Hypnosis, and self-hypnosis, is often used to help people overcome bad habits, like smoking, or accomplish some positive change, such as losing weight. When relaxed and tranquil, a patient’s mind becomes more open to transformative messages. Hypnosis is also employed to help people manage anxiety, stress, mood disorders, chronic pain, and more.
Hypnosis — including self-hypnosis — puts a person in a trance-like state, open to positive suggestions. Hypnosis can help overcome bad habits like smoking or manage adverse conditions like chronic pain.
Hypnosis enhances creativity by boosting self-confidence, eliminating negativity, liberating the creative energy of the subconscious, supplying inspiration to stop procrastinating, and reducing anxiety.
Treatments that recognize the mind-body association are frequently proposed for people dealing with chronic (long-term) pain. Hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis is a viable means to treat both chronic and acute pain.
Weight loss hypnotherapy can be used for treatment of a variety of weight-related conditions including bulemia and binge eating. It also can help in treating anxiety, which is often a trigger to overeating.