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About Mark Tyrrell

Mark is an experienced therapist and a gifted trainer and speaker who regularly writes on psychology with a difference. Mark is the co-founder of Hypnosis Downloads, the leading provider of hypnosis downloads, with over 600 self help downloads on every kind of psychological issue. Each session is scrupulously researched, carefully crafted, and professionally recorded. A constant stream of testimonials bears witness to the consistently high quality of his work. At the Hypnosis Download blog Mark writes about the underpinnings of individual sessions, while his monthly newsletter Inspired Minds offers psychological insights to 150,000 subscribers. Mark is also co-founder and Creative Director of Uncommon Knowledge and helped establish a highly regarded diploma course in evidence-based hypnotherapy and psychotherapy. He has trained thousands of therapists.

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5 Strategies for a Happy Marriage: Secrets every bride and groom should know

Is a happy, long-lasting marriage really still possible? Well, I suppose we’ll find out in fifty years. Of course, if you’re being abused and bullied, your spouse has defaulted on ‘the deal’ (remember ‘to love and to cherish’?); no one should stay in an abusive marriage. But our ‘throw away society’ sometimes causes perfectly good relationships to be too quickly discarded because they don’t seem ideal. r


5 Weight Loss Motivation Tips That Work

Weight loss motivation is easy…at first. Rapid progress, compliments, wearing outfits you really want to, feeling more attractive, having more energy. All this positive feedback is motivating, captivating. Yet this weight loss ‘honeymoon period’ inevitably wanes. And then it can get tough. r

5 Best Practices To Overcome Social Anxiety

Does Social Anxiety Keep You from Fully Enjoying Life?

Social anxiety is more than just shyness. Just thinking about meeting or mingling with others can cause a pounding heart, shaky voice, rapid breathing, sweating, blushing, an upset stomach… It’s no wonder it sometimes feels easier to avoid other people completely. r

Feeling Confident

6 Ways to be a More Confident Date

Dating confidence tips to get you and your date relaxed and having an unforgettable time… r


Use Your Mind to Get You Moving: 6 Energizing Exercise Motivation Techniques

We lie! To ourselves and anyone who’ll listen. You see, part of me knew I had no intention of going for that run. Actually, I honestly love to exercise. And not just because it helps me sleep deeply and increases my energy.

I know that exercise motivation doesn’t come naturally to most people. It didn’t for me. I had to work at getting and keeping myself motivated to run, do yoga, and weight-lift.

The following tips work for me (and for many of my clients who need to exercise). I know they’ll help your exercise motivation, too. r