Self hypnosis is when you you yourself in a trance state to better receive the positive suggestion for yourself. Self hypnosis can also be used to vent or relaxed oneself. Self hypnosis is done when one put themself in a trance state and it is not when one listen to an audio, though it is your own voice. So, basically self hypnosis must come from within. Placing your self in a trance state.
The two main laws that help the self hypnosis process are:
The Law of Repetition – by repeating it over and over again you become better at it
The Law of Association – by associating to the emotions and keywords it will become better and stronger
Self hypnosis is used to self relaxed or self improve oneself. It is easy and can be done on a weekly basis for 21 days towards effectiveness. Though not required, but it is highly suggested that the self hypnosis is done in the same time and place the process is more effective.
Physical and Emotional Keywords are being said and felt during self hypnosis.
Here are the keywords:
Physical Keywords – words that you best relate to physically when in trance
Emotional Keywords – words that best relate to you emotionally when in trance
Intellectual Key – universal keyword for everyone
- Deep Sleep
Always use positive words when doing self hypnosis. Self hypnosis should not be carried out or taught to people who are extremely negative, depressed or taking anti-depressant medication.
Here are the steps to choosing your self hypnosis keywords for your self hypnosis statement.
- Select your suggestion for your relaxation or improvement. what you would like to improve or achieve physically, mentally or spiritually. The simpler the suggestion, the better.
The facilitator instructs the group to relax
- Remove any shoes or socks
- Loosen any tight clothing
- Put aside things held in hand
- Sit comfortably on a chair or sofa
- Put hands on thights
- Relaxed and be comfortable
- Take 3 deep breath – breathing in all the positive air and energy through the nose
- Breathing out all the negative air and energy through the mouth
- With the eyes comfortably closed, focus your attention and feel your breath going in and out
- Take a mental note of your feeling:
- Focus your attention on the soles of your feet and choose the most suitable physical keyword that best describe how you feel physically
- Repeat your physical keyword to yourself 7x. You do not have to reveal it to anyone. It will stay with you for the rest of your life.
- Now we will choose your emotional keyword
- Starting from there, mentally scan your legs, all the way up to your knees and continue feeling it on your thighs and up to your hips
- Now make a note of what you are feeling
- Continue scanning your stomach area, chest and all the way to the back of your neck
- COntinue scanning your lower back, your middle back and your upper back
- Continue to breath in and out, breathing in the positive energy and breathing out any negative energy
- Scan the back of your neck, the back of your head, down the scalp to the front, down the forehead and down the eyes
- Continue down the cheeks and feel the jaw muscles relaxing
- Now scan both the shoulders and continue down bothe the arms, all the way to our elbows, all the way to your wrist on both hands and to each of the tip of your fingers.
- Focus on what sensation in your hand and pick up one of these keywords
- Identify the best emotional keyword that best describes how you feel
- Repeat your emotional keyword to yourself 7 x . You do not have to reveal it to anyone. It will stay with you for the rest of your life.
- Once again focus on your breathing
- Your intellectual keyword is deep sleep. Repeat “deep sleep” to yourself mentally 7x
- Now concentrate on your breathing, breathing in all the positive air and energy and breathing out any negative air or energy.
- Whenever you feel comfortable, repeat “your suggestion” 21 x
- Concentrate on your breathing
- When you are ready, count from 1 to 5 and bring yourself out of the hypnosis state
- Count 1-2-3-4-5
- Repeat to yourself ” eyes open, wide awake”
- Open your eyes and move from your position, waking up from your hypnotic state.