The fact is we are all in some level of trance all day every day. You might think is rubbish. But no, it's true.
we not, each and every one of us spend most of our days absorbed by thoughts,
planning events, and picturing the outcome? How sad it is that at school
as children we are told, "Wakey wakey, come on, stop daydreaming!"
Children are especially susceptible to going into a quite deep trance,
(daydreaming), and it is at this level of mind new ideas, inventions,
and intuition come into play.
Television is incredibly hypnotic, and has been called the opiate of the masses. You can see this especially with young children. They become so absorbed in the programme they are watching, transfixed to the TV, that they are even oblivious to anything else around them. Adults can react in the same way while watching television. Maybe you think you're not like that. Think about it. Going to the cinema you sit down in your seat. Before the film starts you are well aware of your surroundings and the company you are with. You are conscious of the people sitting next to you, in front and behind you, yet when the film starts you become totally absorbed into the reality on the screen, and even more so if it's a good movie. You've switched off from your surroundings and environment almost as soon as the film has started, and you have lost partial consciousness of everything around you.
Let's look at one more activity: Fishing. How can a man sit for hours upon end watching his rod or float waiting for a bite, only to catch the fish and probably then throw them back at the end of the day? It's the same old story. He is experiencing trance, a form of narrowing of attention, yet with fishing which can become an addictive sport, the watching of his rod or float is a form of eye fixation. Any form of eye fixation will enhance a level of trance.
1. Hypnotherapy is a state of relaxation and concentration with a heightened awareness induced by suggestion. It is a natural state of relaxation.
2.Hypnotherapy is safe with no unpleasant side effects.
Question. Shall I be aware of what is happening
Question. Am I asleep?
Question. How does it work?
Question. Could I be influenced to do something against my own will?
Question. How many sessions will I need?
Question. Is there any reason for concern
More often or not, the therapist having explained briefly to the client about natural hypnotic state as previously mentioned, watching television driving and daydreaming, and maybe having explained a little about hypnosis you could feel tempted to try it?
"Personally I believe that all of the above statements are either false or misleading. The reason why I make this statement is explained on the web page 'Another Perception' revealing the dangers of hypnotherapy"