Hypnotherapy – Has the cure for your weight issues been inside of you all along?

Do you suffer from a poor relationship with food? Maybe you eat too little or too much, or perhaps you cycle between the two? Maybe you choose unhealthy foods or worry that one piece of cake will ruin your progress entirely. Whatever the issue, having a poor relationship with food can be a huge problem that can easily rule your entire life. An unhealthy relationship with food is exhausting, time-consuming and unsustainable. Are you ready to fix your issues with food and live a healthier, more balanced life?

Frequently, weight and food-related problems have a lot to do with motivation and self-control. If you can find the correct motivation while practicing restraint, a healthy relationship with food is entirely possible. The key to your success is entirely within yourself; your internal motivation is what can keep you healthy the same way the lack of motivation can contribute to your lack of health. Depending on how you look at it, this fact is either empowering or devastating. If you’re having trouble finding the strength within yourself, there are ways to overcome these feelings.

The practice of hypnotherapy can be the motivation you need to overcome your internal roadblocks, motivate yourself and find the strength to reach your goals, whatever they may be.

Hypnotherapy or clinical hypnosis is an alternative medicine that uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness. A hypnotic state allows people to explore painful thoughts, feelings, and memories they might have hidden from their conscious minds. During this heightened state, a certified hypnotherapist can suggest things to a patient that help rid them of issues related to addiction, overeating, under eating and stress. Utilizing the practice of hypnotherapy can help many people find the strength within themselves to cope with the problems that cause their unhealthy relationship with food.

A word of caution: You’ll sometimes hear about large, well-advertised events where a professional comes to hypnotize a large group of people at the same time, usually to help them to lose weight. The allure of these events are strong, but they should be approached with caution. Often these events overpromise and underdeliver. To get the best results from a hypnotherapy session, it’s best that you do your research and choose an accredited and licensed practitioner. There’s nothing wrong with small group sessions or large informational events, but the sensationalized hypnosis events are typically not the best way to spend your money. Your comfort and care should be the most essential part of your clinical hypnosis experience, and these large events usually aren’t focused on this aspect of hypnotherapy.

The next time you feel powerless around food or are considering the newest fad diet, take a step back and rethink your approach. Perhaps the key to wellness lies within. And perhaps, the best way to access this power is with guided hypnotherapy sessions. Think you’re ready to make a change? Maybe hypnotherapy is the way to make it happen.

By, Francis Killory, Hypnotherapist Seattle, offering Clinical Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis with Certified Medical Support. Hypnosis is a state of consciousness used by a licensed Hypnotherapist to perform Hypnotherapy and induce a hypnotic state.