Let's first look at what self-hypnosis IS NOT
1) Hypnosis is not a state of Unconsciousness.
2) Hypnosis is not Sleep.
3) Hypnosis cannot change your reality but it can change the way you will face the reality.
4) Hypnosis can’t make you do something you don’t want to.
5) Hypnosis is not being controlled by someone else.
Now let's see What Hypnosis is
"Hypnosis also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration. Hypnosis is usually done with the help of a therapist using verbal repetition and mental images. When you're under hypnosis, you usually feel calm and relaxed and are more open to suggestions."
1) An Awake state.
2) Rapport with your Unconscious Mind.
4) State of Relaxation.
During Hypnosis you will:
1) You will be hearing everything.
2) You will be in control.
3) You will be responsible for your motivation and participation.
More Facts About Hypnosis
1958 The American Medical Association (AMA) recognized hypnotherapy as an orthodox medical treatment (as opposed to an “alternative” or “complementary” treatment).
1960 The American Psychological Association endorsed hypnosis as a branch of psychology
Who can benefit Hypnosis: Everyone.
Many high-performance athletes and sportspeople use hypnosis to break through fears, keep themselves focused, and improve their performance.
Business owners and entrepreneurs use hypnosis to stay focused at work and as a start-off point to increase creativity and brainstorming.
Addictive behavior can also be helped with hypnosis techniques. Smokers, dieters, and those wanting to reduce time with anything disrupting everyday life and success can find these tools can reprogram their patterns.
Chronic illness can also be helped with hypnosis.
Cancer patients have long used hypnosis as part of their battle against their illness. Being able to visualize their body healing itself and being victorious not only has been shown to be effective in helping the healing process but has reduced the anxiety attached to the illness considerably.
Mental health struggles with things such as panic attacks, depression, and self-harm can also be helped with hypnotherapy. If you are very depressed or struggling with self-harm in such a way that you are endangering your life or the people around you, it is important to use hypnosis in conjunction with professional advice and treatment.