How Hypnosis for Low Self Esteem Works
22nd January, 20140 Comments
Written by: Biodun Ogunyemi ANLP,BNLP,SNLP,C.H,Dip.Hyp
Is building your self esteem really possible? If you struggle with it, you may find that hypnosis will help you. You can do it with a trained professional or through home techniques designed to boost your confidence and think differently about yourself. Here are some of the ways that hypnosis for low self esteem will help you.
Change in Subconscious Beliefs
Low self esteem comes from subconscious beliefs. You have little control over them until you start tackling them, which is something that self esteem hypnosis helps with. The hypnosis will put you into a trance so the subconscious is reached easily. Whether you do it with a professional, or use CDs and MP3s at home, your deep-rooted thoughts and feelings are changed, which in turn help your conscious thoughts and feelings.
New References and View the Past Differently
Things happen in the past that affect the self esteem. It could be being bullied or you may remember a conversation that went wrong. All of these can cause low self esteem. With hypnosis, you can go into these reference points and pull out the good memories; the ones that make you feel better about yourself. Building your self esteem is all about thinking about the past differently and seeing the good instead of the bad.
You also gain more control over your neurology. This helps you control the memories that you bring forward and how you let the past affect you.
Input from You
You are not a passive part in this process. You need to be active and share your thoughts, feelings and insights. These are the reasons for your low self esteem and you need to be honest with yourself and your hypnotherapist if you want them to change. If you’re doing this from home, you still need to be honest to be able to get the full outcome you desire.
Your input will help with developing the next step: your full treatment plan.
Full Treatment Plan to Build Your Self Esteem
You cannot just rely on the initial self esteem hypnosis. Part of the process is building a full treatment plan, and this involves setting goals for the future. You can then track your progress, set new goals and find the techniques that work best for you. The benefit of hypnosis is that it is tailored to your needs. There is no “one size fits all” approach, because that simply doesn’t happen.
The goals will be personal to you. You need to think about what you want the future to be like, and what you really want to get out of this form of therapy. While a professional can help suggest things, only you can decide if they are things you really want to work towards. Likewise, only you can decide whether the steps you need to take to reach those goals are ones that you want to take.
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