health

anxiety and stress woman

Many people experience anxiety and stress, along with depression following a serious health issue such as a heart attack. As part of rehabilitation the team may recommend managing stress as one of your risk factors. Using therapies and techniques such as Hypnosis, NLP and Massage all assist in reducing stress, easing anxiety and helping you to relax. Remember that some stress is good It’s important to remember that some stress is good for us. We need a degree of stress to keep us going, if we didn’t have any pressure we…