It happens at almost every show And in many one on one or group therapy sessions. Someone will come up and ask me "What if I can't be hypnotised?" or tell me"You can't hypnotise me!"
Both interesting questions and demonstrate that many people today are confused about what hypnosis is, and also , what it isn't"
Lets start with what hypnosis is.
It is a state of deep relaxation where the volunteer is so focused on the hypnotist's voice that they simply block everything else out.
It happens to most people who are go on diets.
1. They start the latest fad diet.
2. They starve themselves.
3. They lose some weight.
4. They stop the diet or get distracted.
5. The weight comes back and even more.
Why is it so?
Firstly, it is based on willpower not belief. Willpower only accounts for about 5% of change. The problem is that most people don't have the rigid discipline required to consciously focus on their diet 24/7. Secondly, you are working against the life force of nature.
That's an interesting question and one I hear repeated often. A number of people have asked me if it really works.
The short answer is ...... YES. - The longer answer is the "how" it works.
Over recent months quite a number of people, mainly women, have attended my
"Weight Reduction Hypnosis" workshops.
You may be asking "What happens in that workshop?"
Well, basically, I deal with the beliefs that they have about themselves, food and exercise. The major issues that are absolutely consistent are