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  • Tom Hiddleston, Acting and the Music of Life

    Tom Hiddleston, Acting and the Music of Life

    ‘I want to be able to play my emotions like a piano.’ -Tom Hiddleston, actor This article examines emotional management in the context of acting from the neurological, therapeutic and metaphysical perspective. Acting From a perspective of a clinical hypnotherapist,...

    Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy in Chronic Pain Management

    Foreword This is my essay for the Psychotherapy studies module of the Specialist certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the London College of Clinical Hypnotherapy. It explores the role of psychotherapy in chronic pain management and how hypnotherapy can assist the...

    Jin Shin Jyutsu COVID-19 Toolkit

    This post is for the folk who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and have been turned away at Hospitals because the health service is understaffed and overworked. If you’re desperate or if you know anyone who is desperate for help, please share this post. This post is...

    My Life in Holistic Wellness: Aromatherapy

    The products of the 21st century have revolutionised the way we live. There is a constant chase for efficiency, money, and more time. Many people, particularly those living in cosmopolitan cities, are more likely to live hectic, stressful lifestyles that result in...
    Slower, Lower, Weaker: A New Training Paradigm

    Slower, Lower, Weaker: A New Training Paradigm

    ‘Higher, Faster, Stronger’ marks the pinnacle of glorious human physical achievement in the Olympics. ‘Slower, Lower, Weaker’ marks the way up. When we go slower, we become mindful of what we are doing. We become fastidious in our demand for excellence. We become...
    Competition Culture and the Asian Psyche: a Personal Reflection

    Competition Culture and the Asian Psyche: a Personal Reflection

    I’ve watched my students perform in Winners’ Recitals both in Singapore where I live, and across the globe. Invariably the program is full of Asian names. Once a student won a competition in Vienna and went with her family to perform in the Winners’ Recital. Almost...
    Neuro-Linguistic Programming: Installing a Resource Anchor

    Neuro-Linguistic Programming: Installing a Resource Anchor

    An ‘anchor’ is trigger for a behaviour. An anchor may be visual (e.g. yellow colour), auditory (e.g a car horn), kinesthetic (e.g. punching a fist in the air), olfactory (e.g. the smell of your grandmother’s perfume) or gustatory (e.g. the taste of chocolate). We can...