A high percent of diets work on denying the foods you want. And, let's face it, the more you think about what you CAN'T eat, the more you want it. So - even though you might last days on the latest fad diet, you will eventually fail. That is why clinical hypnotherapists use hypnosis to help you change your thinking, so you feel a "yes" as you imagine yourself already thin. The benefit? When you actually see yourself getting thin by eating healthy foods and enjoying them, that "CAN'T gets reduced while your enjoyment goes up.
Is hypnosis something you have been interested in? Many have been able to change bad habits, such as smoking and overeating, with hypnosis. However, given what you have seen with recreational stage hypnosis, you might have some reservations about what will happen to you under hypnosis. For example, you might be concerned that you will be under control of someone, or that you might do embarrassing things.
Everyone has a habit that they don’t like or something that they want to change. This may be something like smoking or trying to lose weight. Many people have been going about this the wrong way. Today, there is research that shows that hypnosis is very successful in helping people make changes in their lives. This is due to two factors:
- People's money is on the line, and
- Hypnosis focuses on the person’s goals and then pushes them to achieve those goals.
Twenty-six-year-old Ulu Tuipulotu has taken a drastic approach to weight loss. At 337 kilograms (almost 750 pounds), he is Australia's heaviest man and at the request of his clinical psychologist, he has leaned on hypnotherapy to lose weight. Before his diet, he would frequently eat a whole loaf of bread, a whole chicken and take out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - each. In between, he'd eat junk food and soft drinks.
Are you struggling to lose weight and have no time for exercise? For many Americans, the stress at work, lack of time for exercise, and grabbing fast, high carb food leads to failure to keep fit. Jay McKenzie of Nooga.com reports that many people are turning to hypnotism to relieve stress and lose weight, calling hypnotherapy a 'resetting of the mind' by positive affirmation. In addition, hypnotherapy seems to be helping with anxiety, smoking cessation, and insomnia.
Looking for a way to continue (or get back to) that New Year's resolution to lose weight? Hypnosis has been found to be a natural way to change your mind about eating and exercise. So, you break your emotional eating habits and start to calmly use eating for just an answer to hunger.
Self-hypnosis is very similar to meditation. But, whereas meditation is more about clearing your mind, self-hypnosis is more about creating a positive change within yourself. If you are looking for a more natural way to keep your New Year's resolutions of, for example, losing weight and exercising more, self-hypnosis can create the mental change you need to stick with your resolutions.
While people are getting concerned about weight gain, a Russian-American hypnotist has discovered a way to keep people from over-stuffing themselves by using simple hypnosis methods. Many patients found hypnosis enjoyable and stress-reducing. And, when combined with the desire to change, many found that hypnosis helps.
A study reported in the Journal of Clinical Psychology studied the effects of diet and hypnosis. Two groups were formed: both used weight-loss behavioral treatment - but one group also used hypnosis for dieting. At the end of 9 weeks, both groups lost weight. However, at the end of the 8-month and 2-year follow-ups, it was found that only the hypnosis group had additional weight loss, and that more of the hypnosis subjects had achieved and maintained their weight loss goals Read more »