What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a completely safe, natural state of mind that every person experiences on a daily basis. Many times, hypnosis works even when other methods have failed. While in the state of hypnosis, you are in a state of deep relaxation with hyper-focused consciousness; aware of your thoughts and surroundings, but distracting sounds blend into the background because hypnosis by-passes the critical thinking or conscious mind. With the assistance of guided suggestions, which are based upon your desired out-come, you are able to become more goal-oriented towards achieving the success you desire.
What does hypnosis feel like?
Hypnosis is different for everyone. Some people experience it as-if they are completely awake. Others describe being in a hypnotic state as-if they are between the states of being awake & asleep. External sounds may be experienced clearly, or it may seem like you’re only hearing a few words here and there. And some people experience it in a way that seems like they are sleeping deeply. However, there is no right or wrong way to experience it. Every word and action is recorded in your deeper, subconscious mind & you are always aware, and fully in control. Plus, as an added benefit with the use of guided suggestions, you can even awaken from a 30 minute session feeling as if you have had a full night’s rest, being refreshed, energized, and ready to complete the rest of your day.
Is hypnosis safe?
There is no reason to fear hypnosis. You are the one in control of your depth of hypnosis, and the results of your sessions. You can not be forced or coerced into doing anything against your will or inner belief’s. In fact, your subconscious mind actually controls 90% of your daily life. Additionally, even if someone were to try to hypnotize you for something that you were against doing or taking part in, the critical-thinking (conscious) part of your mind would snap to attention and you would instantly awaken and walk away.
What is an example of hypnosis?
One example of a very common type of hypnosis is called “highway-hypnosis”. Allow me to explain. Have you ever been driving somewhere and then arrived at your destination, pretty much clueless of how you actually got there? That is because your subconscious mind took over, and since the most important job of your subconscious is to protect you, you safely arrived exactly where you needed to be. (Pretty amazing, right!)
Another example is screen hypnosis. Have you ever been watching a movie or tv show and gotten emotional – such as laughing, being startled and flinch or jump, or perhaps even cry over something sad? The reason is because you were indeed hypnotized. Your subconscious mind was receiving the visual field in front of you as if it were a real, current situation. As you are fully aware, you had an outward reaction, but at the same time, physically, you were fully in control of your physical self, in a safe and secure environment, knowing that nothing harmful was ‘really’ going on, and knew you were watching something that you were not directly involved in. Indeed – that is hypnosis!
TIP: Hop over to the Benefits page to see a partial list of ways that hypnosis helps improve lives.