Hypnosis for driving anxiety

What comes to mind when most people think of hypnosis is some kind of sleight-of-hand, something similar to a stroke of Aladdin’s magic wand for mostly entertainment or fascination than anything else. However, what you probably haven’t gotten a handle on is the fact that hypnosis also boasts a long track road of effective application in healthcare circles.

Driving anxiety, commonly also called vehophobia, refers to any persistent and reoccurring fear of being behind wheels and on the road, be that whilst the person is in automobile motion or while anticipating driving. The symptoms of this problem vary in both persistence and intensity, as well as with varying situations, type of roads and other conditions. The motorway is perhaps the most widely dreaded road type. Even less well-known is the related issue of passenger anxiety. The anxiety can affect nearly anyone, even professional drivers, ex-police officers and amateur automobile racers. Panic attacks, erratic behaviors while driving, hard shoulder and the likes are the associated dislikes.

Hypnotherapy can help with driving anxiety. In fact, it has a long history of helping with many types of anxieties, with a leading edge of the treatment of this one in particular. With its help, you will be able to recondition yourself to become less and ultimately not afraid of being on the road. By means of the latest techniques that will help you reprogram the former thoughts, beliefs and feelings to replace them with them your most preferred of response, behaviour and mindset as it regards to driving. Once the conditioned negative response you normally experience is removed from the big picture, you will be more than free to resume your life in a normal, natural and anxiety-free driving routine.

In the expert-conducted or self-engineered hypnotherapy session for your driving anxiety, you need to think of the real cost and implication of driving to your general life, taking cognisance of how much value it really is to your mobility, style and development. You also have to think of how much the driving anxiety cost you, the inconveniences incurred and the dull memories that came with it.  All these should be carefully replaced with a positive mindset. Should you avoid the issue, you will be creating chances for it to linger and wreak more havoc, causing you to live in fear and missing out on invaluable life experiences. With hypnotherapy, you can curb the ramp of driving anxiety in your life and get back behind those wheels to endlessly steer yourself to greater heights.

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Written by Biodun Ogunyemi ANLP,BNLP,SNLP,C.H,Dip.Hyp

Biodun Ogunyemi is the founder of Optimind, one of the leading hypnotherapy practices within the UK. He has practised on Harley Street and is an experienced hypnotherapist, trained to the highest level in advanced hypnotherapy and NLP and is the author of over 180 hypnosis products.… Read more

Written by Biodun Ogunyemi ANLP,BNLP,SNLP,C.H,Dip.Hyp

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