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For the average American, yo-yo dieting and unsuccessful liquid meal plans have only backfired into binge ice cream eating. Hypnosis is a new method that helps many people lose weight, and might be a good option for you, so long as you understand exactly how is works. This method is traditionally used in psychological healing and can offer some significant benefits for those who are battling their weight.
A unique aspect of hypnosis is that it does not 'force' you to stop eating, but works on a subconscious level as a suggestion. After a session, you may will find yourself reconsidering that sugary snack, or deciding to go ahead with your workout even though you're tired or grumpy.
In addition, hypnosis will help you form healthy habits, which is the real key to losing weight and keeping the pounds away. In a sense, it retrains your mind. Hypnosis is not necessarily about reinforcing your diet plan, but about creating a positive self-image and maintaining that image. Those who are happy with their weight tend to be healthier than those who constantly diet to shed those extra pounds.
Hypnosis can be a valuable tool for psychological healing in those who battle weight problems. It can help you overcome your mental hurdles to losing weight and continue to keep it off. Hypnosis is not a miracle cure, though, so do not expect to wake up one morning and find that you've lost three sizes while you slept!
If you want to find out more about hypnosis, consult your doctor to find a qualified practitioner. Don't go to anyone who advertises on street corners or sign up with the quacks who operate on cruise trips, or you'll end up wasting your money.
Specializing in weight loss hypnosis, Helen A. Bramow, MA, ND, HHP, CNC, MHt received her MA in Transpersonal Studies from Atlantic University and is highly trained as a Transpersonal Master Hypnotherapist - MHt. She also specializes in deep trance hypnosis, as is used in Regression and Past Life work and research. Weight Loss hypnosis only requires a light trance state, with varying number of sessions, and she uses both HypnoBand and the Virtual Gastric Band Weight Loss hypnosis. She is also certified as a HypnoBirthing® Education Consultant. She is a certified NGH instructor and IHF registered hypnosis school and teaches hypnosis classes in small groups. She is also a Master Instructor for IET classes, and teaches both Reiki (Usui, Karuna and SSR Master classes) and dowsing classes.
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