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Do you want to start losing weight right now?  Tried many diets?  Ever tried HYPNOBAND - a virtual guided imagery of a gastric band?  Its work for others, why wouldn't it work for you? BE THE NEW SLIMMER YOU A new you starts here with the Hypno-Band...

THE “CAR” IN YOU A wonderful resource that I use really helps individuals get to know themselves and what they need to do for themselves. This resource is from Deal and Honey (St Lukes Innovative Resources) and I’m so glad I came across it.  I use it...

SELF COMPASSION AND MINDFULNESS FOR TEENS Sometimes its not easy having conversations with teens (especially when they don’t speak!).  But we respectfully keep trying. Sometimes we need to have conversations about: Anxiety Depression School ADHD LGBTQI Anger  Body image Mindful awareness Compassion At the Positive Thinking Clinic, I use mindfulness, compassion, self-compassion, and kindness to tackle, discuss,...

GROWING MINDFUL  FOR ALL AGES In the Positive Thinking Clinic I ensure that no matter what age my client /participant is,  I teach: awareness,  how to be present in the moment, and  cultivate kindness and curiosity. One thing that I realise, is that mindfulness is neither difficult, nor easy,...

MINDFULNESS SKILLS FOR KIDS Its so easy to teach kids mindfulness skills.   They love to play, so lets play and learn mindful skills. Kids from ages 4 and up really enjoy learning how to: Calm their mind and body Pay attention Become more self aware Feel happier...

MELTING WORRY AND RELAXATION I find it extremely important to be able to relax and learn the skills to get rid of constant worry. What I do during these sessions are: Encourage thinking by using cognitive therapy techniques.  The aim here is to directly change your thoughts to worry...

DEEP SPEAK… WITH TEENAGERS & YOUNG ADULTS At the Positive Thinking Clinic I endeavour to give teenagers and young adults an opportunity for a voice. I use selected topics for one : one, or small group experiences. A common complaint is that adults do not listen to young...

YOGA AND MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS The aim is to help children embrace their full potential. At the Positive Thinking Clinic I use a variety of activities to support children (whether individual, group, or workshop conditions).  This practice is also extended to our child care centres. Participating in such activities,...

ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT) At the Positive Thinking Clinic I use 3 different types of exercises to incorporate Acceptance and Commitment Theory. I often use these techniques in my sessions for all age groups.  These wonderful activities assist in building connections, finding focus and reducing...

YOGA AND MINDFULNESS FOR TEENS Yoga and Mindfulness for teens is different to yoga and mindfulness for children. Children are usually really happy to “play” with the experiences offered.   Teens sometimes bring a little resistance with them.  But when they don’t … wow they really unlock and...