Posted on Nov 24, 2008 | Comments 0
Stress comes from a number of different sources. It attacks you when you are at home, at the office or even when you are with your loved one.
Although it is true that stress has become a fact of life, you can actually live a stress-free life easily. One way you can go about this is by hypnosis.
If you want to try hypnosis to fight stress, you should seek the help of a professional hypnotherapist. But actually, you can hypnotize yourself to deal with various stressful situations.
Performing self hypnosis
Self hypnosis is extremely easy to do. All it takes is a few minutes of your time each day. Here are a few ways in order to effectively self hypnotize your way to a stress-free life:
Free yourself from disturbances: Make sure that you have to schedule the time to do self hypnosis when there is a very slim chance for you to be disturbed.
Disconnect your phone, turn off your cell phone and make sure that no one would come bursting into your door. These would break your concentration which is important in self hypnosis.
Set a goal for your session: Before undergoing self hypnosis, decide on what stressful situation are you planning to resolve.
As you do self hypnosis, think of positive things about that stressful situation and repeat it to yourself over and over again.
Relax! It is important to make sure that your mind and body to be completely relaxed while undergoing self hypnosis. One way to be able to do this is to concentrate on deep breathing patterns.
Allow yourself to feel the air filling your lungs and slowly being released from your body. You can also try using soft music to help you relax and block off any negative thoughts that would otherwise cause tension.
An important note
As with any therapy session, overcoming stress through self hypnosis does take time. You do not get through it with just one session. Some people would need to undergo self hypnosis for a number of consecutive days before feeling the effect. Patience is the key to coping with stress and in achieving a healthy, stress-free life.
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