We all do things that we wish we wouldn't. We overeat, under perform, procrastinate, push people away and say the wrong things at precisely the worst moments. What if we could find a way to overcome our self-destructive tendencies? Fight explains the psychology of self-sabotage and offers a practical guide to taking control.
While training as a competitive boxer and kickboxer, Hazel Gale developed anxiety issues that led to emotional and physical burnout. Discovering cognitive hypnotherapy not only helped her back on the road to health, but ultimately turned her whole life around. She learnt to understand competition, success, fear and challenge in new ways, leading to international titles across both sports. Hazel felt compelled to introduce others to the profound benefits of cognitive hypnotherapy. She trained as a therapist and is now one of the most sought-after practitioners in Britain.
Cognitive hypnotherapy understands that the unconscious and conscious minds have different priorities and that the unconscious governs a large percentage of our behaviour. It is this part of the mind that is responsible for our moments of self-sabotage (our "mind monsters"), which means that in order to let go of unwanted emotional or behavioural issues we need to find a way of communicating with it. Reading Fight is like having a one-to-one therapy session with Hazel; she sets tasks designed to address the psychological barriers that have developed in your unconscious mind, helping you to recognise problematic behaviour, locate its source and overcome it. She will equip you with the tools to reverse self-sabotaging thoughts, manage negative emotions and claim back your sense of self-control. You will learn to improve on your existing attributes as well as develop new strengths, skills and abilities that will help you thrive in daily life.
Fight takes you on Hazel's journey, and provides you with the knowledge you need to emerge victorious from your own battles, whatever they may be.