Depression – let’s talks

Depression - Let's talk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=X-fAEMgQnt8 Recently the world was shocked to learn of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain's suicide. Lesser known is the sister of Queen Maxima of The Netherlands who took her life round about the same time. While these...

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Mindfulness – What is it?

I came across this short video by Dr Saamdu Chetri, sharing his interpretation of Mindfulness . It's so simple, beautiful and resonates for me, so much so that I just have to share with you. I hope you get something out...

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Overcoming Grief and Loss – Guest Blog by Wan Phing Lim

The 1st of August 2017 marked the one year anniversary of my father’s passing. A year ago, at the age of 62, he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. It was very sudden and unexpected for all of us,...

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A Brief Introduction to Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

What is hypnosis? Hypnosis has existed since the beginning of the human race. It is an altered state of consciousness, occurring naturally when you are so focused on something, so much so  you become oblivious to everything else around you. And you be...

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Optimising success in reproductive techniques

Optimising success in reproductive techniques: Decreasing emotional distress by improving personal care  by Ana Rita S. Coutinho, Clinical Embryologist, certified (CFAS), MDV, PhD Founder and Scientific Director for Animus Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Introduction Successful pregnancy requires the coordination of an array of signals and...

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The benefits of hypnosis in IVF

Dr Shobha Gupta explains the benefits of hypnosis in IVF with a real life case study. Infertility is a very serious problem, which is often ignored. If statistics are to be believed, according to WHO (World Health Organization) around 8...

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Anticipatory Grief on Pet Loss

Anticipatory grief is defined as grief that occurs before death. While most of us are familiar with the grief that occurs after a death (conventional grief), anticipatory grief is rarely mentioned or discussed. Maybe because even at this day and...

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Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy: What’s the Difference?

Ann Marie Sochia, a therapist in Cary North Carolina, USA,  explains succinctly on the understanding of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy: What’s the Difference?  

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Emotional Support for Fertility Treatment

Reaction to infertility It is normal to react with any or all of these emotions when one needs to deal with one’s own infertility. Shock, anger, frustration, sadness, confusion, anxiety, grief and sometimes a desire to withdraw from usual social...

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