The Benefits of telephone and Skype Coaching*

Why choose telephone and Skype coaching? Jonathan Conway has found that some find this preferable to face to face coaching sessions at his consulting rooms for a variety of reasons. Convenience is often an important factor, with distance no longer being an issue, saving valuable time and the expense of travel.

Many find that it is easier to openly express their feelings and concerns if they are not in the same room, without losing any of the personal attention that Jonathan is able to provide to the issues they may be facing. For anyone with a busy schedule or pressing commitments, taking time out to attend coaching sessions at the Conway Practice locations may simply add to existing pressures. Telephone and Skype coaching offers the benefits of being able to relax in the comfort of familiar surroundings, without being anxious about time constraints.

Perhaps you feel that you have reached a crossroads in your life and are unsure of the best way forward. Family, friends or colleagues may not be in a position to give impartial advice, or you feel unable to share your deeper feelings with anyone close to you. It’s common for emotional issues to surface when you’re far from home, alone in a hotel room with no one to offer guidance or a solution to what is troubling you. It can simply be that you have lost sight of your goal and are unsure where your life is heading. During distance coaching sessions, Jonathan can help you to get back on track and to focus on what you want to achieve and how that can be accomplished.

Anxiety frequently limits the ability to see opportunities clearly and to put things into true perspective. Stress management plays an important role in life coaching, together with providing help to increase confidence and self-esteem.* You may have employees who you feel would also benefit from leadership coaching, especially those holding high responsibility at executive level. The confidentiality and convenience of telephone and Skype coaching ensures there is no disruption to the working day and if preferred, without fellow colleagues being aware that guidance in career and life skills is being provided.

Time zones permitted, coaching sessions with Jonathan can be scheduled from anywhere in the world, enabling you to bridge the gap between your life at present and your vision of the future.* For more information call Jonathan Conway on 07956 855027

Manage Stress With the Help of Hypnotherapy in Harley Street*

Stress for many can be overwhelming with an impact on everyday life both professionally and socially. At the Conway Practice in Harley Street help to manage stress and anxiety with hypnotherapy can enable you to deal with the pressures you have been experiencing.* The weight of responsibility and meeting deadlines or set targets in the workplace for example can be a daily occurrence, making it difficult to switch off and relax when the day ends.

This work-day stress is likely to have a domino affect, impacting on home life and limiting enjoyment in leisure activities. You may find it difficult to explain to friends and family why you have no energy or are impatient and short-tempered at times. When anxiety is constant this can result in a dependence on alcohol or medication in an attempt to cope with the pressure, but while the symptoms may be masked this won’t address the underlying issues. Stress overload isn’t simply emotional and commonly results in physical ailments such as high blood pressure, loss of appetite with poor digestion and difficulty in sleeping. Hypnotherapy can help you to re-programme any negative thoughts and worries that are stored deep in the subconscious, increasing confidence and self-worth*

During hypnosis, Jonathan will approach your concerns by uncovering the route cause of your stress and tension and identify why you have been finding this difficult to deal with.* It can be the result of feeling of not living up to everyone’s expectations and of being considered a failure, especially if you are the main provider. Hypnotherapy will enable you to deal with the stressors in your life differently by using techniques such as relaxation and positive visualisation.*

There is no one size fits all approach in managing stress with hypnotherapy and Jonathan assesses each person individually and their unique lifestyle. He will show you how to tap into your positive resources and bring them into your conscious mind, drawing on these whenever emotions seem overwhelming.*

For more information please call Jonathan Conway on 07956 855027

Help to manage exam stress with hypnotherapy in Brighton*

hypnotherapy for exam stressAs we approach the exam season, for anyone experiencing exam stress any test situation can cause extreme anxiety and be overwhelming. Even the anticipation of being tested may trigger an anxious state of mind, often resulting in physical reactions, including difficulty in sleeping, headaches, feeling nauseous, a rapid heartbeat and panic attacks.  Hypnotherapy can help to manage exam stress by looking deeper into the psychological reasons behind your fears and the negative thoughts stored in the subconscious mind.*

At the Conway Practice in Brighton during the hypnosis session Jonathan will explain how the body’s relaxation response can be activated, strengthening your coping mechanisms and releasing your true potential.* He will also discuss what your deeper fears are when undergoing a test. It may be due to a concern that you won’t live up to expectations and will be letting yourself and others down, or believe that your future will be affected if a good result isn’t gained. Parents can often put pressure on their children to do well even from an early age, making a comparison between siblings or other family members who may be high achievers.

Hypnosis can not only be very effective in overcoming exam nerves, but in other situations such as passing a driving test or improving presentation skills during an interview.* Hypnotherapy helps to create positive change, replacing the negative fears and beliefs enabling you to visualise a feeling of confidence and a positive perception of the test environment.*

For more information about how hypnotherapy in Brighton could help you call Jonathan Conway today on 01273 540425

Help to Quit Smoking with Hypnotherapy in Harley Street*

hypnosis to stop smokingIf you are a smoker who is wants to quit the habit once and for all, you may need to change your attitude to what smoking means to you. Do you view a cigarette as your best friend that you are reluctant to let go, or your worst enemy that you can’t wait to see the last of? At the Conway Practice in Harley Street, during sessions using hypnosis, Jonathan will address the reasons why you smoke and what is now motivating you to stop.*

Hypnotherapy can be very affective as a help to stop smoking and is medication free and completely safe.* Smoking is an involuntary habit and you will find yourself reaching for a cigarette at certain times of the day, during work breaks, after a meal or when socialising for example. You are likely to naturally associate these situations with smoking and they become subconsciously linked. While you are in the deeply relaxed state of hypnosis, Jonathan Conway will guide you through a visualisation, enabling you to understand the trigger points which compel you to light a cigarette and how you can avoid them in the future.

Anxiety is often a major contributor and although smoking is used to reduce stress levels as a form of self-medication, the calming affect is very short-lived. The addiction to nicotine causes withdrawal symptoms and increased cravings, which in themselves are unpleasant and stressful. Using hypnotherapy, Jonathan will approach the underlying cause of your anxiety and guide you in relaxation methods and stress management, changing your reliance on cigarettes as a means of coping.   

If you are truly committed, hypnotherapy can help you to stop smoking and to remain a non-smoker.* During hypnosis you will be able to imagine how much fitter and healthier you will feel once you are free of the habit with significant benefits to your lifestyle and improved finances.

For more information call Jonathan Conway today on 07956 855027

Help to Manage a Fear of Flying with Hypnotherapy*

fear of flyingHave you booked your flight and are dreading the day of travel, or are avoiding travelling by air completely, unable to face boarding an aeroplane? Help is available to overcome a fear of flying with hypnotherapy at the Conway Practice.*

Hypnosis is used as a safe and medication-free therapeutic technique inducing a deep sense of relaxation, similar to being in a day-dream where you are still aware of what is happening around you and are completely in control.* You will be able to follow the suggestions that Jonathan makes during this hypnotic state, enabling you to make positive change to any negative thoughts or misplaced beliefs you may have stored over a long period of time in your subconscious mind.*

A fear of flying, or aerophobia can actually be a combination of phobias and while undergoing hypnotherapy these can be easily identified and addressed.* Is your fear perhaps not due to being afraid of crashing, but a form of social anxiety where you are anxious about spending time with strangers in a situation where you will have no means of escape? It’s common for stress levels to rise simply at the thought of being in the airport terminal with crowds of people in an unfamiliar environment away from the familiarity of home or wherever you consider to be your place of safety.

For many, air travel means being not being in control over a considerable length of time and having to rely on the pilot and crew for a safe arrival. This fear is often experienced in other forms of transport where someone else is in the driving seat, such as on a train or as a passenger in a car when you are unable to get off when you choose. A travel phobia can not only severely restrict your opportunities to enjoy holidays with friends and family, but may well also have a limiting affect on your professional life if business travel is a requirement.

During hypnosis negative thought patterns and can be re-programmed, helping you to overcome suppressed emotions and phobias by replacing them with positive thoughts, resulting in increased confidence and self-belief.* Jonathan will show how you can access this calm state of mind whenever you feel the need to reduce your stress levels before and during your journey.*

With over 21 years of experience, Jonathan Conway is a highly qualified NLP Master Practitioner & NLP Coach, providing sessions in hypnosis from his consulting rooms in London and East Sussex.

How Hypnotherapy Can Help You to Lose Weight*

The Conway Practice - Hypnotherapy for weight lossWhen facing the challenge of losing weight, this may seem to be an overwhelming task especially if previous attempts have been unsuccessful. Poor eating habits may well have started during childhood and followed the same eating pattern later in life. Hypnotherapy can help with weight loss by not only addressing your negative relationship with food, but also enabling you to increase your motivation to achieve your goal.*

Yo-yo dieting is common, when fad or crash dieting is immediately followed by a return to overindulging as a reward for briefly losing weight, which isn’t sustainable in the long term. During the relaxed state of hypnosis, Jonathan Conway will discuss your attitude to food and the triggers which result in overeating or compel you to eat unhealthy, weight-gaining foods.* Boredom often plays a significant part, with mindless eating as a means to pass the time, without being consciously aware of what or how much is being consumed.

For anyone with low self-esteem there may be the misconception they don’t deserve to improve their lifestyle and feel that others are justified in poorly judging them. This lack of confidence can result in self-sabotage when attempting to change eating habits if there’s no belief that you are worthy of achieving your goal. Hypnotherapy at the Conway Practice will help in implementing a step-by-step strategy to improve your self-worth and enable you to visualise how much healthier and fitter you will feel once you have a new and positive relationship with food.* For more information call Jonathan Conway today on 01273 540425 or use the Contact Form.

Help to Manage Social Anxiety with Hypnotherapy in Brighton*

Managing AnxietyExperiencing social anxiety can lead to emotional isolation, finding yourself avoiding all situations where you have to communicate with others. Social media or emailing in the workplace is often used as a means to avoid face to face contact, with the option of escape simply with a click of a button. Shyness and sensitivity during childhood may have developed over the years into a difficulty with interacting in any place where someone is out of their comfort zone or feel they may be judged and rejected.

When you are anxious your adrenalin levels are raised, with a natural ‘fight or flight’ response. Having once experienced this your subconscious mind will have recorded the negative feeling, often triggering the same reaction in similar circumstances and causing you to do your best to sidestep situations where it’s believe this will be repeated. At the Conway Practice in Brighton, hypnotherapy sessions with Jonathan Conway will address the root cause of your social phobia and discuss the reasons behind your anxiety and how to deal with it effectively.*

You may feel that people will see the ‘real person’ and you won’t be liked, especially when meeting someone new. When providing help for social anxiety with hypnotherapy, in order to enable self-worth and confidence to be improved, focus will also be on any feelings of insecurity which may be fuelling your fear.* Deep relaxation techniques shown by Jonathan during hypnosis can be used whenever you feel the need to escape from a social gathering or are finding it difficult to face an event which in unavoidable.* Hypnotherapy in Brighton can alleviate  inappropriate negative thoughts and re-establish enjoyable social interaction where you feel comfortable and in control.*

For more information please call Jonathan Conway on 01273 540425

Help to Manage Executive Stress with Hypnotherapy in Harley Street*

For an executive, pressure is often experienced on a daily basis. The level of responsibility that comes with a leadership position commonly calls for high performance and the meeting of tight deadlines and set targets, resulting in executive stress, anxiety and distress. Many find this overwhelming and seek relief through a dependence on alcohol or medication which does nothing to address the root cause. Hypnotherapy can help with executive stress by identifying why your coping mechanisms are failing you and then discussing a supportive well-being strategy which will be effective both within the workplace and at home.*

You may be overly concerned that your work colleagues will think you are incompetent and unsuitable for the position, making it difficult to share your feelings or ask for help. A lack of self-esteem can go back many years, especially if your parents expected you to be a high-achiever or made unfavourable comparisons to your siblings. Raised adrenalin can actually increase motivation to get something done, but this ‘fight or flight’ reaction unless managed positively, can cause you to feel the need to escape from the pressure of the issues you’re facing. During hypnosis sessions while you are deeply relaxed and your subconscious mind is open to positive suggestion, Jonathan Conway will help you to accept that being stressed or anxious isn’t a failure or a weakness.*

By combining hypnotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), you will have more effective communication skills, enabling you to have better empathy and support from colleagues and family members.* Your natural ability to cope with challenges in the work place will improve and guided by Jonathan in relaxation techniques you will learn how to approach situations calmly at work and unwind fully when you are with friends and family.*  

For more information about how hypnotherapy and NLP could help you manage executive stress please call us today on 01273 540425

How Hypnosis Can Help You to Stop Smoking in Brighton*

hypnosis to stop smokingThis may be the first time you’ve decided to stop smoking or perhaps you’ve already had several failed attempts and feel overwhelmed with the thought of quitting. If you are really determined to give up the habit, hypnotherapy at the Conway Practice in Brighton can help you to achieve this safely without the need for medication or nicotine substitutes.*

As much as nicotine may be a highly addictive substance*, the act of smoking is habit-forming and in order to become a non-smoker it is essential to identify when and why you reach for a cigarette at specific times. During sessions in hypnotherapy Jonathan Conway will discuss the pattern of your reliance on smoking and when this first began.* Many find that they simply followed the habits of family or friends and continuance may be a form of social mirroring as a way of sharing and feeling part of the group.

Anxiety frequently plays a major part in the addiction to nicotine which is used as a means to cope with pressure. Nicotine however only provides a quick fix, it doesn’t actually enable you to manage your stress effectively and can in fact increase your tension levels. Hypnotherapy in Brighton can help you to quit smoking by addressing the psychological reasons for your habit.* You are probably able to condition yourself to situations where you are unable to light a cigarette; while travelling even on a long flight or train journey, or in the work-place. Hypnosis can be used to re-programme your subconscious mind, enabling you to visualise yourself as a non-smoker and through positive thought ultimately achieve positive results.*

Jonathan will guide you in relaxation techniques which will help you to reduce your stress levels and improve your coping mechanism.* This can be your first step towards the long-term benefits of a healthier and wealthier lifestyle as a non-smoker.*

For more information about hypnotherapy services available in Brighton please call Jonathan Conway today on 01273 540425

Overcome a Fear of Speaking in Public with Hypnotherapy*

You may have the pre-conception that a fear of public speaking is only confined to communicating with a large audience. In fact this can be a common anxiety even in a one-to-one situation such as an interview or presenting to a higher level of authority in the work place. This fear of public speaking is considered to be one of the most common phobias, but help to overcome this is available with hypnotherapy at the Conway Practice.*

During sessions in hypnosis combined with Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Jonathan will talk through your fears and identify the root cause of your speech anxiety.* In the past you might have had an unsettling experience when speaking in front of others which has remained deep in your sub-conscious, resurfacing when you find yourself in similar situations. You may now be afraid that whatever you say will be judged and adversely affect how people think of you. This can severely limit progression in a career if you find presentations and interviews difficult to handle calmly and with confidence.

Although you may frequently do everything you can to resist being in the role of the speaker, you will no doubt have found that at times this may be unavoidable. For anyone who fears speaking in public, holding the responsibility of giving a speech at a wedding reception or other social gathering can spoil the enjoyment of the celebration. Hypnotherapy will enable you to manage your stress and focus on your audience rather than your own negative thoughts.* Jonathan will talk you through relaxation, deep breathing and coping techniques which will make you feel more comfortable before your begin to speak.* These are powerful tools in reducing anxiety and limiting the associated physical reactions.*

Hypnotherapy and NLP can help you to visualise yourself as a competent speaker who is able to captivate and hold the full attention of the audience.* Giving a presentation can then become a pleasant experience instead of something you dread.*

For more information about how Hypnotherapy could help you overcome a fear of speaking in public or any other phobia please give Jonathan Conway a call on 01273 540425

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