Rewire your mind

Hello, some thoughts for you today…

It took me 40 years to discover we’re not anxious, stressed or overeaters and that these are things we are doing…

The good news here is that when it’s something you are doing, you can change your experience of life by doing something else instead.

It is basically that simple.

“I’ve been telling everyone that I’ve had an operating system upgrade. Everyone needs a rewire every now and again.”

-Hannah Ackford, April 2018

Few people realise that it’s the way we think that creates our experience. What’s happening out there is just happening, like when there’s a deadline at the office or the children are ‘playing up’ at bedtime. It’s our thoughts that create that feeling we call ‘stress’ and when we feel that stress it floods our body with cortisol and other nasty chemicals… and then we might seek alternative ways, outside of our self, to feel better, like that bottle of Prosecco, a weekend Spa or a fancy holiday but the truth is, these are only temporary solutions.


For the past 5 years I have reshaped my world, training with the best in change work including Dr. Richard Bandler, Co-founder of NLP. As a Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, my mission is to have creative, inspiring conversations with people that shift their thoughts and their emotions.

I have spent 1000s hours with 100s clients who wanted to change a wide range of issues like anxiety, insomnia, exam nerves, low confidence, low self estmeem, sleep paralysis, fears and phobias and more.

I will help you, as I have helped them, to uncover your own limiting beliefs and your own potential as you open your mind to new possibilities and the ability to consciously create the life you desire.

To talk about new possibilities please call me on 07590821199 or email to arrange a free 20 minute consultation.


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Meet me in Exmouth, Exeter or online

Hypnotherapy 4 Swans

CNHC and GHR Registered


What is hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a state of focused concentration during which a person becomes less aware of his or her surroundings. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat physical or psychological conditions.

During a hypnotic state a person may be more likely to accept suggestions that can help change his or her behavior. As a hypnotherapist I lead the hypnosis and I teach people how to hypnotise themselves (self-hypnosis).

My goal is not to control a person or give the person answers but rather to help the person solve his or her own problems. I give people tools and strategies to take away and practice at home, in this way replacing old ways of thinking with new ones that are more helpful towards achieving their goals.

Hypnosis works when you are willing to listen to learn, to focus your attention and follow the suggestions of the therapist. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot be made to do something you don’t want to do. When hypnotised and your mind is in a special place, you will not follow directions against your wishes and the suggestions will always be for your benefit.

Hypnotists use many different ‘frames’ or stories that help us understand what hypnosis is. We can argue if there is or isn’t an unconscious mind and we can discuss, for hours, whether trance exists. What we do know is that hypnosis works – it works against us when the thoughts we give attention to keep us locked in an unhelpful ‘trance’, e.g. I can’t lose weight because I’m big boned or I will never get that promotion because I’m terrible in interviews. It can work for us when we tell ourselves ‘I was born lucky’ and guess what, this trance will help you be focused on your luck and fortune.

When we focus on things that make us feel good our body responds by excreting good chemicals in to our body, when we focus on negative thoughts the opposite is true.

Stop for 2 minutes and use the power of your imagination

Breathe…in through your nose…and…out through your mouth (twice as long) Repeat a few times.

Now…think back to a time when you felt excited, perhaps you were at a football match or on a roller coaster – see now what you saw then, hear now what you heard then and feel now what you felt then. Notice what is different. I bet your pulse is much faster!

Repeat now focusing on a time when you felt relaxed, perhaps you are lying on a sunbed and it is comfortably hot and you are relaxed. See now what you saw then, hear now what you heard then and feel now what you felt then. Now what is your pulse like? Much slower I’m guessing.

When we live in a perpetual state of anxiety, fearing what might happen in the future our pulse is racing. This state stimulates cortisol and adrenaline in our body which over time has a negative effect on our physical well being, panic attacks, high blood pressure etc.

This exercise demonstrates that the way we think affects how we feel and the way we feel affects how we behave.

We all have choice to focus on the things that makes us feel bad or on the things that make us feel good…and it feels good to feel good doesn’t it?

What is hypnosis used for?

Hypnosis is not intended to cure disease but rather to relieve symptoms of illness. Hypnosis has been effective in relieving pain associated with surgery, paralysis, and childbirth. Also, it is widely used to control addictions to drugs, alcohol, food, and smoking. Hypnosis can reduce stress by increasing relaxation, offering positive suggestions, and eliminating negative thoughts.

Hypnosis can help with anxiety insomnia , phobias, obesity , stopping smokingirritable bowel syndrome . Research has also found that it can reduce cancer-related pain, labor pain, nausea, and vomiting.

As a Master NLP Coach and Kinetic Shift Practitioner I combine a wide tool box of techniques to support transformative change for my clients.

For a FREE consultation please call 07590821199 or email

Jessica Crowley BA Hons 

Master NLP Coach and Hypnotherapist

CNHC and GHR registered