Do You Smell Good?

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Do you smell good? You might be thinking that this is a rather personal question and of course, you are absolutely right. But, I’m not talking about how your body smells, what I actually mean is do you smell aromas and scents that will benefit the way you think and feel.

I’m going to explain what effect smell has on memory, how it affects our nervous system and how we can utilise this wonderful and sometimes overlooked sense to advance our wellbeing.

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OCD and Me – What is OCD?

In my last blog, I share my personal story of what living with OCD is like and how Solution Focused Hypnotherapy helped turn my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder into Optimistic, Courageous and Daring! But just what is OCD? OCD comes in 2 specific parts, obsessions that cause anxiety and compulsions which drive temporary relief. The obsessions … Read more

OCD and Me – Personal Story of Recovery


I have OCD …. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder…. there I said it.

It’s taken me a good 30 years to realise, come to terms with and accept that OCD is an integral part of me and probably always will be.

In April 2019 I made a bold decision that my OCD was something I needed to strategically work on and change. I realised that OCD was the prison wall I had built around me that stopped me from living my life, I mean, really living my life.

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How to Support Someone with Anxiety or Depression

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This blog will help you to understand how to support someone with anxiety or depression, and to help you feel useful. 1 in 4 of us will suffer with stress and anxiety in any given year, a scary fact when you look around your friends and family and wonder which one of them is the 1 in 4 if it’s not you!

Here at Inspired to Change we often get asked by people how they can best support their partners, children, family, or friends.

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