Hypnosis. The very word conveys dramatic images. In fact, the mere mention of hypnosis often conjures up images of a bespectacled man swinging a pendulum while the person is told “you are getting very sleepy.” Or a group of people on a stage quacking like ducks while they twirl around doing an Irish jig. These images imply that a hypnotist can actually control your mind and ultimately your behavior. But nothing could be further from the truth. No one can ever use hypnosis to control you because you must give your permission when you are being hypnotized. In reality, all hypnosis is actually a form of self-hypnosis. And it is truly an incredible tool for managing your mind.
The human mind and its processes seem as mysterious and fascinating as the universe itself. The investigation of the nature of the mind has become the province of experimental science only during relatively recent times and is now paying rich dividends in the knowledge gained through its more rigorous scientific approach.
Recent research documents the role the mind plays in creating one’s own wellness. During the last century, we have discovered that mental processes connect to emotional experiences and affect the patterns of health and disease. And now, as we move into the 21st century, we are becoming increasingly aware of the tremendous connection between what happens in our minds and how it affects our bodies. Now, most of our serious diseases are thought to have both mental and emotional factors as well as physical symptoms. For this reason, visualization techniques are more widely being used as an integral part of a holistic treatment plan in effectively addressing even the most life-threatening diseases.
The reason is really quite simple. Our mind is at the center of our very complex nervous system. Networks of nerve cells run throughout the body, connecting every tissue to our mind. Electrical impulses travel along these pathways at high speeds, leaping across narrow gaps between cells and relaying information to and from our mind.
Our mental processing is composed of two parts; a conscious and subconscious mind. Most of us are pretty familiar with the conscious mind. It organizes and runs our outer life. But many of our decisions that affect our daily life and actions actually come from our subconscious mind.
The subconscious mind is very powerful and has many functions. Listed here are just a few of the many roles the subconscious plays in your underlying mental processing and ultimately in your daily life.
Serves as a Memory Bank
Here in the brain, with the help of billions of tiny interconnected nerve cells, everything that we ever experienced is stored. The subconscious is actually the very cells of the body storing a maze of memory patterns which, when activated, will feed information to the conscious mind. Nothing is ever erased unless the computer in the subconscious mind gives that command.
Controls and Regulates the Involuntary Functions of the Body
These include, to name a few you are familiar with, breathing, circulation, metabolism, digestion, and hormonal balance. Hypnosis can be used to affect all of these areas. An interesting recent study by Russian scientists documented that living DNA substances (in living tissue, not in vitro) will always react to language-modulated laser rays and even radio waves. This begins to explain why therapies, such as hypnosis, have such strong effects on humans and their bodies. It is normal and natural for DNA to react to language.
Is at the Seat of Our Emotions
Since our emotions govern the strength of our desires and these affect our behavior, many behavioral issues have a very strong emotional content. Hypnosis can be used to release those stored up emotions. Is the Home of Our Imagination
Even when not used, each of us has a strong and active imagination that can be used in a positive way to create our goals. Creative visualization done in trance is one of the greatest secrets of success.Carries out Habitual Conduct
Through the use of direct & indirect suggestion in hypnosis, we can create a system of habits that support and create our goals.Is the Dynamo that Directs our Energy and Drives us towards our Goals
It generates and releases energy, and, if not consciously directed, it is directed by circumstances and chance. Through positive reprogramming, the subconscious is directed towards creating our goals.Hypnosis is the most practical and effective way to enter the subconscious mind which happens to be very suggestible when you talk to it in the right way. Hypnotherapists are professionals who are trained to work with hypnosis as a tool to help people create positive changes in their lives. The field of hypnotherapy ranges from traditional work with weight loss, smoking, and stress reduction to clinical uses of hypnosis for pain management. In the clinical field, hypnosis has been very effective in working with head injuries, chronic pain, and life-threatening diseases.
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