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Benefits of Hypnotherapy In Childbirth

By on Jun 21, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Benefits of Hypnotherapy In Childbirth There are many methods for pain management during childbirth, but one you might not have considered or heard much about is hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy is used during childbirth to take the mother’s mind off of the pain and allow her to experience natural childbirth in a relaxed state of mind, all while still being present throughout the birth of her child. Hypnotherapy is an option for mothers who want to experience natural childbirth without any pain medication. There are no side effects from hypnotism and you can still be present without the presence of pain. Hypnotherapy applies tools that the mother is taught to convince her mind that her body can handle the pain. This can be accomplished because of the deep state of mental and physical relaxation that the mind experiences during hypnotism. The mother is hypnotized to focus all of her attention and energy on one thought, likely that she is not experiencing any pain, and is, therefore, able to overcome her fear and pain and experience childbirth in a relaxed state. Many believe that hypnosis during childbirth releases more of the hormones that allow a mother to feel good, which therefore blocks out all of the pain. So during childbirth, the mother would have a higher level of endorphins and serotonin being released into her body due to the hypnosis, rather than experiencing the pain. Therefore she is more relaxed and her muscles are ease, relieving some pain. If you are an expectant mother who would like to enjoy the process of natural childbirth but might be a little frightened by the idea of the pain, hypnotism might be the best option for you. With the right amount of practice leading up to the birth of your child, you could have a pain free natural...

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Personal Empowerment; Solving the Riddle

By on Jun 13, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Let’s face it, we all, at some time or another have issues in our lives that keep up from living according to Rule # 1: Life is Supposed to be Fun. Life in those times can be anything but fun. These limitations to our fun can look differently; fears, phobias, habits, emotions, stress, anxiety, and on and on the list goes. Did you ever wonder, is there anything common to all these? And if so, what, and if so, how can it help me to know what it is? The question suggests a bit of a riddle and in this latest episode of A Better You in a Minute or Two, we take a look at it all; Rule #1, the issues that hold us back, and we answer the riddle, which can lead to some interesting insights and hopefully guidance toward transcendence. Cool beans. Click on the pondering person to find the...

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What are You Afraid Of? Fears & Phobias

By on Jun 11, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

So what are you afraid of? We all have fears; it’s a natural defense mechanism designed by Mother Nature to protect us and keep us out of harm’s way. But normal fears have big, mean cousins called phobias. These can be normal fears that somehow get out of hand so the fear you feel is far in excess of the actual risk, or worse, a fear that is totally irrational, so you are afraid of something that poses no risk at all. Either way, phobias can have a devastatingly negative impact on the quality of your life; they can rule you to the extent that you aren’t able to participate in what would be considered every day, routine activities.  When that happens, as Scoobie-Do would say, “Ruh, Ro.” Fortunately, for the most part phobias are easily treated, and what seemed horrifying can become a non entity in a very short time with a genuine desire, a willingness to do the work and the appropriate treatment. You can be right back in the game, flying, driving on the freeway, giving presentations, going to the doctor or dentist, swimming in the big blue ocean, or enjoying a movie in a small theater, or… fill in your blank. This episode of A Better You in a Minute or Two takes a look at this phenomenon and having worked with hundreds of sacredly cats and phobics of one sort or another–would you believe a phobia of pickles?– I can attest that these pests of the human mind can be exterminated quickly and efficiently, leaving you free to live your life again. Just click on the poor, frightened lady below. Oh, she is looking at a picture of a spider; for the most part harmless little creatures that if left alone are a great benefit to us humans– that is when we no longer fear them. A Better You In a Minute or Two #40 What are You Afraid...

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Embracing Meditation

By on May 22, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Embracing Meditation Here are a number of things to convince you to embrace meditation with the help of DrJohnMcGrail.com Anyone can practice meditation. You do not necessarily have to be religious. This practice helps you realize and appreciate that time and especially the present is precious. Meditation focuses on mind decluttering, maintaining a calm demeanor in the face of stressful situations and being mindful of yourself and others. A meditation expert has the ability to create a positive and lasting change in your life. Practicing meditation enhances self-awareness and helps you appreciate life and everything in it. Both good and bad. Meditation has quite a number of health benefits like lowering your blood pressure. With the daily pressures of life, it is essential that you find an effective release like practicing meditation. If you have trouble falling asleep, meditation is the perfect solution. With this practice, counting sheep all night long will become a thing of the past. When you meditate you will relax, be calmer and get to sleep all through the night. Meditation sharpens your mind, memory, and level of concentration. It clears your mind and helps you focus. This practice teaches you to concentrate on the present and on whatever you are doing thereby, avoiding unnecessary mistakes. It gives you the opportunity to look at the present non-judgmentally. The importance of meditation cannot be overemphasized. If you are feeling anxious or stressed, then meditation could be exactly the remedy that you need. Meditation effectively manages depression. Part of the meditation process involves training your mind and brain to be calm in the face of pressure, stress, and anxiety. Meditation will elevate your moods making you happier. People who have made meditation a part of their lifestyle are happier as opposed to those who don’t. All you need is just a few minutes of meditation every day to see the...

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Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation and Behavior Change

By on May 11, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation and Behavior Change Hypnosis is a scientifically proven technique that can influence behavior change including smoking cessation. Unfortunately, it has often been plagued by misunderstandings and myths about what it is and what it can do. Here are a few things you need to know about Concept of Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy can introduce suggestions into the mind through hyperfocus, suggestibility, or relaxation. Using these techniques, a practitioner trained in hypnotherapy seeks to quiet the mind and bring the subconscious to the foreground. The subconscious mind is responsible for automatic actions such as yawning, scratching, or reaching out for the cigarette. Despite scientific evidence of its efficacy, many scientists have still not pinpointed the brain circuitry that is responsible for the hypnotic effect. Brain imaging shows that during hypnosis, certain areas of the brain concerned with attention become less active allowing for reception of suggestion. Types of Hypnosis The most common form of hypnosis is the traditional one now done by medical practitioners qualified in the practice. In conventional hypnosis, the patient is given direct suggestions, such as “I will quit smoking, or I no longer feel the urge to smoke”. Another form of hypnosis is the Ericksonian hypnosis that uses indirect suggestions. Some people do not respond very well to direct suggestions but can gain positive results. The Ericksonian Hypnosis uses statements like, “Don’t you just hate the smell of cigarettes?” These suggestions have an indirect implication that can trigger behavior change when repeated during a hypnotic trance. Getting Results You can either have a practitioner take you through hypnosis or you could do it yourself at home through self-hypnosis audios and videos. You will need to take several sessions for the suggestion to stick onto your subconscious mind, therefore, do not worry if you relapse at first. Hypnosis is a scientifically proven technique that is affordable, safe, non-intrusive and easy to implement technique you can use to make positive changes in your...

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Positive Effects of Hypnotherapy

By on Apr 14, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Positive Effects of Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy is growing more and more popular as people learn about the details of how it works and what it can do for them. The process of hypnotherapy is to allow the mind to flow into a natural state. When hypnotized, the individual is always in control, contrary to what some people might tend to think in regards to hypnotherapy. They cannot be told or instructed to do anything that they do not want to do or say. Hypnotherapy has a variety of positive effects, and below are just a few of the many. If you find yourself struggling with something or just in need of a change, see what hypnotherapy can do for you. Addiction Hypnotherapy is often used in treating addiction. While there are many factors that contribute to alcohol and drug addiction, hypnotherapy can be paired with other treatments so that the individual can thrive in recovery. Because hypnotherapy can be used to change behaviors, it makes it a great tool for combatting addiction. Addiction treatment via hypnotherapy can also address other addictions such as food, gambling, and more. Weight Loss Weight loss is a struggle for most people. It can be so difficult to make the right choices for our bodies, be it eating more healthy foods or exercising more frequently. With the use of hypnotherapy, individuals can learn to make better choices that impact their decisions for their health. When pairing hypnotherapy with healthy eating and exercising, the results have been proven solid. Stress Stress is something we all deal with in life, some more than others. Hypnotherapy is a great relaxation technique that can help you cope with life’s daily stresses. Relaxing your mind will, in turn, relax your body and return it to a more calm state, allowing you to manage stress more...

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