Quit smoking with hypnosis
18th December, 20130 Comments
Written by: Biodun Ogunyemi ANLP,BNLP,SNLP,C.H,Dip.Hyp
When you think about hypnosis, how do you view it? So many people view it as a scam and just a way for people to take your money. The truth is that it can really help. "Stop smoking" hypnosis really can help you stop, no matter how long you have had the bad habit for or how many times you’ve tried to quit in the past.
What Is Hypnosis?
Before you start thinking that hypnosis is a scam, it’s important to understand what hypnosis is exactly. This isn’t a medieval technique or magic; it is a proven way to make you think differently. When you are in your trance, a trained and qualified hypnotherapist will be able to reach into your subconscious and help you change your decisions, thoughts and feelings.
Your subconscious mind is where everything is stored. It is where your habits are rooted and where your feelings are based. It takes time to change the way your subconscious mind things and hypnosis helps to speed up that process.
Stop Smoking Hypnosis to Change the Way You Think About Smoking
Part of the process of hypnosis to quit smoking is to make you change the way that you think about smoking. It could be to reiterate that it is unhealthy to your subconscious mind. However, it can also make you think you don’t enjoy or even like smoking. Why would you do something if you didn’t like it?
You will be asked to imagine how unpleasant smoking is. It could be the bad taste in the mouth, the negative feelings afterwards such as bad breath and feeling thirsty, or the smell of it around you. It also focuses on caring for your body and protecting it, which emphasises why you shouldn’t smoke.
Recommended by Doctors as an Option
Many doctors are now starting to recommend hypnosis for patients who want to stop smoking. This is because it really is based on science and has been proven to work. There are certain hypnotherapists with more authority than others, so it is important to check their credentials. If a doctor is suggesting a particular therapist, there are high chances that he or she is worthwhile.
However, not all doctors recommend this. It isn’t because it is a scam; it is more because there is still a lot unknown about the process. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t work; stop smoking hypnosis is just accepted by some more than others.
Using Other Quit Smoking Methods
The benefit of hypnosis is that it doesn’t involve medication. This means that other methods to help you quit smoking can be used at the same time. There is no need to worry about them interacting with each other, and you will be able to calm the cravings while focusing on the downsides of the cigarettes, cigars or pipe that you smoke.
Of course, it is just as highly effective on its own. There is no need to spend the extra money on patches, gum and medications if you want to avoid them. The options are just there.
Why Is Hypnosis Viewed as a Scam?
Some find that it works forever after just one session while others find they need ongoing sessions to stop old habits coming through. The brain works in mysterious ways and it’s important to remember that.
The Expense of Hypnotherapy
Many people worry about the cost of stop smoking hypnosis. While it can seem expensive to start with, it is worth thinking about the cost of the habit. Depending on the amount that you smoke, you could save money within two weeks of quitting by paying for the hypnotherapy. It should be considered an investment instead of just another cost.
Some people do need more sessions than others, but it will still save you money in the long run. Put the money into a savings account each week and you will soon see how you are benefiting. This just helps the hypnotherapy along in getting you to quit forever.
Would you like to quit smoking? Stop smoking hypnosis could really help you change the way you think about the habit for the better. It isn’t magic or using practices from the Middle Ages; it could be the thing you need to quit that unhealthy habit.
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