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With Hypnosis Relieve Your Anxiety & Discover The Hidden Successful You

Written by: Twanna Carter, PhD, 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.


For centuries now, hypnosis has been one of the most reliable, natural, and beneficial ways to relieve stress and anxiety.

For centuries now, hypnosis has been one of the most reliable, natural, and beneficial ways to relieve stress and anxiety for anyone. Also known as hypnotherapy or self-hypnosis, the practice of hypnotism has been proven to be effective by research from all over the world.

What is Hypnosis?

In simple terms, hypnosis is a state that involves heightened focus, relaxation, and concentration on specific thoughts or suggestions given by a practitioner or self-hypnotism (i.e., yourself). It's actually quite easy to get into this state because we naturally go through it twice every night: on the way to sleep and when we wake up.

If you've ever wondered what it's like to be hypnotized, think back to a time when you were engrossed in a movie or book

If you've ever wondered what it's like to be hypnotized, think back to a time when you were engrossed in a movie or book. You might have become so involved that you forgot where you were or held your breath for a moment. Or even dodged a punch! That feeling of deep involvement and concentration is similar to the state a person enters during hypnosis. Also, if you’ve ever been driving and get to work or home, but don’t really remember passing stoplights, making turns, or stopping at stop signs, you were in a hypnotic state.

In this article, we'll discuss what hypnosis is and how it can help people struggling with anxiety issues.

When people hear the word hypnosis, they may picture a strange-looking man with a pocket watch dangling back and forth in front of someone's eyes

It’s actually more than that. Hypnotherapy uses your own natural abilities to relax your mind so you can break through mental barriers that are preventing you from moving forward and living the life you want. You might not be aware of this, but the state of hypnosis is already a part of your daily life. It's nothing more than a heightened level of focus and concentration. For example, if you've ever been so engrossed in something that you lost track of time, or even where you were at all that was hypnosis!

Hypnotherapy isn't magic. It doesn't involve strange-looking men with pocket watches dangling back and forth in front of someone's eyes and it certainly doesn't involve forcing people to do things they don't want to do against their will although those are common myths. Instead, hypnotherapy uses your own natural abilities to relax your mind, peppered with suggestions, so you can break through mental barriers, habits, or limiting beliefs interrupting your life.

If you're afraid of becoming out of control while under hypnosis

If you're afraid of becoming out of control while under hypnosis, rest assured that we never make suggestions that run contrary to your personal beliefs or moral values. Instead, we'll help guide you toward using your natural powers of suggestion yourself, so you can find true freedom from whatever it is that's holding you back.

We don't want people to be manipulated by someone else's agenda; instead, we want them to gain power over their own minds and body so they can overcome whatever obstacles are holding them back from being who they truly want to be in life.

Hypnosis is an effective way to reduce stress, fear, and anxiety

You may have heard of hypnosis before, but you might not be sure what it is or how it can help you. Perhaps you’re worried about being hypnotized or don’t think that it will work for you. Relax! It is completely normal to feel these things and we invite you to let us show you just how effective hypnosis can be in relieving your anxiety and stress levels.

The truth is that hypnosis is a natural state of mind, which means there are no side effects and no risks involved. In fact, the benefits of hypnotherapy are so great that many clients experience lasting results after just one session. Hypnosis has been used for years by hypnotherapists around the globe as an effective tool for treating anxiety, stress, panic attacks, fears, PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder, and other issues related to fearfulness or worry. Hypnosis for anxiety is most definitely an effective form of therapy. It can have an amazing effect on your mental state, and immediately for many clients. Freeing up your brain from anxiety and stress puts you in the right frame of mind to tackle tough problems, and it can provide the type of relief that has thus far escaped you. From test anxiety to fears, hypnosis can help. I had one client who was able to pass her medical board 6 years after completing medical school and battling exam anxiety so bad that she couldn’t sit for the exam.

But it’s not just suited for anxiety; it’s also ideal when you want to alter your thinking on a day-to-day basis to boost confidence, get rid of doubt, and live your best life. For many people, this makes hypnosis one of the best therapeutic, side-effect-free options available for success.

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Twanna Carter, PhD, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

A Career Transition Coach, Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Anger Management Specialist II, and Certified Resilience Coach who helps high achieving professional women overcome the fear and doubt that comes with transitioning into a new career. Twanna is passionate about helping women understand their unique value and leveraging it to find their best-fit career. She is a veteran who started coaching while she was a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army. She has a special spot for those with anxiety, as she overcame social anxiety to find the careers of her dream. Twanna considers herself a lifelong learner and has earned a BS in Zoology, MA in Rehabilitation Counseling, and PhD in Human Services. Recognized as an Office of Personnel Management Presidential Management Fellow, Twanna left full-time employment to be an entrepreneur. She is currently the CEO of Twanna Carter Professional & Personal Coaching, LLC and JBC Counseling & Consulting, LLC.



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