To Understand how to use self-hypnosis, it will be easier to first examine “hypnosis” itself. It is condition involving focusing attention.
Self-hypnosis is a naturally occurring state of mind which can be defined as a heightened state of focused concentration. With it, you can change your thinking, kick bad habits, and take control of the person you are. Along with relaxation and distressing from everyday life. It’s similar to meditation and results in a better you. In other words, a hypnotic process is underway any time a person’s attention is focused and possibilities are offered for their consideration.
Are You In Trance?
There are several prevalent myths about it. First, some people believe that the hypnotist has ‘power’ over the person being hypnotized; this is not true. Even in a calm hypnotic state, you retain full control over what you do and imagine during the session; you are in no way being forced to go along with anything the hypnotist suggests. Second, some people believe that a person under hypnosis loses consciousness; this is another myth. Throughout the session, you retain control over your thoughts, and you can also hear what is going on around you. Finally, many people believe what they have learned about hypnosis from movies and TV shows, which often portray hypnotized subjects as completely unaware of their surroundings, virtually unconscious, or performing bizarre acts involving animal noises and funny songs. In fact, sessions are quite simply intended to help you relax and feel calm, which in turn enables you to confront and combat your ailments or bad habits.
How hypnosis works:
It works with your subconscious mind, a part of your mind that works with habits, emotions, creativity, intuition and the autonomic nervous system. It helps you get to the heart of the matter and make change more easily and quickly. It is absolutely safe. If you have an emergency while you are in hypnosis, you can respond quickly, easily and with a clear mind. You feel wonderfully relaxed when you are finished and generally feel more energized.
After you have practiced hypnosis for a period of time and know what it feels to be in a hypnotic state, you can learn to give yourself a simple command such as “relax” and enter that state easily and quickly. You can do it with a little practice. You don’t need dialog. This relaxed state without dialog can be quite helpful, simply because of the deep relaxation, you can achieve. It is in this state that your subconscious mind can bring some of you more hidden ideas to your mind so you can address them.
Benefits Of Self Hypnosis:
Any experience that takes you into a relaxed or inspired state of mind by guiding your focused attention is a hypnotic state, no matter what people may call it. There is no mystery about how to use this tool.
Hypnosis is widely used by physicians and psychologists in the treatment of physical, emotional, mental, and behavioral dysfunctions. In keeping with this therapeutic use of these tools, Dr. Miller has developed this definition:
Hypnosis is a process using a particular collection of tools and skills that: Enable a person to move in and out of various states of consciousness. Enable the user to guide awareness (the conscious mind). It is used to enhance or diminish certain patterns of thinking, feeling, behaving, believing, or relating. It may affect the behavior of the cells of the body, the emotional state, the thoughts and images in the mind, and the belief system. If used properly, can facilitate healing and wholeness at every level of system.