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Stop smoking with Hypnotherapy

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A hypnotic approach to stop smoking?

For countless smokers, giving up can be just about the hardest thing they have ever tackled. While some are successful at staying motivated to quit, other smokers find it nearly impossible to maintain their resolve. But have you ever considered to stop smoking with hypnotherapy?

Many who try to employ strength of mind to beat an addiction may find they are not successful, as this approach relies exclusively on the conscious mind, rather than working at the root of the issue, which lies in the subconscious mind.   It is like reducing your weight; we all know the answer is move around more and eat less, but there is sometimes something at the back of our mind stopping us from reaching our goals.  As we commonly don’t know the driving forces from the subconscious, this can make the commitment method a little like playing darts in the dark. You might be lucky, but the probabilities are stacked against you.

To better your odds of stopping smoking, it is very important to know the cause of the dependence. For example, do you smoke cigarettes because you think that it lowers stress and anxiety, or do you smoke because it gives your hands something to do? Knowing exactly why you do something might enable you pick the best way of letting go. Honesty can also be important; perhaps you’ve tried to give up smoking countless times before, and now it is time for you to acknowledge that you could possibly require some support.re

How can you stop smoking with hypnotherapy?

A hypnotic approach is three hundred percent more useful for some to stop smoking than those that use nicotine replacement therapy treatment. This might well be because nicotine addiction plays a small role in a person’s overall smoking tobacco habit. To effectively free a person from their smoking cravings, the subconscious mind needs to be engaged.

This is the reason hypnotherapy is incredibly useful

The hypnotherapist uses the strength of favourable suggestion  once they’ve eased the individual into a state of deep relaxation. The therapist uses this chance to set-up new thought patterns within the mind in regard to cigarette smoking. For example, the hypnotherapist may convince the client that the next time they light up a cigarette, it can make their mouth feel uncomfortably dry, or that cigarette smoke smells unpleasant, like car exhaust fumes. Even though the individual is awake during the hypnotherapy session, the subconscious has been involved. It is influenced more significantly than during a normal therapy session.

Will it actually work?

Everyone is different, thereby there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment which could work the same for everyone. Yet many people have found hypnotherapy to be extremely positive, often feeling more optimistic after a treatment.

A hypnotic approach has helped numerous people stop smoking.

Nevertheless, for hypnosis to fully work, a client must really wish to give up. If you force someone into coming for treatment (by a partner for example) there is little chance of success.  Through working with both the conscious mind and the subconscious, the likelihood of stopping are vastly improved. This means greater health and a healthier wallet at the end of each month!

If you are considering to stop smoking with hypnotherapy why not get in touch we me, Samantha Culshaw-Robinson, for an informal chat. Based in Nottingham, I am a trained hypnotherapist successfully treating clients since 2010. Call 075 222 777 22 or email at sam@livewellpractice.co.uk .

If you would like to book in for a session, please fill in your contact details on my consultation page.

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