This Guest Article, 5 Hypnosis Myths Exploded, is from Mark Tyrrell of Hypnosis Downloads.com.
OVER the years, hypnosis has picked up all sorts of weird associations from stage hypnotists, the media and superstition. This is a great shame, because in reality, hypnosis is your single most effective tool for change. Hypnosis is your birthright, and you should know how to use it so it doesn't use you.
Here we dispel the biggest hypnosis myths.
As with anything, hypnosis can be good, bad or indifferent. The most
common is old-style authoritarian hypnosis of the type "You are getting
sleepy, you are feeling confident". Unsurprisingly, this sort of
hypnosis doesn't work well with many people. Good hypnosis uses subtle
psychological principles and advanced communication patterns.
It's like the difference between a football coach who thinks you'll perform best if he yells at you, compared with the more elegant style of a great leader who knows that to get the best from his people, he needs to understand motivation, to cajole, encourage and reward.
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Subliminals are words that you can't hear. Common sense says they shouldn't work, and there's no research proving that they do.
The only reason you can't be hypnotized is if you are incapable of
paying attention due to extremely low IQ or brain damage. That's not to
say that every hypnotist can hypnotize you however. The more flexible
the hypnotist, the more effective she will be with the largest number of
If you couldn't go into hypnosis, you wouldn't be able to sleep, to
learn, or get nervous through 'negative self hypnosis'. (You know when
you imagine things going wrong and it makes you feel anxious? Well
that's self hypnosis!)
Hypnosis is simply a deliberate utilization of the REM (Rapid Eye Movement) or dream state. We're not giving people medication here – if it wasn't a natural ability, hypnosis wouldn't work!
Crazy news stories, stage hypnotists and gossip have created the
illusion that you lose control in hypnosis. In fact, when hypnotized,
you are relaxed and focused – and able to choose to get up and walk away
at any time. You choose to give your attention to the hypnotist, and
you can withdraw it at any time.
If you have been scared of hypnosis in the past, this article has hopefully convinced you to at least give it a try. But remember, ensure what you're getting is the real thing.
This Guest Article has been contributed by Mark Tyrrell of Hypnosis Downloads.com.
I hope this article by Mark, 5 Hypnosis Myths Exploded, has helped to answer some of your questions about hypnosis.