A Tale of Two Paths - Smoking

Dr Iain Lightfoot on Mon 22 Apr

In a narrative both vivid and reflective, the story of Cassandra illustrates the profound divergences wrought by our choices. This tale of potential and regret, encapsulated through the dual paths of freedom and constraint, underscores the power of decision-making in shaping our lives.

Set against the backdrop of a vibrant city, Cassandra, a young woman with striking cerulean eyes and chestnut hair, works at a small gallery, her life seemingly intertwined with the aroma of cigarettes—a symbol of her lingering addiction.


Overcoming Nicotine Addiction: The Hypnotherapy Approach

Dr Iain M Lightfoot on Sat 13 Jan


Welcome to an insightful exploration of the challenges and solutions surrounding nicotine addiction. This article delves into the addictive nature of nicotine found in various forms such as cigarettes, vaping devices, and nicotine replacements like patches and gums. It highlights the complex interplay of physical and psychological dependencies that make quitting difficult. The piece also introduces hypnotherapy as an innovative and effective approach to combat nicotine addiction. By addressing both the habitual and mental aspects of this dependency, hypnotherapy emerges as a promising tool for those seeking to break free from the grip of nicotine and embark on a healthier, smoke-free life. Read on to understand more about nicotine’s impact, the dangers of smoking and vaping, and the transformative power of hypnotherapy in overcoming nicotine addiction.

Habits and Pre-Eradication

Dr Iain Lightfoot on Fri 11 Aug


Dive into the intricate world of habits and addictions, exploring their neural origins, formation dynamics, and profound impact on human behaviour. Discover how cognitive restructuring and behavior modification techniques, including innovative approaches like hypnotherapy, offer avenues for change. Uncover the interplay between conscious and subconscious elements, shedding light on how habits and addictions shape our lives and how we can harness their force to drive positive transformation.

Quitting Smoking

Iain Lightfoot on Mon 11 Feb

In this blog I talk about quitting smoking. This is a topic that I am really passionate about helping people to do. Once the veil is lifted there’s no turning back – you discover the truth behind something and there’s no way that information can be ignored or forgotten.

breaking Habits

Iain Lightfoot on Wed 20 Jul


How do we change?  How long does it take?  I have looked at some of the research out there at the moment to see if there are any real answers to those questions.


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