Have you ever thought about using hypnosis, but let fear stop you from doing it? It is unfortunate that many people still have incorrect beliefs about hypnosis. Let us look at some of the more common myths about hypnosis. Did you know that all hypnosis is actually self-hypnosis? This is true. While the hypnotherapist does make suggestions, you are the one who puts yourself into the hypnotic state. Another misunderstanding is that you will lose control and be under the spell of the hypnotist.
Contrary to this belief, you are always in control and can bring yourself out of the hypnotic state if you are uncomfortable. Some people fear that they may lose consciousness. This is incorrect. Although you are in a very relaxed state, you are aware of what is going on and would come out of trance or not respond if something were asked of you that went against your values or moral beliefs. Another fear is that you will not remember what took place. This, too, is not correct. You are aware of what is going on during the session. Another myth is that hypnosis acts like a polygraph and might cause you to reveal deep dark secrets. This is also incorrect. You are in control of what you say and will not reveal anything you do not want to reveal.
Another myth is that you can get stuck in hypnosis. This will not occur. Even if something happened to the hypnotist, such as the hypnotist passing out, you would not remain in the hypnotic state. After a few minutes, you would realize no one is talking and would either come right out of it or possibly dose off for a few minutes and then awaken in your normal state.
Some people are convinced they cannot be hypnotized. Practically everyone can be hypnotized and have been in and out of hypnotic states many times without realizing it, such as when driving from one location to another and not being aware of how they got there. The only exceptions are: if one is under the age of 6 or 7; if one has had a serious brain injury or severe mental illness and cannot focus or concentrate; if one is under the influence of drugs or alcohol; or if one sincerely does not want to be hypnotized.
People often ask if hypnosis is dangerous. The answer is no. Hypnosis can bring about positive changes in your life. Hypnosis rewires the beliefs and behaviors behind your fears, phobias, and negative habits by tapping into the subconscious mind.
It should now be apparent that hypnosis is very safe. If, however, you are still skeptical about the safety of hypnosis, there is another option. You can use self-hypnosis to make important changes in your life. Although it is not quite as powerful as seeing a qualified hypnotherapist, it can still be of great benefit. Let us look at some of the ways self-hypnosis can benefit you.
You can use self-hypnosis to lose weight; to stop eating unhealthy foods, including coffee or soft drinks; to eliminate night time snacking, and to stop smoking or vaping. It can help you get rid of headaches, reduce other kinds of pain, and even bring allergies under control. Self-hypnosis can help you do better in school, improve sports performance, increase concentration and memory, improve organization, and even eliminate procrastination. Another important benefit of self-hypnosis is reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, which is of particular importance during these challenging times. It can help you overcome phobias and self-defeating behaviors.
It can even help you improve your psychic abilities. In short, self-hypnosis can greatly enhance the quality of your life.
If you would like to learn how to do self-hypnosis or try hypnosis with a qualified hypnotherapist, please call Phil Rosenbaum at 248-688-6469. With such a valuable tool available, why not take advantage of it?