“Hypnosis is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration.
When you're under hypnosis, you usually feel calm and relaxed, and are more open to suggestions.
Hypnosis can be used to help you gain control over undesired behaviors or to help you cope better with anxiety or pain. It's important to know that although you're more open to suggestion during hypnosis, you don't lose control over your behavior." Mayo Clinic
The average person has a misconception of what hypnosis is and misconceptions of what can be accomplished through hypnosis.
Hypnosis is a natural state of focused attention and the hypnotist helps guide the client into this state to make positive changes for a more fulfilling life. During hypnosis, if a suggestion, that is not appealing, is given to a person while in the hypnotic state, one of two things would happen: the person in the hypnotic state would either ignore the suggestion or would bring themselves out of the hypnotic state.
Hypnosis can be used to:
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