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(From Western Daily Press)
One of life's worriers, woman's editor_louise thomas frets about almost anything, and more than one thing at a time. But she might have found a cure...
I'm one of life's worriers. There always seems to be something to worry about, and when there isn't I worry about that.
It's not good, I know. It's hard to relax, and the mental stress must take its toll - something else to worry about.
I've tried meditation, massage and all sorts of weird and wonderful therapies to help me unwind.
But, even then, I usually find my mind wandering away from the calming surroundings and stressing about something I haven't done or need to do.
What I hadn't tried - until last week - was hypnotherapy.
I admit I was reluctant to give it a go, partly due to scepticism but mostly for fear of being turned into some demented chicken-like character.
Plymouth hypnotherapist Lyta Humphris assured me there was no such fooling around with her therapy.
Her work is serious - to help people relax and overcome stress.
She works with dozens of people every year who are suffering from …