Obesity

Self Hypnosis for Weight Loss

Unknowingly, most of us undergo state of self hypnosis several times a day. It can be while we are day dreaming, reading a book, meditating, watching our favorite television program, sleeping, etc. Since all these activities are a part of our normal day-to-day routine, we do not take notice of it.

What is Self Hypnosis?

Remember the famous quote of Napoleon Hill? What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” It is suggested that through auto suggestion, self hypnosis can help treat various diseases, bad habits, etc.

Self hypnosis is a state of self-induced relaxation in which our subconscious mind can become more receptive to ideas and suggestions provided by us.

Experts believe that self hypnosis generally makes use of repeated auto suggestion (self suggestion) technique. This technique can directly program our subconscious mind by feeding it with thoughts (for a definite purpose) and suggestions so that our subconscious mind starts believing in it.

How Self Hypnosis for Weight Loss Helps?

Listed below are the ways in which self hypnosis for weight loss can help:

  • Self hypnosis can reinforce your weight-loss goal by etching it in our mind so that you feel the urge to do daily exercise.
  • Self hypnosis can make your subconscious mind to motivate you to take increased amounts of protein-rich diet to improve your metabolic rate.
  • Self hypnosis for weight loss can motivate you to eat healthy food.
  • Self hypnosis can reduce your ‘hunger pangs’ so that you eat less.
  • Self hypnosis can help you to negate conditioned response. In conditioned response, people unconsciously link image of food with another activity, say, watching television. This can trigger ‘the urge to eat’ every time one watches television. Self hypnosis can reprogram the subconscious mind to trigger the image of watching television without eating so that the next time one watches television, one does not eat food.

Next time you have difficulty controlling your eating habit or following a particular diet do not blame yourself. Start practicing self hypnosis to create the right mental state. This can solve all your problems.

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