Blog: February 2011
We often worry that other people think we are fat, when in fact they are not bothered one way or the other. read moreAdded on 20.02.2011
Keeping records is important and effective when we are trying to manage our weight. read moreAdded on 18.02.2011
By becoming aware of the daily risks, spotting the eating habits that make us put on weight, we can learn to manage our weight effectively. read moreAdded on 08.02.2011
If the diet industry was effective in getting us to lose weight, instead of growing, it would be in decline. But diets only work for a short time. read moreAdded on 07.02.2011
Chronic pain is a major cause of anxiety
There was an excellent Horizon programme about pain yesterday. Pain is a perception, it is a learned behaviour, and as such, you can learn to be less sensitive to it. You will remember your mum telling you not to make a fuss. She knew that the more you focus on pain, the worse it feels.
Hypnosis is used to alleviate cancer pain, chronic pain, stump pain, to assist with childbirth. For surgery it allows a lower dose of analgesics drugs and can avoid the need for general anaesthetic where this would be dangerous for the patient.Added on 01.02.2011