If your anxiety levels are sky high right now then follow these two steps to ease it down:

1) Close your eyes and sit comfortably. Put your hand on your stomach and with every in breath imagine inflating your stomach like a balloon. As you do this say that word ‘relax’ in your mind. Then with every out breath the balloon deflates again and you say ‘relaxed’ in your mind. Breathe in calmness and breath out and relax deeper (you can get your free rapid relaxation hypnosis MP3 to help with this - just enter your details on the right). 

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2) Once you feel calmer, start thinking about and imagining how you want to think, feel and behave - being in control, calm and happy as you go about your daily life. Really vividly imagine and describe to yourself how it would be: what you would see, hear and feel. Then imagine actually doing things like this, as if it were happening right now. Keep that feeling of calm when you are ready to open your eyes.

If you are feeling stress and anxiety then set aside two blocks of five minutes at some point each day and make an appointment with yourself to reset your calmness levels.

Dan Regan

Hypnotherapy Ely & Newmarket