Whilst gut health and brain function are on everyone’s radar, oral and personal health are slowly becoming hot topics among health and wellness influencers too.
As hypnotherapist and author Cat Raincock masterfully points out there is currently a belief in society that having a coach or therapist means “you’re crazy”. The stigma attached it is huge: “as a fully qualified coach and hypnotherapist, I know the benefits personally to upgrading the way we think and consequently live, after taking the steps myself. The modern human, particularly women, have to be everything to everyone, all the time and we need support in order to survive and thrive in this modern world and its obstacles. It’s okay to admit that you need a helping hand with life – there is no textbook or idiot’s guide to life.”
It’s time to put the stigma of therapy to bed once and for all and get stuck in. The only way is up, after all. This is simply about having a coach, a mentor or whatever you want to call it, to help you see your blind spots so that you can move forward and get the most from life.
We talked you a panel of experts in still highly-overlooked fields to reveal what will be popping up next on your Instagram feeds.
Fab Giovanetti – published author and award-winning entrepreneur, founder and CEO of HBC and Whole Influence
We could argue there is a lot of talking about tarot cards, energy healing, crystals and what people would define more “health and wellness” topics people still consider out there. Whether this is beneficial for our confidence, the general mental health or giving people a sense of belonging and improving their mindset, there is no doubt the mainstream world is embracing the spiritual side of things!
Cat Raincock – Clinical Hypnotherapist, Women’s Mentor, and Author
Hypnosis is a key tool for transforming early limiting beliefs that have been picked up as a child and are still running with as an adult. I like to think of the mind similar to a high powered computer, and much like with your personal laptop every now and then you need to upgrade the software, well that’s the case with our minds. Brains are malleable and need to be exercised. They also like to grow and develop and by working on our minds and their programming we directly influence the trajectory of our life and how we want to live.
Dr Anita Mitra
We often ignore symptoms related to our gynaecological health, including unusual discharge, heavy or painful periods, irregular menstrual cycles and pain during sex. In my experience there are many facets to why this is the case; fear of what the underlying diagnosis may be, embarrassment of talking about something that is relatively taboo (but shouldn’t be), and being unsure of the terminology and how to describe symptoms being some of the most common reasons.
This can result in anxiety, and also suffering from medical conditions that could actually be treated to improve quality of life.
We need to start the conversation about womens health so that women don’t have to suffer in silence.
My number one top gynae health tip – you don’t need to use feminine washes, wipes, vulva serums, creams etc… Your vagina will clean itself due to the presence of healthy bacteria, and using these products can disrupt the growth of this health-giving bacteria, resulting in irritation and foul-smelling vaginal discharge. I’ve told plenty of women to stop using them and they’ve noticed an improvement in this area, but I’ve never known anyone tell me they actually make it better.