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What is Hypnosis?

Updated: Apr 6

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Have you ever thought about what Hypnosis is exactly?

You may have preconceived notions about what it is and how it works. But the truth is, Hypnosis is a lot more complex and exciting than most people realize.

What is Hypnosis?

Simply put, Hypnosis is a state of altered consciousness in which a person becomes highly receptive to suggestion. It is a natural state of mind that we all experience to some degree every day.

For example, have you ever gotten so engrossed in a book or movie that you felt like you were a part of the story? Or have you ever driven somewhere and arrived at your destination without remembering the details of the journey? These are both examples of a state of Hypnosis.

During Hypnosis, a person's attention becomes focused and narrowed, and they may feel more relaxed and open to new ideas. This makes Hypnosis a valuable tool for making positive changes in one's life, such as quitting smoking, reducing anxiety, or improving self-confidence.

Contrary to popular belief, Hypnosis is not a form of mind control. A person in Hypnosis is not unconscious or asleep and is not powerless to resist suggestions that go against their values or beliefs. A person must be willing and open to Hypnosis to be effective.

How is Hypnosis Performed?

A Hypnotist will typically guide a person into a state of Hypnosis through relaxation techniques and focused attention. This may involve the use of verbal repetition or visualization exercises. The hypnotist will then make suggestions to the person in Hypnosis, which they may be more receptive to than they would be in a normal state of consciousness.

It's important to note that Hypnosis is not a quick fix or a magic cure-all.

It takes time and effort to make lasting changes through Hypnosis, and it may not work for everyone. However, for those open to it, Hypnosis can be a powerful tool for personal growth and self-improvement.

If you are interested in learning more or speaking with a trained professional to see if this is a good choice, visit Wellness Canada or click the link below to schedule a free consultation.

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