My journey around the world these last few years has been a delightful adventure visiting and experiencing many locations. The time frame has also been peppered with many personal development, leadership, and professional development courses.
NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programing), Master NLP and Hypnotherapy have been amongst them.
I attribute these skills, amongst many, towards creating my amazing life to where it is today. I'm even more grateful to be able to use my hypnotherapy skills to master my own personal and professional success at even more extraordinary levels, on a daily basis, creating language patterns and habits that rocket me forward with ease.
I grew up being taught that hypnotherapy is "bad" with no real explanation. With my own curiosity and self-exploration, I have discovered the truth.
We are being hypnotized daily by the media, by others and by ourselves. Unfortunately, most of this is unconscious (and self-defeating) intention. For example, Imagine being fired from your job, going home to tell your partner and afraid of not being able to pay the bills.. right there.. I just got you to focus on an event that hadn't even happened...a form of hypnosis. But, if you were present with how you FELT during that thought, you may realize you perhaps had a physical reaction. That, is the effect of hypnotic language. We do this to ourselves every single day with our thoughts. The question is, are you consciously choosing your thoughts and what illusion you create in your mind?
Now, see yourself on a wonderful sunny beach, watching the people around you frollic in the water, and play in the sun. Perhaps you have a nice cold drink in your hand, as you look into the eyes of your loved one sitting next to you, who is gently rubbing sunscreen onto the back of your neck... there, that too, is hypnotic language.. how much more of a powerfully positive experience was that for you, compared to the first illusion I presented to you?
Of course, these examples are mini "grabs" to help highlight what 'hypnosis' is to those of you, who perhaps like me many years ago, haven't a clear understanding what it is.
So why would you want to understand and perhaps learn hypnotic language?
Hypnosis can accelerate your life into the realms of what you truly desire and want to manifest into your life.. first, you must see it in your minds eye, to experience it in your body, then believe and bring it forward into your life through the thoughts and actions you focus on.
Below is a wonderful and valuable article by Mark Tyrrell, a hypnotherapist trainer for 13 years.... He too will share with you why Hypnosis can be one of the most powerful tools you could possess....
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Reassuring Reasons why Hypnosis is your Friend
Believe the hype or think for yourself
For too long hypnosis has had a bad or 'difficult' press. If a person doesn't understand something they have 3 options open to them.
1) They might be sceptical and therefore save the trouble of looking further and possibly benefiting.
2) They may conclude it is dangerous and to be avoided at all costs.
3) They may spend time discovering the truth behind the hype.
If you don't know much about a topic it's easy to be suspicious. Some people assume hypnosis is akin to a carnival side show, others consider it mystic mumbo jumbo or 'mind control.' For those who look beyond the hype the truth is far more illuminating.
The most powerful tool you possess
There are potentially huge benefits for those who use hypnosis as part of everyday life. When you understand hypnosis you start to see its potential to improve human performance in the physical, emotional and intellectual realms. For me, rumour, gossip and suspicion weren't good enough.
I determined to learn all I could about hypnosis - I learned every fact and practised every technique under the sun. I took several training courses - some good, some terrible. I invested thousands of hours of devoted study to hypnosis and discovered just what is possible. I hypnotised friends, neighbours and work colleagues. Hypnosis greatly changed things for me on a personal level
How hypnosis helped me
I used to be shy. Thanks to hypnosis I can now talk to thousands at a time and can approach anybody calmly and confidently.
I used to have poor concentration and procrastinate; thanks to hypnosis I can instantly motivate myself.
I used to find physical work outs and exercise exhausting but because of hypnosis I am now in the best shape of my life.
Incidentally I also stopped myself blushing with hypnosis. Now if ever I have a difficult call or conversation coming up, something I may naturally feel reluctant to do (you know the kind of thing) I spontaneously self hypnotise and rehearse the upcoming situation feeling good, with myself remaining calm. In this way I habitually set my own emotional 'blue prints' for up coming situations. Having said that it's naturally that some people have concerns or half digested 'hand me down' ideas regarding hypnosis. A common one is the one about 'mind control.' However what does this really mean?
Why you are more in control of yourself in hypnosis
If someone expresses concerns about being 'controlled' in hypnosis what they mean is they don't want to be like a robot, an automaton that is forced to obey the every whim of the hypnotist. We can't help but influence others but we don't control them. To understand why you need to understand hypnosis better.
So what is hypnosis like?
Hypnosis isn't like a coma. It's not unconsciousness - more a subtle shifting of consciousness. In hypnosis, you can still think logically but you also have access to the 'software' of your mind so that you can update instinctive emotional and physical responses. In fact the hypnotised subject (not the hypnotist) calls the shots. When I hypnotise someone I need to go at their speed and respond to their needs and expectations. Hypnosis will give you more control in your own life because of what it enables you to do.
How can I be so sure?
Because over the decades I've seen all kinds of people, all ages and from all backgrounds turn their lives around thanks to hypnosis. When you use hypnosis for yourself it improves confidence in all kinds of ways. When you use it to change other's lives it just blows you away. This is what I mean.
When I first hypnotised someone to feel no sensation in a painful arthritic arm it was an incredible feeling. When I first cured life long phobias quickly and comfortably I was astounded. When I stopped hardened alcoholics from drinking and even got a heroin addict off the stuff and back into mainstream life again I started to feel angry that people could just associate hypnosis with entertainment.
With the aid of hypnosis I (and many people I have trained and worked with) have helped severely depressed people feel strong and positive again. The rewards and satisfactions are hard to describe. I'm going to take a stand against ignorance and short sightedness around hypnosis and here's why.
Why you need to reclaim hypnosis for yourself
Hypnosis is your birthright. It's nature's optimum learning tool. In fact to learn and perform anything well you need to experience a natural focussing of attention, a natural kind of hypnosis. To be successful hypnosis needs to be your companion and friend.
Successful people use it naturally all the time because hypnosis is natural. It's the way we learn new responses. Unlike medications its side effects are purely positive - one expectant mother I worked with to feel relaxed during child birth later reported that she was also more relaxed when flying!
Hypnosis is easy to learn and every body can benefit. Hypnosis is a safe environment to 'try out' new behaviours and emotional patterns before you experience them for real. So the young man can ask a woman out for a date many times in calm relaxed hypnosis so that by the time he does it for real it feels real and natural and relaxed. Sports people who use hypnosis learn new quicker and more accurately. So hypnosis gives you more control of yourself and your life, it's natural and gives you instant benefits and it's a way of 'trying on' and establishing new patterns of emotional response and behaviour, Hypnosis enables you to develop yourself as a human being.
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Article by Mark Tyrrell of Hypnosis Downloads.com.