“What does Hypnosis feel like?” is one question hypnotherapists get asked all the time.
The truth is that there is no singular answer to this question as:
- The experience differs from person to person.
- In fact, some people may feel different every time they go into a hypnotic state.
So how do we answer this question? We can answer these questions in the following ways:
- With examples from day to day life.
- By telling them what most people experience, most of the time in a hypnotic state.
Hypnosis is not new, most people experience hypnosis-like states on a regular basis. For instance, when you are driving along a familiar route and you reach your destination as if on auto-pilot. Or times when you are narrating to your close friend an intense emotional experience.
Hypnosis, as is often defined, is just another state of consciousness, which means you are generally aware of everything that’s happening, regardless of whether your eyes are closed. Your body and mind may experience deep relaxation.
Having said that, remember that the experience of the hypnotic state is different for everyone. But more common experiences include feeling lighter, a change in breathing pattern (it tends to become deeper and more rhythmic), smoothening out of facial features and frequent swallowing.
You may hear people describe their experience by saying that hypnosis felt like a dream or as if they were looking inside their minds or that hypnosis felt like mind-body connect. It’s not uncommon to hear that hypnosis feels “deeply relaxing” and “a healing experience”.
Hypnosis is similar to when you get absorbed in a good book, or when you are driving home and you can’t remember which traffic signals you stopped at or the signboards you must have seen on the way.
You may even start observing people going into trance in everyday situations because People are going into trances all the time. That being the case, the key skill of a hypnotherapist is not just to induce the hypnotic state but to know how to create the desired change in a person once he/she is in a hypnotic state.
When a person is in a hypnotic state their mind is more receptive to create changes to their automatic, unconscious behaviours. This enables him/her to create possibilities and change, as desired by them more easily. These changes are created with the help of the suggestions given by the hypnotherapist (based on what was agreed upon by the client during the interview) to the client.
The framing and delivery of these suggestions is another key skill that a good hypnotherapist needs to master. In short, with hypnosis, Words are massively important. That makes hypnotic language quite powerful. And knowing that you can Start Today, gives you the right to learn the hypnotic language! Knowing the right words to choose to guide the person into a state where they are more open to receiving ideas can empower you to influence others, get people to listen to you and also strengthen your relationships with the people in your life that are most important to you.
In addition, it’s a skill most people can master naturally and easily. All you need is the skill; and sooner or later, as you register yourself for a great training program and start practising it, you may notice yourself becoming a better hypnotherapist. To learn more about hypnosis and how You Can Become a Good Hypnotherapist Now, Click Here.