Self-hypnosis is fascinating and fun to use. You can practice it occasionally, or it can become a daily routine in your life. Instant self-hypnotic techniques allow you to enter a trance for a brief moment of relaxation that no one else will notice. Self-hypnosis can help you communicate with others and with yourself, it can enhance your focus at work and at school, and it has the potential to give you a whole new view of life.
This book is written as a complete guide to self-hypnosis. You will learn a self-hypnotic technique in the first chapter, and then as you progress, you will have the opportunity to learn how your mind works, how it is unique and different from all other minds in the world. You will understand what hypnosis is, and that it is already a natural part of your life. You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to create and use self-hypnotic trances.
You do not need any previous training in hypnosis to use The Everything® Hypnosis Book. However, this book does offer fresh concepts for professionals, who are always seeking new ideas to help their clients. You can experience this book alone or use it with others. It is intended to provide fun and easy ways to make positive changes in your life.
Hypnosis is an important tool for curbing bad habits such as overeating or smoking, and for improving or enhancing sports performance. It can help resolve stress — you can create powerful hypnotic anchors that help you feel calm and relaxed as you go about your daily routines.
Hypnotherapists are now associated with many hospitals, where they assist patients in areas such as pain control, hypno-anesthesia during operations, and hypno-birthing. Several organizations for the promotion and safe practice of hypnosis offer extensive hypnosis training.
Hypnosis is used in law enforcement to help witnesses with recall. Its principles are widely practiced in sales and marketing, and its concepts are taught in communication classes. We are constantly subjected to hypnotic imagery in all forms of advertising.
We often read media reports on the widespread benefits of hypnosis, and we hear sensational stories of hypnosis used in the metaphysical field and in popular stage shows. Many books have been written about using hypnosis to recover lost memories of alien abductions and to learn of past lives.
Edgar Cayce used self-hypnotic trances when he gave readings for his subjects; more than 12,000 of his readings were written down and are still being used. More than half a century after his death, Cayce's predictions for the future and his readings on the lost continent of Atlantis receive constant attention in the tabloids. And who knows, perhaps you too have a psychic ability that can be enhanced by self-hypnosis.
After reading this book, you will have the chance to try simple exercises that show you how your mind images. It is fun to do them with friends or family members, and they are also easy to do alone. As you learn, you will begin to have a great advantage in understanding how other people think. You will actually be able to anticipate someone else's actions and reactions.
Hypnosis is a natural state. When experiencing hypnosis, you are always in control. There are many levels of hypnotic trances, from light daydreams to deep, sleeping states, in which you may have no waking memory of what took place during the trance. If you are ready, by the end of the first chapter you will be counting backward, from five to zero…