A real weight-loss success story
A 35 year old women decided to have hypnotherapy to help her lose weight and to get over a fear of motorways. This lady had struggled with her weight for many years and had tried every diet she could possibly find. She didn't have any confidence in herself and the fear of motorways was a real problem for her. She was also concerned about passing this fear on to her children.
This lady's weight had reached 16 stone 4lbs which for her height of 5ft 5 was getting very close to being morbidly obese. She really couldn't see how life could change for her and was almost at the point of accepting that's how her life would be from then on.
During this lady's first hypnotherapy session she was asked the question, what would you like to achieve from having therapy?
She replied, "I don't want to be overweight and I don't want to be scared of motorways."
The problem with this was that she was focusing on what she didn't want and not what she did. As the session progressed it was explained to this lady about focusing on how she wants her life to be. Because the subconscious doesn’t acknowledge 'what isn't', only 'what is', she had been focusing on what she didn't want, which was holding her back.
Two weeks later this lady had overcome her fear of motorways and was very proud of herself for doing so!
Eleven months later she had reached her goal weight of 9 stone 10lbs!
Life had completely changed for this lady. She became much more confident. She was happy and enjoying buying new clothes - a size 10 - rather than a size 22 and she was now visiting relatives that lived 200 miles away by driving on the motorway. She had turned her life around.
That lady was me!
All this happened 15 years ago and, apart from half a stone, I have kept the weight off ever since! I was so impressed with the life changing results I had achieved with the help of hypnotherapy that I went on to train as a hypnotherapist some years later when my children were older.
Sandra - before and after Hypnotherapy.
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