What Is Hypnosis And What Is It Used For?
While there are certain misconceptions surrounding hypnosis and its usage in the medical community, it is a great way to treat problems that are lying beneath the surface. Hypnosis is the induction of a different, deeper state of consciousness.
When a person’s ability to voluntary control their reaction to outside stimulus and becomes more open to suggestions from a trained therapist, they are able to recover memories that have become suppressed by the conscious mind over the course of time and modify behaviors that are detrimental to their daily existence.
Our subconscious affects our lives
Almost every problem that affects a human being on a daily basis could be described as a subconscious one. After all, why would a person ever choose to voluntarily behave in a manner that would adversely affect their ability to get the absolute most out of life?
Hypnosis is now commonly used as a form of therapy, as hypnotherapists work under the hypothesis that every human behavior is designed to achieve a certain purpose, whether the person consciously realizes it or not. When the unconscious mind is convinced that the action is in the person’s best interests, the behavior will continue to persist, despite any and all evidence to the contrary.
Humans have always struggled to consciously control behaviors that are triggered by suppressed memories in the subconscious, which is why more and more citizens of the United Kingdom are turning to the use of hypnosis to remedy detrimental behaviors that they find themselves powerless to fix.
When it comes to the division between the conscious mind and the subconscious mind, it is believed that the conscious mind accounts for roughly 10 percent of a person’s thought process. This means that for every conscious thought that a person has about changing their behavior, there are another nine thoughts that attempt to convince them otherwise.
With the use of hypnosis, a patient is able to sync up the messages that are being delivered by the conscious mind and the subconscious mind. Hypnosis is the best way for a person to establish a stronger level of communication between the conscious mind and the subconscious mind and bring about lasting changes over the long haul.
To get rid of negative thought patterns and replace them with more positive ways of thinking, hypnosis is highly necessary. The hypnotherapist assists the patient by teaching them how to re-frame their ability to perceive things and it can be used to shed a number of different phobias, fears and bad habits.
By utilizing hypnosis, a person who once perceived certain situations and people as being harmful or life threatening is able to see them for what they truly are. Hypnosis provides a helpful method for absorbing new and helpful information that allows the patients to view fears and phobias through an entirely different paradigm than the ones that they are currently accustomed to.
There are no shortage of issues that can be remedied with hypnotherapy, including an inability to quit smoking cigarettes, fear of conversing with the opposite sex and persistent stress and anxiety.
Hypnosis also functions as a dress rehearsal for preferred future behaviors, as the hypnotherapist recreates desired behaviors in vivid detail, presenting a world where the client experiences the events as if they were currently taking place. While we cannot control the events that take place, we can control our reaction to them and through hypnosis, we learn more about how to react to the typical uncertainties that are a part of living.
For more information about hypnosis and what it is used for, pick up the phone and give the good folks at New Life Hypnotherapy a call as soon as possible.