As human beings, we have an unlimited capacity for self-sabotage. Sometimes it can feel like part of us is devoted to stifling success and it can be enormously frustrating to realise that we are being our own worst enemy. But the mind has its reasons for behaving like this. It's not as self-destructive as it seems.
Cognitive hypnotherapy offers a ground-breaking, science-based approach to overcoming mental blocks and managing emotions. Fight is a book for people who want to understand, and ultimately influence, the workings of their unconscious mind. Written by Hazel Gale, a top cognitive hypnotherapist with a background in competitive kickboxing and boxing, it will help you to let go of self-imposed limitations, negative emotions and mental blocks, enabling you to improve on your existing attributes as well as develop new strengths, skills and abilities.
No matter our age, background or profession, it can be easy to feel like we have to fight with our own mind to do what we want. As a competitive kickboxer and boxer with titles ranging from national to world champion, Hazel was forced to recognise and deal with her own inner conflict in an extreme and often public context. Over the years, she struggled with anxiety-related issues and an emotional and physical burnout that she was only able to recover from by addressing the psychological factors at play. Fight takes you on her journey, and provides you with the knowledge needed to emerge victorious from your own battles, whatever they may be.
Throughout this book are optional tasks designed to help you address your own psychological stumbling blocks. By the end, you will have the tools to reverse-engineer automatic self-sabotaging thoughts and claim back your rightful sense of self-control.
Hazel Gale is a cognitive hypnotherapist based in London. During her years as a competitive fighter, Hazel developed an anxiety disorder that led to an emotional and physical burnout. Cognitive hypnotherapy not only helped her to get back into competition after illness, but ultimately to turn her overall health and wellbeing around in a fundamental way. After experiencing the power of therapy first hand, she felt compelled to help others do the same.