Self-hypnosis is considered the most precious self-development tool in the whole world for the enrichment of our lives. Self-hypnosis is a technique in which you focus yourself to attain desired goals or any belief by putting positive suggestions into your subconscious mind, through relaxation. In this technique you can add those qualities or habits that you think you don’t have, similarly you can change anything about yourself that you don’t like. It allows you to reprogram your subconscious mind to eliminate those negative thoughts polluting your mind and to achieve greatest success in your life. It also allows detoxifying the mind, body and spirit.
Here is the Top Ten Reasons Why We Should Practice Self-Hypnosis:
1. Self-hypnosis may be used in Releasing Pain
Pain medicine may cause serious side-effects like gastric ulcers, drowsiness, addiction etc. By using self-hypnosis, we can alleviate chronic pain from different medical conditions. Self-hypnosis can be used in chronic pain in cancer patients. The proposed mechanism is that the natural pain killers in our body such as endorphins are released from our brain when we do self-hypnosis.
2. Self-Hypnosis may be used to Quit Smoking
To quit smoking is the most difficult among all vices. It is much easier to stop drinking alcohol than to quit smoking. This is due to the hundred of addictive chemicals in tobacco that causes withdrawal syndromes whenever a smoker starts quitting. Self-hypnosis will reprogram the mind and through continuous sessions will eventually make a smoker quit easier.
3. Self-hypnosis may be used to Lose Weight
With obesity reaching the epidemic state in US and in the future the whole world, the danger of its complications to one’s health is very alarming. By using self-hypnosis, the cravings for fatty and sweet foods will be lessened. It will also accelerate the will to do exercise and other physical activities. The same mechanism of targeting release of neurochemicals from the brain is the accepted mechanism.
4. Self-hypnosis may be used to Improve the Memory
Purifying the subconscious mind from impurities will improve the memory. Self-hypnosis can calm and organize the mind so that it can retain previous information thus improving memory.
5. Self-hypnosis can Heal our Body and Mind
As stated, self-hypnosis can calm the mind and spirit. This will relax our body and mind and is very effective in dealing with stress. Stress when taken out of our body could improve our immune system and accelerate healing.
6. Self-hypnosis may be used in Dealing with Fears and Phobias
Fears and phobias are human limitations that must be dealt. Self-hypnosis encouraging self confidence could change our attitude towards our fears and phobias. The reprogramming of the mind is the key concept on the effectiveness of self-hypnosis in dealing with fears and phobias.
7. Self-hypnosis may be used in Enhancing Sex Life
Impotence and erectile dysfunction are examples of sexual disorders improved by self-hypnosis. Sex therapists use the technique of self-hypnosis to treat such disorders. This has something to do with mind control over sexual stimulation that is neuronal in nature.
8. Self-hypnosis may improve Sleep Disorders
More and more people suffer from insomnia. Aside from medications, self-hypnosis is effective in inducing sleep. The calming effect of the self-hypnosis technique can improve insomnia.
9. Self-hypnosis may be used to Relieve Anxiety and Depression
People suffering from anxiety disorders such as stage fright may benefit from self-hypnosis. Hypnotherapists treat patients with acute anxiety and depression by conducting sessions that will improve their confidence and self-control.
10. Self-hypnosis may be used to Manage Stress
Stress according to studies from Harvard University can cause different diseases such as increase blood sugar and blood pressure. Managing stress effectively with good rest and self-hypnosis will also improve one’s health. Self-hypnosis can calm the internal organs like the heart which will decrease the heart rate and blood pressure.
In our restless world where stress and different diseases are being experienced by almost all walks of life, it is very practical to spend a few minutes for self-hypnosis to improve one’s health. Self-hypnosis is inexpensive yet very effective. It improves every aspect of our health- physical, mental, and emotional. Start learning self-hypnosis and you will see the difference in your well-being.