When people read or think about hypnotherapy, they don’t really know what to make of it. Because how can sitting calmy change so many terrible habits? Even hypnosis in general still has a few stigmas about whether any of it is actually real. But the truth is that hypnotherapy can be a very effective tool for dealing with several different problems. And in order to get a better perspective on how this is possible, here is look at the practice and how it provides a solution.
Habits Start And Live Inside The Sub-Conscious
Every person has good and bad habits. For example, you always brush your teeth twice a day (and after meals if you can), but you bite your nails when you get nervous. And for some, the severity of the habits are going to differ. More specifically, the habits can be hazardous in nature, like smoking and drinking, emotional eating, bouts of depression, etc.
And the problem with establishing a habit, especially when it’s one you really invest in, is getting rid of it when you realize how badly it influences your life. This is because the habit has been “wired” into your sub-conscious pattern – the same place that controls all your other bodily functions without your conscious thought.
This is also why addicts find it so hard to kick the habit, seeing as the pleasure center part of their brain has been rewired and doesn’t perceive pleasure the way it should. And the biggest misconception people make is thinking that simply trying to crush the habit will work. In reality, the habit needs to be replaced with something healthy.
Where Does Hypnotherapy Come In?
Now that it has been established where the source of the problem really is (which is deep inside your mind) you need to confront it. Unfortunately, your conscious state of mind is “blocking” access to your sub-conscious, hence the reason for going into a hypnotic state.
Going into a hypnotic state is nothing more than a very relaxed level of inner-consciousness. Instead of focusing on external elements like a tree through the window or the color of the walls, you bring your focus to your breathing. You notice how your thoughts calm down and you are able to reach a part of your mind you never typically visit, seeing as you usually fall asleep at this point.
In a hypnotherapy session, only your body is going to “fall asleep”, while your mind stays awake. And the best part is that a direct connection to the subconscious has been made, and all the bad habits can be replaced with positive affirmations.
Basically, you take control of reprogramming your brain to make healthier choices. And you can do it with the help of professionals like Positive Transformations (visit website), or you can try and practice self-hypnosis.
Hypnotherapy Is A Tool
Patience is a big part of the true transformation, and expecting to be rid of your bad habits overnight will only lead to a relapse of sorts. So, instead of expecting the world to change in a matter of days, start living the life you really want to have.