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Hypnosis A Tool For Change

Written by: Richard Hilton, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.


Hypnosis has long been used as a therapeutic tool to help individuals overcome a variety of challenges, ranging from phobias and anxiety to smoking cessation and weight loss. Athletes from all kinds of sports have effectively used hypnosis to improve their game from being more focused to being better able to deal with fatigue in the boxing ring. One of the ways in which hypnosis may be effective is through its ability to help rewire the brain and create new neural pathways.

therapist trying an hypnosis tecnique to treat a patient

The brain is constantly changing and adapting in response to new experiences and information. This process, known as neuroplasticity, allows the brain to reorganize itself and form new connections between neurons. Hypnosis may facilitate this process by helping individuals to focus their attention and enter a state of relaxation, which can create an optimal environment for neuroplasticity to occur.

During hypnosis, an individual's brain waves shift from a beta state (associated with waking consciousness) to an alpha state (associated with relaxation and focus). This shift in brain waves can help individuals to access their unconscious mind and make changes at a deeper level. For example, a person who is trying to overcome a phobia may be able to use hypnosis to address the underlying fear and negative beliefs that are driving their phobia and create new neural pathways that are more adaptive and healthier.

While hypnosis is not a cure-all and may not work for everyone, it has been shown to be a safe and effective tool for helping individuals to create positive changes in their lives. If you are interested in using hypnosis to help rewire your brain and overcome challenges, it is important to work with a trained and certified hypnotherapist. Together, you can develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.

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Richard Hilton, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Richard is a former member of the British Army. Upon leaving the military he studied extensively in self-defense, Conflict Management. Due to going through a difficult period on leaving, he realised that he needed to make major changes in the direction of his life He then began to study NLP and Hypnosis. He is now helping veterans and first responders with the difficulties and challenges that they are facing on a daily basis. He has also self-published his first book "Whispers over Windermere"



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