Hypnosis FAQ

Most people just plod along day after day, realizing just a small percentage of their potential. They hope luck or some other mysterious, divine power can change their lives. They soon reach that age of disillusionment and look around them. Life seems to have passed them by and they wonder why and how they missed the boat. What they don't realize is that the divine power to change is there, inside them, just waiting to be their obedient servant, capable of giving them everything they wish for. A far-fetched idea? No, not far fetched. It is a scientifically proven fact.

The secret starts with self-awareness and is completed by hetero- and auto-suggestion. These are self-awareness expansion techniques. They are used to overcome the programming of your past. It moves you toward the natural processes of being successful, having health and enjoying happiness. Following are answers to the most often asked questions about hypnosis:

WHAT IS HYPNOSIS?

It is a natural state of mind. Waking is a state for thought and doing. Sleep is a state for rest. Hypnosis is a state for self improvement. Sadly, we seldom use it.

IS HYPNOSIS DANGEROUS?

There has never been a documented case of harm coming to anyone from the therapeutic use of hypnosis.

WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO BE HYPNOTIZED?

Hypnosis is a very pleasant feeling of complete physical and mental relaxation. It is similar to that moment between knowing you are awake and going into a sleep state.

DO PEOPLE HAVE TROUBLE COMING OUT OF HYPNOSIS?

People sometimes choose to stay hypnotized after an experienced therapist asks them to come out of it. The reason is that it is such a relaxed feeling of enjoyment. The person either returns to an awake state shortly after or briefly goes to sleep. In self-hypnosis you have complete control and set your own time limit. There has never been a documented case of anyone unable to come out of hypnosis.

DOES HYPNOSIS WEAKEN THE WILL?

No. Self hypnosis strengthens it. Hypnosis works with the will, not against it.

CAN A PERSON BE HYPNOTIZED AGAINST THEIR WILL?

No. It is the will or desire to improve or change which allows the hypnotic trance to work in conjunction with the mind's natural healing ability. It is not possible to force someone into hypnosis.

WHAT IS SELF-HYPNOSIS?

Techniques exist by which one can attain a state of self hypnosis and gain complete relaxation under the most stressful conditions. In this state the unconscious mind is open to therapeutic suggestions.

WHAT IS THE UNCONSCIOUS MIND?

The conscious mind, the mind you are conscious of, is your "ME". It is the critical, logical part of your mind. Albert Einstein believed it utilized only 10% of our brain's power. The unconscious mind is what directs your conduct through the habits and emotional desires acquired from the influences of your environment, before you were old enough to reject harmful ideas and concepts. It contains the freedom to maximize intuition, creativity and imagination. It is therefore possible to reprogram the unconscious mind to make decisions favorable to your welfare. The new suggestions help in overcoming unwanted habits, a lack of concentration and any other unhealthy attitudes that doom you to failure.

WHAT CAN SELF-HYPNOSIS DO FOR ME?

Anything you want it to! Instant learning and photographic memory systems are based on self-hypnosis. Champions in various sports use it to improve their game concentration. You can now learn to overcome undesirable habits like smoking, over eating or binge drinking with self-hypnosis. You regain confidence. You now know that success is within easy reach, and erasing harmful emotions leads to a happier and healthier life.

WHO CAN BE HYPNOTIZED?

Anyone with an open mind, reasonable intelligence and ability to concentrate can experience the benefits of hypnosis.