Losing weight is a goal on many people’s wish lists. Shedding pounds can give you more self-confidence, increase your options for wearing fashionable outfits and make you an all-around healthier person. However, losing weight and keeping it off is a challenge. You may have found some success by following trendy diets and fitness routines, only to be disappointed when the results prove unsustainable. Hypnosis for weight loss can help you break the cycle of frustration by aligning your subconscious mind with your conscious goals.
How Does Clinical Hypnosis for Weight Loss Work?
If you are unfamiliar with clinical hypnosis techniques, the word “hypnosis” may leave you unsure of what to expect. When a medical professional hypnotizes you in a clinical setting, they don’t do so to control your mind or make you do anything you wouldn’t ordinarily do. Instead, hypnosis puts you in a highly relaxed, suggestible state. You will be fully aware of what is happening during a session.
Succeeding with significant life goals requires you to make long-term changes and commitments. Still, lingering judgment or fear in your conscious mind may prevent you from taking the necessary steps to lose weight and keep it off.
Hypnosis can provide a catalyst that motivates your brain by putting you in a trance. Contrary to misconceptions, you will not be unconscious. Rather, you’ll be able to quiet your thoughts, live in the moment and focus on finding the motivation you need.
Can Hypnosis Help You Lose Weight Right Away?
By following the hypnotherapist’s suggestions while you are in a trance, you can tap into your subconscious mind, which influences your habits and behaviors. Lifestyle changes tend to come more easily after a hypnosis session, since clinical hypnotherapy encourages you to turn negativity into positivity.
While hypnosis is a tool that can help break thought patterns that are holding you back from developing healthier routines, it is not a quick fix for weight loss. Scientifically speaking, the only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume. However, the weight loss journey requires extensive emotional strength in addition to physical work. And, for many people, the mental component is the hardest. Hypnosis might help you manage these ups and downs by making you more confident and optimistic.
Does Hypnosis Work for Everyone?
Everyone passes through hypnotic states as part of the sleep cycle. Because hypnosis is a natural state of mind, anyone can fall into a hypnotic trance. However, hypnosis works best for cooperative, creative, open-minded people with good imaginations and focus.
If you are open to the idea of achieving profound relaxation and are willing to let go of your inhibitions and listen to your hypnotherapist’s directions, hypnosis can be an excellent tool to incorporate into your other healthy lifestyle habits. Pairing hypnotherapy with your consistent nutrition and workout routine can help you lose weight and change your behavior for the better.
Newport Beach Hypnosis for Weight Loss
Dr. Katherine Agranovich is a certified hypnotherapist and former registered nurse who has embraced the power of holistic health and healing. To learn more about how hypnosis for weight loss can benefit you, please reach out today.
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