Anxiety symptoms and Hypnotherapy can include physical sensations such as:- rapid breathing, forced or heavy breathing, accelerated heartbeat, higher blood pressure, muscle tension, claustrophobia, headaches, body rushes, confusion, extreme sweating, difficulty breathing, dryness of mouth, buzzing or ringing in the ears, nausea, gastrointestinal upset, dizziness, general aches and pains, irrational feelings of fear or terror, difficulty getting to sleep, restless, intrusive thoughts or waking up during the night, feeling fatigued, general agitation, fear of loss of control or craziness, and fear of death.
Anxiety symptoms can also affect our emotions and people can experience fear of an event happening again, worry about feeling unsafe themselves or worry for a family member. People can feel confusion, grief, shame and helplessness for having these out of control feelings.
Social behaviour can be affected by anxiety symptoms: Increased use of alcohol, cigarettes or other drugs. Some people withdraw from others and need to be alone, or lose interest in normal activities. Others find making simple decisions, inability to concentrate and memory problems, unpleasant dreams of other frightening things, reliving the experience, frequent thoughts or images of the incident, thoughts or images
The best healer in the world for your mind and your body is YOU!
Hypnotherapy is tapping into resources that you have already.
Hypnotherapy is very helpful in alleviating anxious thoughts and feelings.
7 tips to ease anxiety
- Focus your attention where you want it. Make a list of a few small and big goals for yourself.
- Emotional Freedom Technique – Tune into negative emotions and Tap daily
- After your hypnotherapy sessions – Take time out to practise relaxation and new thoughts.
- Breathe. Take time to focus on your breathing.
- De-stress the root cause of anxiety with NLP Coaching
- Take up a new exercise program that delights you. Physical activity improves heart, muscles, bone, metabolism, and mood and reduce symptoms of anxiety.
- Begin to take small daily action towards your new goals.
Your most valuable resource in healing your life is your Unconscious mind. Hypnotherapy and NLP skills are a great way to deepen your connection to yourself.
Hypnotherapy can help relieve anxiety symptoms. Panic is never going to help in any situation, when things get overwhelming, whenever the mind starts to spin off into worry or anger the feeling is of losing control. Hypnotherapy can make new neural pathways to calm and comfort.
Hypnosis continues to show promise in soothing anxiety. Hypnosis can create a highly relaxed state of inner concentration and focused attention for patients, Patients also can become more empowered by learning to hypnotize themselves at home to alleviate symptoms of anxiety. (Hypnosis Today Vol 42:No1). The same report also concluded that hypnosis was proven to be effective in treating panic attacks and phobia. (Vickers & Zollman, ‘Hypnosis and relaxation therapies,’ BMJ 1999;319: 1346-1349)
Client’s suffering from neurological disorders such as schizophrenia, personality disorder, bipolar disorders or epileptic seizures will require a written referral from their Doctor or psychiatrist.
Australian Bureau of Statistics. 2012.
Hypnosis Today, (Vol 42: No1)
Yapko, Michael Trancework -Hypnotic Patterns in Psychotherapy 2003
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