Are you living an authentic life where you are free to be your best self? Do you know who yourself is? Are you spending too much of your life pleasing others? Do you sometimes know what you want but something seems to prevent you from doing it? Or perhaps you have a sense that you self sabotage for no apparent reason? Hypnosis is the perfect state of mind to explore the subconscious programs that are responsible for our sometimes illogical behaviour. It is also an effective way to build confidence and self worth. Often just a small shift deep within can lead to a different, healthier perspective of yourself.
“It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are”. ee cummings
Worry happens in the mind when we have negative thought patterns and dwell on all the things that can possibly go wrong. Stress is the natural physical reaction of our bodies to a real or imagined threat. This stress can be positive or negative for example it could motivate you to finish an assignment or paralyse you, causing more stress and worry as well as physical symptoms. Neglected, prolonged stress can lead to overwhelm and generalised Anxiety. Hypnotherapy is a most useful intervention focusing where the mind meets the body. Training your subconscious relaxed response during hypnosis has enormous physical and emotional benefits.
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” — William James
Getting a good night’s sleep is arguably the best thing you can do for your mental and physical well-being. However, we all know that the harder you try to fall asleep, the more elusive it becomes. Improving sleep quality using hypnotherapy is done using various techniques which address the cause of the disturbance as well as train your brain to relax and embrace calm sleep states more easily. Another benefit could be improved dream recall if that was something you desired.
“The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” — E. Joseph Cossman
The Subconscious Mind is directly responsible for our habitual behaviour which means trance is the ideal place to unpack your triggers and for you to create other associations which are more helpful to your general health. In this process you will find your own tipping point where the benefits of stopping the habit outweigh your perceived benefits of continuing. Thereafter it becomes easy to stop without being at the mercy of diminishing willpower.
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” -Theodore Roosevelt
A huge benefit of hypnotherapy is an improved relationship with yourself and better insight into what you want and need from other relationships. When you are feeling good about yourself, comfortable in your skin and value your existence, your relationships with others start to become easier. Because you know yourself deep down better than anyone else, trance merely creates a mental space in which to find your own solutions, learnings and wisdom.
“If you grow in awareness, you will grow in love.” Osho
Our SubConscious minds are wide open until around the age of 7 years old. During this time everything we see, hear or experience enters our minds unfiltered. This means that anything traumatic, real or imagined, is stored deep inside and can affect our emotional and physical health indefinitely if not made sense of as we grow up. Think of a baby that is born into a busy family where her mother has postnatal depression. She could easily grow up with a false belief that she is unlovable. Hypnotherapy is a magical way of revisiting these beliefs and reframing in a way that is healing and helpful.
“Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” Sigmund Freud
Being sexually healthy refers to a state of physical, emotional and mental well being in relation to sexuality. This requires a positive, respectful approach to sexuality, intimate relationships and the possibility of pleasurable and safe sexual experiences. The first step is feeling good about yourself, being comfortable in your skin and at peace with your gender identity and sexual orientation. We all have a right to experience pleasure, free from guilt, coercion or discrimination. Freedom to be yourself in this aspect of life is hugely liberating and the subconscious mind is the key to this liberation. Hypnotherapy is an empowering way to process unhelpful attitudes from childhood, sexual traumas and confusion around sexuality. Please contact me for more information and be rest assured that confidentiality and sensitivity are a given.
“Sexuality is one of the ways that we become enlightened, actually, because it leads us to self-knowledge.” Alice Walker
Using the state of hypnosis, we capitalise on the intimate mind-body connection for subconscious training of healthier reactions to fearful triggers. Systematic desensitisation and practising relaxed responses in trance means the new behaviour becomes automatic and replaces the fear response. Sometimes it is necessary to go back to the initial sensitizing event and reprocess while allowing subconscious relearning in a more useful way. You can do this.. Mail me now and take the first step towards being back in control of your life.
“What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do”. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eating is the most natural thing in the world but our relationship with food can be very complex when it is an issue. Some people can eat when they are hungry, stop when they have had enough and seem to naturally eat the right things. For others it is just not that simple and there are often deep emotional hurts or unhelpful associations from childhood causing unhealthy habits or addictive eating patterns. Frequently eating is done in response to an emotional cue which is then followed by shame or guilt. Eating disorders can be an addiction to restriction and just like any other addiction it is extremely helpful to get the powerful subconscious on board when you decide it is time to change. Hypnotherapy is a powerful way of exploring and resolving this internal conflict resulting in a much healthier relationship with yourself.
“And I said to my body softly, ‘I want to be your friend.’ It took a long breath and replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this.” — Nayyirah Waheed
“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” Albert Einstein