Personal Development

What 2 Ridiculous Tennis Matches Taught me about Mental Toughness and Life

tennis mental toughness

August 1995

I'm a teenager and I'm competing in a local tournament. Although I'm not committed to becoming a pro, I take these competitions seriously. I see them as a test of my skill and mental toughness. They're also sanctioned by the LTA (the main tennis organisation in the UK) and they carry ratings and rankings points. More than that, though, I'm playing against my main rival.

How to Use Hypnosis for Positive Change

hypnosis for positive change

I've been a hypnotherapist for 14 years. During that time, I've seen hundreds of clients for a variety of issues. One of the first things I tell them is that hypnosis is NOT mind control. Myself, or any hypnotist or hypnotherapist, can't make you do something against your will. In fact, hypnosis is far less exciting than it may initially seem. Entering into a state of hypnosis simply means that your brain waves are altering.

Revealing The Hidden Secret in Think and Grow Rich (and how to use the book)

Hidden Secret Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich is one of the most popular self-help books of all time (some estimates point to sales of around 100 million copies).

In this blog post, I'm going to explore the most prescient ideas from the book and explain why, almost a century later, they still have the power to change your life. 

The Uncomfortable Truth about "The Secret"

Uncomfortable Truth Secret

Last night, I watched The Secret on Netflix.

Give Your Dreams A Chance

Give Your Dreams a Chance

I was talking to one of my tennis students today about her interest in drama and singing. I suggested she might want to pursue it professionally when she left school or universi