How I Learned To Tell Myself To ‘Shut Up’

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How I Learned To Tell Myself To ‘Shut Up’ Or, how to embrace your confidence and to eliminate toxic shame. For much of my adult working life, I’ve worked within the recruitment sector. Creative recruitment, to be exact. My role was often very demanding. I’d be required to find new clients (including cold calling), maintain existing client relationships, ask for and take job briefs, search for suitable candidates, interview suitable candidates, reference check suitable candidates, present across the suitable candidates and then, lastly, convince the client as to why they were the most suitable candidates that they would be able to find. On top of all of that, while this was going on, we were often finding that we would need to justify our existence and our rate every step of the way. There is often a line within that industry that people never choose to be a recruiter, it is a job that they fall into. When it came to creative recruitment, it was often just that tough harder as we weren’t talking about a job that people just ‘did for the money’. These were creatives and their jobs were often a reflection of who they identified themselves as…

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Facts About Habits That Might Surprise You

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Facts About Habits That Might Surprise You I want you to imagine that you’ve just woken up in the morning. What’s the first thing you do? Do you head to the bathroom first? Do you make yourself a coffee? Do you start off each day with a meditation or mindfulness exercise? When you have a shower or bath, how do you dry yourself off? What about how you get dressed? For many people, this exercise highlights one vital point; they have a habit of doing the same thing as part of their ‘morning routine’ each day. Within each morning, there are a series of habits that help them to structure their morning and to get things done. This article has collected some interesting facts about habits that may make you look at them and what you do a little differently. What is a habit? A habit is a routine of behaviour (action) that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously with very little conscious decision involved. It is repeated over time and generally done in the same way for the same reason each time. If I was to ask you to describe in great detail each step of how…

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We’re Enjoying Our Third Anniversary!

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Release Hypnosis Has Turned Three! We’re having a third-anniversary celebration! Come join us! Release Hypnosis has been with us now for three years and we’re so excited to have reached this milestone. When talking about small business, it isn’t uncommon to talk about survival of the first three years. In an industry like hypnotherapy and counselling, longevity and word of mouth are crucial to ongoing success. Over the past three years, Release Hypnosis has been able to achieve so much and we’re excited about what the future has in store! To celebrate reaching this milestone, we’re offering you a special deal; three sessions for the price of two! That’s a 33% discount! (Terms and conditions apply) If you have a problem, perhaps now is the time to consider how hypnotherapy can help you to make steps forward. What can Release Hypnosis Help With? At Release Hypnosis, we can help with a wide range of conditions. These include among others: Addiction and Recovery Motivation Anxiety Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Chronic Pain Depression Sports Performance and Motivation Improving General Confidence and Self-Esteem Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances Phobias Public Speaking Stress Management Stop Smoking (Smoking Cessation) Unwanted habits Virtual Gastric Banding Weight Loss…

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Private Health Fund Rebates on Hypnotherapy

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Private Health Fund Rebates on Hypnotherapy Health Fund Rebates for Release Hypnosis It isn’t uncommon for people to ask if their hypnosis session is covered with private health cover. The reality is that many health funds will have different policies towards if they cover hypnosis and hypnotherapy or not. It may be worth contacting your fund directly to ask if they offer cover with the level of cover that you’re on. Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) Health Funds As a member of the Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA), Lawrence Akers (Release Hypnosis) is covered with the following health funds: Australian Unity CBHS Health Fund Credicare Health Fund Grand United Health HBF (WA) Health Care Insurance Limited Health.com.au Health Partners Medibank Private Navy Health Fund NRMA Health Insurances Phoenix Welfare Queensland Country Health Railway and Transport Health Fund Ltd Reserve Bank Health Society Teachers Federation Health SGIC Health Insurance (SA and NT) SGIO Health Insurance (WA) Westfund You may also claim for hypnotherapy using my Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) membership number which is: 0814942. Every month, the AHA sends a list to the health funds, so if there is no specific provider number, then you simply tell your health fund that we are…

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