How effective is Self Hypnosis? Did it work for you?
I would like to know about your personal experience with self hypnosis.
The goal is to get a conditioned reflex. So first there is the trance. Today there are many ways to go into trance. Once there, it is important to give a post-hypnotic suggestion to change the behavior. It is only effective if the post-hypnotic suggestion is accepted. Repetition is the best way to get it accepted. Sometimes changes are slower or adjustments have to be made in order to get the suggestion accepted. One powerful way that Ormond Mcgill taught was to 'pretend' that it is already working. Andrew Salter used forty repetitions of the same signal in some cases to make sure the mind accepted it. With Pavlov's dog, you don't have to ring the bell 40 times while offering a dog a piece of meat to get him to salivate. The reflex kicks in much quicker than that. But some humans have set up a resistance. You have to get past the resistance or the trauma if that is the case.
How effective self hypnosis is depends on you. It did not work for me but I am thinking of trying it again. A hypnotist tried to hypnotize me when I was in university and it did not work either. Personally I seem to be better at meditation. I am good at the relaxation part of hypnosis and guided meditation but I have trouble with the other suggestions.
I highly recommend trying meditation or self hypnosis so you learn how to become deeply relaxed. Like most things it takes practice.
by Chasuk5 years ago
Why is this type of delusion seen as necessary by so many Christians?
by schoolgirlforreal7 years ago
I read online you can hypnotize others if they are willing, and yourselfI also heard you MAY be able to be hypnotized against your will(for example advertising...repetitiveness)Has anyone felt hypnotized against their...
by Leaderofmany5 years ago
Is self hypnosis possible? What are the basic principals of self hypnosis?
by Maddie Ruud6 years ago
How can the average person use self-hypnosis techniques to improve his or her life?
by jirel5 years ago
Today I was undergoing hypnosis by listening to a recording.It asked me to breath in energy not just from mouth or nose but from all pores in the body including all cells.I visualized breathing in energy from each...
by Ness5 years ago
Has anyone tried hypnosis cds (anxiety, relaxation etc) Have they worked for you?Please don't answer to just dismiss the question e.g hypnosis is nonsenseOnly answer the question if you have tried a hypnosis CD before.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.