The Power Of Hypnosis
By Laurie Miller
Hypnosis is a
natural state of mind (not a state of sleep) that can produce
extraordinary levels of relaxation of body, mind, and emotions. The
principles and theories upon which hypnotherapy are based are
accessing and utilizing the power of one's inner resources. Hypnosis
can transcend the critical level of the mind and facilitate the
acceptance of suggestions desired by you. The therapeutic use of
hypnosis can also elicit information and insights from the inner
There are many
applications for hypnosis. Stopping a life long habit like smoking
usually takes only one session. There are so many sufferers of
anxiety and nervous tension, especially with these economic times.
Hypnosis calms the nerves and quiets the mind providing a better
handle on stress and chaos.
There are many
things people are afraid of, caused by negative trauma or learned
behavior like fear of flying, spiders, snakes and water, to name a
few. The fear is usually based on mental projections which can be
stopped cold with hypnosis and provide complete relief from the
fear. One of my clients had a fear of lizards so bad that she
couldn't go to a restaurant because if she saw a shadow that looked
like a lizard she would freak out. Four sessions and a life long
phobia was gone! Then there are other negative emotions such as
anger, frustration, grief and disappointment that hypnosis can free
Weight control is
much easier with some hypnotic behavior modification and the
releasing of emotional eating. Even those who are having gastric
bypass and lap band surgery are benefiting by using hypnosis because
the old "behavior" of binge eating and cravings do not go away with
the surgery. Try hypnosis to improve memory and concentration to
pass an important test or to improve sports performance. Recently a
client passed an Algebra class after failing twice by getting rid of
his "math block".
Surgeons who have
treated patients who use hypnotic techniques are so pleased with the
lower rate of bleeding and the speedy recovery time. Pain can be
minimized and completely tolerated by using imagery and direct
suggestions. Even childbirth can be easier and more joyful with
some Easy Birthing techniques of self hypnosis that benefit both the
mom and dad!
Hypnosis can be
applied to most situations where there is a mental or emotional
block to success. When self esteem and confidence are increased,
self trust becomes more powerful, causing clients to make better
choices and decisions for themselves in career and relationships.
The mind is the key to unlocking blocks and stuck behavior. We only
use 10% of the power of the mind on a daily basis. Imagine what we
can do with the other 90%!
Laurie Miller is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist with more than
27 years of experience helping people achieve their goals in the
shortest time possible. To learn more, visit
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