How to Perform Self Hypnosis
Are you interested in self hypnosis? If so, discover the step-by-step instructions on
how to perform self hypnosis and hypnotize yourself.
Firstly, if you're new to hypnosis, a very good way to start learning how to
hypnotize yourself is to take a look at the hundreds of hypnosis
downloads available online.
You can also buy CDs, if you prefer. Either way, listening to a soothing voice repeating
appropriate suggestions will induce a state of total relaxation faster, and help you achieve the results you desire
by effecting a change in your subconscious mind.
Do-it-yourself hypnosis is another way for you to use the power of self suggestions to control
Self hypnosis is really a skill you can develop through repetition, learning to achieve total
relaxation, and the use of constant self-affirmations.
You can deal with emotional issues like relationships, or
improve your skill at stress management – all through by learning how to hypnotize yourself.
Steps To Perform
First, decide what you wish to accomplish with this session of self hypnosis
. For example, you
may plan to give yourself autosuggestions that will increase your self-confidence and poise for an
upcoming presentation or interview. Create one or two positive sentences toward this end, making sure
to frame them in the present tense: “I am gracious, charismatic and confident of my
might be one possibility.
Writing out your suggestions before performing the hypnosis can be very effective, as a visual list of
what you choose to work on can sometimes be more easily remembered than even carefully assembled
Next, choose a quiet, private place to perform your self hypnosis. Plan at least half an hour without
Sit in a comfortable chair. You may prefer a chair whose back is high enough so that you can lean back
comfortably against it. Sitting is preferable to lying down, unless your goal is to fall asleep.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply. Tell yourself to relax completely. One way to assist the process of
full relaxation is to tighten your muscles, hold for about four seconds, and then relax them fully.
Relax each part of your body, beginning with your face, your neck, your shoulders, etc.
Now imagine yourself in an elevator, going slowly down, floor by floor. Count silently as you reach
each floor: Ten, Nine, Eight....
When you reach One, the door of the elevator will open, and you will find yourself in a room. Tell
yourself that you will find whatever you need in that room. Begin your self suggestions at this point.
You may simply picture yourself doing, or being, or experiencing, whatever is your goal for this
Continue to breathe deeply and evenly as you repeat these suggestions. You may even wish to say them
out loud a couple of times.
When you feel ready, imagine yourself entering the elevator again, and its door closing behind you.
This time count up, as the elevator moves slowly upward: One, Two, Three, etc.
When you reach Ten, you will open your eyes slowly. You control your mind during this process, and your
constant self-affirmations have a powerful effect for change on your subconscious mind.
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