How Hypnosis Works for Weight Loss

Posted by Holly Stokes on March 13th, 2012

When we think of weight loss, we usually think, eat less and move more.  But weight loss is not the same for everyone. The reasons we gain weight can range from simple to very complicated.

At the simple level, we have habits like overeating or the need to clean your plate. Then, at the more complicated level, we run into cravings and lack of motivation.

Cravings are not rational and logical, they come from the unconscious mind, and that is why they are so hard to fight against. Motivation is a feeling and this also is generated from our (more…)

Will Hypnosis Work for You?

Posted by Holly Stokes on February 16th, 2012

Have you ever wondered if hypnosis will work for you? Are you curious if you can be hypnotized?

Most of what we think of when we hear hypnosis is what we see on stage – someone eating an onion as if its an apple, or quacking like a duck. In this type of hypnosis, the hypnotist uses confusational patterns to confuse the mind so that the person will take suggestion from the hypnotist, but not everyone can be hypnotized this way. The effects of this hypnosis is also short lived, when people go back to their regular life, they can still taste the difference between an onion and an apple.

In hypnotherapy, rather than confusing the person, the practitioner uses relaxation and focus techniques to allow (more…)