Is it just about positivity?

Nowadays, hypnosis is gaining in popularity as a viable alternative therapy to help with many issues both physically and mentally. As it has become more mainstream it has also become more affordable, no longer a fanciable notion of the rich and those seen as normally living 'alternative' lifestyles.  

More and more medical doctors are just as likely to offer hypnosis as a form of medication to their patients, as there are no side effects and in the long run can be more cost effective. Whilst hypnotherapy is beneficial as a treatment for a wide range of physical symptoms such as IBS, headaches and as a method of pain control during birthing or dentistry, it is also useful for many other issues which can affect an individual mentally and emotionally. It can be effective in dealing with phobias, long term trauma, raising confidence and overcoming public speaking fears to name but a few.

Most people are surprised to learn just how versatile hypnosis is and its possibilities. They are also surprised to learn just how quickly it can help them overcome whatever challenges they are facing, sometimes only requiring a few sessions as opposed to more traditional talking therapies that can take months, maybe even years.

For many people, it would not cross their mind to ask a hypnotherapist to help them with issues they assume they will have to live with all of their lives. Some issues may not exactly be life threatening but annoying and impacting on their quality of life nonetheless. Take for example, an annoying little problem like gagging every time they brush their teeth. This may have come out of the blue for no apparent reason but can be distressing and embarrassing if they live with someone who can hear them every morning and night. Obviously there will be an underlying reason, maybe a bad experience at the dentist which may not be remembered by the conscious mind, can be dealt with effectively by a hypnotherapist addressing the unconscious mind to resolve the problem. In fact if you search for solutions for gagging whilst brushing your teeth, hypnosis is the suggested remedy.

In today's fast moving, competitive world of new technology and businesses striving to be on top, more and more people want success fast and they want it now. They want to be the best in an increasingly competitive world where success normally equals financial security. The benefits of practices such as mindfulness and positive thinking are gaining more respect among the business world, with many entrepreneurs and heads of organisations realising the benefits to their businesses by encouraging their employees to partake in these practices.

Hypnotherapy is becoming increasingly popular in businesses and by individuals wanting to be a leader in their chosen field. They are turning to hypnosis to enhance their positive mindset and to increase their wealth and confidence in the workplace. Those who use hypnosis often see an increase in their sales and profits as it allows them to have a more positive attitude and increased confidence, as their limited beliefs are removed and replaced with hope and confirmation that they will succeed.

Find a therapist who practices such beliefs on himself and is successful in his business. A good therapist will have testimonials from a variety of clients with a variety of issues which have been successfully dealt with. A confident therapist will have no qualms about dealing with the more unusual requests. Subliminal hypnosis downloads are often offered by the therapist to complement therapy sessions to ensure continued focus and commitment to success. 

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Written by Biodun Ogunyemi

Glasgow, G2 2QZ

Biodun Ogunyemi is the founder of Optimind, one of the leading hypnotherapy practices within the UK. He has practiced 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.

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