Change Your Life With The Use
Of Self Hypnosis
Change Your Life With The Use Of Self Hypnosis. The
popularity of self hypnosis techniques has been growing in
recent years due to its variety of applications.
The techniques can be easily mastered with a little
knowledge and practice. While they may appear to be, persons in
a hypnotic state are not sleeping but in a state of
They may be in a deepened state of relaxation, but the mind
continues to absorb information and be receptive to images and
Self hypnosis techniques work well for treating stress and
anxiety partly because they teach the body to completely relax.
When this happens, the extra hormones that have been reduced
subside while your mind is distracted.
Some people are even able to use hypnosis in place of drugs
for treating their stress, anxiety, or depression. When you
perform self hypnosis, you use positive statements about
yourself to counteract the effects of negative thinking or
It can be coupled with meditation and/or imagery as part of
a regular stress management program. There are actually a lot
of ways in which self hypnosis is similar to meditation. You
want to choose a time of day when you can sit down and not be
Place your feet flat on the floor and your arms by your
sides on the armrests of the chair, start breathing deeply,
allowing the tension of your body to dissipate with each
breath. Once you have done this for a few minutes, allow each
body part to relax on its own.
You may feel the sensation of sinking more comfortably into
the chair. Imagine yourself walking down a staircase, noting
the details while you count down from ten to one with each
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Hypnosis And Meditation
Thinking versus not thinking
But there is a major reversal when it comes to thinking in relation to meditation and hypnosis. With hypnosis you strive to still think unlike meditation where you try to clear the mind and not think.
A great beginning point
For this reason hypnosis is a great precursor to meditation. Why? Because as one enters hypnosis and reaches the subconscious mind old programmed thought patterns can be released thus freeing up and clearing the mind for a deep a quiet level or state of meditation.
Each time you go down, imagine that you are more relaxed, and
fall into a deeper state of self hypnosis. In order to place
yourself in an even deeper state of self hypnosis, you can try
imagining that you are walking in a garden filled with flowers
and greenery. Explore the garden, listening to the birds and
the bees, feeling the grass beneath your, and smelling the
aroma of the flowers as you go along.
Once you feel that you have reached the deep state of self
hypnosis, you can begin the actual treatment phase.
Visualize the thing that you wish to achieve and you will
do it. For example, if you are a smoker who wishes to quit,
picture yourself as a healthy non-smoker and some of the
things you will be able to do. If you want to lose weight,
picture yourself eating healthier foods and exercise and
see yourself becoming thinner.
The national cancer institute has a
dictionary of medical terms and it defines
hypnosis as "A trance-like state in which a
person becomes more aware and focused and
is more open to suggestion"
If you are hypnotised it does not mean
that you are in a state of sleep. However
in order to help you enter into a deeply
relaxing state, the hypnotist might voice
the suggestion to sleep.
15 to 30 minutes is a typical session, but you can make the
session as long as you would like depending on your needs.
For a more successful session, choose a time and a place
when you will not be tired and in danger of falling asleep.
It is also better to be in a sitting position versus lying
down. With a little practice, this technique can give you
the positive reinforcement that you need to see results.