Transgender Teens and Gender Dysphoria

By Avidmode / January 8, 2020 /

The word ‘Transgender’ has been very much in the forefront of our news over the past few years hasn’t it – however, many of us know very little about it and find it hard to understand when a teen comes out with “ Mum, I’m not happy as a girl I want to be a…

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Why Children’s Social and Emotional Health is Important

By Avidmode / July 3, 2019 /

I had a great conversation with a pre-school teacher last week.  We discussed the importance of children’s emotional and social health.  She was telling me that in a pre-school or even reception classroom, some of the three to five year old children are such fun – they smile, laugh, and giggle during free play; are…

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Hypnobirthing: hypnotherapy for birthing and beyond

By Avidmode / May 8, 2019 /

For hundreds of generations, we have been led to believe that giving birth is a terrifying and painful experience. We have been told horrific stories about various mum’s experiences and some people love nothing more than telling a new mum- to- be just how terrible childbirth is! Hypnobirthing can be a useful tool if you…

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How hard is it to lose weight?

Losing weight – How hard is it really?

By Avidmode / May 1, 2019 /

BHaving almost always struggled with my weight myself, I have often asked that question! It should be simple shouldn’t it? We do the math – calories in – calories out – simple! Or is it? We all know that trying to lose weight is one of the hardest things to do? Why? Because we can’t…

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Turn Those Boring Routines Into Fun Rituals!

By Avidmode / January 3, 2019 /

What’s the difference between a” Routine and a Ritual?” A routine is something we do literally “routinely”! We get up at seven o clock every morning. We go to bed at ten every night!  For example – you give your child a bath at seven o’ clock every night and then you put him to…

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