There are skeptics to the effectiveness of hypnosis and this may be attributed to the many myths and misconceptions that exist historically. The benefits of hypnosis far outweigh any myths and they are just that a myth. Hypnosis is a viable and proven technique for manifestation. Metaphysical hypnosis sets the stage for the participant to look deeper into their life experiences by bypassing the conscious thinking mind spiritually. Metaphysical hypnosis opens the door to an inner awareness thereby accessing a space of peace a connection to a higher power. Metaphysics means to look beyond what is literal, physical and material. Spiritually the ability to look within is where all the answers are said to be. It is written that the ego speaks first and the ego speaks loudest. In the space of silence, the mind has the ability to create positive changes through suggestion bypassing the limiting conscious mind. There are many techniques of meditation. Transcendental Meditation(TM) is described on its website as an evidence based technique for peace and wellness. The TM practice involves sitting quietly with eyes closed for 20 minutes twice a day preferably morning and evening. The cost for TM classes is around $1500.00 At the other end of the meditation spectrum is Vipassana meditation which requires participating in a ten day discourse on dhamma. That course is free however it requires the student to commit silence for the entire ten days at one of the Art of Living facilities around the World. According to the website at http://www.dhamma.org the technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants follow a prescribed Code of Discipline, learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results.
What happens when you are not able to quiet the mind chatter? Many of my clients express they simply cannot meditate. I am able to help the majority of them feel what it is like to meditate with the use of metaphysical hypnosis. It is a type of guided meditation which relaxes the body and mind. The process is safe and very effective and includes a period of serenity and silence many people have trouble achieving or recognizing as their own. They have simply forgotten. Some folks think hypnosis will put them to sleep. I know hypnosis as a point of awakening. Many people are sleep walking in a daze of doing the same thing. Perhaps you are stuck. This is where a trained facilitator can help. Learn to quiet the mind and awaken to the infinite possibilities. Hypnosis is a tool that is beneficial. After a discussion about what possible roadblocks or fears that may be involved, the client is taken thorough a relaxation process by me which reorients them to the sensation of relaxation. There are a myriad of reasons why a person may feel they can’t meditate. I have seen clients that silence represents punishment for them. The old adage children are to be seen and not heard was ingrained into their mind by well meaning parents. The suppressed need to be heard carried over into adulthood and the punishment that silence represented.
Many clients express that silence evokes some type of emotional response. There was a client I was working with who was unable to sit still and remain silent for maybe a minute or so before she became very agitated. Just the thought of being silent caused her stress. After a few sessions her defenses were removed and she was able to remember what it felt like to relax her body and also release the monkey chatter in her mind. This recall of relaxation was the catalyst to her being able to open up her heart space and really let go. A self described spiritual person, she harbored some guilty feelings from the past. Each time she attempted to meditate those feelings, the stories of guilt would surface. Each past “story” seemed to deepen her agitation to the point where it was all she could think about. Hypnosis restored her faith in the universe through relaxation techniques. I always provide follow up self hypnosis exercises and some simple techniques that enhance the experience and can be done almost anywhere without anyone knowing. This reinforces the sensation of relaxation.
Once the body and mind are aligned in a state of relaxation the client is able to experience what meditation is like. Most clients are able to experience the benefits of this type of relaxation in just one session. I like to refer to hypnosis as meditation on steroids without any drugs, of course. Some describe it as a natural high. It is that feeling of deep relaxation many folks have simply forgotten in the quest for material gains sometimes referred to as success. Real success is a state of mind.
Learn and establish a meditation practice for overall well being. According to the Daily Good blog many addicts are turning to meditation in an article entitled A Middle Path to Recovery. Meditation is the way within and the answers to any type of recovery or manifestation are said to be within the human psyche.
Learn to tap into that inner sanctuary of wisdom with self hypnosis or meditation.