Affirmations and hypnotic suggestions ~ SpecificitySpecificity is important for your affirmations and hypnotic suggestions. It’s also important to be certain that you really do want to achieve your goal. Hypnosis for weight loss can be a powerful tool when you want to lose weight and keep it off. Learn self hypnosis and create success in all areas of your life. Specificity is this weeks reading from my book, Becoming Slender For Life. Since 1990 Slender For Life™ has helped people to lose weight and keep it off. Call or email me today.


In the middle of a forest, there was a hunter who was suddenly confronted by a huge, hungry bear. In his fear, all attempts to shoot the bear were unsuccessful. Finally he turned and ran as fast as he could. The hunter ran and ran, until he ended up at the edge of a very steep cliff. His hopes were dim. Seeing no way out of his predicament, and with the bear closing in rather quickly, the hunter got down on his knees, opened his arms, and said, “Dear God! Please give this bear religion!” The sky darkened and there was lightning in the air. Just a few feet short of the hunter, the bear came to an abrupt stop and glanced around, somewhat confused. Suddenly, the bear looked up into the sky and said, “Thank you, God, for this food I’m about to receive…”

The moral is, be careful what you ask for! Both in writing suggestions and in goal setting it’s important to be specific in what you want and to make sure you really do want it.

In writing suggestions for self-hypnosis, you must be specific. If you used the suggestion: I create more abundance in my life, you may be intending financial abundance but your unconscious mind might start packing on more fat. So let’s modify it to: I create more financial abundance in my life. The problem is still lack of specificity. Your unconscious mind is like a computer. It is only as smart as the operator, and it only does what you tell it. (And it does do what you tell it!) You might walk down the street, see a penny, reach down and pick it up, and the unconscious mind checks off having accomplished more financial abundance! It did exactly what you told it. A specific suggestion would be: I maintain a million dollars or more in my bank accounts. Now that’s specific! Here are some more examples.

Too vague:
I eat good foods.
More specific:
I only desire to eat foods that I know contribute to my health.
Too vague:
I work out a lot.
More specific:
I enjoy at least 30 minutes of exercise every day.
Too vague:
I drink plenty of water.
More specific:
I enjoy drinking eight glasses of water every day.
Too vague:
I lose weight easily.
More specific:
I easily release at least two pounds of fat every week.

At in the orange menu bar you can again highlight Self-hypnosis and click on the last drop-down tab, Hypnosis Suggestions. Every daily suggestion I have used since 2008 is listed there for your use. Feel free to use them as they are written or modify them for your use. The intent is that they give you ideas for wording your own suggestions. Throughout this book you will also find suggestions for your use.

When setting goals, not only do you want to make sure the outcome is what you really want, you must also be willing to do what is required of you on the journey to that goal. A number of years ago I wanted to open four hypnosis offices. I already had two and thought I wanted two more, so I set out on the journey to open two new offices at the same time. Fortunately, I used self-hypnosis and “turned the clock” forward six months and then five years to view my life with four offices. I didn’t like what I saw. When I looked at what I had to do and the things that I had to give up to open two new offices at once, I didn’t like the pace I had to work at, the time removed from being at home with my family. When I looked five years ahead and saw the pitfalls of running four offices, I knew then that I was unwilling to achieve this goal. Too many times previously in my life I had gotten excited about a goal and achieved it, only to discover I didn’t want it after all. Be careful what you ask for— you may get it!

From Becoming Slender For Life, second edition,
page 56 – 58

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I’m focused on the outcome and I achieve my goals.

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