I define hypnosis as a self-directed meditative energetic healing practice that postiviely and pleasantly engages the imagination to achieve chosen goals. Hypnosis works with inner-directed central focus and the willingness to allow the breath to deepen and regulate itself.
One is then able to enter what in clinical terms is called a trance state, or what in lay terms might be called a "zone" or receptive state which opens a clear channel to deeper consciousness, enabling one to "plant seeds" to shift and clarify motivation at a core level to alter responses to well synchronize with deep desires.
Who Can Be Hypnotized?
Everyone, provided you are willing, which means open to the experience, and can centrally focus on the direction. Research tells us we move into a light (sometimes a deep!) trance when we watch television or drive a car at night. Then there's daydreaming . . .
Here are My Top 10 Benefits:
1. Releasing mental, emotional and physical stress
2. Centering yourself
3. Eliminating addictions
4. Achieving clarity
5. Improving self-esteem
6. Relieving pain
7. Developing intuition
8. Heightening motivation
9. Healing the past
10. Becoming your own best Self
A Brief How-to
Intrigued? Settle back into a comfortable position, close your eyes, and begin to imagine how easily you can direct your breath to deepen. Then count to yourself 10 full, deep, easy breaths. Following, for the next several breaths you take, when you inhale, say to yourself this phrase, "Let be", and when you exhale, say to yourself this phrase, "Let go".
Picture yourself floating in your rising and falling, endlessly flowing breath so easily and lightly, like a feather. Then say to yourself as you inhale, this phrase, "All is well ". As you exhale, say to yourself, "I am well, always".
Gradually return to full, waking consciouseness, and when you're ready, open your eyes. How do you feel?
All Hypnosis is Self-Hypnosis
Remember, nothing can override your innate Will. We can choose how to direct that Will, and care for ourself to support a foundation which keeps us balanced and clear, which is the state in which optimal results occur through hypnosis.
Einstein said "The imagination is everything". Hypnosis is the key to unleashing your own unique infinite power to create within your core where you are free to be.
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