Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Does Hypnosis Really Work?

I’ve always looked at self hypnosis programs with a heavy dose of skepticism. First of all, I’ve never believed that you can fix problems without work. I don’t buy all of those marketing schemes that claim you can lose weight, but still eat as much as you want without exercising! Second of all, I can’t imagine lulling myself into a hypnotic state without falling asleep.

But I do believe in the power of the subconscious mind and the power of suggestion. I’ve been listening to a lot of motivational self help programs lately. I listen to them to and from work, every time I go out on a walk, while working and sometimes when I’m doing chores around the house. Listening to these audio programs has certainly helped me as I’ve been working toward my goals this January. I’m more optimistic and certainly more positive. These programs have helped me stay focused and have positively changed my overall attitude towards life.

Most of the self hypnosis programs I’ve listened to have some sort of positive affirmation and they seem geared toward putting you in a meditative state. Meditating on an issue and focusing on a positive outcome is a great way to progress toward your goal more quickly. Will a hypnosis program magically fix your problems, help you lose weight or make you more confident? I’m not sure. But I do know that they can be an important part of the solution.

Check out some of these self hypnosis programs: Build Confidence Hypnosis Session, How to Attract Love, Stop Smoking, Lose Weight, Success & Prosperity, Sleep Better, Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Programs I’ve been listening to recently: The Power of Self Coaching, The Body Fat Solution, Eat that Frog

What do you think about self hypnosis? We would love to hear from you! Please leave a comment below.


Alan said...

Anyone interested in learning more about hypnosis will enjoy the free, 20-minute podcast interview at

Dr. Joy's admin said...

Hypnotherapy is a valuable and powerful tool for self-discovery, empowerment and change. Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich, once said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, he will achieve!" That is a powerful statement, and it is surely true.

So many times people do not achieve their goals in life because their subconscious programming is fighting their heart's desires. Hypnotherapy is a means to bring harmony to the parts of the mind, so that you can easily achieve the experiences in life that are yours by your Divine Right!