Using Hypnosis To Break
Using Hypnosis To Break Habits. Habits can range from a
nuisance to life threatening, especially if they are bad ones.
Smoking, excessive eating, nail biting are just a few that are
quite common and yet quite difficult to get rid of.
Many people eventually just give up and accept them as a
normal part of their day to day life. Some may result to the
quick fixes in the form of pills, potions, or other aids. For
some people these will work, but for most the underlying
problem is still there and they are constantly struggling to
You may have tried to break the habit on your own, but the
best of intentions and enthusiasm often fail. There is a way to
permanently change habits without suffering from a constant
battle. To do this, you must change the way your mind
Your mind receives instructions from the subconscious, and
the subconscious reacts the same way each time through
conditioning. We must find the things that are stored in the
subconscious and reprogram them towards the effects that we
Once we have done this, our subconscious will send new
instructions to our mind and our habits will change. The
subconscious is often the cause behind many physical and
emotional problems. They result from a past event that has been
suppressed by the subconscious to the point the mind no longer
However, the mind continues to respond to the subconscious,
which never forgets. The only way to change this is to access
the subconscious mind and reprogram it with what we want it to
Hypnosis is one way of doing this. It has been used for
centuries, and the term comes from the Greek word for
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Hypnosis And Meditation
With meditation though a person would achieve a prolonged tranquil state where a person can calm their mind and relax. The person usually practices breathing a certain way and the clearing of any thoughts. Hypnosis is quite a lot like meditation in that a person focuses breathing, relaxes the body and might even reach an even deeper level into their mind.
However, those who are in a hypnotic trance are not asleep;
instead they are more aware of what is going on around them
while at the same time being fully relaxed. The hypnotist
assists the subject in achieving this state through visual
and/or verbal cues and suggestions. Self hypnosis is another
option, and quite useful since it can be done any time or
anywhere that the user feels comfortable.
It often works just as well as being hypnotized by a
hypnotist when it is performed properly. The only real
difference is that you are the one that puts yourself into
the trance. The most popular ways are using the assistance
of an audio CD or tape to guide you through the process. It
is also often a much more affordable way of experiencing
hypnosis than using a hypnotherapist.
Weight loss hypnosis will achieve
absolutely nothing for you if you don't use
it to help you cope with the changes you
have to make in your eating and exercise
The problem is that if you view it as a
short term way to "just lose a few pounds"
you will simply end up going back to your
old habits when you have reached your
Since both forms work directly with the subconscious, they
can be used effectively to cure bad habits and have other
positive effects such as reducing stress or gaining goals.
They are completely safe, and for most people pleasant and
relaxing. If you think that you have tried all of the
options, give hypnosis a chance it may just be the thing
that helps you kick the habit for good. Remember to think
positively and believe it is going to work, and this
thinking will become reality.