There is another method of hypnosis for anxiety treatment that is simply suggestions. Hypnotic suggestions are a great to use. For they work quickly and easily without the need to getting someone into a deep trance. These suggestions should be expressed positively rather than negatively. Although this can seem like an obvious statement, it does take some practice to get it done right.
We use words such as don’t, can’t, won’t and so forth that only draws attention to which you or they are trying to avoid. For example, telling someone who is afraid of speaking in public that “you won’t feel comfortable when facing your audience” is just highlighting their anxiety over the situation.
The better approach would be to give positive reinforcement suggestions such as “ you feel totally relaxed, comfortable and at ease whenever you are in front of a large group of people. ”
The suggestions should refer to the immediate future. This will allow time for them to be absorbed and integrated. Which should avoid any conflict with what may be perceived otherwise.
The other step is to engage your senses. Create your images using suggestions and try to incorporate as many of the senses as possible. Some people have a primary sense that is dominate, so by utilizing all of the senses in your suggestions, you will have a greater chance of hitting your target and eliminating anxiety.
Getting into the habit of using these patterns in your everyday speech will help in making this feel like second nature. This way you also benefit from this shift in emphasis.
Edgar Cayce once said, “The mind is the builder. ” As you know the mind is a powerful instrument, capable of building our reality. One method of tapping into the powers of the mind is through hypnosis. Once you identify your negative thoughts, moods or habits, you can replace those undesirable traits with positive beliefs.
By using the power of hypnosis for anxiety , it is possible to go directly to the subconscious mind to alter what is troubling us and get rid of anxiety, fear or phobia. The mind acts upon the forces of our physical body through the controlled use of suggestion. Self hypnosis is the tool we can use to feed our subconscious with helpful life changing commands to achieve our goals.
Hypnosis is simply the means to allow our bodies to become relaxed and receptive to the positive ideas and replace the negative ones. Being hypnotized is an enjoyable heightened state of awareness. This does occur naturally that we all experience when we fall asleep and when we wake up in the morning.
It is rare for a person to fall into an extreme, deep trance or sleep. Most people will become very comfortable and relaxed, similar to the natural state or condition as mentioned before. This is exactly like when you have been engrossed in a project or concentrated so intently on a book that you are reading, that you block out everything around you. It is a way to let our subconscious mind to achieve the goals that our conscious mind desires.
For more questions please ask Irina Benoit:
- NGH Certified Hypnotist
- Certified Instructor
Irina is offering help with hypnosis for anxiety at her business location.